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Security Awareness Training

Security awareness training is required for all persons requesting access to ASPA facilities in accordance with 33 CFR 105.215. To complete the required training, come to our ASPA Police Department Credential's Office located just inside the main gate at the Port Authority. The training will be held on demand from 8:00 am until 4:00 pm, Monday through Friday.

We also have online training that is available for an additional fee paid to an outside vendor. You will need to register for the training at: You will then need to register your company. Once you have completed the training and obtained a completion certificate, you can bring that to our badge office to receive your credential. Please contact our credential office if you have any questions at (251) 441-7002.

The cost of the ASPA ID badge, background check and security class is $25.00. All fees must be paid at the Credential's Office before a credential will be issued. Vehicle decals are $25.00 ($12.50 after July 1) and may also be purchased at the Credential's Office. Applicants for vehicle decals must present a current driver's license, current vehicle registration and current proof of insurance (in applicants name). Additionally, the vehicle must meet all mandatory requirements for vehicle equipment including window tinting. Payment may only be made by money order, business check or credit card (Discover, MasterCard or Visa). For additional information, please contact the Port Authority Police Department's Credential's Office at (251) 441-7002.

Spanish language classes can also be held at the Port Credential's office. Send your request for the Spanish class to or call (251) 441-7002. Applicants must confirm their immigration status at the Port Police Credential's Office prior to the class.

Class Location:
International Trade Club
Killian Room, 1st floor
250 North Water Street
Mobile, Alabama


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