IPOC (Sandia Badge Office)
1611 Innovation Pkwy SE
Hours: 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday to Friday
Vistor Pre-Notification Form
Long term pass (not to exceed 1 year)
A long term pass can be issued under certain circumstances. Long term visitors must have a valid need to enter the installation. In order to receive a long term pass, the visitor must accomplish the background check form, sign and date it. The pass request form must also be filled out completely, including days and times visitor requires access. The sponsor then fills out the top portion of the pass request form with their information. The sponsor then drops off the pass request form and background check form to either the IPOC, or the Pass & Registration office. Please allow at least 10 duty day to process the request. The sponsor will be notified once the pass request is completed. In order to obtain a pass the visitor must provide a valid driver's license, and proof of registration and insurance.
All foreign nationals must be vetted through NCIC and INS. The Pass Request and Criminal Background Check forms must be completed and turned-in by the sponsor to the Pass and Registration Office not later than 10 days prior to the visit. If the visitor is from a Tier 1 or 2 country, the sponsor is required to meet the visitor at one of the VCCs and escort the individual onto the installation. The sponsor must remain with the visitor at all times.
Individuals can be denied base access if they have been convicted of the following offenses:
- Espionage, sabotage, treason, terrorism or murder.
- Sexual assault, armed robbery, rape, child molestation, child pornography, trafficking in humans, kidnapping (felony), drug possession with intent to sell or drug distribution.
- Any felony drug possession/offense, felony where a firearm or other dangerous weapon was use, aggravated assault or aggravated battery with great bodily harm within the last 10 years.
- Any misdemeanor drug possession with the last 12 months or convicted of any non-violent or drug related felony within the past 12 months.
- Any misdemeanor offense where a firearm or other dangerous weapon was used within the past three years
Restricted Area Badges
Restricted Area Badges are processed from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday to Friday. Individual must be in uniform to obtain their RAB. To out-process, individuals must obtain their AF Form 2586 from their security manager. They must bring the AF Form 2586 and their Restricted Area Badge to the Pass & Registration Office.