Security Clearance

If your employment requires you to have access to restricted areas of Halifax Stanfield International Airport, you will need to complete the following two forms.

1. Restricted Area Identification Card

Application for a Restricted Area Identification Card (8 1/2″ x 11″)

Please print this form, fill it out and have it approved by your company’s authorized signing authority.

2. Transportation Security Clearance

Applications for Transportation Security Clearance from Transport Canada must be completed online, printed and brought to the Halifax Stanfield Pass Control office. Visit to complete the form.

Once completed, both forms can be dropped off at:

Halifax International Airport Authority
Halifax Stanfield International Airport, Pass Control Office
Centre Tunnel, Air Terminal Building
1 Bell Boulevard, Enfield, Nova Scotia
Phone: 902.873.1253
Hours of Operation: Monday to Friday 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.


Traffic Directives

The Halifax Stanfield International Airport (HSIA) directives provide the approved protocols for the operation of vehicles and conduct of persons on the airfield at HSIA. They also serve as the foundation for obtaining the basic knowledge required for training and examination to obtain an airside vehicle operator permit (AVOP), rather than as a self-study guide. Persons requiring an AVOP, must receive supplementary training and interpretation of these directives from their employer or, where an agreement has been put in place, a third party trainer of the Halifax International Airport Authority.

HSIA Traffic Directives

Annex 2 – Aerodrome Site Plan Drawing – Complete Airfield

Annex 3 – Aerodrome Partial Site Plan – Hangar Line

Annex 4 – Radio Procedures for D-AVOP

Annex 5 – AVOP Practical Test

Annex 6 – DA-AVOP Terms & Conditions

Annex 7 – D-AVOP Terms & Conditions

Annex 8 – Checklist for Escorting Vehicles Airside