Need to get a passport? The Seattle Passport Agency is holding a “Passport Day” on Sept. 20, which lets people apply in person for passports rather than doing it online and by mail. You can submit a routine or expedited (faster processing for an extra fee) passport application from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the downtown…More
Sea-Tac Airport’s international arrivals area can be cramped and frustratingly slow, with tired passengers snaking through long lines and sometimes waiting more than an hour for passport clearance. But the Automated Passport Control kiosks that have been set up in Seattle and some other major North American airports can speed entry into the United States for…More
Need a passport? You can still get one, even though the federal government is partially shut down.
The federal Passport Agency (including the Seattle office) is continuing to function and processing applications. The Passport Agency is supported by user fees – what you pay to get a U.S. passport – so can keep going despite the federal-budget meltdown. (Visas also are being processed by Department of State officials.)
The Seattle Passport Agency, in downtown Seattle, remainsMore