Vehicle Permits

​Vehicle Permits are issued Monday to Friday. Permit requests must be made to the ID Badging Compliance Office from 7:00 am until 3:00 pm. Requests for Vehicle Permits must be submitted at least thirty (30) days and not less than fifteen (15) days before expiration or new issue date of the Vehicle Permit.

Company vehicles will be issued permits only when the Tenant verifies that each vehicle is covered by a valid insurance policy for $5,000,000 of vehicle liability. Be advised that the City of Chicago's Office of Risk Management may require a different amount of liability in certain circumstances.

The company owning the vehicle(s) requiring authorization to drive on the AOA must be registered with the Office of Compliance and an active Signatory must complete and submit, to the ID Badging Office,Company Vehicle Access Form - Airfield. For Contractors performing construction work at O'Hare, the completed Company Vehicle Access Form - Airfield, must be submitted to the Airport Owners Representatives (AOR) for processing.

The vehicle permit expiration date will be the expiration date of the insurance policy or the expiration date of the contract with the company, whichever date comes first.

Lost or Stolen Permits

Lost or stolen Vehicle Permits must immediately be reported to the O'Hare Communications Center (773) 894-5000. Individuals having their permit lost or stolen must then file a report with the Chicago Police Department.

Replacement of Lost or Stolen Vehicle Permits

Persons applying for a replacement Vehicle Permit must submit a copy of the police report, credit card, and a company check or money order in the amount of $50.00, along with a completed Vehicle Permit Application to the ID Badging Office. Expired vehicle permits should be removed from the vehicle immediately.​​​​​​​