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USCENTCOM continues to assess COVID-19 risks and impacts in our current environment and area of responsibility. For operational contract support related theater entry issues, the Foreign Clearance Guide (FCG) must be reviewed for updated DOD theater and country policy changes at  https://www.fcg.pentagon.mil/fcg.cfm Host nation travel limitations and advisories can be located at https://travel.state.gov.
⦁    DOD sponsored contractors shall review the FCG and address issues with their Contracting Officer Representative (COR) and/or Contracting Officer.
⦁    CORs and Contracting Officers will coordinate with their associated Service Component for specified instructions and resolution.

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URGENT AFGHANISTAN (1 SEP 21):  Any U.S. or non-U.S. citizens seeking assistance to depart Afghanistan should utilize the following Department of State website link:  https://www.state.gov/afghanistan-inquiries/ 

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OPERATIONAL CONTRACT SUPPORT

Operational Contract Support is the process of planning for and obtaining supplies, services, and construction from commercial sources in support of joint operations and includes the associated functions of contracting support, contract support integration, and contractor management.

U.S. CENTRAL COMMAND OCS

In accordance with DoDI 3020.41, this site provides information on U.S. Central Command (USCENTCOM) OCS points of contract and theater business clearance requirements. Contracting activities, requiring activities, and contractors will find information here that will facilitate entry into, and operation requirements within, the USCENTCOM theater of operations.

USCENTCOM Operational Contract Support Integration Cell (OCSIC), CCJ4

For clarification or additional information not outlined in the Foreign Clearance Guide please contact the OCSIC for additional assistance:

Contact E-Mail: centcom.macdill.centcom-hq.mbx.ccj4-j44-ocsic@mail.mil

Resources

Class Deviation Memo for Contractor Personnel Performing in the United States Central Command Area of Responsibility, dated Sept 15, 2017

SPOT DoD Business Rules 20200824

DoD Foreign Clearance Guide

U.S. Department of State Travel Guide

DoD Instruction 3020.41 Operational Contract Support 20180831

Defense Federal Acquisition Regulations

Federal Acquisition Regulations

System for Award Management

Joint Contingency Contracting System - Vendor Services