Fabrication procedure for silicon carbide power metal oxide semiconductor field effect transistors can be improved through simultaneous formation of ohmic contacts on both the n-source and p-well regions. We have succeeded in the simultaneous formation of Ni/Al ohmic contacts to n- and p-type SiC after annealing at 1000°C for 5 mins in an ultra-high vacuum. Ohmic contacts to n-type SiC were found when Al-layer thickness was less than about 5 nm while ohmic contacts to p-type SiC were observed for an Al-layer thickness greater than about 5 nm. Only the contacts with Al-layer thicknesses in the range of 5 to 6 nm exhibited ohmic behavior to both n- and p-type SiC, with specific contact resistances of 1.8 × 10-4 Ωcm2 and 1.2 × 102 Ωcm2 for n- and p-type SiC, respectively. An about 100 nm-thick contact layer was uniformly formed on the SiC substrate and polycrystalline δ-Ni2Si(Al) grains were formed at the contact/SiC interface. The distribution in values for the Al/Ni ratio in the δ-Ni2Si(Al) grains which exhibited ohmic behavior to both n- and p-type SiC was the largest. The smallest average δ-Ni 2Si(Al) grain size was also observed in these contacts. Thus, the large distribution in the Al/Ni ratios and a fine microstructure were found to be characteristic of the ohmic contacts to both n- and p-type SiC.