32 CFR § 761.11 - Persons: Individual authorizations.

§ 761.11 Persons: Individual authorizations.

(a) Application; filing. Applications for authorization to enter defense areas shall be filed with one of the following:

(1) Chief of Naval Operations.

(2) Commander in Chief, U.S. Atlantic Fleet.

(3) Commander in Chief, U.S. Pacific Fleet.

(4) Any Naval Sea Frontier Commander.

(5) Any Naval Fleet or Force Commander.

(6) Any Naval District Commandant.

(7) Any Naval Attache. The Commander or Attache with whom the application is filed is responsible for taking such action on the application as he may be empowered to do or for forwarding the application to the nearest Entry Control Commander authorized by this part to take action thereon. Applications received in the United States and those received indicating that the applicant has resided in the United States for the major portion of ten years immediately prior to date of request will normally be forwarded to the Chief of Naval Operations for action. In all cases where the forwarding activity has information regarding the applicant or his employer, appropriate comment and/or recommendation for disposition will be included in the forwarding letter.

(b) Form.

(1) Applications for entry authorizations will be made on the standard form Statement of Personal History, DD 398, which is available at most military installations. In addition to the information required by the form, an entry application shall include the following additional information under Item 20, “Remarks”:

21. Purpose of proposed visit: (Detailed statement including names of principal persons, firms, or establishments to be visited)

22. Proposed duration of visit:

23. Estimated date of arrival:

24. Address to which authorization should be mailed:

In the event that a DD 398 form is not available, a locally produced form containing identical information including the certification and signature of applicant and witness may be utilized.

(2) Incomplete forms will be returned for completion.

(3) When time is of the essence, emergency applications may be forwarded by message to the appropriate Entry Control Commander. Such messages shall include the following:

(i) Name of applicant.

(ii) Date and place of birth.

(iii) Citizenship.

(iv) Residence for last ten (10) years.

(v) Employers and their addresses for last ten (10) years.

(vi) Results of Local Agency Check, if pertinent.

(vii) Place to be entered and date of entry.

(viii) Purpose of entry and duration of stay.

(ix) Comments and/or recommendations of forwarding officer as appropriate.

(x) A statement that a completed DD 398 or appropriate substitute has been mailed prior to the sending of the message.

(c) Processing. The Entry Control Commander empowered to issue entry authorizations shall upon receipt of an application take the following action:

(1) Initiate or conduct such investigation as may be required to establish facts upon which to make a determination that the entry of the applicant at the time and for the purpose indicated is or is not in accordance with the criteria set forth in § 761.6.

(2) Request additional information from the applicant if required, or

(3) Issue an entry authorization as requested or modified as circumstances require, or

(4) Deny the request and advise the applicant of his right to appeal, or,

(5) Forward the application to the next superior in command together with a statement of the investigation conducted and the reason for forwarding and comments or recommendations as appropriate.

(d) Authorizations. Entry authorizations will state the purpose for which the entry is authorized and such other information and conditions as are pertinent to the particular authorization. Authorizations to enter and re-enter may be issued to resident U.S. citizens and be valid for a specified time not to exceed two years. Authorizations may be issued to U.S. citizens residing abroad and to aliens to enter and re-enter for a specified period of time required to accomplish the purpose for which the authorization was issued not to exceed one year.

[28 FR 13778, Dec. 18, 1963, as amended at 41 FR 28958, July 14, 1976]

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