Applying for passes
All the forms you need when applying for or maintaining your organisation's passes can be downloaded here.
Application for a Gatwick ID pass incl tools (287KB PDF)
For permanent or 30-day temporary passes – see below for shorter-duration temporary passes.
Change of ID pass details and reissue (63KB PDF)
If any of a passholder's details have changed, including name, job title, likeness or access levels, this must be completed.
Security interview form
It is the responsibility of the sponsoring company to conduct the security interview.
The security interview is required for all pass holders including 1-5 day, 6-60 day, landside and full critical part pass holders.
Notification of a lost or stolen ID pass (50KB PDF)
Give notice of lost or stolen ID or vehicle passes by telephone first, then submit either of these forms promptly.
Reinstatement form (54KB PDF)
If a pass has been ‘parked (not used for over 60 days), use this to have it revalidated.
Use for short term temporary passes (up to 5 days)..
Most signatories will not need this.
To return a pass that's no longer required (46KB PDF)
We ask you to promptly return passes when employees leave or no longer need airside access.
Leavers notification form (76 KB PDF)
For company authorised signatories to let us know of any pass holders who are leaving.
Form to ask for the release of data (73KB PDF)
The Data Protection Act provides specific protection against unauthorised disclosure.
CEM access request form (2MB. DOC)
Vehicle application form (68KB PDF)
For vehicles to be driven airside. To apply for an airside operators licence (required before you can apply for vehicle passes), please visit www.airdat.org or call them on 01227 200066 option 3.
Tools of the trade pass application (176KB PDF)
Needed for anyone carrying tools into any part of the airport.
Airport ID scheme enquiry form (14KB PDF)
For companies or organisations which are new to the airport environment – perhaps dealing with a contract for work for the first time. Set up an account with us by completing this and supplying the supporting documents.
Airport ID scheme change of company details (43KB PDF)
For companies or organisations which need to make changes to their accounts.
Authorised signatories must be nominated on this before they can be appointed and receive training.
Authorised signatory sample signature form (44KB PDF)
When appointing signatories we need a sample signature.
Authorised signatory leavers form (38KB PDF)
Use this to tell us about authorised signatories who will be leaving your organisation.
File note template (45KB .DOC)
A template to help signatories keep and submit file notes appropriately.
We have prepared these templates based on our authorised signatory training programme. If you want to vary the content, make sure that you do not amend the questions the letters pose but feel free to change the letters’ style or tone and remember that you should use your organisation's letterhead when preparing the letters. All are in Microsoft Word format so they can easily be edited.
For referees, not for the current employer.
For the current or most recent employer.
To verify details when an applicant has been self-employed.
To verify details when an applicant was employed by their own family.
If your applicant's employment was with an agency.
If your applicant was unemployed.
If in a family business or self-employed and those businesses are no longer listed.
For personal references.
References from schools, colleges and universities.
To check any gaps of over 28 days in an employment record. One reference per gap is required.
If an applicant has spent time in the voluntary sector.
Where an applicant holds an operational ID pass for a company, and wishes to transfer to another company or work for another employer at Gatwick Airport, then the Internal Transfer Form can be used in place of the required references or permission letter for the purpose of obtaining a new ID Pass.