United States Federal Office Building
Minneapolis MN, 55401
Note: You may only make an appointment for a passport at the Minneapolis Passport Agency if you are traveling in the next 14 days or if you must first obtain a foreign travel visa for travel within the next 30 days.
Directions to Minneapolis Passport Agency
Public Transportation Directions
The Federal Building is located on the west side of 3rd Ave S, across the street from the Depot Hotel and three blocks north of the Government Plaza stop on the light rail line. There is a public bus stop behind the Federal Building on 2nd Ave S. For light rail, bus and commuter rail maps, fares and schedules, please visit http://www.metrotransit.org/
From the North:
Take I-35W South and exit at Washington Avenue (exit 17C). Take a right onto Washington Avenue. Take another right onto 3rd Ave S. The Federal building will be on the left.
From the East:
Take I-94W to the Cedar Ave Exit. Turn right onto Cedar Ave. Continue North on Cedar Ave., which will curve around and become Washington Ave. Take a right and head North on 3rd Ave South. The Federal building will be on your left.
From the South:
Take I-35 North to I-35W (toward Minneapolis). Continue on I-35W North toward the "Downtown Exits." Stay in left 3 lanes and merge onto Hwy 65 North. Take the 5th Ave S exit. Continue on 5th Ave. for 8 blocks and turn left onto Washington Ave S. Go two blocks to 3rd Ave S. Turn right onto 3rd Ave S. The Federal building will be on the left.
From the West:
Take I-394 E towards Minneapolis. Take the 3rd Ave N / Washington Ave exit (exit 9c). At the top of the ramp take a right onto Washington Ave. Take a left onto 3rd Ave S.
Acceptance Agents near the Minneapolis Passport Agency
There are also acceptance agents in the following nearby cities: Bloomington, Burnsville, & St. Paul - Acceptance agents are for those not needing a passport within the next (2-3) weeks. You can simply submit your passport application through an acceptance agent. In the case of passport renewals you can mail in an application.