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Passport Offices in Alaska

Looking to get a passport in Alaska, there are 45 local passport acceptance agent offices. Even though you cannot receive a passport onsite at the acceptance agents you will still be able to get your documents sealed and submitted (4-6 weeks for expedited processing and up to 12 weeks for standard processing).

There are no regional passport facilities in Alaska. Residents only have a couple of options for getting a passport: They will need to visit a local office listed below which can get them their passport in 3 weeks to 8 weeks. Since visiting a regional facility is out of the question for Alaska residents, they can choose to hire a passport expediting service to hand carry their application to a regional office in another city. Unless the applicant is doing a renewal, page addition, or name change a visit to one of the local Alaska acceptance agents will also be necessary.

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Cities with Passport Offices in Alaska

45 passport acceptance offices in 42 Alaska cities: these offices served an average of 825 Alaska residents each in 2013. Just click on a Alaska city and you can view all the passport offices in that city. At these local passport acceptance agents you can: apply for a passport, have your documents sealed, apply for a child passport, apply for passport renewal, or get help replacing a lost passport. The fastest you will be able to receive a passport at ANY of these local offices is 4-6 weeks.


Frequently Asked Questions About Passports in Alaska

How do I get a passport in Alaska?

Depending on what type of passport application you are doing, you will start filling out a passport application. You should fill it out online and print it.

  • If you are renewing your passport, you can just mail in your printed application.
  • For a new application or replacement passport application, you will need to visit a local passport office in Alaska, there are 45 acceptance agent passport offices spread out throughout the entire state. You will bring your application, supporting documents, and passport photos to an acceptance agent to seal your documents.

How quickly can you get a passport in Alaska?

Standard processing is currently 10-12 weeks, expedited service is 4-6 weeks. You can visit a regional passport office if you have proof of travel within 72 hours. It is currently not possible to get a passport faster through an expediting company.

How do I find a passport office in Alaska?

You can find the closest passport offices near you using our passport office locator or by selecting a city (from the list above) in Alaska near you.

How many passport offices are there in Alaska?

There are a total of 45 US passport Acceptance Agents located within Alaska. Any of the these local passport offices are able to seal your documents and witness your signature on the application.


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