To apply for a Transportation Worker Identification Credential, you must schedule an appointment to visit a local Universal Enrollment Center. During your appointment, fill out the TWIC Disclosure and Certification Form, and provide proof of U.S. Citizenship. Participate in a full background check and fingerprinting, and sit for a digital photograph.
- Find a local Universal Enrollment Center
Visit the Transportation Security Administration website or the Universal Enrollment Center website, and use the Universal Enrollment Center search function to find a local enrollment center.
- Provide acceptable proof of U.S. Citizenship documents
Review the list of acceptable proof of U.S. Citizenship documents posted on the TSA website. Provide one document from List A or two documents from List B if applying for a TWIC card after July 1, 2015. Check the box, and provide an acceptable form of identification as specified on the Universal Enrollment Center website if applying for a TWIC card prior to July 1, 2015.
- Provide information
Provide additional biographical information as requested during the appointment to complete the background check. Complete the fingerprinting process, and sit for a photograph.
- Pay enrollment fees
Pay all enrollment fees by company check or money order only.
- Pick up the TWIC card at the enrollment center
Pick up the TWIC card after receiving an email or phone call from the enrollment center.