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Grafton, North Dakota Passport Office Information


In Grafton, North Dakota there is only a single passport office location (e.g. acceptance agent). These passport offices are part of the application process for a new adult or child passport application. The clerks at the local passport office(s) in Grafton are acceptance agents for the passport office and can witness your signature and seal your passport documents (if you do not need your passport application sealed then you do not need to visit an acceptance agent).

In addition to the 1 passport office in Grafton, there are (55) other passport offices in North Dakota 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 Grafton, North Dakota and Expedited Passport service options for Grafton.

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 local passport offices don't issue passports; the clerks (acceptance agents) at a local office can 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 Grafton, ND

Walsh County Recorder
600 Cooper Ave
Grafton ND, 58237

There is only a single passport office in Grafton.

Walsh County Recorder
600 Cooper Ave
Grafton, ND 58237
 

Regional Passport Offices Close to Grafton

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 - 569.3 Miles
Colorado Passport Agency - 613.7 Miles
Detroit Passport Agency - 705.4 Miles
Buffalo Passport Agency - 842.9 Miles
Arkansas Passport Center - 857.7 Miles



Other passport offices near Grafton North Dakota:

Pembina County Clerk/Recorder - Cavalier - 24.6 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near Grafton

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

Conway North Dakota, Edinburg North Dakota, Hamilton North Dakota, Milton North Dakota, East Grand Forks Minnesota, Petersburg North Dakota, Pembina North Dakota, Michigan North Dakota, Lancaster Minnesota, Walhalla North Dakota, Emerson Manitoba, Karlstad Minnesota, Lawton North Dakota, Altona Manitoba, Winkler Manitoba, Pekin North Dakota, Sharon North Dakota, Portland North Dakota, Morden Manitoba, Mayville North Dakota


How to Get a Passport in Grafton, North Dakota

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

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 Grafton or any other city in North Dakota 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 Grafton 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 Grafton, North Dakota

In a hurry and travelling soon? You can use a company that expedites passports in Grafton. 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 Grafton, North Dakota

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

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

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 Grafton 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 Grafton?

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 Grafton, 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 Grafton?

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 Grafton?

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 Grafton.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. Walmart Grand Forks Supercenter - (31 mi)
Photo Center
5755 Gateway Drive
Grand Forks ND 58203
701-620-6007
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
UPS Store - Grand Forks - (33 mi)
Across from Altru, South of Perkins Restaurant
1395 S Columbia Rd
Grand Forks ND 58201
(701) 775-2756
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #8620 - Grand Forks - (34.1 mi)
Photo Center
1950 32nd Avenue South
Grand Forks ND 58201
(701) 746-8643
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walmart Grand Forks Supercenter - (34.1 mi)
Photo Center
2551 32nd Ave S
Grand Forks ND 58201
701-746-7560
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walmart Crookston Supercenter - (49.2 mi)
Photo Center
1930 Sahlstrom Dr
Crookston MN 56716
218-281-6178
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walmart Thief River Falls Supercenter - (53.8 mi)
Photo Center
1755 Highway 59 S
Thief River Falls MN 56701
218-683-3663
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walmart Devils Lake Supercenter - (59.5 mi)
Photo Center
1424 Hwy 2 E
Devils Lake ND 58301
701-662-2532
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
CVS #8613 - Fargo - (93.3 mi)
Photo Center
1321 19th Avenue North
Fargo ND 58102
(701) 232-2720
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Fargo - (93.5 mi)
One Block East Of The Fargodome
1100 19th Avenue N
Fargo ND 58102
(701) 235-9505
Price: Cost varies by location
Walmart Fargo Supercenter - (95 mi)
Photo Center
4731 13th Ave S
Fargo ND 58103
701-281-9841
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44