The Security Badging Office is open:
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Wednesday from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Staff is available by phone or email Monday - Friday from 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
There are no updates at this time.
Security Badge Application Process
Security Badges at Portland International Airport (PDX) are issued by the Security Badging Office. We have created the Question & Answer list below to assist you in understanding the basic process for applying for a PDX Security Badge.
Frequently Asked Questions
If you are coming from the terminal access to our office will be via the South Tunnel. The escalators to the tunnel are located between bag claim areas 2 and 3. Once in the tunnel follow the overhead signs to Security Badging.
If you are coming from the parking garages access to our office will be via the elevators located in the SE corner of the Short-Term (P1) parking garage. Once in the elevator press T for tunnel. Upon entering the tunnel head slightly to the left and follow the signs to Security Badging.
All companies that are approved to have Security Badges at PDX have at least one employee who is designated as their company Authorized Signatory for Security Badges. Employees must contact their company’s Authorized Signatory for information and direction on the Security Badge application process for their company. If you don’t know who your company’s Authorized Signatory is, check with your HR Department or your supervisor.
If your company is new to PDX and you have a business need for a PDX Security Badge, please email Aviation Security at email@example.com for information on the process for getting your company authorized for badges at PDX.
Federal regulations require badge applicants to present specific identification documents to the Security Badging Office when applying for a Security Badge. Your Authorized Signatory will provide you with a list of the acceptable types of identification documents. You may also click on the link below under FORMS titled Acceptable ID Documents.
You are required to obtain approval from your company’s Authorized Signatory before your Security Badge can be renewed. Employees must contact their company’s Authorized Signatory for approval and instructions for renewing their Security Badge. If you don’t know who your company’s Authorized Signatory is, check with your HR Department or your supervisor.