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White Bear Lake License Bureau: Passport Office in White Bear Lake MN


Location:
White Bear Lake License Bureau
Address:
4701 Us-61 N
 
White Bear Lake, MN 55110
 
Hours of Operation Shown in (CST)
Monday
8:00AM - 4:30PM
Tuesday
8:00AM - 4:30PM
Wednesday
8:00AM - 4:30PM
Thursday
8:00AM - 4:30PM
Friday
8:00AM - 4:30PM


Handicap Accessible (ADA): Yes

Passport Photos: Yes, the White Bear Lake License Bureau takes passport photographs onsite - Please review our guide to Passport Photos, it has a lot of great information about the specifics of passport photos. We have also compiled a list of places to get passport photos in White Bear Lake.


White Bear Lake Passport Office: White Bear Lake License Bureau Location Overview

White Bear Lake License Bureau is an acceptance agent/passport office. For passport service in White Bear Lake, MN you can go here for passport help. White Bear Lake License Bureau is a Municipal 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 are NO other passport acceptance agent offices located in White Bear Lake. White Bear Lake License Bureau is located in White Bear Lake County, Minnesota.

About White Bear Lake License Bureau

White Bear Lake License Bureau is not a passport issuance facility and you will NOT receive a passport on-site there. This facility is an acceptance agent, the White Bear Lake License Bureau 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

No Need to visit an acceptance agent
Passport Renewal
Passport Name Change Application

Passport Processing Times at White Bear Lake License Bureau

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 White Bear Lake License Bureau to get your passport quicker, typically in 4-6 weeks.

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

Nearest Regional Passport Offices to White Bear Lake, MN

Chicago Passport Agency - 303.2 Miles
Detroit Passport Agency - 462.1 Miles
Colorado Passport Agency - 616.7 Miles

Passport Services Offered at White Bear Lake License Bureau

Passport Forms - If you need to pick up a physical pre-printed application that you can fill out by hand, the White Bear Lake License Bureau 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 - White Bear Lake License Bureau 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, please see processing times for White Bear Lake License Bureau.

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

White Bear Lake License Bureau Service Area Radius

This passport office is located in - Ramsey County and serves the passport needs for residents of other nearby zipcodes including: 55110, 55115, 55127, 55090, 55038, 55109, 55144, 55126, 55128, 55117, 55082, 55083, 55014, 55112, 55106, 55042, 55130, 55113, 55449

Frequently asked questions

How fast can I get a passport at White Bear Lake License Bureau?

White Bear Lake License Bureau 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 610 miles roundtrip, so it is pretty far from White Bear Lake to Chicago 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 White Bear Lake License Bureau charge for passports?

White Bear Lake License Bureau is an acceptance agent, White Bear Lake License Bureau 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 White Bear Lake License Bureau?

If by walk-in service you mean get your passport there at White Bear Lake License Bureau? 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 White Bear Lake License Bureau 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 White Bear Lake License Bureau 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, White Bear Lake License Bureau will not be able to assist any further.

Does White Bear Lake License Bureau take passport photos?

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

What forms of payment does White Bear Lake License Bureau accept?

At White Bear Lake License Bureau, the passport acceptance fees can be paid for with a check, cash, money order or debit card. Since White Bear Lake License Bureau 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.