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USPO - Minot: Passport Office in Minot ND


Location:
USPO - Minot
Address:
117 5th Ave SW
 
Minot, ND 58701
 
Hours of Operation Shown in (CST)
Monday
10:00AM - 3:00PM
Tuesday
10:00AM - 3:00PM
Wednesday
10:00AM - 3:00PM
Thursday
10:00AM - 3:00PM
Friday
10:00AM - 3:00PM


Handicap Accessible (ADA): Yes

Passport Photos: Yes, the USPO - Minot takes passport photographs onsite - Please review our guide to Passport Photos. If you want your passport photos taken before you go to the acceptance agent, here is a list of places to get passport photos in Minot.


Minot Passport Office: USPO - Minot Location Overview

USPO - Minot is an acceptance agent/passport office. For passport service in Minot, ND you can go here for passport help. USPO - Minot is a Postal facility that is able to witness your signature and seal your passport documents - standard processing is 4-8 weeks. This office DOES NOT issue passports, they will send your passport forms directly to a regional passport facility. There is 1 other passport acceptance agent offices located in Minot. USPO - Minot is located in County, North Dakota.

About USPO - Minot

USPO - Minot is not a passport issuance facility and you will NOT receive a passport on-site there. This facility is an acceptance agent, the USPO - Minot is sort of like a special notary for the Department of State / Passport Agency in which they can "Witness" your signature and officially "Seal" your application and documents. There is a separate $35 fee for this that is paid at the time of sealing.

Needs to visit an acceptance agent
New Passports Application (Child or Adult)
Lost / Damaged Passport Replacement

Doesn't need to visit an acceptance agent
Passport Renewal
Passport Name Change Application

Passport Processing Times at USPO - Minot

Standard Processing - Because of Covid-19, the current processing times are 10-12 weeks after submitting an application.

Expedited Processing - You can pay an extra $60 when sealing your documents at USPO - Minot to get your passport quicker, typically in 4-6 weeks.

Emergency Processing - (NOT AVAILABLE at USPO - Minot): If you have proof of travel within 3 days you can request an emergency appointment at one of the regional passport offices close to Minot. Also see our info about 3rd-party passport expediters.

Nearest Regional Passport Offices to Minot, ND

Colorado Passport Agency - 530.2 Miles
Chicago Passport Agency - 692.5 Miles
Seattle Passport Agency - 840.8 Miles

Passport Services Offered at USPO - Minot

Passport Forms - If you need to pick up a physical pre-printed application that you can fill out by hand, the USPO - Minot will have pre-printed passport forms. You may also get passport forms from our website and print them on your own printer.

Passport Document Sealing / Passport Application Signature Witness - USPO - Minot is an official Acceptance Agent as appointed by the Department of State. Certain municipal and postal employees at this location are authorized to "Witness" your signature (kind of like a notary).
NOTE: not required for passport renewals
Acceptance Agent fee is $35 (see more about Acceptance Agent Fees)

4-6 week passport expediting / 10-12-week standard passport service - These are the standard processing times for passports at any acceptance agent.

Passport Photos - They can take and print your passport photos on site, typically $10-15.

USPO - Minot Service Area Radius

This passport office is located in - Ward County and serves the passport needs for residents of other nearby zipcodes including: 58701, 58702, 58707, 58722, 58781, 58733, 58768, 58703, 58785, 58790, 58759, 58704, 58705, 58735, 58716, 58740, 58741, 58731, 58718

Frequently asked questions

How fast can I get a passport at USPO - Minot?

USPO - Minot does not issue passports, they are sent to a central processing facility, it will take at a minimum of 4 weeks if using expedited service and up to 12 weeks for standard processing.

I need a passport sooner than that, what are my options?

It's about 1070 miles roundtrip, so it is pretty far from Minot to Colorado Passport Agency, the closest passport issuing agency. You might want to consider using a passport expediting service to save you the time of going there yourself.

Does USPO - Minot charge for passports?

USPO - Minot is an acceptance agent, USPO - Minot does not issue passports – they do however charge the standard $35 acceptance agent fee to seal your documents, this is only required for new or replacement passport applications; renewals do not need to be sealed and thus no acceptance agent fee is required. Please see our detailed information on passport fees.

Can I get walk-in passport service at USPO - Minot?

If by walk-in service you mean get your passport there at USPO - Minot? Then no. They do not issue passports, you can get walk-in passport issuance at a regional passport facility only, not local acceptance agent facilities; passport are sent to a central processing location.

Does USPO - Minot do passport renewals?

If you have your expired or soon-to-be expired passport, it is in good condition and the validity period on your expired passport was for 10-years, then you do not even need to visit an acceptance agent. You can do your application online, print-it and send it in with new passport photos, the old passport, and the required passport fees. See our guide about passport renewals to renew your passport yourself.

Can USPO - Minot tell me about the status of my application?

No, they are acceptance agents and have nothing to do with the application once they witness your signature and seal your application. Once an application is in-process, USPO - Minot will not be able to assist any further.

Does USPO - Minot take passport photos?

Yes, you can get your passport photos taken there. Here are a list of additional locations in Minot that takes passport photos.

What forms of payment does USPO - Minot accept?

At USPO - Minot, the passport acceptance fees can be paid for with a check, cash, money order or debit card. Since USPO - Minot takes passport photos there, you can also pay for photos with the same payment methods. Passport Fees can only be paid with a check or money order.