Need more information?

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.
Stevedore Permits & Licenses

The Port Director determines the number of stevedoring permits/licenses issued each year based on a number of factors including port congestion, space limitations, throughput volumes, operational needs, industry trends and more. In general, permit applications are available November of each year with permits being issued in January of the following year.



Permits are issued to companies to perform stevedoring activities at PortMiami for the year beginning January 2014 and expiring January 2015. All documentation must be completed and returned by noon on December 14, 2013.



Licenses are issued to individuals to perform stevedoring activities within Miami-Dade County for the year beginning January 15, 2014 and expiring January 14, 2015.

The following documentation must be completed and returned to the Port by noon on December 14, 2013.


Submit documentation to:

PortMiami Permit Section
1015 North America Way, Suite 210
Miami, Florida 33132
Fax: 305-347-4820

For more information, please email Susel Ferrer or call 305-347-4964.


If you cannot view PDF Get Acrobat! files, you can download Acrobat Reader  for free from Adobe Systems, Inc. In order to use PDF files, you must have Acrobat installed on your computer.