Cork Airport

Airside Access Vehicle Passes

Airside Access Vehicle Passes (AAVPs)

All vehicles operating airside must display an Airside Access Vehicle pass. To apply for a vehicle pass, each company must have nominated an authorised signatory who will represent the company and sign-off on any applications made for passes. 

Please see documentation below pertaining to authorised signatories, documents AMUVP-04, AMUVP-05 and AMUVP-06.

All nominated authorised signatories must complete ‘Duties of an Authorised Signatory Familiarisation Training’. Please contact the AIC office to arrange a suitable time and date.

All operators must provide a list of personnel responsible for the AAVPs issued to their company by Cork Airport Management and also ensure that fleet information is up to date and accurate.

Please see below Procedures and Application forms relating to Airside Vehicle passes.  
All requests must be submitted online by the company's authorised signatory.

The above Procedure is a supporting document to the Cork Airport Aerodrome Manual, you will need access to the Cork Airport Operations Library – Aerodrome Manual to view it.

To request access please contact

AAVP Functions

The following are the functions of the AAVP:

  • To identify the vehicle and ensure only authorised vehicles gain airside access

  • To enable Cork Airport Management to effectively control vehicles airside


The AAVP is white in colour with a hologram strip over the AAVP number. An AAVP is valid for a maximum of two years to the end of the AAVP cycle. Details in the pass include:

  • Pass number

  • Vehicle registration number

  • Vehicle make/type

  • Fuel/battery operated

  • Fleet number

  • Licence category required to drive the vehicle.

  • Company name

  • Pass expiry date

  • Access Area

Once an AAVP has expired, it should be returned to the ID office in the Terminal Building and a renewal pass can then be processed (Airside Access Vehicle Pass Form).

If your pass is lost or stolen you must report it immediately to the ID Office at or Airport Police and fill out the Lost/Stolen AAVP form (Airside Access Vehicle Pass Form) so that a replacement can be processed. Please see procedure document AMUVP-02 above for reporting lost, stolen, cancelled or withdrawn Passes.

The charge for replacement of Lost/Stolen passes can be found in the Miscellaneous Charges section.
All requests must be signed by the company's authorised signatory.