Airport Badging Office Information
Located in the main terminal adjacent to American Airlines
4000 International Lane
Madison, WI 53704
Phone: (608) 661-6444
All badging related operations require an appointment.
Appointments May Be Scheduled:
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday - 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Secure Identification Display Area (SIDA) Badges
In compliance with 49 CFR, Part 1542, all employees must have the proper security and identification credentials to work on airport properties.
To begin the badge application process, download and complete the SIDA Application, and contact the badging office to schedule a fingerprint appointment. Drop-in appointments are not allowed. Please call the badging office to schedule your appointment.
After a Criminal History Records Check (CHRC) and a Security Threat Assessment (STA) have been completed, badge applicants will be allowed to attend Security and Driver's training. Classes are scheduled every Tuesday at 10:00 AM and again at 3:00 PM – advance registration is required.
Parking Permit Application Form:
This form should be printed and submitted to airport administration by crew, tenants, and employees to obtain parking stickers and access privileges.
General Aviation Badges
General aviation users requiring regular access to the Airport Operations Area must have an MSN issued AOA badge. To begin the badge application process, download and complete the AOA Application, and contact the badging office to complete a Security Threat Assessment (STA). Appointments are required for scheduling purposes. When this check is finished, badge applicants will be allowed to attend AOA Security training. Classes are scheduled on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of every month at 8:00 am and 7:00 pm. Please call the badging office to register for these classes. Advance registration is required.
Signatory Authority is granted to company representatives who are authorized to request fingerprinting and the issuance of DCRA identification badges for their employees. Signatory authority holders are company supervisory personnel who are entrusted to verify employment background and work authorization documents. The number of signatory authority holders for each company varies, but is limited to a maximum of two (2) per company. Requests to amend signatory authority must be made in writing by company leadership on company letterhead. Individuals designated as authorized signatories, must receive initial authorized signatory training as well as annual recurrent training. Classes are by appointment. Please call the badging office to schedule this class.
Airport Key Request
This form should be submitted to the airport badging office by crews, tenants, and employees to obtain keys and access privileges.