You can buy a Senior Pass in person from a participating Federal recreation site or office. See Site Locations that issue the Senior Pass.
You can buy a Senior Pass using the USGS online store. Applicants must upload proof of residency and age. This may be done by photographing your document and uploading it to the order. You will need to provide a credit card payment of $90.00 for the lifetime pass, or $30 for the Annual Senior pass (The price of the pass with an additional $10.00 document processing fee). Once the documentation is verified and payment is received, a pass, with the pass owner’s name pre-printed on it, will be issued to the applicant. If you cannot order a Senior pass online, you can submit a Paper Application by mail to the USGS using the paper application and enclosing the same documents and $20 fee
Online Senior Pass applications are processed and shipped within 10-12 weeks from the day they arrive at USGS. Transit time varies, and is dependent upon the service selected:
• USPS - typically 5-10 business days
• FedEx Ground - typically 3-5 business days
• FedEx 2nd day - typically 2 business days
• FedEx Overnight - typically 1 business day
If you need your pass within 12 weeks or less, it is recommended that you either obtain your pass at the first site you visit, or request expedited shipping services for your order.