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International Student Services

Airport Arrival

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How to Get to Seattle

The closest international airport to Edmonds Community College is Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA) in Seatac, WA. Washington State not Washington, D.C. 

On the plane, you will be asked to fill out the declaration form (6059B Custom Form) Fill it out with your passport information and items for declaration. Example

  • Read the declaration form completely and fill out it out honestly. 
  • Failure to declare items (currency over $10,000, fruits, vegetables, etc.) on the form can result in seizure of your items. 

Keep the declaration form with you! You will submit it to the immigration officer.

At SEATAC Airport

After getting off the plane, follow the signs for Immigration and Customs (Area 2 for internationals)

Do not use your cellphone while waiting in immigration.

Have your I-20 and passport ready.

Be polite and honest to the immigration officer. 

All Customs kiosks have dual-phone language translators. Ask the immigration officer for translation into your language. 

Be prepared to answer questions during inspections by immigration officers such as…

  • Which school are you attending? Edmonds Community College
  • What are you studying? Your major or program (ex. Biology, ESL)
  • Where will you stay? Housing (ex. dormitory, homestay, apartment)
  • Who is picking you up? Edmonds CC Housing

After Customs, follow the signs for Baggage Claim.

Wait and pick up your luggage.

BAGGAGE CLAIM

Transportation to Edmonds CC

If you have airport pickup through Edmonds CC, please find the Edmonds Community College Stand in Baggage Claim 1 (Look for the logo!) 

Many flights arrive close together. Please be patient, we may need to wait for other students before leaving the airport.

If you missed your airport pickup, please call the Housing emergency phone number 425.308.4061

If you don’t have airport pick up, there are other ways to get to the college.

  • Taxi - $100-150 to our campus
  • Shuttle Express - $60-70 to our campus https://shuttleexpress.com/ 
  • Uber/Lyft - $60-100 to our campus
  • Our address is 20000 68th Ave. W, Lynnwood, WA 98036-5999