Services - Access Control and Badge Issuance Branch
NIH Legacy Badge


Legacy badges are issued to individuals who require physical access only to the NIH campus and/or facilities. You can get your Legacy badge at Building 10, Building 31, or the Gateway Center. To apply for a Legacy badge, you must fill out an Extended Visitor form

Individuals eligible for a Legacy badge include: 

  • Patient/Patient Visitors
  • Patient/Patient Visitor badges can only be issued on the P1 level of the Clinical Research Center (CRC), Building 10.
  • Extended Visitors 
  • NIH Residents
  • Special Government Employees  
  • Service Providers
  • Construction Workers
  • Alumni/Retirees
  • Transportation Visitors
  • Grounds Maintenance