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Kenai, Alaska Passport Office Information

Last Reviewed on March 16th, 2022

How to get a passport in Kenai, AK: Passport Offices & Application Process

USPO - Kenai
140 Bidarka St
Kenai AK, 99611

In Kenai, Alaska there is only a single passport office location (e.g. acceptance agent). These passport offices are part of the application process for a new adult or child passport application. The Kenai passport office clerks are official "acceptance agents" for the Passport Agency and can witness your signature and seal your passport documents (if you do not need your passport application sealed then you do not need to visit an acceptance agent).

In addition to the 1 passport office in Kenai, there are (43) other passport offices in Alaska from which you can get a passport application sealed at. If you are not needing a passport for at least (4-6) weeks, you can visit the sole passport acceptance agent listed below the map on this web page. If you need it faster than that, please see: closest regional passport offices to Kenai, Alaska and Expedited Passport service options for Kenai.

Local passport offices are typically post offices, county clerk offices, and other government offices (Keep in mind: that not all county clerks, and not all post offices are acceptance agents). These local passport offices don't issue passports; the clerks (acceptance agents) at a local office can witness your signature and "officially" seal your passport application. There is a $35 fee for sealing your application and supporting documentation. Renewals do not need to visit an acceptance agent.


Passport Offices in Kenai Alaska

Showing the single passport office in Kenai:

USPO - Kenai

140 Bidarka St
Kenai, AK 99611

 

Other passport offices near Kenai Alaska

USPO - Cooper Landing - Cooper Landing - 41.3 Miles
USPO - Sand Lake - Anchorage - 52 Miles
USPO - Homer - Homer - 55.4 Miles
USPO - Downtown Station - Anchorage - 55.5 Miles
Seward Community Library - Seward - 59 Miles
USPO - Girdwood - Anchorage - 65.5 Miles
USPO - Eagle River - Eagle River - 66.3 Miles
USPO - Willow - Willow - 78.7 Miles
USPO - Wasilla - Wasilla - 80.3 Miles
USPO - Palmer - Palmer - 87.3 Miles

Regional Passport Offices Close to Kenai

These are passport issuing facilities. You will need to make an appointment and present proof of upcoming travel but in most cases, you will be able to get passport renewal, new passports, child passports, or a lost passport replacement Same Day or Next Day.

Seattle Passport Agency - 1262.2 Miles
San Francisco Passport Agency - 1744.3 Miles
Los Angeles Passport Agency - 2032.8 Miles
Colorado Passport Agency - 2113.1 Miles
San Diego Passport Agency - 2133.5 Miles



Kenai, Alaska Passport Forms & Application Guides

Getting a passport in Kenai is easy, it depends on what type of passport application you are doing and how quickly you need it processed. We've written the following passport guides, it doesn't matter if you are in Kenai or not as the process will be similar regardless of where you are, The standard passport processing times right now are 10 to 12 weeks to receive your passport.

* Anyone applying for a new passport in Kenai will need to visit a passport office.
* Kenai isn't near a passport agency, you could try a passport service or arrange to travel to one of the regional offices.
* To renew your passport, you do NOT need to visit a passport office.

Please select the appropriate guide from the list:

Passport Renewal in Kenai

Just a quick note about passport renewals because it will save you a lot of time, money, and hassles. It doesn't matter where you are, if you are in Kenai or any other city in Alaska or any other state for that matter. If you have your old passport that is in good condition, it expired less than 5 years ago (or hasn't expired yet) and you are an adult - you can simply do your renewal paperwork online at the Department of State / Bureau of Consular Affairs and mail it in with new passport photos. It is currently taking 10-12 weeks standard processing or 4-6 weeks for expedited processing. If you need to renew it faster, you MUST have proof of travel and you must visit a regional passport office yourself, the closest ones to Kenai are listed below. If this is not possible or you want to avoid going there yourself, please only then consider using a passport expeditor.


Passport Service for Cities Near Kenai

Residents of the following cities that are close to Kenai can consider using the passport office services in Kenai for their passport application sealing needs.

