Pass & ID Office
The Pass and ID Office at Naval Station Newport is located near Gate One. One of the primary concerns upon reporting aboard will be to obtain vehicle authorization. During working hours, this authorization will be issued at the Naval Station Newport Pass & ID office bldg. 1377 located at Cloyne Court off of Training Station Rd near gate one. If reporting after working hours, passes for 24 to 72 hours may be obtained at open gates.
To obtain a permanent vehicle decal and to drive on the installation the following requirements must be met:
Valid vehicle registration; valid driver's license; valid military or government ID card; valid vehicle inspection; and current insurance company name and policy number (Insurance policy must meet the Rhode Island requirements of $25,000 bodily injury liability per person, $50,000 bodily injury liability per accident and $25,000 personal property liability.). In addition you must sign the Non-Government Vehicle Registration Form (OPNAV 5560/1), certifying that all traffic, security and parking regulations will be followed and relieving the government of liability for any loss or damage, not attributable to negligence of employees on official duty. Violation of state and local traffic laws may result in suspension of base driving privileges. You cannot drive on the installation if you do not meet the aforementioned requirements. For visitor, contractor or other access requests contact the Pass & ID Office for instructions on the admission process.
Source: NS Newport Services and Facilities Website