On-Base Resources – Frequently Called Numbers
JBLM Vehicle Registration
Tel: (253) 967-1914
JBLM Vehicle Registration:
- Main DES Vehicle Registration Office – located at Lewis Main Visitor Center – Tel: (253) 967-1914.
- McChord DES Vehicle Registration Office – located at McChord Field Visitor Center – Tel: (253) 982-2582.
JBLM – Visitor’s Center
- JBLM Lewis Main Visitor’s Center
Location: 5901 41st Division Dr.
JBLM Lewis Main, WA 98433
Tel: (253) 967-4794
- McChord Field Visitor Center
Location: Fairway Rd & Colonel Joe Jackson Blvd.
JBLM McChord AFB, WA 98438
Tel: (253) 982-2119
Vehicle and Weapon Registration
Weapon registration is mandatory for all persons residing on Joint Base Lewis-McChord regardless of branch affiliation. All privately owned weapons being brought onto Joint Base Lewis-McChord property are also required to be registered.
How to Register your Weapon
To register your firearm, please complete HJB Form 816 and turn it in at one of the registration locations below.
Click here for weapon registration form HJB 816 (for Military Personnel) (PDF Version)
Click here for weapon registration form HJB 816-1 (DOD Civilians, Military Retirees, and Non-Affiliated Civilians) (PDF Version)
*Note: Military personnel registering weapons require commander’s signature on the HJB 816.
Weapon registration takes approximately 3-5 duty days and will be mailed to the address on the HJB 816.
Weapon Registration Locations and Hours of Operation
Waller Hall, Building 2140, Liggett Ave. and N. 10th St.
Hours of Operation: 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday – Friday
Phone: (253) 967-1914; Fax: (253) 966-6890
JBLM-Lewis Main Visitor Control Center off Exit 120, adjacent to Liberty Gate
Hours of Operation: 5 a.m. to 11 p.m., daily
Phone: (253) 966-8140 or (253) 967-4794
JBLM-McChord Field Visitor Control Center, adjacent McChord Field main gate
Hours of Operation: 6 a.m. to 7:30 p.m., daily
Phone: (253) 982-2119 or 982-2347; Fax: (253) 982-6691
Note: All information provided is deemed helpful but is not guaranteed and should be independently verified.