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Renewing your Badge

Badge holders should renew their badge BEFORE it expires. You have 30 days prior to the expiration date to renew your badge. MSP badges expire at 12 midnight on the date printed on the badge. If you let your badge expire you will have to be re-fingerprinted but in most cases you may be able to walk away with a new badge. 

Badge renewal check list:

1) Complete the online badge application form.  The employee will be sent a link by their employer. 

2) Present two (2) acceptable forms of ID, along with the MSP Airport Badge Application to be reviewed, signed and submitted by your company's approved Authorized Signer.

3) Authorized Signer will verify the employee’s MSP Airport Badge Application and both forms of identification presented BEFORE signing and submitting the application.

4) Join the badging queue/Make an appointment 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 ARE STRONGLY RECOMMENDED


5) Go to the MSP Airport Badging Office with completed application, same two IDs presented to your Authorized Signer, and your MSP badge.

Badging Hours and Class Times

Fees and Payment Methods 

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

** This number is for texting only; it does not accept direct calls.