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Badge Renewals

Please pay close attention to the expiration date printed at the bottom of your ID Badge.  Failure to renew your ID Badge before the expiration date will require a new application and security clearance.  Badges may be renewed up to 60 days prior to expiration.

Step 1: Book Appointment

Badge renewals are done on an appointment basis only. Please contact your Authorized Signatory to book a badge renewal training appointment.

  • If you do not know who your authorized signatory is, please contact the Badging Office.
  • If you are a member of the Des Moines Flying Club, please contact the club directly at 515-710-0120.
  • If you have a South T hangar badge, please contact Steve Dawson at 515-256-5100.

Step 2: Document Check/Recurrent Training

1. Please do not be late for your badge renewal training appointment or you will have to reschedule. Allow 30-45 minutes for badge renewal training.

2. You must provide 2 valid forms of identification as required by the Identity and Employment Verification Chart. 

  • Applicants born outside of the United States must provide proof of United States Citizenship or authorization to work in the United States.
  • If your job requires you to drive or operate equipment on the ramp, you will be required to provide a valid driver’s license.

3. A new Criminal History Record Check (CHRC) will be performed for all badge renewals except General Aviation badge holders.

4. Upon completion of badge renewal training you will be issued a new ID Badge.