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BUCKLEY AFB RESTRICTIONS:  Access to restricted facilities is strictly controlled and posted with warning signs.  Do not enter any area marked as either "CONTROLLED" or "RESTRICTED" without the express written permission of the installation commander.  Without proper clearance, armed security forces will respond and detain anyone involved.

SECURITY RESTRICTIONS:  No firearms or alcohol (open)/drugs in any vehicle on any military installation.

PHOTOGRAPHY:  Allowed, except in the designated restricted sites.

TRAFFIC:  Colorado state traffic laws apply on Buckley AFB.  Seat belts are mandatory.  State and local base officials can stop vehicles for suspected violations of seat belt laws.  Child seats/restraints are mandatory for children under 40 lbs.



VEHICLE REGISTRATION: REQUIRED WITHIN 3 DAYS OF ARRIVAL.  Failure to do so could lead to a possible traffic citation.

Buckley AFB Pass & Registraation Visitor Center registers all personnel assigned, attached, or employed at Buckley AFB.  They also register retired military living in the immediate area.

NOTE: To register your vehicle on base, it must meet all State of Colorado and Buckley AFB requirements:
1. Current state of residency registration & license tags
2. Current Colorado Clean Air Emission Test Certificate
3. Proof of valid vehicle liability insurance
4. Military/civilian ID card
5. Copy of PCS/civilian orders to Buckley AFB

NOTE: For motorcycle registration, Please call in advance for information on registration requirements.

WEAPONS REGISTRATION: To register a weapon call:
COMM: 720-847-9256
DSN: 847-8401.

EMISSION TEST:  Colorado's Front Range cities require emission testing for all automobiles and nonagricultural use trucks every other year on vehicles 1982 or newer and annually on vehicles older than 1981.  Testing locations are centrally located.  Colorado state law requires an emissions inspection and VIN verification to license an out-of-state vehicle.

INSURANCE:  Vehicle insurance coverage is mandatory in Colorado. It must be verified at the time of vehicle registration.

LICENSE PLATES:  Colorado license plates must be obtained in your county within 5 days of establishing residency or employment.  Non-resident students and military personnel are excluded with valid license plates from their home state.  
To obtain Colorado plates, you need to have:  
1. Verification of motor vehicle motor and serial numbers
2. Title or registration  
3. Emissions inspection

You can purchase license plates at a vehicle registration office located in the county in which you reside.  Fees are based on weight, age, and taxable value.

HUNTING & FISHING LICENSES: Hunting and fishing licenses may be purchased at most sporting good stores or the Wildlife Division Central Region Office.  For more information on residency requirements and license fees, see the contacts/links section below to contact them.


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