Important Portland TWIC Enrollment Center News!!!!
On Friday December 13, 2013 the enrollment center located in Vancouver, Washington will be closing. On Monday December 16, 2013 the new Portland Enrollment Center will be opening at 10643 NE Sandy Blvd Ste C, Portland, OR 97220-2584. The new location will be increasing the hours of operation to morning from 8:30 to 12:00; and afternoons from 1:00 to 4:30.
TWIC is Becoming UES!!!
TWIC, or Transportation Workers Identification Credential, is a biometric identification card issued by the Transportation Security Administration (TSA). The purpose of this identification card is stated as a “A vital security measure that will ensure individuals who pose a threat do not gain unescorted access to secure areas of the nation’s maritime transportation system”. The TWIC enrollment centers have changed to the new enrollment provider as part of the TSA Universal Enrollment Services (UES) initiative. Here are a couple of links that are useful.