SOFA Certification Letter
The ILAW Section provides SOFA Certification Letters for Marine Corps service members (and their dependents) who are on active duty and belong to a Marine Corps Unit in Okinawa, Japan.
Apply for a SOFA Status Certification Letter
STEP ONE: Complete 5820.3 (do not sign the form) and save the form as "Your Last Name_5820.3."
STEP TWO: Gather all Required Supporting Document and save the documents as follows:
STEP THREE: E-mail all documents from Steps One, Two, and Three to the ILAW Section in one e-mail.
STEP FOUR: Receive via e-mail a SOFA Certification Letter, digitally signed by the ILAW Officer, within one to three business days.
Affidavit of Support ( age over 21)