Kenai Alaska, Soldotna Alaska, Sterling Alaska, Drift River Alaska, Tyonek Alaska, Ninilchik Alaska, Beluga Alaska, Cooper Landing Alaska, Hope Alaska, Homer Alaska, Seward Alaska, Fort Richardson Alaska, Alyeska Alaska, Big Lake Alaska, Seldovia Alaska, Port Graham Alaska, Nanwalek Alaska, Whittier Alaska, Houston Alaska, Willow Alaska

Passport Expediting in Kenai, Alaska

In a hurry and travelling soon? You can use a company that expedites passports in Kenai. Passport expediting companies charge their own set of fees for their service in addition to the government passport application fee and government expediting fee. The cost gets more expensive the faster your passport is needed and it's actually not any faster than visiting a regional passport office yourself. However, using an expediting service is highly convenient as you won't have to go to a regional passport office yourself (for any DS11 application, you will still need to visit a local acceptance agent to get your documents sealed).

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Frequently Asked Questions About Passports in Kenai, Alaska

We make the passport application process easier and make getting a passport in Kenai simplier. Our guide to how and where to get a passport in Kenai contains all the passport office information you will need but often times there are still questions:

What is the application process of getting a passport in Kenai?

Getting a passport is pretty much the process same wherever you are, the downside to being in Kenai and needing a passport is that there is no regional passport office nearby. If you need a passport quickly, you will have limited options. With most new passport applicants, the journey will start by going to a local acceptance agent; there is only one passport office in Kenai.
The basic process: fill out the DS-11 New Passport Application, take it with your proof of identity, passport photos, and passport fees to the only passport office in Kenai to witness your signature and seal the documents. Wait 10-12 weeks.
For complete in-depth details see: New Passport Application Guide

How fast can I get a passport in Kenai?

There are a couple of different methods to getting your passport processed, which route you choose will determine how fast your passport will be received. By going to a passport service office in Kenai, you have the choice between standard mail-in service (currently taking 10-12 weeks) or expedited mail-in service (takes 4-6 weeks). There are no regional passport issuing offices within 200 miles. You might want to consider using a private passport courier that can expedite your passport application.

How much does a passport cost in Kenai?

Unlike drivers licenses and state IDs, passports are a Federal (national) document, it costs the same no matter what city or state you are in, $130 ($165 with acceptance agent fee) for adult passports and $100 ($135 with acceptance agent fee) for child passports. There may be some additional fees and / or expenses that you might need to pay, please see passport fees for an explaination of all passport fees and costs.

Where to get passport photos in Kenai?

One of the most common questions we get asked is where "where should I get my passport photos taken at?" First, have a look at our in-depth passport photo guide so you know everything there is to know about passport photos. Here are the major stores that take and print passport photos near Kenai.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite.

Walmart Kenai Supercenter - (0.9 mi)
Photo Center
10096 Kenai Spur Hwy
Kenai AK 99611
907-395-0986
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
UPS Store - Soldotna - (5.2 mi)
Across From King Salmon Motel Near Joann Fabric And Coldstone Ice Cream
35555 Spur Hwy
Soldotna AK 99669
(907) 262-8774
Price: Cost varies by location
Walgreens #16059 - Soldotna - (5.9 mi)
Southwest Corner Of Kenai Spur & Sterling Hwy (Ak 1)
44001 Sterling Hwy
Soldotna AK 99669
(907) 260-6372
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walgreens #12680 - Anchorage - (51.4 mi)
Northeast Corner Of Northwood & Dimond
2197 W Dimond Blvd
Anchorage AK 99515
(907) 339-9600
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Huffman Rd - (51.5 mi)
At Old Seward And Huffman Near Carr's
1120 Huffman Rd
Anchorage AK 99515
(907) 345-7311
Price: Cost varies by location
Walgreens #13449 - Anchorage - (51.7 mi)
Southeast Corner Of Brandon & Huffman
12405 Brandon St
Anchorage AK 99515
(907) 646-4023
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Costco Store #10 - Anchorage - (52.4 mi)
Photo Center
330 W Dimond Blvd
Anchorage AK 99515
(907) 349-2335
Price: Cost at COSTCO locations: $5.99
UPS Store - E Dimond Blvd - (52.6 mi)
Kings Row At Corner Of Dimond & King St, Opposite Toys R Us
205 E Dimond Blvd
Anchorage AK 99515
(907) 344-1211
Price: Cost varies by location
Walmart Anchorage Supercenter - (52.6 mi)
Photo Center
8900 Old Seward Hwy
Anchorage AK 99515
907-344-9900
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walgreens #15654 - Anchorage - (53.4 mi)
Southwest Corner Of Lake Otis & 88Th
2550 E 88Th Ave
Anchorage AK 99507
(907) 349-9292
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99



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