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



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 additional information not outlined in the foreign clearance guide or clarification please contact the OCSIC for additional assistance:

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



Class Deviation


SPOT DoD Business Rules


USCENTCOM Theater Business Clearance

For contractors wishing to do business in the USCENTCOM area of responsibility (AOR), the applicable theater business clearance policies that are unique to USCENTCOM and can be found here:  http://www.acq.osd.mil/dpap/pacc/cc/policy.html#TBC


USCENTCOM Theater Entry Clearance

Personnel wishing to enter/travel within the USCENTCOM AOR should review the requirements as outlined in the DoD Foreign Clearance Guide (https://www.fcg.pentagon.mil/fcg.cfm).