Security Badges

Airport Security Badge Application
Individual’s who have a job related need or have an aircraft based at Bellingham International Airport may require unescorted access to the AOA, SIDA and/or Secured area of the airport. Individuals who require unescorted access must successfully complete the Security Identification Display Area (SIDA) or Non-Security Identification Display Area (Non-SIDA) process in order to obtain an airport security badge.

If you are not certain about what type of airport security badge is required, please contact your company’s Authorized Signatory representative or the Airport Administration Office at 360-671-5674.

Fingerprinting Appointments
The Bellingham International Airport conducts fingerprinting by appointment only. Please contact the Airport Administration Office to schedule a fingerprinting appointment 360-671-5674.

Security Identification Display Area (SIDA) Badge Application Process
In order to obtain a SIDA badge at Bellingham International Airport, you must complete the SIDA Badge Application Process (PDF). Please follow the SIDA badge application process instructions carefully.

Required Forms & Information
Training Information
Once you have completed the SIDA badge application process, you must complete TSA and FAA required training courses through the BLI Training Site. Training courses must be completed prior to badge issuance.

Non-SIDA Badge Application Process (General Aviation - AOA)
In order to obtain a Non-SIDA badge at Bellingham International Airport, you must complete the Non-SIDA Badge Application Process (PDF). Please follow the Non-SIDA badge application process instructions carefully.

Required Forms & Information
Training Information
Once you have completed the Non-SIDA badge application process, you must complete FAA required training courses through the BLI Training Site. Training courses must be completed prior to badge issuance.