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Please feel free to contact the TWIC Office directly for questions or concerns regarding card requirements:

Help Desk

Please remember that all users obtaining a new (or renewal) TWIC card are also required to apply for a new PortMiami identification badge as soon as the TWIC badge is received.
Please call the Port’s Credentials Section at 305-347-4955 if you need further assistance.
PortMiami Identification Card

After obtaining a PortMiami business permit, all company personnel working at the Port must obtain a PortMiami Identification Card.


How to get a PortMiami ID Card

Companies and organizations requesting PortMiami ID cards on behalf of their employees must submit a written request Adobe Acrobat Logo on company letterhead. If a business permit has been issued to that company, each individual working for that company must bring the following documents to the Port's Credentials Section:

  • a valid Florida Driver's License or Identification Card
  • a Passport, original birth certificate, or other documentation showing country legal status
  • PortMiami ID Application Adobe Acrobat Logo 


Credentials Section
1001 North America Way, Room #111
Miami, Florida 33132
Phone: 305-347-4955
Fax: 305-347-3245
Hours: Monday-Friday, 7 a.m. to 3 p.m

Willfully and knowingly providing false information in an attempt to obtain a PortMiami ID Card is a third-degree felony and is punishable by up to five (5) years in jail and a $5,000 fine (FS 775.082 or 775.083).

Note: It is imperative for all PortMiami Identification Card holders renew their cards prior to its expiration date. If the Port ID Card expires, a new request must be submitted.


New/Renewal (Unescorted Access - 1 year) Green Card $0
New/Renewal (Escorted Access - 1 year) Yellow Card $0
New/Renewal (Escorted Access - 1 year) Red Card $0
One day pass $25
Replacement (Change of Company) $0


Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC)

Port users requiring access to the Restricted Access Area must have a Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) card. Individuals without a TWIC card will not be granted access unless escorted by a Port user or stakeholder and Port security is properly notified.

TWIC was established by Congress through the Maritime Transportation Security Act (MTSA) and is administered by the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and U.S. Coast Guard.

Effective March 13, 2013, the Miami TWIC Enrollment Center will close its Doral location and permanently relocate to PortMiami. The new TWIC office will be located adjacent to the Port's Credentials Section at:

1001 North America Way
Suite 111
Miami, FL 33132-2014

Hours of operation will remain Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. All scheduled appointments and walk-ins will be processed at this new location.


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