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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 navigate through the airport. Your badge gives you access to all of the places you need to make your work at DEN successful. Here, you’ll find all the resources you need to get your badge, including document requirements, appointment setups and details about training and testing.

Hours of Operation

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

Please plan to arrive early. Depending on customer volume and transaction type, lines may close earlier than 4:30 p.m.

Training and testing for all employees is available only until 3 p.m., and the latest arrivals cut off at 3 p.m. Walk-in lines may close earlier than 3 p.m. depending on customer traffic.

Walk-in wait times are highest each day starting at 11 a.m.. Due to high levels of customer volume, walk-in service may not be available after 1 p.m. Customers with appointments are served before walk-in customers.

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

  • Jan. 15, 2024 – Martin Luther King Jr. Day
  • Feb. 19, 2024 – President’s Day
  • Mar. 25, 2024 – Cesar Chavez Day (observed)
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Required Documents for Badging

1

One form of government-issued ID that must include a photo to establish identity.

These can include a passport, a driver’s license or any other government-issued ID that includes a photo. Digital driver’s licenses cannot be accepted by the Badging Office.

2

One form of government-issued photo ID that must establish employment authorization.

This document can be a Social Security Card, birth certificate, Certificate of Naturalization or Form I-197.

3

Names on the documents must match the name on the fingerprinting and badging application.

If the names do not match, all legal documents containing name changes are required. Digital driver’s licenses cannot be accepted by the Badging Office.

Where Do I Get My Badge?

New employees will receive their badge at the Satellite Badging Office (7640 Undergrove Street, Denver, CO 80249)

Plan on arriving early.

Training and testing for all employees is available only until 3 p.m. (latest arrival is 3 p.m.). Walk-in lines may close earlier than 3 p.m. depending on customer traffic in the Badging Offices.

Customers with appointments are served before walk-in customers.

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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

About DEN

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