Badging Procedures

The Security Identification Display Area (SIDA) identification badge process consists of several steps. Please review the section below that relates to the badge you are applying for (New, Renewal, or Visitor). Once your paperwork is submitted, the mandatory security training video will explain the program and your responsibilities as a badge holder. Please review our badging fees and refund policy

If you need additional help, please contact the Badging Office at [email protected].


New Badge Application

Complete the Security Badge Application and Fingerprint Application. 
Please refer to the Security Badge Application Instructions. Submit the original signed forms to the Airport Badging Office at least two days prior to your appointment.

  1. Security Badge Applications Instructions
  2. Security Badge Application and Fingerprint Application

Schedule a fingerprint appointment with the Airport Badging Office.
Appointments are scheduled Monday through Friday at 9:00 a.m., 10:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m., 2:00 p.m., 3:00 p.m., 4:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. Appointments are not available between 12:00 p.m. and 2:00 p.m.

When coming in for your appointment, please bring two forms of identification (see list of acceptable documents). Your employer will be notified when your fingerprints have cleared. You may then call the Airport Badging Office at (401) 691-2270 or –2256 to schedule your SIDA training.

Schedule your Security Identification Display Area Training (SIDA) or Sterile Access Training.
Appointments are scheduled Monday through Friday throughout the day, with the exception of between 12:00 p.m. and 2:00 p.m.

SIDA training can only be completed after all security checks are received from the controlling authority. SIDA is mandatory for all access badges.

If required, schedule drivers training. If drivers training is not required, you will receive your badge when you complete your SIDA and/or Sterile Access training.

Schedule your Drivers Training Appointment.
Your employer will advise you if you need drivers training. The Airport Operations Department conducts the driver training class and scheduling is through the Badging Office.

Classes are taught:

Tuesday’s 10:00 am and 6:00 pm

Thursday’s 8:30 am and 3:00 pm


Driver training is held in the Training Center located across from the Airport Badging Office. You will receive your badge after completing the class.

Renewals / Modifications

Bring the completed badge renewal form to the Airport Badging Office within two weeks of the expiration date on your badge. If you need to change the information related to your badge, please complete and return the change of information form.


Visitors must fill out the yellow portion of the visitor badge application and send it to the tenant that is requesting the badge on your behalf. The tenant will be notified once the badge is available.