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Apple Valley, Minnesota Passport Office Information

Residents of Apple Valley in Dakota County, Minnesota have only a single location from which they can get a passport application sealed at. The passport agent in Apple Valley can provide you with passport forms or witness your signature and seal your passport documents (if you don't need your passport application sealed then you do not need to visit an acceptance agent). Besides the 1 passport office here in Apple Valley, there are (166) other passport offices in Minnesota from which you can get a passport application sealed at. If you are not needing a passport for at least (4-6) weeks, you can visit the sole passport acceptance agent listed below the map on this web page. If you need it faster than that, please see: closest regional passport offices to Apple Valley, Minnesota and Expedited Passport service options for Apple Valley.

Local passport offices are typically post offices, county clerk offices, and other government offices (Keep in mind: that not all county clerks, and not all post offices are acceptance agents). These ofices don't issue passports but witness your signature and officially seal your passport application. There is a $35 fee for sealing your application and supporting documentation. Renewals do not need to visit an acceptance agent.

Passport Office in Apple Valley, MN

Dakota County - Western Center
14955 Galaxie Ave
Apple Valley MN, 55124

There is only a single passport office in Apple Valley.

Dakota County - Western Center
14955 Galaxie Ave
Apple Valley, MN 55124

Regional Passport Offices Close to Apple Valley

These are passport issuing facilities. You will need to make an appointment and present proof of upcoming travel but in most cases, you will be able to get passport renewal, new passports, child passports, or a lost passport replacement Same Day or Next Day.

Chicago Passport Agency - 297.8 Miles
Detroit Passport Agency - 464.3 Miles
Colorado Passport Agency - 599.7 Miles
Arkansas Passport Center - 616.3 Miles
Buffalo Passport Agency - 629.4 Miles

Other passport offices near Apple Valley Minnesota:

USPO - Burnsville - Burnsville - 3.3 Miles
Dakota County License Center - Burnsville - Burnsville - 3.6 Miles
Dakota County License Center - Lakeville - 5.6 Miles
USPO - Eagan Branch - Eagan - 6.3 Miles
City of Bloomington - Bloomington - 6.4 Miles
USPS - Thomas Burnett Branch (Bloomington) - Bloomington - 7.8 Miles
City of Richfield - Richfield - 8.6 Miles
USPO - Mendota - Mendota - 8.7 Miles
Hennepin County - Southdale Service Center - Edina - 9.3 Miles
Dakota County - Northern Center - West St Paul - 9.5 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near Apple Valley

Residents of the following close by cities looking to get a passport should consider using these passport office(s) located in Apple Valley for their passport application sealing needs.

Apple Valley Minnesota, Rosemount Minnesota, Burnsville Minnesota, Eagan Minnesota, Lakeville Minnesota, Savage Minnesota, Farmington Minnesota, Bloomington Minnesota, Mendota Minnesota, Mendota Heights Minnesota, Richfield Minnesota, Inver Grove Heights Minnesota, Prior Lake Minnesota, Edina Minnesota, Newport Minnesota, South Saint Paul Minnesota, Hampton Minnesota, Cottage Grove Minnesota, Saint Paul Minnesota, Eden Prairie Minnesota

How to Get a Passport in Apple Valley, Minnesota

Getting a passport in Apple Valley is easy, it depends on what type of passport application you are doing and how quickly you need it processed. We've written the following passport guides, it doesn't matter if you are in Apple Valley or not as the process will be similar regardless of where you are, The standard passport processing times right now are 10 to 12 weeks to receive your passport.

* Anyone applying for a new passport in Apple Valley will need to visit a passport office.
* Apple Valley isn't near a passport agency, you could try a passport service or arrange to travel to one of the regional offices.
* To renew your passport, you do NOT need to visit a passport office.

Please select the appropriate guide from the list:

Passport Renewal in Apple Valley

Just a quick note about passport renewals because it will save you a lot of time, money, and hassles. It doesn't matter where you are, if you are in Apple Valley or any other city in Minnesota or any other state for that matter. If you have your old passport that is in good condition, it expired less than 5 years ago (or hasn't expired yet) and you are an adult - you can simply do your renewal paperwork online at the Department of State / Bureau of Consular Affairs and mail it in with new passport photos. It is currently taking 10-12 weeks standard processing or 4-6 weeks for expedited processing. If you need to renew it faster, you MUST have proof of travel and you must visit a regional passport office yourself, the closest ones to Apple Valley are listed below. If this is not possible or you want to avoid going there yourself, please only then consider using a passport expediter.

