The Fairfax Field Office is a secure facility, operating under Department of Defense regulations for restricted entry. All visits to the Laboratory must be preapproved via a written request and notification by responsible staff members. Staff members hosting visitors are responsible for ensuring that all security requirements are met. Visitors have a range of services at their disposal, including Internet and e-mail service connections, Voice-over-Internet-Protocol (VOIP) phones, and administrative support.
Entry/ID Requirements: Visitors must present photo identification upon arrival to the field office, sign the visitor register, receive the appropriate badge, and remain under escort unless otherwise authorized by the field office’s Facility Security Officer. Passports are required for foreign/visa holder visitors, and resident aliens/green card holders must present their Resident Alien Card (green card) for entry to the field office. Questions regarding the status of a visitor’s access to the field office should be directed to 240-228-2330 (phone) or 443-778-2482 (fax). Visitors attending a meeting should have their visit request faxed to the field office or sent via SMO code 4M4F84.
Restricted/Controlled Items: Visitors should be aware of APL rules for bringing restricted and controlled items, such as electronic devices, on site.