Joining the Queue (walk-ins and appointments)

Depending on daily staffing levels, the walk-in queue could be closed for the entire day or have limited availability.

Badging wait times

MSP Airport Badging Office and Aviation Security Division

The Airport Badging Office and Aviation Security Division are administrative divisions of the Airport Police Department. Together, they are responsible for the process of issuing Airport Identification Badges to employees who work and require access to security-sensitive areas of MSP for their official job duties.

Badging Office Location

4650 Glumack Drive, Suite HC-3710
St. Paul, MN 55111
Terminal 1, Parking Ramp between Red and Blue ramps on Level 3

Walk-in Queue Hours

Monday 7 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Tuesday 7 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Wednesday 6 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Thursday 7 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Friday 7 a.m. – 3 p.m.

The Badging Office is closed on all MAC-observed holidays.

Fingerprint & Badge
  • Fingerprints – $60
  • Badge – $30
  • Non-Returned / Expired Badge – $200
  • Dead File – $10

Once you have been fingerprinted you cannot obtain a concourse pass or be escorted.

Lost or Stolen Replacement Fees
  • First Occurence – $100
  • Second Occurrence – $150
  • Third Occurrence – 30 day suspension
Payment Methods
  • Credit/Debit Cards (Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover)
  • Check – Payable to MAC (Metropolitan Airports Commission)
  • Direct Billing – Applications can be found in the Badging forms library on and should be submitted to
  • Companies with contracts that are less than 3 months will be required to pay for badging services at the time of service
  • Cash – We do not accept cash

Ready to come see us? Here’s how you can make an appointment


Click the button below to schedule an appointment.

Make an Appointment
Text Message

This number is for texting only; direct calls will not be received. The last four digits of your mobile phone will be called when it’s your turn.

Text mspbadging to 612-294-7739
In Person

Use the kiosk in the Badging Office lobby. You may enter your mobile phone number and receive a text* alert or you may opt for a paper ticket. The last four digits of your mobile phone or ticket number will be called when it’s your turn.

*Message and data rates may apply. The call or text may not be from a local area code.