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Step 1: Application

  1. Fill out the application in the badging system.
  2. Have the form signed by an authorized signer.

Step 2: Background Check/Identification Documents

Your badge type requires a Security Threat Assesment (STA), and an FBI background check (CHRC). Both of these must be completed before the badging process can continue. *General Aviation badge holders will require only an STA*

You must provide identification documents that show proof of identity and eligibility to work inthe United States.

  1. Schedule a fingerprinting appointment in the badging system.
  2. Make sure your bring your forms of identification with you to your appointment. If your job requires ramp driving, a driver's license check will be conducted to make sure you have a valid driver's license.
  3. Please do not be late for your appointment or you may have to reschedule. Allow 15-30 minutes for fingerprinting.
  4. When your CHRC and STA have been completed, you will be notified. (Allow 5-15 days for clearance. If you have not been cleared after that time, contact the Badging office at 515-256-5005).

Step 3: Training/Badge Issue

  1. After receiving approval on your background check, you are ready to schedule your training in the badging system.
  2. Your training will take approximately 45 minutes.
  3. Upon successful completion of the required training, your ID badge will be issued.

*Training must be completed within 30 days of your background check approval*