Seattle Passport Agency Expediting Services
The Seattle Passport Agency provides emergency passport services
for U.S. citizens who are traveling, or submitting their passports for
foreign visas, within 14-28 days. If you would like to apply for your
travel document at the Seattle Agency, you first have to schedule an
appointment. Call the toll-free automated system, which is available 24
hours a day and 7 days a week, to set up an appointment.
If you are not traveling or needing to submit your
passport for travel visas within 14-28 days, you need to submit your
application at the nearest Passport Office or request expedited renewal
If you are unable to travel to the Seattle Passport Agency, you can request quick processing through an emergency passport service
Seattle Passport Agency
Fifth and Yesler Building
300 5th Avenue, Suite 600
Seattle, WA 98104
Appointments Available From
8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Monday through Friday
All Federal Holidays are excluded
Automated Appointment Number
(Available 24 hours/7 days)
Will call service is offered for life/death emergencies and immediate
travel abroad (leaving within 8 business days). Pickup will be based on
travel plans. For all other customers, passports will be issued within
8 business days of applying at the agency. You will be informed of how
the passport will be sent during your appointment.
*This agency can issue both the U.S. passport book and U.S. passport card on-site.
How to Get to the Seattle Passport Agency
From the South, including Sea-Tac Airport:
the signs to Seattle and I-5. Take I-5 North into downtown Seattle and
take Exit 164A (multiple streets) and take the James Street exit one,
keeping to the left. Turn left at James Street (west towards the water)
to 5th Avenue (approximately 2 blocks) and make a left turn. The Fifth
and Yesler Building will be on your left. Travel time is approximately
20 minutes from the airport. From the North:
Take I-5 South to
the James Street. (Exit 165A). Exit downtown. Merge onto 6th Avenue and
turn right onto James Street. Keep to the left and turn left on 5th
Avenue. Then travel two blocks, the Fifth and Yesler Building will be
on your left. From the East:
Take I-90 to I-5
North. Exit at James Street. (Exit 165), keep to the left. Take James
Street West (towards the water) to 5th Avenue (approximately 2 blocks)
and make a left turn. Then travel two blocks, the Fifth and Yesler
Building will be on your left. From the West via ferry:
ferry terminal (Coleman Dock) drive east on Marion Street to 5th Avenue
and make a left turn. Travel south on 5th Avenue for five blocks. The
Fifth and Yesler Building is on your left (just before the Yesler St.
parking garages and lots located in several locations around the
building. Some meter street parking is also available.
Apply online for expedited passport service in 24 to 48 hours
What to Do When You Arrive for Your Appointment at the Seattle Passport Agency
- You will need your Social Security Number or your
- Please arrive no more than 15 minutes prior to your
appointment. Earlier arrivals will not be admitted.
- Late arrivals, 15 minutes after the scheduled appointment,
will have to reschedule their appointments.
- Upon entry to the building, you will go through security,
including metal detectors.
- Go to check-in/information. Your appointment will
- You will be given a numbered ticket with the approximate,
current waiting time at the bottom. (We do our best to keep the waiting time
as short as possible.)
In a hurry? Get your passport in 24 hours
- When your number is called and/or appears on the television
monitor, go to the number of the window indicated.
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