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Hamel, Minnesota Passport Office Information

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

Passport Guide for Hamel

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

How to Get a Passport in Hamel, Minnesota

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

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 Hamel 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 Hamel 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 Hamel, MN

USPO - Hamel
105 Hamel Rd
Hamel MN, 55340

Looking for a passport office in Hamel? 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 Hamel.

USPO - Hamel
105 Hamel Rd
Hamel, MN 55340

Regional Passport Offices Close to Hamel

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 - 322.1 Miles
Detroit Passport Agency - 485 Miles
Colorado Passport Agency - 594.9 Miles
Arkansas Passport Center - 636.6 Miles
Buffalo Passport Agency - 647.3 Miles

Other passport offices near Hamel Minnesota:

USPO - Loretto - Loretto - 2.9 Miles
Hennepin County - Maple Grove Center - Maple Grove - 4.9 Miles
USPO - Twin Cities AMC - Minneapolis - 5.8 Miles
City of Wayzata - Motor Vehicle Dept - Wayzata - 6.9 Miles
USPO - Wayzata - Wayzata - 6.9 Miles
USPO - Rogers - Rogers - 6.9 Miles
USPO - Lost Lake Branch - Plymouth - 7.7 Miles
Hennepin County - Ridgedale Center - Minnetonka - 8.8 Miles
USPO - Mound - Mound - 9.3 Miles
USPO - Champlin - Champlin - 9.7 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near Hamel

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

Corcoran Minnesota, Medina Minnesota, Maple Grove Minnesota, Greenfield Minnesota, Hanover Minnesota, Plymouth Minnesota, Orono Minnesota, Rogers Minnesota, Rockford Minnesota, Wayzata Minnesota, New Hope Minnesota, Mound Minnesota, Delano Minnesota, Brooklyn Park Minnesota, Crystal Minnesota, Greenwood Minnesota, Champlin Minnesota, Albertville Minnesota, Brooklyn Center Minnesota, Dayton Minnesota

Passport Expediting in Hamel, Minnesota

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

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

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

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 Hamel 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 Hamel?

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 Hamel, 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 Hamel?

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 Hamel?

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 Hamel.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. CVS #6811 - Plymouth - (4.1 mi)
Photo Center
4140 County Road 101
Plymouth MN 55446
(763) 478-4612
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #12510 - Plymouth - (4.1 mi)
Northeast Corner Of Vicksburg & Cr 47
6025 Shenandoah Ln N
Plymouth MN 55446
(763) 252-1300
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walmart Maple Grove Supercenter - (4.5 mi)
Photo Center
9451 Dunkirk Ln N
Maple Grove MN 55311
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walgreens #1479 - Maple Grove - (4.6 mi)
Photo Center
16750 County Road 30
Maple Grove MN 55311
(763) 416-1863
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Plymouth - (5.3 mi)
Located Near Cub Foods And Mann Plymouth Grand 15
3500 Vicksburg Ln N
Plymouth MN 55447
(763) 559-9330
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #7197 - Maple Grove - (5.3 mi)
Photo Center
6300 Wedgwood Road
Maple Grove MN 55311
(763) 551-1215
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #1002 - Plymouth - (5.3 mi)
Southwest Corner Of Vicksburg & Hwy 55
3255 Vicksburg Ln N
Plymouth MN 55447
(763) 253-8917
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walgreens #1916 - Maple Grove - (5.4 mi)
Weaver Lake Road & Grove Drive
13611 Grove Dr
Maple Grove MN 55311
(763) 420-7788
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Maple Grove - (5.5 mi)
Weaver Lake Rd & Elm Creek Blvd, Next To J. Cousineau's
13570 Grove Dr
Maple Grove MN 55311
(763) 494-9440
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #11046 - Plymouth - (5.9 mi)
Photo Center
17435 County Road 6
Plymouth MN 55447
(763) 473-0977
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99