Pass Control Office

Pass Office

Pass Office

The Calgary Airport Authority Pass Control Office is located on the third floor of the Domestic Terminal Building. Hours of business are Monday to Friday between 6:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m.. Please note that, due to the amount of processing time required, no new applications will be accepted after 4:30 p.m..

Please note: All forms are now required to be filled out electronically – handwritten and incomplete forms will not be accepted. Be sure to follow any instructions that accompany an application.

Forms & Applications

Forms & Applications

Transport Security Clearance

Any person who will require access to aircraft or a restricted area at the airport must complete this application process and attain a valid transportation security clearance. All required forms must be filled out electronically and completed prior to arrival at the Pass Control Office. 

Instructions for Completing an Application for Transportation Security Clearance

Application for Transport Canada Transportation Security Clearance


RAIC or ID Badge

The Restricted Area Identity Card (RAIC) is required by any employee who will be working post-security within the restricted area at the airport.
Temporary passes or ID badges are issued to personnel that are waiting for their security clearance approval from Transport Canada. These passes allow personnel to access the areas they require for employment but have restrictions due to pending security clearance.

Conditions of Issue for RAIC & Temp Passes

Application for a YYC RAIC or ID Badge


Canada Pass

A Canada Pass is required by individuals who frequently visit multiple airports on a regular basis in performance of their employment duties.

Criteria and Terms of Issue for Canada Pass

Application For Canada Pass


Canadian Airport Security Awareness Program (CASAP)

In order to obtain or renew a RAIC, Temporary Pass or ID Badge the applicant must complete CASAP training and provide proof that it has been completed.

CASAP Training

Security Policy - This policy describes the responsibilities of the Airport Community as it pertains to Security.

Non Punitive Policy - This policy explains that reporting a security issue does not result in any punitive action.

Keys and Access

An approved releasing authority may request keys and access levels required for employment duties.

Application for Keys and Access


Visitor Passes

Visitor Passes are temporary passes issued to individuals that have a legitimate need or right to access restricted/sterile areas of the airport due to their employment. These passes are escort required, must be signed out by a valid RAIC holder and signed off by the issuing authority.

Instructions and Information Regarding Visitor Passes

Conditions for Holding Visitor Passes

Conditions for Holding Construction Visitor Passes

Duties and Responsibilities of Visitor Sponsor and Escorts

Application to Hold Visitor Passes


Lost or Stolen Passes, Badges or Keys

Any person who has lost or had any of the following items stolen is required to fill out this report and submit it to the Pass Office. The items include: RAIC, Temp Badge, ID Badge or keys.

Form to Report Lost/Stolen Passes, Badges or Keys

Locksmith Services

When locksmith services are required, please follow the process outlined in this document for placing a request.

Locksmith Service Request Form