Location: 6 California Blvd, right outside the Santa Maria Gate
Phone: (805) 606-7662
Note: Masks are required upon entry into the VCC.
Hours of Operation
Mon-Fri: 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Sat: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Sun: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day
After Hour Passes: Visitors needing a visitor pass after hours can receive a 24 hour pass at the Santa Maria gate, (located on California Blvd. at the intersection with HWY 1)
Members with the following credentials may sponsor up to 5 individuals for 30 days.
In order to receive a pass individuals will need the following information:
A pass for installation access is required for all individuals 16 and over. Any sponsored visitor passes needed after VCC hours must physically escort visitors to the Santa Maria gate to obtain a 24 hour pass. Please contact the Visitor Control Center with any questions.
The sponsor will meet the commercial vehicle at the Lompoc gate to get a 24 hour pass and have the vehicle searched.
Foreign Visitor Request:
Must be completed NLT 30 days prior to the visit. Contact the VCC for further information.
Long Term Visitor Credential:
This is for hardship purposes and the sponsor needs to contact the VCC for proper paper work.
Santa Maria Gate: 24 Hours
South Gate: 24 Hours
Solvang Gate: 6 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Lompoc Gate: 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Real ID Act Information
Sponsor & Escort Privileges
Disabled Veterans Access (VHIC)