This stage is optional.
For OSD Component Approval:
For Deputy Secretary Approval:
For Administrative Changes
For Substantive Changes
For administrative changes:
For substantive changes:
After formal coordination:
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(Complete processing procedures are available within Processing DoD Issuances)
The procedures on these pages apply to issuances that originate in OSD Components other than the Office of the Deputy Chief Management Officer. If you are in an OCMO office, including the Washington Headquarters Services, use the procedures for Processing OCMO Issuances.
You will follow the procedures on this page and in DoD Instruction (DoDI) 5025.01, "DoD Issuances Program," to process all DoD issuances, whether you are creating a new issuance, reissuing an existing one, or changing or cancelling your issuance.
Refer to Table 1 of DoDI 5025.01 for timelines for issuance coordination and completion.
As of September 2, 2016, all electronic submissions of issuances to the Directives Division for review will be made through the DoD Issuances Portal.