The Transportation Worker
Identification Credential, also known as
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.
(1) First, Apply Online
Complete the online
you can complete the entire process in
person at an application center.
(2) TWIC Enrollment Centers
in the USVI
St. Thomas/St. John
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
Virgin Islands Port Authority
Safety & Security Office
Henry E. Rohlsen Airport Terminal - 2nd
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 &
be fingerprinted and take a facial
photo. Bring your current U.S.
passport or a driverís license and
birth certificate. See
other acceptable documents.
non-refundable fee valid for five
years with a credit card, money
order, company check or
certified/cashierís check. Cash
is not accepted.
reduced rate: $105.25
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
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
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