Badging Office

The Badging Office prints, distributes, and collects all workforce badges. It is the first stop for most Contractor and Authorized Guest.  We process request for Contractor and Authorized Guest ID badges and administer the Bike Share programs at the lab.Our office is located in Wilson Hall on the ground floor.

How do I get/renew a Fermilab Badge?

Report a lost or stolen ID Badge

Contractor or Authorized Guest ID Badge Request

Procedure for the Collection/Return of Fermilab Identification Badge 

Fermilab Bike Share Program

Retiree Badge FAQ



By appointment only. Contact us to make an appointment***

If your badge is going to expire while the lab is closed during the COVID-19 shelter in place order, you will be able to renew your badge when the lab re-opens.

  • Computing accounts for Employees are not attached to your badge date, you should not lose access to your computing accounts when your badge expires.
  • Computing accounts and badge dates for Users can be the same.  Please make sure to submit your access renewal request form on-line in order to maintain remote access.
  • Computing accounts and badge dates for Contractors are the same.  Please contact your Fermilab Point of Contact and ask them to submit a renewal request.
  • Authorize Guest Badges of people who reside in the village will be renewed during this time.  All other Authorize Guest Badges will be renewed when the lab re-opens.
  • Due to recent changes in the lab’s Site Security Plan, we are no longer issuing Retiree (RT) badges for retirees who are not in Retiree Guest (GSR) or Scientist Emeritus (SE) statuses. Retiree Guest and Scientist Emeritus statuses are approved through the employees’ Division/Sections offices. Retired Guest/Scientist Emeritus” will be able to renew any expiring badges once the lab reopens.  If you have questions, please send email to





Charles Shaw

Jessica Jensen


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REAL ID at Fermilab

Please note that beginning July 1, 2021 personnel requesting access to non-public areas of the Batavia and South Dakota sites must submit a REAL ID-compliant document as part of the badging process.
Additional information regarding REAL ID can be found at

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