Marine Corps Exchanges provide a full line of retail products to active duty Marines, Sailors, Soldiers, and Airmen; as well as to their family members, retirees, and other authorized patrons. The Marine Corps Exchanges and its various activities are Non-appropriated Fund Instrumentalities (NAF) of the federal government and fall under the jurisdiction of the Department of Defense and the Department of the Navy.

The centralized merchandising staff at Headquarters (HQ) Marine Corps Exchange is responsible for system wide retail programs to include: advertising; corporate merchandising and private label programs, policy and coordination of information, and markets for the exchanges. Our merchandising policy is to respond to customer demand when selecting items and brands. Accordingly, the stock assortment is generally comprised of brands and private label items that offer a demonstrated value that has consumer acceptance in the commercial sector. Each buyer reviews merchandise lines and determines if a product or service should be carried based on customer demand, prices, and terms.

Marine Corps Exchanges purchase retail merchandise, supplies, and equipment from manufacturers and suppliers through negotiation, based on full and free competition.


New Documents (Effective 01 August 2021)



Current Documents

Summary of Covid-19 Vaccination Requirements
Download the Current MCX Buyer Phone Listing Here
PayMode-x Setup
Tax Exempt Memo


Archived Documents (Expired 30 April 2014)

MCX Terms & Conditions 01 May 2014
MCX Vendor Standards Guide 01 July 20 thru 31 July 2021
MCX Vendor Standards Guide 01 September 2019 thru 30 June 2020
MCX Vendor Standards Guide 15 July 2019 thru 01 Sept 2019
MCX Vendor Standards Guide 01 Jan 19 thru 15 July 19
MCX Vendor Standards Guide 01 July 2017
MCX Vendor Standards Guide 01 Nov 2016 thru 30 June 2017
MCX Routing, Shipping and Compliance Guide
Ocean Container Sourceload Instructions
Reversal of Shipping Charges Notice
General Provisions
Special Provisions
Invoicing & Payments
MCX Vendor Standards Guide 01 May 2014 thru 31 Oct 2016