DMZ key locations - Where to find and how to use

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There are several ways to obtain high-tier loot during a DMZ match. Whether it's completing missions or scoring kills against other squads, there's plenty to do in Call of Duty's extraction mode. Perhaps the most integral part of the mode are DMZ key card locations.

When exploring the Warzone 2 map, there are various keys to collect resulting in new areas to explore and plenty of powerful loot that will prove invaluable when making your way to the exfil helicopter.


Before we take a closer look at DMZ key card locations and where to use them, check out our guides showcasing the current Warzone 2 meta and all there is to know about the next Warzone 2 double XP event.

Where to use DMZ key card locations

There are over 40 different locations where you can use a DMZ key card and after exploring the vast majority of Al Mazrah, we've compiled an extensive list of cards and exactly where you can use them to open locked areas of the map.

Location Key Where to use
Zaya Radar DomeE5Underneath the dome
Zarqua Red Village ApartmentE4Head to the third floor of the apartment building
Zarqua Market StorageE4Close to the river near Zarqua Hydroelectric
West Zarqua SafehouseE4Second floor of the safehouse
Yum Yum Burger Back RoomG3Behind the cashier counter inside the restaurant
Weapons Repair KitD4Within the Sattiq Cave Complex
Under Freeway East WarehouseG4South of the Police Academy alongside the highway
U.S. EmbassyF3On the Tac-Map as US Embassy
Traveler's LuggageG6Near the seats in the second floor of the sourthern section of the airport
Town Conference RoomG7Head to the Control Tower icon
Taraq Tunnels Workbench CacheE2In an underground tunnel at Taraq Village
Taraq Smugglers OfficeE2In the first floor of the shack by the river
Taraq River Supply ShackE2Inside the shack by the river
Sunken Ship Thief's CacheE8In the duffel bag inside the sunken ship
South Zaya Scientists ApartmentE6Second floor of the building south of the observatory
South Bank ApartmentD6Third floor of the apartment next to the hotel
South Al Bagra Top Floor BedroomG7East of the Al Bagra Fortress
Special Forces Dead DropG2Underneath the radio tower
Special Ops Relay StationB6Head to the southwest corner of Hafid Port
Scientist's LockerF5Locker inside the bunker
Sawah Hotel Room 302/303D7Rooms 302 and 303
Sawah Crypto Mininfg FarmD7Inside the grocery store
Sattiq Guest QuartersD4Near the enemy camp north of Sattiq Cave
Sattiq Poppy Farm HouseC4Inside the small village to the west of Sattiq Cave
Sa'id Mall Security RoomD6West side of the Sa'id Mall second floor
Rohan Oil South Guard ShackD3The guard shack around the oil tanks in Rohan Oil
Rohan Oil North Guard ShackD3The northern edge of Rohan Oil
Rohan Control Locker RoomD3Enter the room and find the staircase. Use the key on the underground locker.
Retro FridgeH6The fridge inside the crater
Quarry Worker's Lost ToolboxB4Inside the water in between the warehouses.
Power Substation ToolboxD7The toolbox next to the generator
Police Academy Server Locker RoomG4On the first floor
Police AcademyG3Head to the police badge icon on the map
Omar's Auto RepairD7Inside the garage at Sawah Village
Old Lighthouse Citadel RoomE6The ground floor of the lighthouse
North Canals Info BoothF3Inside the info booth near the river
Mountaintop Spotter ShackG5At the top of the highest mountain in Al Sharim
Mawizeh Slum Discarded CacheF3Underneath the bridge
Mawizeh Power ControlG4In the small booth below the water tower
Mawizeh Resort BungalowF5Inside an unfinished house
Mawizeh Cell ShopF4Scattered on the floor in the Cell Shop
Longshoreman's Duffel BagB6On the concrete platform south of the broken metal bridge
Kushaak Construction WarehouseB4On the second floor of the warehouse
IHTAQ Warehouse Supply RoomC6Inside the biggest Hafid Port warehouse
Hydro Island ComputerE4The back room of the building next to a pond
Hafid Ship First Mate CacheB6On the floor below the ship's bridge
Hafid Ship Bridge CacheB6On the top floor of the ship bridge tower
Far South Eastern Storage ClosetH5In the duffel bag within the storage closet
Groundskeeper BuildingE6In the building with the rooftop satellite
Downtown Post OfficeF4Head to the Mall icon on the map
Deckhand's ToolboxE8Head underwater facing the front of the bridge
Crane Control RoomB3The grey door leading to the crane
Control TowerG7South area of the airport
Clock Repair ToolsF7At the top of the tower
Chemical Storage WarehouseB4South of the Quarry
Ch 7 Secure RecordsF2North of the CH 7 building
Ch 7 Editorial DepartmentF2The top floor of the Editorial Apartment room
Central Zaya Meeting RoomE6Inside the building at the centre of the observatory
Central Sa'Id Top Floor ApartmentC6Centre of the C6 grid
Cavern Boat Dock ShackD7In the shack at the end of the river
Caretaker's ToolboxD7In the duffel bag
Caretaker's HouseD7South of the cemetery
Captain's CacheE8In the bridge of the ship
Canal Apartment 10F3Inside Room 103
B.C. ToolboxG5At the airport baggage carousel maintenance area.
Bank of Adal 2nd / TS OfficeD72nd floor of the Bank of Adal and the 3rd floor
Art MuseumF3Art Museum on the Tac-Map
Algae Covered ToolboxF3Underwater in the canal
Al Safwa Stone Block OFficeC4Rectangle building near junction, south of Quarry
Al Sharim Pass Elders RoomG5The highest mountain of Al Sharim Pass. Second floor balcony west of the Spotter Shack.
Al Sa'id Shopping CentreD6Second Floor
Al Bagra UndergroundG6South of the fortress
Al Bagra Officers QuartersG7Top floor of the Fortress' eastern wing
Al Bagra Munitions StoreroomF7Under the south-west building of the fortress
Al Bagra Fortress AntiquitiesG72nd floor of the palace
Al Bagra BarracksG7Under the east building in room full of antiques
Airport MaintenanceG5Inside the Yum Yum Burger kitchen storage
Ahmed Grocery Store OfficeH5The office rmmo inside the store

Using the keys in their designated location will open the door to plenty of loot in addition to high-value items that are definitely worth extracting. As the seasons progress, there are bound to be more keys appearing. As soon as we find out where to use them, we'll update the table with the latest intel.

Warzone 2 DMZ key card locations
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How to get a DMZ key card

Obtaining a DMZ key card is incredibly straightforward and often involves a bit of luck. You can earn one from the bodies of AI, completing contracts that feature a high-value target, or opening the supply drops dotted all over the map. There's no way to guarantee a key appears but if you utilise the above methods, the chances of finding one are much higher.

That's everything there is to know about the DMZ key card locations. For more Call of Duty, take a look at our Modern Warfare 2 and Warzone 2 page for all there is to know about multiplayer and the battle royale.