Permits & Licenses

Port Manatee Security operates a TWIC Enrollment Center under contract with the Transportation Security Administration and their contractor. Information regarding office hours and enrollment requirements is available at

To enroll in the port’s access control system, the applicant must:

  • Possess a valid TWIC as required under federal law
  • Demonstrate a verifiable business purpose to enter the port
  • Go to the port’s credentialing office to electronically scan and validate the TWIC. Individuals must know their TWIC pin code to enroll their credential. (Individuals who do not know their pin code must visit the TWIC Enrollment Center to reset the code)
  • Pay the appropriate fee
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