Tricare overseas beneficiaries reminded to update DEERS

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Tricare beneficiaries living overseas should keep an eye on their mailbox for critical information about how the new Tricare Overseas Program contract affects them.

To make sure this information finds its way into the right mailbox, beneficiaries living abroad need to update their Defense Enrollment Eligibility Reporting System records, especially their mailing address, as soon as possible.

Contact information can be updated in DEERS in several ways including in person at a military ID card-issuing facility; online; and by phone, fax or mail. To verify or update an address, overseas beneficiaries can do it:

· In person, find the nearest ID card office at
· Online at
· By phone at 1-800-538-9552 (1-866-363-2883 TTY/TDD)
· By faxing at 1-831-655-8317;
· Mail address changes to:
           DMDC Support Office
           400 Gigling Road
           Seaside, CA 93955-6771

For more information about DEERS, go to To learn more about the Tricare Overseas Program go to