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Safety & Security Fees


Automobile Boot Removal



To remove the boot, please pay the fee at our airport office.

St. Thomas: (340) 774-1629 / 774-5100
St. Croix: (340) 778-1012




Transportation Workers Identification Card (TWIC)

The Transportation Worker Identification Credential, also known as TWICģ, is required by the Maritime Transportation Security Act for workers who need access to secure areas of the nationís maritime facilities and vessels. TSA conducts a security threat assessment (background check) to determine a personís eligibility and issues the credential. U.S. citizens and immigrants in certain immigration categories may apply for the credential. Most mariners licensed by the U.S. Coast Guard also require a credential. Regarding card usage and facility access requirements, please contact the U.S. Coast Guard.

(1) First, Apply Online

Complete the online application or you can complete the entire process in person at an application center.

(2) TWIC Enrollment Centers in the USVI

St. Thomas/St. John
*ATTENTION*  There is currently no TWIC office on St. Thomas or St. John.  The office at the Cyril E. King Airport Terminal on St. Thomas was destroyed by the hurricanes in September 2017.  TWIC services in the St. Thomas/St. John district are temporarily suspended.

The US Department of Homeland Security via the US Coast Guard will announce when a new location has been selected and when enrollments for the St. Thomas/St. John district will occur.  For more information, please call (855) 347-8371 Weekdays: 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. ET

St. Croix
Virgin Islands Port Authority
Safety & Security Office
Henry E. Rohlsen Airport Terminal - 2nd Floor
Frederiksted, St. Croix, US Virgin Islands
Tel: (340) 778-1012
Open: Mon. - Fri., Appointments start 8:30 a.m. to 4:20 p.m.
Closed: All local and federal holidays

(3) Application Process & Fees

  1. Provide required documentation, be fingerprinted and take a facial photo. Bring your current U.S. passport or a driverís license and birth certificate. See other acceptable documents.

  2. Pay a non-refundable fee valid for five years with a credit card, money order, company check or certified/cashierís check. Cash is not accepted.

    • New applicant: $125.25

    • New applicant reduced rate: $105.25  (To be eligible for the reduced rate you must present a valid driver license with a hazardous materials endorsement, or a Free and Secure Trade card. Please note, if you select the reduced rate, your new TWIC card will be valid for five years from the chosen documentís issuance date.)

    • Replacement card: $60.00

  1. You can have your card mailed to your home address or you can pick it up at the application center. You can check your status online at any time.


(4) Eligibility

You may apply if you are a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident, naturalized citizen or a nonimmigrant alien, asylee, or refugee who is in lawful status.

Applicants may be ineligible due to:


For more information about our Safety and Security Department's fees, please call our offices at (340) 774-1629 on St. Thomas/St. John and (340) 778-1012 on St.  Croix.


Virgin Islands Port Authority

8074 Lindbergh Bay
P.O. Box 301707
St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands  00803-1707
Tel: (340) 774-1629  Fax: (340) 774-0025
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