PHL ID Badging/Security Procedures
These procedures are required to keep the Airport in compliance with Title 49 CFR Part 1542.209, a TSA regulation governing airport operations. Failure to comply with these procedures will result in delay or denial of ID Badging privileges. Please read carefully as ID Badges will not be processed without the required documentation
Airport Communications Center
Departures Road between Terminals C and D
Hours of Operation
9:00 AM to 9:00 PM Monday thru Friday
Closed weekends and holidays
Fingerprinting and ID Badge Appointments - 215-937-5452
Interactive Employee Training Center
All Airport ID badge applicants are required to take Security Identification Display Area (SIDA) training. This test is administered by watching a customized video on Airport security and answering questions on a touch screen computer. Successful completion of SIDA training is required in order to receive an Airport ID badge.
Airfield Driver's Training
Employees who may be operating vehicles on the airfield are required to take Airfield Driving Training. This test is also administered by watching a customized video on operating vehicles on the airfield and answering questions on a touch screen computer. Successful completion of Airfield Driver's Training is required in order to operate a vehicle on the airfield.
SIDA and Airfield Driver's Training takes place in the Interactive Employee Training Center located in the Airport Communications Center on the Departures Road between Terminals C and D.
All SIDA and Airfield Driver's Training students are required to present a valid government issued photo ID such as a driver's license or passport upon check in.
IET Center Hours of Operation:
- Monday - Friday: 0900 - 2100; Saturday 0900 - 1500
- The IET Center is closed Sunday and all holidays.
Authorized Signer Training
The Division of Aviation conducts authorized signer training. There is an interactive video to view that takes place in the training center. No appointment is necessary. New authorized signers must complete the training and existing authorized signers must complete the training every year. Failure to do so will result in loss of authorized signer privileges.