NEW REQUIRED PASS for GATE ACCESS TO TRIPLER
EFFECTIVE 1 JUNE 2018
Effective June 1, 2018, the Department of the Army will no longer recognize
Veteran Health Information Cards (VHIC) for access to Tripler Army Medical
Center. Please note the following does not apply to Veterans and their caregivers
who have a Military Retiree ID, Military Dependent ID, CAC ID, or PIV Card.
In order for Veterans and their caregivers to obtain timely access and
prevent delays to VA services, the following must be completed:
Veteran and their caregiver must present a valid driver’s license or state ID
and proof of social security number and have photographs taken at one of the
following locations on Oahu:
Spark M. Matsunaga Ambulatory Care Center
between 8 a.m. and 3 p.m., Monday – Friday at Module 5, 2nd Floor
Army Garrison Visitor Control Center (VCC),
Building 6508, Leilehua,Wahiawa, HI Golf Course
between the hours of 7:30 am and 3 pm Mon thru Fri
(please note the VCC is closed daily from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.)
Vet Mobile at Oahu Veteran Center - Every 3rd Thursday of the Month
Oahu Veteran Center
1298 Kukila Street, Honolulu, HI 96819
Background Check will be performed and approved (this may take up
to 30 days). Control Access Pass (CAP) is valid for two years.
VA will contact Veteran and their caregiver to pick-up pass.
If a Veteran or their caregiver has information in their background that would
bar installation access the Veteran or their caregiver may not be allowed to
enter Tripler Army Medical Center to receive VA services, but will be eligible to
receive VA services at the Leeward Community Based Outpatient Clinic.
Call Center is at 1-800-214-1306.
We strive to provide the excellent service you have earned and deserve. Our
objective is to provide a smooth process for this transition to ensure timely
delivery of care.
If you have questions regarding this policy, contact the Army Garrison
Visitor Control Center at (808) 655-1620.
For veterans enrolled in the VA Health Care System, getting a flu shot
at Walgreens is easy:
Step 1: Bring your VA ID card and a photo ID to your neighborhood
Step 2: Walgreens will automatically update your VA Electronic Health
Record in the VA Pacific Islands Health Care System.
Step 3: Patients will also be asked to complete a vaccine consent form
at time of service.