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Role Recognition/Badge Buddies

Badge Buddies role-recognition cards

Clearly display titles with large print and bold colors

  • Compliant with many healthcare identification regulations
  • Customizable using our online “Design Your Own” tool
  • Bright colors and large text clearly identify the wearer

Ideal for hospitals and medical centers, Badge Buddies from IDenticard are Teslin™ role-recognition cards that clearly display an employee’s title in a large font surrounded by bright colors. Badge Buddies help differentiate between different levels of personnel, making it easier for patients, visitors or customers to know who is helping them.

While most popular in the medical field, Badge Buddies are useful in a variety of different arenas and industries. Use Badge Buddies at a convention to denote who is a speaker or organizer, use at schools to clearly identify volunteers or use for special recognition of employee achievements or milestones.

Badge Buddies: Convenient role recognition

Designed for use in the medical field, IDenticard’s pre-printed Badge Buddies are a quick and simple solution to role-recognition needs. Simply attach a Badge Buddy to an existing badge or card with a strap clip for a complete identification solution. In some cases, Badge Buddies can be added to existing ID credentials to satisfy government identification requirements.

  • Badge Buddies are laminated and made of Teslin for additional durability, ensuring that they stand up to the wear-and-tear of everyday use.
  • Badge Buddies are available in both horizontal and vertical orientations, allowing them to be worn with any badge or card.
  • Pre-printed Badge Buddies are available as CNA (yellow), DOCTOR (orange), LPN (green), RN (blue) and VOLUNTEER (purple).

Badge Buddy kits: Design and print your own Badge Buddies on-site

For locations that will need to produce a large quantity of Badge Buddies with a variety of different titles, IDenticard offers do-it-yourself Badge Buddy kits. These kits contain the supplies an organization needs to start creating custom-designed Badge Buddies: simply add a compatible computer and start designing!

  • Badge Buddy kits include an Epson™ printer, a laminator, 100 Badge Buddy inserts and 100 laminating pouches.
  • The Badge Buddies are available as horizontal or vertical inserts, allowing you to choose the right kit based on your existing card orientation.
  • Customize Badge Buddies on-site with one of over 40 available templates offered by IDenticard, including templates for many different industries and job titles.
  • Refill kits, containing just the inserts and laminating pouches, are available as well.

Custom Badge Buddies: Simple, intuitive online design

IDenticard’s Design Your Own Badge Buddies tool lets you do the designing while we do the printing. Choose your card size, orientation, background color and text to create completely unique Badge Buddies to suit your needs. Custom Badge Buddies will be sent to you fully printed and laminated, meaning there’s no need for on-site finishing.

  • Custom Badge Buddies are available in four different sizes, including two “extra long” sizes that are designed to have more space for text.
  • Over a dozen background and font colors are available, including black, red, green, pink and purple.
  • Custom Badge Buddies can be dual-sided, ensuring that your title is always visible even if the Badge Buddy gets twisted.
  • Upload your logo, graphic or other artwork to make your Badge Buddy stand out from the crowd.


Badge Buddies are available in a variety of different sizes, styles and colors. IDenticard’s experienced sales associates will work with you to determine which Badge Buddy solution best suits your needs.