Risk-Informed Analysis of Transportation Worker Identification Credential Reader Requirements

The RAND Corporation published its long-awaited assessment of the Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) Reader Rule. The purpose of the assessment is to further consider the costs versus benefits of the TWIC Reader Rule, including the scope of affected facilities. As an initial matter RAND has concluded:

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Reduced Cost for Online TWIC Renewal

In August 2022, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) implemented an online renewal process for Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) applicants. This new capability permits eligible applicants to renew their TWIC online without visiting a TSA enrollment center. With the implementation of this capability, TSA reduced the cost for TWIC renewals completed through the new online process. Effective November 3, 2022, the fee for an online TWIC renewal was reduced to $117.25. The fee for new enrollments and in-person renewals will remain $125.25.

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