SYSTEM OF RECORDS NOTICES (SORNs)
DoD COMPONENT NOTICES
Defense Intelligence Agency
Passports and Visas (October 13, 2009, 74 FR 52462)
Defense Intelligence Agency, Washington, DC 20340-5100.
CATEGORIES OF INDIVIDUALS COVERED BY THE SYSTEM:
All DIA personnel requiring passports and visas.
CATEGORIES OF RECORDS IN THE SYSTEM:
Name, address, phone number, Social Security Number (SSN), and forms and applications as required by the U.S. Department of State for obtaining passports, passports themselves, and Visa applications.
AUTHORITY FOR MAINTENANCE OF THE SYSTEM:
5 U.S.C. 301, Departmental Regulations; DoD 1000.21-R, Passport Agent Services Regulation; and E.O. 9397 (SSN), as amended.
Information is collected to obtain and for safekeeping of official passports until needed for travel and to obtain necessary visas from appropriate Embassies; to notify individuals to reapply when passports expire and to return passports to the Department of State upon departure of the individual from DIA.
ROUTINE USES OF RECORDS MAINTAINED IN THE SYSTEM, INCLUDING CATEGORIES OF USERS AND THE PURPOSES OF SUCH USES:
In addition to those disclosures generally permitted under 5 U.S.C. 552a(b) of the Privacy Act of 1974, as amended, these records may specifically be disclosed outside the DoD as a routine use pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552a(b)(3) as follows:
The DoD "Blanket Routine Uses" set forth at the beginning of the DIA's compilation of systems of records notices apply to this system.
POLICIES AND PRACTICES FOR STORING, RETRIEVING, ACCESSING, RETAINING, AND DISPOSING OF RECORDS IN THE SYSTEM:
By individuals last name.
Records are stored in office buildings protected by guards, controlled screenings, use of visitor registers, electronic access, and/or locks. Access to records is limited to individuals who are properly screened and cleared on a need-to-know basis in the performance of their duties. Passwords and User IDs are used to control access to the system data, and procedures are in place to deter and detect browsing and unauthorized access. Physical and electronic access are limited to persons responsible for servicing and authorized to use the system.
RETENTION AND DISPOSAL:
Passports are returned to Department of State upon departure of the individual from DIA. Copies of forms and applications are destroyed by shredding or burning. Original forms are property of the U.S. Department of State.
System Manager(s) and Address:
Operations Management Branch, ATTN: DAL-2B, Defense Intelligence Agency, Washington DC 20340-5100.
Individuals seeking to determine whether information about themselves is contained in this system of records should address written inquiries to the Freedom of Information Act Office (DAN-1A/FOIA), Defense Intelligence Agency, 200 MacDill Blvd, Washington, DC 20340-5100.
Individual should provide their full name, current address, telephone number and Social Security Number (SSN).
Record Access Procedures:
Individuals seeking access to information about themselves contained in this system should address written inquiries to the Freedom of Information Act Office (DAN-1A/FOIA), Defense Intelligence Agency, 200 MacDill Blvd, Washington, DC 20340-5100.
Individual should provide their full name, current address, telephone number and Social Security Number.
Contesting Record Procedures:
DIA's rules for accessing records, for contesting contents and appealing initial agency determinations are published in DIA Regulation 12-12 "Defense Intelligence Agency Privacy Program"; 32 CFR part 319 - Defense Intelligence Agency Privacy Program; or may be obtained from the system manager.
Record Source Categories:
Individual applicant; Department of State, Passport Office; and Embassies.
Exemptions Claimed for the System: