"S.T.A.R.S. emblem is engraved on it."
— Item examination - English
— Item examination - Japanese
S.T.A.R.S. Key (Ｓ．Ｔ．Ａ．Ｒ．Ｓ．のカギ S.T.A.R.S. no kagi ) is a key item featured in Resident Evil 3: Nemesis. Before checking, the name of this key is "Emblem Key" (紋章の入ったカギ monshō no haitta kagi ).
S.T.A.R.S. office on the second floor can be opened by this key.
The locked door initially reads next message: "It's locked. You'll need the S.T.A.R.S. Key to unlock it."
The plate near the locked door reads "S.T.A.R.S. Office".
This key can be discarded after opening the S.T.A.R.S. Office, using the system message, that appears on unlocking.
- BIOHAZARD 3 LAST ESCAPE OFFICIAL GUIDEBOOK. Famitsu. 1999.