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.

Closure Announcement: Pass & ID will be closed on November 26, 2015 (Thanksgiving Day) and November 27, 2015 (Administrative Closure). The office will reopen on Monday November 30, 2014 at 7 am.

Pass and ID Office Location and Hours

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.

  • Monday, September 7, 2015 – Federal Holiday (Labor Day)
  • Monday, October 12, 2015 – Federal Holiday (Columbus Day)
  • Wednesday, November 11, 2015 - Federal Holiday (Veterans Day)
  • Thursday, November 26, 2015 - Federal Holiday (Thanksgiving Day)
  • Friday, December 25, 2015 - Federal Holiday (Christmas 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:

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 Station

Located at East Vehicle Maintenance Facility accessible from Propeller Court - Gate 127

Hours Open: Monday to Friday 07:30AM to 2:30PM*, no appointment needed (*Inspection station closed during holidays and snow events)

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.

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