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PIE Badging Office Operations

Due to COVID-19, the Badging Office has reopened with new restrictions. Please review the information below and note that an appointment is required to visit the Badging Office and Face Covering must be worn.  Thank you.

COVID-19 ACTION PLAN - Badging Office

Airport Operations & Badging

Contact information

  • Phone: (727) 453-7816
  • For training: 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM Monday through Friday
    Please plan to spend 50 - 130 minutes for training.

Fingerprints

  • Hours: 8:00 am - 3:30 pm
  • 14700 Terminal Blvd Suite 229
    Clearwater, Florida 33762

Badging Payments

Payments can be made by cash or check. Please bring the exact amount in cash or make checks payable to PIE.

  • $12 for a badge
  • $5 to replace a broken badge
  • $40 to replace a lost/stolen badge
  • $75 for unaccounted for or unreturned badge (billed to company of employment)
  • $41 for fingerprints

Procedure for Obtaining a SIDA Badge or Sterile Area Badge

  1. Report to the Airport Operations Office with completed SIDA application and two forms of ID. The two forms must conform to the requirements of the I-9 form to establish your right to be employed in the United States. If you were born outside of the United States, you must include one of the following: Alien Registration Card, I-94 form (PDF) attached to Foreign Passport, U.S. Passport, Certificate of Naturalization, form DS-1350 certification of U.S. Citizen Born Abroad, form FS-545 Certificate of Birth Abroad, or form FS-240 Consular Report of Birth Abroad.
  2. You will need to have an authorized signatory of your employer sign the application. A list of authorized signers will be maintained in the Operations office. If Customs access is required, make sure proper paperwork is filled out and submitted to U.S. Customs.
  3. Fingerprints will then be taken either electronically or on paper, and submitted to the TSA and FBI.
  4. The intended employer will be billed appropriately.
  5. Your name and other biographical data will be compared to the TSA Security Threat Assessment.
  6. If your name or other data appear on the TSA Security Threat Assessment, the appropriate authorities will be notified.
  7. When the fingerprint results are returned, as well as the Security Threat Assessment, the intended employer will be notified. For Customs authorization, form 3078 (available at Airport Operations) will need to be submitted to U.S. Customs.
  8. If you are authorized, you will need to make an appointment for the SIDA Class.
  9. You will report to the Airport Operations Office for security and or driver training with two forms of ID.
  10. When SIDA training is successfully completed, you will receive your SIDA Badge.

Procedures for Obtaining an AOA Badge, Landings, or Public Area Badge

  1. You shall report to the Airport Operations Office with a completed AOA application form and two forms of ID. The two forms of ID must conform to the requirements of the I-9 form (PDF) to establish your right to be employed in the United States. If you were born outside of the United States, you must include one of the following: Alien Registration Card, I-94 form attached to Foreign Passport, U.S. Passport, Certificate of Naturalization, form DS-1350 certification of U. S. Citizen Born Abroad, form FS-545 Certificate of Birth Abroad, or form FS-240 Consular Report of Birth Abroad.
  2. Your data will be input to the security computer and the appropriate biographical data will be sent to the TSA for Security Threat Assessment.
  3. Your name and other biographical data will be compared to the TSA Security Threat Assessment.
  4. When the Security Threat Assessment is completed, the prospective employer will be notified.
  5. If you are authorized, you will need to schedule an appointment for the SIDA Class.
  6. You will report to the Airport Operations Office for security and or driver training with two forms of ID. These two forms of ID do not have to conform to the I-9 requirements.
  7. When training is successfully completed, you will receive your AOA Badge.

Procedure for a Criminal History Records Check and Fingerprinting

  1. Make an appointment with Operations during the office hours.
  2. Complete application PIE FINGERPRINT APP 2017
  3. Bring 2 forms of ID to the appointment.

Forms

Airport Operating Directives

Loading Bridge (SOP) (PDF)

Ground vehicle ops on AOA (PDF)

Ground Transportation (taxi) Curb rules (PDF)

Escorts (PDF)

Airport Security and Safety Violations

Airport Construction Guide AOA

Airport Construction Exhibits

Contact.

St. Pete-Clearwater International Airport
Suite 221
14700 Terminal Blvd.
Clearwater, Florida 33762
(727) 453-7800
info@fly2pie.com