DD Form 200

A DD 200 Form is used by the Department of Defense (DOD) to record information regarding financial loss related to property owned by the federal government. It is also referred to as a Financial Liability Investigation of Property Loss form. This form documents the details surrounding the loss such as the type of loss (ie., theft or destruction), the type of property damaged, and the value of the property that was damaged. This form also lists how this sort of damage can be avoided in the future.

What is a DD Form 200?

This form is used by the United States Department of Defense. The DD Form 200 is also known as a Financial Liability Investigation of Property Loss form. This form will be used to report and record the facts pertaining to financial losses of Department of Defense properties.
This form will require that the individual list the circumstances under which the loss occurred, whether it was damage, destruction, theft, or another type of loss. The property that was damaged should be listed along with the value of the item.
The DD Form 200 will also list ways that the loss can be avoided in the future. There will be an action plan relating to the circumstances surrounding the particular incident. Finally, the person using the form will need to include their personal information for future contact. 

How to complete a DD Form 200 (Step by Step)

To complete a DD Form 200, you will need to provide the following information:

  • Date initiated
  • Inquiry/investigation number
  • Date loss discovered
  • National stock number
  • Item description
  • Quantity
  • Unit cost
  • Total cost
  • Circumstances under which property was lost, damaged, destroyed
  • Actions taken to correct circumstances and prevent future occurrences
  • Individual who completed form:
    • Organization address
    • Typed name
    • DSN number
    • Signature
    • Date signed
  • Responsible officer or reviewing authority
    • Negligence or abuse evident or suspected
    • Comments/recommendations
    • Organizational address
    • Typed name
    • DSN number
    • Signature
    • Date signed
  • Appointing authority
    • Recommendation
    • Comments/rationale
    • Financial liability officer appointed
    • Organizational address
    • Typed name
    • DSN number
    • Signature
    • Date signed

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