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New Employee Badging Process

Your DEN employee badge is a TSA required identification credential that carries personal responsibility and is used to access your work area at DEN. Below are resources to obtain a badge.

Each time you visit the Airport Badging Office you must provide Form I-9 Acceptable Documents which show your identity and authorization to work in the United States, none of which can be digital or photocopies.

Names on the documents must match the name on the fingerprinting and badging application. If names do not match, all legal documents containing name changes are required.

Step 1: Fingerprinting

  • Your company Authorized Signatory must submit a new badge request electronically via the authorized signatory portal.
  • Your Authorized Signatory will review your Acceptable Form I-9 Documents you plan to present to the Airport Security Office at your Fingerprinting Appointment.
  • After your company has created your new badge request, you may schedule an appointment for Fingerprinting.
  • You must bring Acceptable Form I-9 Documents, none of which can be digital or photocopies. Visit uscis.gov for valid forms of ID.
  • You will not test or receive your Airport ID Badge at your Fingerprinting Appointment.
  • You should plan at least one hour for this appointment.

Step 2: Training and Testing

  • After your background checks are completed, your company Authorized Signatory will notify you, usually within a week, but may be longer.
  • Once notified, you may schedule an appointment for training and testing.
  • You must bring Acceptable Form I-9 Documents, none of which can be digital or photocopies. Visit uscis.gov for valid forms of ID.

New employees who have authorized access to the Sterile Area may schedule an appointment at the Main Badging Office (i.e., airline gate pass, flying into DEN (day of) for new hire processing, etc.). Airport Security will not initiate, nor provide, temporary access through a security checkpoint for any badging needs.

Schedule an Appointment at the Satellite Office

Hours of Operation & Locations

Satellite Badging Office
7640 Undergrove Street
Denver, CO  80249

Main Badging Office
A Concourse – above gate A46
Level 4
New employees who have authorized access to the Sterile Area may schedule appointments here (gate pass, flying in, etc.). Airport Security will not provide temporary access through a security checkpoint.  

Badging Offices are open from 6:45 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.

The Badging Offices may stop taking walk-ins before 3 p.m., depending on walk-in traffic. Training and testing for all employees is available only until 3 p.m. Appointments are encouraged, but not required.

The busiest walk-in wait times tend to be each day around 11 a.m. Due to high levels of customer volume, walk-in service may not be available after 1 p.m. Customers with scheduled appointments are served before walk-in customers.

The Badging Offices will be closed on the following dates/times:

  • June 19, 2024 – Closed for Juneteenth holiday
  • July 04, 2024 – Closed for Independence Day holiday
See All Badging Forms

Lost Badge?

Lost badges must be immediately reported to Airport Security at (303) 342-4210.

How do I set up my company so that my team can access badging privileges?

Each air carrier, tenant, vendor or contractor requiring access to the Sterile Area, Secured Area or Controlled Area of DEN must become a “Participant” in the Airport Security Program and must remain in good standing with the program to maintain airport access and badging privileges.

Setting up a New Company for Badging

FAQs about Badging and Security

Rules and Regulations for Governing DEN Badgeholders

Badging Contact Information

Have questions about your DEN badge? Find all the contacts you need below for details about the badging process, access and more.

Authorized Signatory Information

New Companies/Participant Classes

Participant Sponsorship

Violation Notice Program

Vehicle Permits

[email protected]

Certificate of Insurance: [email protected]

Background Checks, Criminal History Records Checks (CHRC) and Security Threat Assessments (STA) inquiries

Lost or Stolen Badge

(303) 342-4300
8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday

(303) 342-4210
After hours, Communications Center

Directions

8500 Peña Blvd

Denver, Colorado 80249

Customer Service

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