Welcome to the Executive Protocol Office

Protocol is a system of guidelines that explain the correct etiquette, precedence, conduct and procedures to be followed in formal business & social situations.

The Executive Protocol Office is Sandia National Laboratories' resource for administering proper protocol. This office also holds a commitment to ensuring efficient planning and effective executing for distinguished level customer engagements and special events.

Please visit the links below for more information.



Capabilities

Strategic Visits and Meetings

Sandia's Executive Protocol Office provides effective logistical planning and serves as the lead in arranging laboratory director hosted visits and meetings with high-level dignitaries of United States and foreign government offices, academia, military, and industry.

Sandia Widely-Attended Corporate Events

The Executive Protocol Office serves as the primary contact for ceremonial and special events hosted by our laboratories leaders.

Sandia Resource

As a resource for administering proper protocol, the Executive Protocol Office maintains a collection of logistical and informative material from a wide range of internal and external sources. Whether you're looking for logistical information for Albuquerque, Kirtland Air Force Base, and SNL, or information on proper business, military and international protocols and formalities, we hope that you find this information useful. If you are not finding what you are looking for, have questions, or need additional support, we are here to assist.

Visiting Sandia

Planning a visit to Sandia in Albuquerque, NM? Find out what you need to know before you arrive — from maps and directions to information about visitor badges and what to expect when you arrive on-site. Please visit the link in the toolbar above for more detailed information.

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General Information

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Visitors to Sandia's Albuquerque, New Mexico, site must have a valid business purpose, and must make arrangements with a sponsoring Sandia employee, prior to the visit. Your Sandia host will work with you to obtain the proper badging, and will inform you of the requirements for your visit.

Sandia/New Mexico is primarily located on Kirtland Air Force Base (KAFB) in southeastern Albuquerque.

Please visit https://www.sandia.gov/locations/visiting_albuquerque/index.html for more information.

Visitor Badges

Access to KAFB requires compliance with specific DoD requirements. With the exception of a few public areas, a DOE security badge (i.e., DOE HSPD-12 credential or Sandia-issued Local Site Specific Only badge) is required for access to all Sandia-controlled premises. Your host will initiate a visit request, and your Sandia visitor badge will be authorized upon approval of the visit.

Prospective visitors or Sandia hosts who have questions about the Sandia visits process may contact the Badge Office at (505) 284-3626.

Prospective visitors or Sandia hosts who have questions about the Sandia visits process may contact the Badge Office at (505) 284-3626.

Directions

Sandia/New Mexico is primarily located on Kirtland Air Force Base (KAFB) in southeastern Albuquerque. The Sandia Badge Office is located just east of the KAFB Eubank Gate at the Innovation Parkway Office Center (IPOC), 1611 Innovation Parkway SE.

The Badge Office customer service hours are Monday-Friday, 7:15 a.m.-3 p.m. However, the office sometimes closes for meetings or special events. Visitors are advised to call the Security hotline at 505-845-1321 to verify that the office is open before planning a visit.

Contact

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