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Forest Lake, Minnesota Passport Office Information

Residents of Forest Lake in Washington County, Minnesota have a choice of 2 passport locations to visit in order to get their passport application sealed. The passport agents in Forest Lake 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 2 passport offices here in Forest Lake, there are (164) 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 any of the passport acceptance agents listed below the map on this web page. If you need it faster than that, please see: closest regional passport offices to Forest Lake, Minnesota and Expedited Passport service options for Forest Lake.

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 Offices in Forest Lake, MN

Washington County Service Center-Forest Lake
19955 Forest Rd N
Forest Lake MN, 55025

USPO - Forest Lake
78 6th Ave NE
Forest Lake MN, 55025

There are 2 passport offices in Forest Lake.

Washington County Service Center-Forest Lake
19955 Forest Rd N
Forest Lake, MN 55025
USPO - Forest Lake
78 6th Ave NE
Forest Lake, MN 55025

Regional Passport Offices Close to Forest Lake

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 - 309.8 Miles
Detroit Passport Agency - 465.8 Miles
Colorado Passport Agency - 621 Miles
Buffalo Passport Agency - 625.3 Miles
Arkansas Passport Center - 647.3 Miles

Other passport offices near Forest Lake Minnesota:

USPO - Circle Pines - Circle Pines - 9.2 Miles
Ham Lake License Center - Ham Lake - 9.3 Miles
USPO - Lindstrom - Lindstrom - 10.5 Miles
Anoka County License Bureau - Blaine - 10.6 Miles
White Bear Lake License Bureau - White Bear Lake - 10.8 Miles
Vadnais Heights Retail Postal Store - Vadnais Heights - 11.1 Miles
USPO - Coon Rapids - Coon Rapids - 12.6 Miles
USPS-North St. Paul Station - North Saint Paul - 15.1 Miles
USPO - Stillwater - Stillwater - 15.2 Miles
Roseville License Center - Roseville - 15.3 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near Forest Lake

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

Columbus Minnesota, Forest Lake Minnesota, Wyoming Minnesota, Centerville Minnesota, Hugo Minnesota, Lino Lakes Minnesota, East Bethel Minnesota, Chisago City Minnesota, Circle Pines Minnesota, Scandia Minnesota, Ham Lake Minnesota, North Oaks Minnesota, Lindstrom Minnesota, Dellwood Minnesota, White Bear Lake Minnesota, Andover Minnesota, Birchwood Minnesota, Shoreview Minnesota, Mounds View Minnesota, Spring Lake Park Minnesota

How to Get a Passport in Forest Lake, Minnesota

Getting a passport in Forest Lake 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 Forest Lake 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 Forest Lake will need to visit a passport office.
* Forest Lake 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 Forest Lake

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 Forest Lake 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 Forest Lake 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 Forest Lake, Minnesota

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

What is the application process of getting a passport in Forest Lake?

Getting a passport is pretty much the process same wherever you are, the downside to being in Forest Lake 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 are 2 passport offices in Forest Lake.

The basic process: fill out the DS-11 New Passport Application, take it with your proof of identity, passport photos, and passport fees to any of the passport offices in Forest Lake 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 Forest Lake?

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 Forest Lake, 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 Forest Lake?

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 Forest Lake?

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 Forest Lake.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. Walmart Forest Lake Supercenter - (1.1 mi)
Photo Center
200 12th St Sw
Forest Lake MN 55025
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
UPS Store - Forest Lake Market Place - (1.3 mi)
Forest Lake Marketplace Between Cub Foods And Papa Murphy's Pizza
2009 W Broadway Ave
Forest Lake MN 55025
(651) 464-3000
Price: Cost varies by location
Walgreens #7111 - Forest Lake - (1.3 mi)
Northwest Corner Of 12Th & Broadway
1207 W Broadway Ave
Forest Lake MN 55025
(651) 255-1887
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walgreens #7781 - Blaine - (8.6 mi)
Southeast Corner Of Lexington & Pheasant Ridge
4202 Pheasant Ridge Dr Ne
Blaine MN 55449
(651) 255-1498
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walmart Blaine Supercenter - (8.6 mi)
Photo Center
4369 Ball Road Ne
Blaine MN 55014
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walgreens #3293 - Circle Pines - (9.7 mi)
Lake Drive & Lexington Avenue
9273 Lake Dr
Circle Pines MN 55014
(763) 783-7005
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walgreens #7218 - Blaine - (9.9 mi)
Southeast Corner Of Central & 125Th
12480 Aberdeen St Ne
Blaine MN 55449
(763) 862-6596
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Blaine - (9.9 mi)
Ne Corner Of City Rd 14 & Hwy 65 In Center Of Cub Foods Shpg Ctr
12527 Central Ave NE
Blaine MN 55434
(763) 757-0205
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #7152 - Blaine - (10 mi)
Photo Center
2357 108th Lane Northeast
Blaine MN 55449
(763) 780-0776
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walmart Blaine Supercenter - (10.6 mi)
Photo Center
11505 Ulysses St Ne
Blaine MN 55434
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44