Passport Expediting in Apple Valley, Minnesota

In a hurry and travelling soon? You can use a company that expedites passports in Apple Valley. Passport expediting companies charge their own set of fees for their service in addition to the government passport application fee and government expediting fee. The cost gets more expensive the faster your passport is needed and it's actually not any faster than visiting a regional passport office yourself. However, using an expediting service is highly convenient as you won't have to go to a regional passport office yourself (for any DS11 application, you will still need to visit a local acceptance agent to get your documents sealed).

Read more about 3rd Party Passport Expediting

Frequently Asked Questions About Passports in Apple Valley, Minnesota

What is the application process of getting a passport in Apple Valley?

Getting a passport is pretty much the process same wherever you are, the downside to being in Apple Valley and needing a passport is that there is no regional passport office nearby. If you need a passport quickly, you will have limited options. With most new passport applicants, the journey will start by going to a local acceptance agent; there is only one passport office in Apple Valley.

The basic process: fill out the DS-11 New Passport Application, take it with your proof of identity, passport photos, and passport fees to the only passport office in Apple Valley to witness your signature and seal the documents. Wait 10-12 weeks.
For complete in-depth details see: New Passport Application Guide

How fast can I get a passport in Apple Valley?

There are a couple of different methods to getting your passport processed, which route you choose will determine how fast your passport will be received. By going to a passport service office in Apple Valley, you have the choice between standard mail-in service (currently taking 10-12 weeks) or expedited mail-in service (takes 4-6 weeks). There are no regional passport issuing offices within 200 miles. You might want to consider using a private passport courier that can expedite your passport application.

How much does a passport cost in Apple Valley?

Unlike drivers licenses and state IDs, passports are a Federal (national) document, it costs the same no matter what city or state you are in, $110 ($145 with acceptance agent fee) for adult passports and $80 ($115 with acceptance agent fee) for child passports. There may be some additional fees and / or expenses that you might need to pay, please see passport fees for an explaination of all passport fees and costs.

Where to get passport photos in Apple Valley?

One of the most common questions we get asked is where "where should I get my passport photos taken at?" First, have a look at our in-depth passport photo guide so you know everything there is to know about passport photos. Here are the major stores that take and print passport photos near Apple Valley.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. CVS #663 - Apple Valley - (0.9 mi)
Photo Center
15051 Galaxie Avenue
Apple Valley MN 55124
(952) 432-3535
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #9727 - Apple Valley - (1 mi)
Southeast Corner Of Pilot Knob & 140Th
14020 Pilot Knob Rd
Apple Valley MN 55124
(952) 322-1163
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Apple Valley - (1.1 mi)
North West corner of Cedar & County Rd. 42, Behind McDonald's, below the Clock Tower.
7635 W 148th St
Apple Valley MN 55124
(952) 432-2323
Price: Cost varies by location
Walmart Apple Valley Supercenter - (1.2 mi)
Photo Center
7835 150th St W
Apple Valley MN 55124
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walgreens #2661 - Apple Valley - (1.3 mi)
Cedar Avenue & County Road 42
15250 Cedar Ave
Apple Valley MN 55124
(952) 432-5557
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walgreens #5634 - Lakeville - (1.9 mi)
Southwest Corner Of Cedar & 160Th (Hwy 46)
7560 160Th St W
Lakeville MN 55044
(952) 891-1167
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #1995 - Apple Valley - (2 mi)
Photo Center
15115 Dove Trail
Apple Valley MN 55124
(952) 423-3200
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #4038 - Rosemount - (2.5 mi)
County Road 42 & Shannon Parkway
15034 Shannon Pkwy
Rosemount MN 55068
(651) 322-6603
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walgreens #2766 - Eagan - (2.6 mi)
Rahn Avenue & Cliff Road
2010 Cliff Rd
Eagan MN 55122
(651) 686-6940
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walgreens #2496 - Burnsville - (2.6 mi)
County Road 42 & Lac Lavon Drive
14700 Lac Lavon Dr
Burnsville MN 55306
(952) 432-4471
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99