A permanent pass is issued to the next of kin at the time of the interment. Additional permanent passes are available for the parents, spouse, siblings and children of the deceased. Application for permanent passes are available at the Administration Building or you may print a form from the following link:
Starting January 2, 2015, Arlington National Cemetery will offer a free shuttle service for friends and families to visit a particular gravesite in lieu of a temporary pass. This new service will be available to individuals only. To use this service, please visit the ticket window in the Welcome Center and let them know the gravesite and location. if you do not know the gravesite location, you can look up the name on Arlington's free app, ANC Explorer, on your smart phone, web browser, or kiosks in the Welcome Center. Parking is available in the Welcome Center parking garage.