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Security Access Office (SAO)


SFO’s Security Access Office issues and manages security background checks, including Criminal History Records Checks and Security Threat Assessments; computer based training; airport I.D. badges; security keys; and vehicle permits.

Security Access Office Map
Security Access Office manages:
  • fingerprinting
  • computer based training
  • security keys
  • terminations
  • cashier and payments for Security Access Office services
  • new badges and badge renewals
  • Temporary "T" Badges
  • vehicle permits
  • vendor permits


International Terminal, Main Hall, 5th Level


Non-validated parking is available in the International Garage, G Side.

Public Transit

Take public transit to SFO. BART and SamTrans serve SFO directly. CalTrain connects to SFO via BART's Millbrae Station.



Monday through Friday
6:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., with the last appointment accepted at 4:15 p.m.


Saturdays and Sundays
Government holidays


Phone Number


Fax Number


Mailing Address

Security Access Office
San Francisco International Airport
P.O. Box 8097
San Francisco, CA 94128