Retiree Services

The United States Coast Guard and the American Public thank you for your service to the Nation.

The San Francisco Bay Area is privileged to have an active Retiree Council that welcomes as members all branches of the military. The Northern California Coast Guard Retiree Council (NCCGRC) holds an annual half-day Retiree Seminar on Coast Guard Island. You can find out about the seminar, membership and much more at this website:

The Coast Guard Retiree Service Program is under the purview of the Director of Reserve and Military Personnel (CG-13). Click here to go to the Retiree Services Program.

Most popular for the retirees is the ID Card Office

  • Location: Coast Guard Island, Bldg 21, 2nd Floor (For elevator access use Campbell Blvd entrance.)
  • Main Customer Service Center #: (510) 437-5648/2916/2924. 
  • You can make an appointment on line at Appointment Scheduler (AS) at


  • Monday - Friday: 0700-0900 WALK-INS for Active Duty and current Bay Area Civilian employees.
  • Monday - Wednesday: 0900-1100 & 1230-1500 by *APPOINTMENT ONLY* with last appointment at 1440.
  • Thursday: 0900-1200 *APPOINTMENT ONLY* with last appointment at 1100.
  • Friday: 0900-1100 & 1230-1500 with last appointment at 1440.
  • 3rd Saturday of each month: 0700-1530 *APPOINTMENT ONLY* with last appointment at 1440.
  • CLOSED on all Federal and National Holidays and for Command Sponsored Liberty.

There are several other services on CG Island that Retirees can make use of, to include the Galley, the Auto Hobby Shop, Gymnasium, Pool and other other MWR Programs, the CG Exchange and Gas Station.