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Defense Manpower Data Center (DMDC) serves as the one, central access point for information and assistance on DOD entitlements, benefits, and medical readiness for uniformed service members, veterans, and their families.

Additionally, the as the central source for identifying, authenticating, authorizing, and providing information on personnel during and after their affiliation with DOD.

Among its many functions, the DMDC operates the DS Logon.


What is DSL?


DS Logon (DSL) is a single sign-on web application that makes it easy for the users to access their information across DOD and VA partner websites. Users have visibility to see personally identifiable information (PII); Personal Health Information (PHI); claim statuses, and records.


Who is Eligible for an Account?


Per DOD Policy (DoDM 1341.02 vol 1), a user must be 18 years old and be affiliated with the DOD or VA, and listed in the Defense Enrollment Eligibility Reporting System (DEERS) as a Service Members (Active, Guard, Reservist, Retirees), Veterans, Dependent (e.g., spouse, ex-spouse, surviving spouse, and/or adult child receiving DOD Benefits), DOD Civilians, and Contractors.


How DSL validates a user's identity?


DSL validates a user’s identity by allowing a user to use their CAC, email registration, remote-proof or in-person proof. Email Registration is the ability to use your unique email address on file and PII to register for a DSL account. In-person proofing requires a user to bring I-9 documents to a Veteran Affairs Regional Office or RAPIDS office only when issuing a new ID. Remote proofing is a multiple step process with various workflows to validate a person’s identity.


How do I get a DS Logon Account?


To get a DS Logon Account, visit:

  • Click on the blue CREATE ACCOUNT tab at the bottom.
  • DO NOT use any URL starting with webct2. That is NOT DSL


What if I have questions about DS Logon?


Visit the DMDC website: --> and click on the “Need Support” button


What do I do if I'm having problems accessing my Patient Portal via DS Logon?


For questions regarding the DS Logon, visit or contact the Defense Manpower Data Center at: Web Site Support - (800) 368-3665

Last Updated: July 18, 2023
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