If you need unescorted access to to the Secure/Restricted area. You need to enroll, activate and receive for a TWIC card.
Transportation Workers Identification Credential (TWIC) applies to WHOI's dock, Facilities and Vessels as a result our Facilities and Vessels being regulated by the Marine Transportation Security Act. We're regulated because of the size and class of our vessels and the fact that they are members of SOLAS (Safety of Life at Sea) and make international voyages.
A TWIC card will be necessary to have unescorted access to the WHOI dock when any regulated MTSA vessel is at the dock in Active status. This also includes access to the Iselin building, Alvin High Bay and the machine shops. It will be necessary to carry your TWIC card on your person.
If you are enrolling and receive a TWIC card, please review the next tab, TWIC Training WHOI Employees and email firstname.lastname@example.org to indicate you have done so.
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If your TWIC card is expiring soon, you will need to renew in person at a TSA UES enrollment center. Appointments are encouraged to save you time but are not required as most TSA UES enrollment centers will accept walk-ins. You may make an appointment online by clicking on this link here. The enrollment center closest to us is located at 50 Portside Drive, Unit F Suite 2 Pocasset, Ma 02559. You can have your card mailed to your home address or you can pick it up at the application center.
Before you go to renew your TWIC card please use this link to see what required documents you will need to bring with you.