Seattle US Passport Agency

Seattle, WA

When You Arrive for Your Appointment at the US Passport Agency

Welcome to the Seattle US Passport Agency

The Seattle US Passport Agency only serves customers who are traveling, or submitting their US Passports for foreign visas, within 14 days. To apply at the Agency, you must schedule an appointment by calling toll-free at 1-877-487-2778, 24 hours/day. If you are not traveling, or needing to submit your US Passport for foreign visas within 14 days, you must apply at a US Passport Application Acceptance Facility.


Public Hours of Operation By Appointment Only8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.Monday through Friday (except Federal holidays)

Public Telephone Number Automated appointment line and general recorded information available 24 hours/7 days)1-877-487-2778

Address Jackson Federal Building
915 Second Avenue, Suite 992
Seattle, WA 98174-1091

Region Served Alaska, Colorado, Idaho, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, Washington, and Wyoming

Directions Car : From the South, including Seatac Airport, follow the signs to Seattle and I-5. Take I-5 North into downtown Seattle and take Exit 164A (multiple streets) at Madison Street. Take Madison Street. West (towards the water) to Second Avenue (approximately 4 blocks). The Federal Building will be on your left. Parking is available in nearby private parking lots (approximately $15). Travel time is approximately 20 minutes from the airport.

From the North, take I-5 South to the Union Street. (Exit 165B). Exit downtown. Take Union Street West (towards the water) to Second Avenue. Turn left going South on Second Avenue. The Federal Bldg. will be approximately 4 blocks on your right.

From the East, take I-90 to I-5 North. Exit at Madison Street. (Exit 165). Take Madison Street West (towards the water) to Second Avenue (approximately 4 blocks). The Federal Building will be on your left. Parking is available in nearby private parking lots (approximately $15).

From the West via ferry, park near the ferry terminal (Coleman Dock). The Federal Building is 2 blocks up the hill from the ferry terminal at the corner of First Avenue and Madison/Marion Streets. If walking, follow the pedestrian overpass to First Avenue.

Train: From King Street Station – taxis available (approximately 1/2 mile).

Taxi: From Seatac Airport – taxis available (travel time is approximately 20 minutes).

When You Arrive for Your Appointment at the US Passport Agency

  • You will need your Social Security Number.
  • 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.
  • Take the elevator to the 9th floor, Suite 992.
  • Go to check-in/information. Your appointment will be verified.
  • 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.)
  • Please take a seat. Note: To maximize customer comfort and comply with fire and safety regulations, US Passport Agency public waiting areas are limited to applicants, required witnesses, and those accompanying minors, disabled applicants, or serving as interpreters.
  • When your number is called and/or appears on the television monitor, go to the number of the window indicated. For information on what you need to bring to your appointment, see our information on How to Apply in Person for a US Passport.

Travel Agent’s Corner

  • US Passport forms may be ordered in bulk from the:

Government Printing Office
P.O. Box 371954
Pittsburgh, PA 15250-7954

  • Or telephone: (202) 512-1800, Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • Or fax: (202) 512-2250

Application DS-11: Stock Number 044-000-02510-8, $8.50 for 50 US Passport forms
Renewal DS-82: Stock Number 044-000-02511-6, $10.00 for 50 US Passport forms

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