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Carver, Minnesota Passport Office Information

Residents of Carver in Carver County, Minnesota have only a single location from which they can get a passport application sealed at. The passport agent in Carver 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 Carver, 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 Carver, Minnesota and Expedited Passport service options for Carver.

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 Carver, MN

USPO - Carver
317 Broadway
Carver MN, 55315

There is only a single passport office in Carver.

USPO - Carver
317 Broadway
Carver, MN 55315

Regional Passport Offices Close to Carver

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 - 314.2 Miles
Detroit Passport Agency - 483.8 Miles
Colorado Passport Agency - 580.4 Miles
Arkansas Passport Center - 614.8 Miles
Buffalo Passport Agency - 649.8 Miles

Other passport offices near Carver Minnesota:

USPO - Jordan - Jordan - 3.6 Miles
Scott County Customer Service - Shakopee - 8.3 Miles
Carver County Service Center - Chanhassen - 10.9 Miles
USPO - Mound - Mound - 13.5 Miles
USPO - Mayer - Mayer - 13.6 Miles
Hennepin County - Eden Prairie Service Center - Eden Prairie - 13.8 Miles
USPS - Thomas Burnett Branch (Bloomington) - Bloomington - 14.9 Miles
USPO - Normandale - Edina - 16.9 Miles
USPS - Hopkins - Hopkins - 17.1 Miles
City of Wayzata - Motor Vehicle Dept - Wayzata - 17.2 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near Carver

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

Jordan Minnesota, Carver Minnesota, Cologne Minnesota, Belle Plaine Minnesota, Victoria Minnesota, Waconia Minnesota, Norwood Young America Minnesota, New Prague Minnesota, Prior Lake Minnesota, Chanhassen Minnesota, Eden Prairie Minnesota, Excelsior Minnesota, Greenwood Minnesota, Mound Minnesota, Minnetonka Minnesota, Henderson Minnesota, Savage Minnesota, Hopkins Minnesota, Orono Minnesota, Montgomery Minnesota

How to Get a Passport in Carver, Minnesota

Getting a passport in Carver 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 Carver 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 Carver will need to visit a passport office.
* Carver 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 Carver

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 Carver 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 Carver 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 Carver, Minnesota

In a hurry and travelling soon? You can use a company that expedites passports in Carver. 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 Carver, Minnesota

What is the application process of getting a passport in Carver?

Getting a passport is pretty much the process same wherever you are, the downside to being in Carver 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 Carver.

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 Carver 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 Carver?

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 Carver, 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 Carver?

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 Carver?

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 Carver.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. Walgreens #5325 - Chaska - (5.9 mi)
Northeast Corner Of Hwy 41 & Hwy 212
3110 Chaska Blvd
Chaska MN 55318
(952) 448-1180
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Cub Foods Plaza - (8.5 mi)
Minneapolis Sw Metro Area
1160 Vierling Dr
Shakopee MN 55379
(952) 233-3293
Price: Cost varies by location
Walgreens #6489 - Shakopee - (8.7 mi)
Northwest Corner Of Marschall & Vierling
1291 Tasha Dr
Shakopee MN 55379
(952) 233-3611
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Waconia - (9 mi)
Photo Center
712 Vista Blvd
Waconia MN 55387
(952) 442-3860
Price: Cost varies by location
Walgreens #11690 - Waconia - (9 mi)
Southwest Corner Of Hwy 284 & Hwy 5
121 Depot Dr
Waconia MN 55387
(952) 442-2146
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #3344 - Shakopee - (10 mi)
Photo Center
4050 Dean Lakes Boulevard
Shakopee MN 55379
(952) 402-9039
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #1747 - Chanhassen - (10.2 mi)
Photo Center
7765 Galpin Boulevard
Chanhassen MN 55317
(952) 474-6623
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #9728 - Chanhassen - (10.9 mi)
Northeast Corner Of Market & 79Th
600 W 79Th St
Chanhassen MN 55317
(952) 252-1084
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walgreens #12972 - New Prague - (11.5 mi)
Southwest Corner Of Chalupsky & Hwy 19
100 Chalupsky Ave Se
New Prague MN 56071
(952) 758-8855
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walgreens #12434 - Excelsior - (11.6 mi)
Southwest Corner Of Hwy 41 & Hwy 7
2499 Highway 7
Excelsior MN 55331
(952) 252-1070
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99