Passport

Are you looking for a passport in Alaska? Things to know:

  • Alaska passport offices are located at your local post offices, courthouse buildings, county clerk offices and other government appointed facilities.  
  • You will need to schedule an appointment at the facility to submit your application.  
  • Alaska Passport Agency hours may vary and may exclude Federal Holidays.


The Anchorage Passport offices are located at the United States Post Office in:

  1. Downtown Anchorage USPS station - (907) 279-4016 - 344 W 3rd Ave Anchorage, AK 99501-2317
  2. Eagle River - (907) 694-2732 - 11471 Business Blvd Eagle River, AK 99577-9998 
  3. Girdwood - (907) 783-2922 - 118 Lindblad Ave Anchorage, AK 99587-9800 
  4. Sand Lake - (907) 349-7576 - 2200 Strawberry Rd Anchorage, AK 


How long does it take to get a passport?

  • Usually, has a 4 to 6 week processing time.
  • With Alaska passport expediting service,  about 2 or 3 weeks.


Step by Step Passport Instructions. Choose your type:

  1. Completely New Passport
  2. Renewing your Passport
  3. Passport for Children
  4. Replace your Passport
  5. Changing your Name
  6. Lost Passport
  7. Get a Passport Card

For more types of passport, check the US Passport Help Guide


Things to know about getting a Passport

*If you are a US Citizen or Permanent Resident and you do not have any ideas, starting with a passport is not a recommended route due it to its costly nature and long time frame for getting an ID. 

  • The process of applying and getting your passport in the US can be complicated. 
  • You must set time for the process and make sure you have provided the necessary requirements for a passport application. 
  • When applying for the first time for a passport in the US, there will be extra things to provide for the application. 



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