Dulles Pass & ID Office

The Dulles Pass & ID Office issues badges for airport employees

EFFECTIVE JULY 27, 2015, Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) requires recurrent Criminal History Record Checks (CHRC) to be conducted for all employees to whom the airport has issued an Airport ID badge. This in accordance with Transportation Security Administration (TSA) regulation 49 CFR 1542.303. CHRCs will be reprocessed at the time of badge renewal application.

Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 17045
Washington Dulles International Airport, MA-216
Washington, DC  20041-0045

Street Mailing Address for Overnight packages:

MWAA – Pass & ID Office
Main Terminal – Lower Level Across From Baggage Claim # 7
1 Saarinen Circle
Dulles, VA 20166

Hours Open:

  • Monday, Tuesday, Thursday*, Friday – 07:00 am – 2:30 pm
  • Wednesday – 09:00 am – 5:00 pm
  • Closed - Saturday and Sunday.
  • *Closed the 2nd Thursday of each month

The Airports Authority normally follows the OPM guidelines for the Federal holidays closings and any other delayed openings and early closings.

End of Year Closure Announcement: Pass & ID will be closed on December 24, 2015 (Christmas Eve), December 25, 2015 (Christmas Day), and January 1, 2016 (New Year's Day). The office will reopen the following Monday's at 7 am.

Planned Closures for 2016: Pass & ID will be closed on the following:

  • January 14 (Monthly Administrative Closure)
  • January 18 (Martin Luther King, Jr. Day)
  • February 11 (Monthly Administrative Closure)
  • February 15 (President's Day)
  • March 10 (Monthly Administrative Closure)
  • April 14 (Monthly Administrative Closure)
  • May 12 (Monthly Administrative Closure)
  • May 30 (Memorial Day)
  • June 9 (Monthly Administrative Closure)
  • July 4 (Independence Day)
  • July 14 (Monthly Administrative Closure)
  • August 11 (Monthly Administrative Closure)
  • September 5 (Labor Day)
  • September 8 (Month Administrative Closure)
  • October 10 (Columbus Day)
  • October 13 (Monthly Administrative Closure)
  • November 10 - 11 (Monthly Administrative Closure and Veterans Day)
  • November 24 - 25 (Thanksgiving and Administrative Closure)
  • December 8 (Monthly Administrative Closure)
  • December 26 (Observance of Christmas Day)

The office reopens at 7am the following business day.

Badge Application Process

Applicants are processed on a first-come, first-served basis.

If you are a new applicant: 

  1. Report to the Pass & ID office first with all the completed required documentation.
  2. You will then be sent to be fingerprinted for the Criminal History Records Check (CHRC) and STA submission.
  3. You will be notified by your Certifying Official when your application has been approved.
  4. Once notified, return to the fingerprinting office to complete your training.
  5. Once you have completed training, proceed to the Pass and ID office to receive your bage.

If you are renewing your badge:

  1. Come to the Fingerprinting Office to complete your training if you have one of the following:
    • Non-movement driver endorsement as indicated by a "D" on your badge.
    • Movement driver endorsement as indicated by a "DM" on your badge.
    • Are a designated Certifying Official for your company.
  2. Once you have completed training, proceed to the Pass and ID office with all the completed required documentation to receive your badge. Badges may be renewed up to 30 calendar days prior to badge expiration.

Required forms for all applicants - Click links below to download, complete and print both forms.  If you need help completing the application, please refer to the instructions.

1. Pass & ID Application Form Click to download Effective September 18, 2015

 IMPORTANT– ID Application must be printed double-sided on two pieces of paper

2. Fingerprint Application (36 Questions) Click to download

Annually, each application must be marked as a Renewal and the Individual must present two (2) forms of Identification. One must be picture ID.

Effective July 27, 2015: If an Individual has allowed their Airport ID badge to expire, the Individual must be fingerprinted and pass the Security Threat Assessment again, as a new applicant would.

MWAA Fingerprinting Office

Located within the Dulles Pass & ID Office (see above)

Hours Open:

  • Monday, Tuesday, Thursday*, Friday - 7:00am-12:00pm
  • Wednesday - 9:00am-12:00pm
  • Closed - Saturday, Sunday
  • *Closed: the 2nd Thursday of each month

*** Effective July 27, 2015, the fee for fingerprint collection is $29.00. If receiving a security threat assessment (STA) an additional $11 fee will be charged (Total fee $29 + $11= $40) (check, cash, money order, or credit card accepted) ***

SIDA, AOA, and Driver's Test Computer Training Room Training (IET) Room

Located within the Dulles Pass & ID Office (see above)

Hours Open:

  • Monday, Tuesday, Thursday*, Friday - 7:00am-1:00pm
  • Wednesday - 9:00am-3:00pm
  • Closed - Saturday, Sunday
  • *Closed: the 2nd Thursday of each month

Terminal Agent's Office

Located on baggage claim level across from Pass & ID Fingerprinting Office

Hours Open:

  • Monday, Tuesday, Thursday* and Friday - 7:00am-1:00pm and 1:30pm-2:30pm
  • Wednesday - 9:00am-1:00pm and 1:30pm-5:00pm
  • *Closed: the 2nd Thursday of each month

Customs Seals - if applicable

Located on baggage claim level beyond bag claim #15

Please call 703-661-2800 for more information.

AOA Vehicle Inspection Information

AOA Vehicle Inspections are required on all vehicles operated on the AOA.  Vehicles must meet the minimum requirements as described in the Vehicle Control Program as summarized on the inspection checklist.

AOA Vehicle Inspections are conducted at the East Vehicle Maintenance Facility accessible from Propeller Court - Gate 127.  No appointment is need, hours of operation are Monday to Friday 7:30am to 2:30pm. The inspection station is closed during holidays and snow events.  Please review all policy and procedure documents below, if you have any questions about vehicle inspections or vehicle related safety please call 703-572-2740.

Policy and Procedure Documents:

You must bring these with you prior to inspection:

  • Vehicle Certificate of Insurance
  • Your Dulles Airport ID
  • Your valid state driver’s license


In accordance with 49 CFR Part 1542.207 (b):

  • Authorized requestors shall submit key requests via e-mail to the IAD Work Order Desk at wodeskiad@mwaa.com
  • The key number, employee’s name and badge number shall be provided along with the name of the authorized requestor, their company/organization and a contact telephone number. 
  • Allow 72 business hours for the keys to be cut and delivered to Pass & ID for pick up.

Additional information may be obtained by contacting the Work Order Desk on 703-572-2813.

Pass & ID Related Contact Numbers:

  • Pass and ID office phone: 703-572-2780 / fax: 703-572-0193
  • Fingerprinting: 703-572-3363 and 703-572-2531
  • Terminal Agent: 703-572-2940
  • Customs and Border Protection: 703-661-2800
  • AOA Safety and Security vehicle inspectors: 703-572-2740
  • Work Order Desk: 703-572-2813