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Grand Rapids, Minnesota Passport Office Information


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

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 Grand Rapids, MN

Itasca County Recorder
123 NE 4th St
Grand Rapids MN, 55744

There is only a single passport office in Grand Rapids.

Itasca County Recorder
123 NE 4th St
Grand Rapids, MN 55744
 

Regional Passport Offices Close to Grand Rapids

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 - 410.1 Miles
Detroit Passport Agency - 535.1 Miles
Colorado Passport Agency - 670.4 Miles
Buffalo Passport Agency - 673.2 Miles
Arkansas Passport Center - 768.2 Miles



Other passport offices near Grand Rapids Minnesota:

USPO - Pengilly - Pengilly - 13.9 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near Grand Rapids

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

Coleraine Minnesota, Hibbing Minnesota, Bigfork Minnesota, Chisholm Minnesota, Floodwood Minnesota, Longville Minnesota, Eveleth Minnesota, Wright Minnesota, Virginia Minnesota, Cass Lake Minnesota, Brookston Minnesota, Gilbert Minnesota, Hackensack Minnesota, Northome Minnesota, Cook Minnesota, Blackduck Minnesota, Crosby Minnesota, Biwabik Minnesota, Riverton Minnesota, Orr Minnesota


How to Get a Passport in Grand Rapids, Minnesota

Getting a passport in Grand Rapids 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 Grand Rapids 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 Grand Rapids will need to visit a passport office.
* Grand Rapids 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 Grand Rapids

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 Grand Rapids 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 Grand Rapids 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 Grand Rapids, Minnesota

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

What is the application process of getting a passport in Grand Rapids?

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

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 Grand Rapids 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 Grand Rapids?

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 Grand Rapids, 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 Grand Rapids?

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 Grand Rapids?

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 Grand Rapids.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. Walgreens #13163 - Grand Rapids - (3.1 mi)
Southeast Corner Of Hwy 169 & 10Th
18 Se 10Th St
Grand Rapids MN 55744
(218) 326-0069
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walmart Grand Rapids Supercenter - (4.3 mi)
Photo Center
100 Se 29th St
Grand Rapids MN 55744
218-326-1084
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walmart Hibbing Supercenter - (24.4 mi)
Photo Center
12080 Highway 169 W
Hibbing MN 55746
218-262-3739
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walgreens #11125 - Hibbing - (25.9 mi)
Southwest Corner Of Hwy 169 & 37Th
1130 E 37Th St
Hibbing MN 55746
(218) 262-1358
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walmart Mountain Iron Supercenter - (41 mi)
Photo Center
8580 Rock Ridge Dr
Mountain Iron MN 55768
218-305-3320
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walgreens #10501 - Virginia - (42 mi)
Northwest Corner Of Hwy 53 & 13Th
5474 Mountain Iron Dr
Virginia MN 55792
(218) 741-2421
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #10397 - Aitkin - (45 mi)
Photo Center
25 Second St Ne
Aitkin MN 56431
(218) 927-3754
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #15439 - Cloquet - (55.2 mi)
Northeast Corner Of Highway 33 & Doddridge
215 Doddridge Ave
Cloquet MN 55720
(218) 879-0091
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walmart Cloquet Supercenter - (55.8 mi)
Photo Center
1308 Highway 33 S
Cloquet MN 55720
218-878-1887
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
CVS #10756 - Bemidji - (56.3 mi)
Photo Center
2312 Bemidji Ave North
Bemidji MN 56601
(218) 751-1626
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99