Aviation Security Identification Card (ASIC) - Australian Government

Service summary

You will require this identification card if you are an aviation worker who requires frequent access to airside or landside secure aviation areas at a security-controlled airport. This is a type of transport security identification card, which shows that you have undergone a security check.

Secure areas include cargo and baggage handling facilities, air traffic control facilities, fuel storage areas and general aviation areas.

Workers requiring this card include those involved in controlling the movement of people, flights, vehicles and goods within airside areas. If you are involved in checking passengers or baggage handling, this card will be required regardless of the place of employment.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type


A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

Please consult with the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.


Up to two years. For holders of ASIC who are under the age of 18, the expiry date will not be later than six months your 18th birthday.



Over 18 years of age: $200.50.

Duplicate Certificate$54.00

Under 18 years of age: $98.50.

Administering agency

Civil Aviation Safety Authority
Industry Permissions

Act(s) name

Aviation Transport Security Act 2004 (Australian Government)

Regulation(s) name

Aviation Transport Security Regulations 2005 (Australian Government)

Contact details

Enquiries, CASA Licensing and Registration Centre (CLARC)
Civil Aviation Safety Authority
Industry Permissions

Mailing address:
GPO BOX 2005
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601


1300 737 032


02 6217 1449


1300 737 187

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