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All official visitors to NAVUNSEAWARCEN DET AUTEC, Andros Island Bahamas, must be sponsored by an AUTEC employee. The sponsor will either assign a test number or control number for your visit. This number is required in order to be manifested on the AUTEC aircraft. If you need assistance, please call 561-671-2741.

    U.S. Domestic Visits - Unclassified    

All personnel visiting AUTEC for unclassified, official business purposes must complete a visit request using DISS.


Defense Information System for Security (DISS) has replaced the Joint Personnel Adjudication System (JPAS) as the System of Record (SOR) for all Department of Defense (DoD) personnel, including military, government civilians and contractors.  The DISS links can be found at  https://www.dcsa.mil/is/diss/


1.  All active visit requests in JPAS (sunset 15 March 2021) migrated to DISS
2.  All new visit requests must be created in DISS
3.  Effective Thursday October 15, 2020 at 1800 ET, all data syncing from JPAS to DISS was TURNED OFF. All updates made in JPAS after this date will not be automatically updated in DISS. This includes all data updates to a subject record including Eligibility, Access, and Visit data. You may need to take action to update DISS to avoid discrepancies between the two systems.) 

For more information/instruction on visit requests, please visit the DISS Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

If your activity does not have access to DISS, send requested information on Company Letterhead, signed by the Facility Security Officer (FSO). Visitors may not sign their own visit requests. Letters must contain the information noted below and can be sent via fax 561-671-2857 Attn: WPB Security or U.S. mail to: NUWCDETAUTEC, 801 Clematis St Suite #1, WEST PALM BEACH FL 33401-5105.
  • Visitor's full name:
  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth:
  • Citizenship:
  • Purpose of Visit:
  • Dates of Visit:
  • POC/Sponsor at AUTEC:
  • Test Number (if applicable):
  • Organization you are representing:
  • Name/Tel number of POC at organization (individual signing your visit letter):
  • Passport Number:
  • Passport country of issuance:
  • Passport date of expiration:

Non U.S. Citizens must provide this additional information:    



  • Visa (type or number - as applicable):
  • Visa date of issuance:
  • Visa date of expiration:
  • Permanent Resident Card Number or Alien Registration and expiration (if applicable)