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Elk River, Minnesota Passport Office Information

Passport Guide: Get a Passport in Elk River / Applying for a passport from Elk River
Last Updated: 1/18/2021

Passport Guide for Elk River

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

How to Get a Passport in Elk River, Minnesota

Getting a passport in Elk River 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 Elk River 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 Elk River will need to visit a passport office.
* Elk River 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 Elk River

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 Elk River 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 Elk River 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 Office in Elk River, MN

Sherburne County Recorder
13880 Business Center Dr NW
Elk River MN, 55330

Looking for a passport office in Elk River? There are hundreds of such offices in Minnesota. These 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.

There is only a single passport office in Elk River.

Sherburne County Recorder
13880 Business Center Dr NW
Elk River, MN 55330

Regional Passport Offices Close to Elk River

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 - 331.1 Miles
Detroit Passport Agency - 489.3 Miles
Colorado Passport Agency - 603.3 Miles
Buffalo Passport Agency - 648.9 Miles
Arkansas Passport Center - 652.6 Miles

Other passport offices near Elk River Minnesota:

USPO - Zimmerman - Zimmerman - 6.2 Miles
Anoka License Center - Ramsey - 8.1 Miles
USPO - Rogers - Rogers - 9.3 Miles
Anoka Post Office - Anoka - 11.8 Miles
USPO - Champlin - Champlin - 12.5 Miles
Hennepin County - Maple Grove Center - Maple Grove - 13.7 Miles
Ham Lake License Center - Ham Lake - 14.4 Miles
Wright County Auditor-Treasurer - Buffalo - 16.7 Miles
USPO - Brooklyn Park - Brooklyn Park - 16.8 Miles
USPO - Coon Rapids - Coon Rapids - 16.8 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near Elk River

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

Dayton Minnesota, Ramsey Minnesota, Albertville Minnesota, Big Lake Minnesota, Rogers Minnesota, Monticello Minnesota, Champlin Minnesota, Hanover Minnesota, Andover Minnesota, Becker Minnesota, Princeton Minnesota, Ham Lake Minnesota, Corcoran Minnesota, East Bethel Minnesota, Greenfield Minnesota, Isanti Minnesota, Rockford Minnesota, Maple Grove Minnesota, Brooklyn Park Minnesota, Coon Rapids Minnesota

Passport Expediting in Elk River, Minnesota

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

What is the application process of getting a passport in Elk River?

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

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 Elk River 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 Elk River?

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 Elk River, 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 Elk River?

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 Elk River?

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 Elk River.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. Walgreens #10289 - Elk River - (2.6 mi)
Southwest Corner Of Hwy 169 & Main
18267 Carson Ct Nw
Elk River MN 55330
(763) 252-1175
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walmart Elk River Supercenter - (2.8 mi)
Photo Center
18185 Zane St Nw
Elk River MN 55330
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
UPS Store - Elk River - (2.8 mi)
Across From Wal-Mart
18140 Zane St
Elk River MN 55330
(763) 633-7050
Price: Cost varies by location
Walgreens #7812 - Rogers - (8.1 mi)
Southeast Corner Of Hwy 101 & 141St
21495 141St Ave N
Rogers MN 55374
(763) 428-5802
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Rogers - (8.8 mi)
Located Between Target & Kohl's And Next To Applebee's On Hwy 94 & Highway 101
21897 S Diamond Lake Rd
Rogers MN 55374
(763) 428-3966
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #5920 - St Michael - (8.9 mi)
Photo Center
600 Central Street Avenue East
St Michael MN 55376
(763) 497-6632
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #13842 - Saint Michael - (9.1 mi)
Southeast Corner Of Main & Sr 241 ( Main)
9 Central Ave E
Saint Michael MN 55376
(763) 497-8503
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #4696 - Rogers - (9.2 mi)
Photo Center
21455 John Milless Drive
Rogers MN 55374
(763) 428-2629
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #13938 - Monticello - (9.9 mi)
Northeast Corner Of Hwy 25 (Pine) & Hwy 75 (Broadway)
135 E Broadway St
Monticello MN 55362
(763) 295-5890
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walmart Monticello Supercenter - (10.6 mi)
Photo Center
9320 Cedar St
Monticello MN 55362
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44