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Hours and Fees

 

Updated Walk-In Queue Hours:       Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday: 7am to 3pm


                                                         Wednesday: 6am to 3pm


We begin accepting Walk-In Queue Appointments 15 minutes prior to opening each day

FEES

 
 

BADGING HOURS

 
BADGING OFFICE HOURS                                   
Monday  
7 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Tuesday 7 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Wednesday 6 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Thursday 7 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Friday 7 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
The Badging Office is closed Saturdays, Sundays and MAC-observed Holidays. 
Monday 7 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Tuesday 7 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Wednesday 6 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Thursday 7 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Friday 7 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.


**Effective Immediately, badgeholders who present a badge that has been EXPIRED for less than 30 days to the Badging Office must be fingerprinted, but in most cases will be able to walk away with a new badge.**

JOIN THE BADGING QUEUE

Updated Walk-In Queue Hours:       Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 7am to 3pm


                                                         Wednesday 6am to 3pm


We begin accepting Walk-In Queue Appointments 15 minutes prior to opening each day

You no longer need to hang around the badging lobby waiting for your number to be called. Now you can join the badging queue from anywhere by texting mspbadging to 612-294-7739 or by clicking on the button below. Shortly before it’s your turn to be served, you will be sent a text alert to your mobile phone. Make sure to use a phone that you will keep with you because you will be texted when it's your turn. (You can also join the queue at the badging office by using the kiosk in the lobby.) Appointments take priority, it is strongly suggested that you make an appointment for badging services.
CLICK HERE FOR INSTRUCTIONS TO JOIN THE QUEUE
 
Joint the queue
Message and data rates may apply. The call or text may not be from a local area code.
The queue number is for texting only; it does not accept direct calls.
 
BADGING FEES
                                                                               
Fingerprint Processing Fees
Airlines
$33
Non-airlines   $60   
Badge Fees (New/Renewal) Effective May 1, 2018 $30
Non-return Badge Fee (terminated badge not returned within 10 days of deactivation)
$200
Dead File Fee
$10
 
 
LOST OR STOLEN BADGE FEES                                                                                            
1st time - $100**
2nd time - $150**
3rd time - 30-day badge suspension
 
PAYMENT METHODS
Direct Bill - Complete and submit Direct Billing Application
Scan and email to security@mspmac.org (Please allow up to 5 business days to process)
Cash, Check or Credit Cards - checks should be made payable to MAC (Metropolitan Airports Commission) 
* Companies with contracts that are less than 90 days will be required to pay cash or check at the time of service.
** CONTRACTORS: *CHANGES TO CONTRACTOR DEPOSIT FEES: NO LONGER COLLECTING AS OF MARCH 15TH 2018. NON RETURNED BADGE FEE WILL APPLY. Contractor badge refunds will be processed for each company. All contractor badges are now subject to the 10 day badge return policy.
** LOST BADGE: If a lost badge is recovered and returned within 30 days of badge expiration, a refund for the replacement fee minus $30 will be issued by mail.
**NON-RETURN BADGE FEE: This is a non-refundable fee charged to companies that fail to return a badge within 10 days of the deactivation date. 
**DEAD FILE FEE: Companies will be billed a $10 administrative fee for "dead filing" badge applications.  Dead filing is a term used for canceling or stopping a badge application process for an applicant that has begun the background check process.  This includes applicants that fail to pick up a badge within 30 days of clearing the background check.  
 
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