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Fairmont, Minnesota Passport Office Information

Passport Guide: Get a Passport in Fairmont / Applying for a passport from Fairmont

Passport Guide for Fairmont

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

How to Get a Passport in Fairmont, Minnesota

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

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 Fairmont 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 Fairmont 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 Fairmont, MN

Martin County Recorder
201 Lake Ave, #203
Fairmont MN, 56031

Looking for a passport office in Fairmont? 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 Fairmont.

Martin County Recorder
201 Lake Ave, #203
Fairmont, MN 56031

Regional Passport Offices Close to Fairmont

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 - 314.3 Miles
Detroit Passport Agency - 502.6 Miles
Colorado Passport Agency - 524.7 Miles
Arkansas Passport Center - 550.2 Miles
Dallas Passport Agency - 658.6 Miles

Other passport offices near Fairmont Minnesota:

Emmet County Recorders Office - Estherville - 23.1 Miles
Watonwan County Recorder - St James - 25.9 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near Fairmont

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

Welcome Minnesota, Winnebago Minnesota, Easton Minnesota, Lake Crystal Minnesota, Arnolds Park Iowa, Saint Benedict Iowa, Okoboji Iowa, Milford Iowa, North Mankato Minnesota, Lake Mills Iowa, Eagle Lake Minnesota, Manchester Minnesota, Saint Joseph Iowa, Livermore Iowa, Sleepy Eye Minnesota, Kasota Minnesota, Springfield Minnesota, Bradgate Iowa, Brewster Minnesota, Greenville Iowa

Passport Expediting in Fairmont, Minnesota

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

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

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

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 Fairmont 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 Fairmont?

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 Fairmont, 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 Fairmont?

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 Fairmont?

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 Fairmont.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. Walgreens #9350 - Fairmont - (4.9 mi)
Northeast Corner Of Hwy 15 & Blue Earth
1123 E Blue Earth Ave
Fairmont MN 56031
(507) 235-5965
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walmart Fairmont Supercenter - (6.3 mi)
Photo Center
1250 Goemann Rd
Fairmont MN 56031
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walmart Spirit Lake Supercenter - (34.1 mi)
Photo Center
2200 17th St.
Spirit Lake IA 51360
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
CVS #6635 - Mankato - (37.2 mi)
Photo Center
1610 Monks Avenue
Mankato MN 56001
(507) 625-1553
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #13902 - Mankato - (37.8 mi)
602 S Front St
602 S Front St
Mankato MN 56001
(507) 345-1002
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walgreens #12535 - North Mankato - (38.2 mi)
Southwest Corner Of Lorray & Commerce
1705 Commerce Dr
North Mankato MN 56003
(507) 388-1617
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #3054 - Mankato - (38.6 mi)
Photo Center
1175 Madison Avenue
Mankato MN 56001
(507) 625-1791
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #7290 - Mankato - (38.7 mi)
Northeast Corner Of Long & Madison
1270 Madison Ave
Mankato MN 56001
(507) 388-1315
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walmart Mankato Supercenter - (39 mi)
Photo Center
1881 E Madison Ave
Mankato MN 56001
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
UPS Store - Mankato - (39.2 mi)
Across The Street From River Hill Mall & Planet Fitness - Next To Mankato Clinic
1819 Adams St
Mankato MN 56001
(507) 779-7577
Price: Cost varies by location