DEPENDENTS MUST HAVE A SIGNED ID APPLICATION (1172-2) EACH TIME THEY NEED
A NEW ID CARD. THERE ARE EXCEPTIONS TO THIS RULE.
NOTE: The sponsor must sign the DD Form 1172-2 in the presence of the verifying officer who prepares the form in an ID card office by using DEERS. A DD Form 1172-2 that has not been signed, by the sponsor, in front of an ID Card Verifying Official, must have their signature notarized. The notary seal and signature should be placed in the right margin of the remarks block item 21. This would occur if the ID card office prepares the form and then mails it to the sponsor, the sponsor must then get their signature notarized. The sponsor can electronically sign the form using his/her CAC via the Rapids Self Service Site.
In accordance with the Joint Uniformed Services ID Card Manual, the following applies concerning sponsor's signature on an application:
Block 90, Signature
The sponsor's signature certifies acknowledgment of conditions and responsibilities under which benefits and privileges are authorized for eligible dependents. Therefore, the sponsor must sign the application, with the following exceptions:
Note these requirements when renewing an ID card.
Several requirements are also necessary when adding a family member or changing the status of a dependent.