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Processing Delays and Covid-19 Update for the America the Beautiful – the National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Passes (also called Interagency Passes):


Due to popular demand for the Lifetime-Military Pass, please allow 2 weeks for the processing of your order.

Is an Interagency Annual Pass right for YOU at THIS time? 

Do you plan to go to multiple parks?  

  • IF yes, proceed to next question, if no, check for site specific passes 

  • Before purchasing a pass you should carefully consider which federal pass best suits your needs. In addition to the Interagency Passes many agencies offer location-specific passes for sale at individual recreation areas, and site-specific digital passes are available from

Have you checked the site(s) you plan to visit?  Are they open and collecting fees?  

  • IF yes, proceed to next question,  if no you might not need a pass at this time. 

  • To determine if an Interagency Pass is right for you at THIS time, it is very important to contact the federal recreation site directly for closure and fee updates before departing for your destination. National parks and federal recreation areas may reopen and/or resume charging fees on different dates based on local conditions and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Guidance.

Is your trip four weeks or more from now? 

  • If Yes, proceed to purchase, if no, you might not get your pass in time for your trip.  Try to purchase your pass at the first park on your itinerary after verifying that passes are being sold. SITE LOCATIONS THAT ISSUE PASSES

  • Our current in-house processing time is 3 business days.  Please allow additional time for delivery 

    • Best Way: expect order up to 21 business days AFTER processing time.
    • FedEx Ground: expect order in 3-5 business days AFTER processing time. 
    • FedEx 2 day: expect order in 2 business days AFTER processing time 
    • FedEx Next day:  expect order in 1 business day AFTER processing time.   

Please remember when making your purchase that Interagency Passes are non-refundable, non-transferable, cannot be extended and cannot be replaced if lost or stolen.