Need it Fast?Get a passport in as quick as 24 hours

Mankato, Minnesota Passport Office Information

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

Passport Guide for Mankato

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

How to Get a Passport in Mankato, Minnesota

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

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 Mankato 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 Mankato 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 Mankato, MN

Blue Earth County Taxpayer Services
204 S 5th St
Mankato MN, 56001

Looking for a passport office in Mankato? 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 Mankato.

Blue Earth County Taxpayer Services
204 S 5th St
Mankato, MN 56001

Regional Passport Offices Close to Mankato

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 - 309.9 Miles
Detroit Passport Agency - 490.1 Miles
Colorado Passport Agency - 552.5 Miles
Arkansas Passport Center - 580 Miles
Buffalo Passport Agency - 661.5 Miles

Other passport offices near Mankato Minnesota:

Nicollet County Recorder - St Peter - 12.5 Miles
USPO - Nicollet - Nicollet - 12.6 Miles
USPO - St. Peter - St Peter - 12.7 Miles
Le Sueur County Recorder - Le Center - 20 Miles
USPO - Waseca - Waseca - 21.3 Miles
Waseca County Recorders Office - Waseca - 21.3 Miles
Brown County Recorder - New Ulm - 23.1 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near Mankato

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

North Mankato Minnesota, Eagle Lake Minnesota, Lake Crystal Minnesota, Kasota Minnesota, Cleveland Minnesota, Le Sueur Minnesota, Easton Minnesota, Winnebago Minnesota, Henderson Minnesota, Lafayette Minnesota, Montgomery Minnesota, Arlington Minnesota, New Prague Minnesota, Belle Plaine Minnesota, Medford Minnesota, Lonsdale Minnesota, Sleepy Eye Minnesota, Manchester Minnesota, Geneva Minnesota, Jordan Minnesota

Passport Expediting in Mankato, Minnesota

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

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

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

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 Mankato 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 Mankato?

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 Mankato, 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 Mankato?

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 Mankato?

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 Mankato.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. CVS #6635 - Mankato - (1.8 mi)
Photo Center
1610 Monks Avenue
Mankato MN 56001
(507) 625-1553
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #13902 - Mankato - (2.9 mi)
602 S Front St
602 S Front St
Mankato MN 56001
(507) 345-1002
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #3054 - Mankato - (3.2 mi)
Photo Center
1175 Madison Avenue
Mankato MN 56001
(507) 625-1791
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #7290 - Mankato - (3.3 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 - (3.6 mi)
Photo Center
1881 E Madison Ave
Mankato MN 56001
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
UPS Store - Mankato - (3.8 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
Walgreens #12535 - North Mankato - (4.1 mi)
Southwest Corner Of Lorray & Commerce
1705 Commerce Dr
North Mankato MN 56003
(507) 388-1617
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walmart Waseca Supercenter - (21.1 mi)
Photo Center
2103 State St N
Waseca MN 56093
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walgreens #10516 - New Ulm - (23.5 mi)
Southeast Corner Of Broadway & 7Th St
608 N Broadway St
New Ulm MN 56073
(507) 359-8793
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walmart New Ulm Supercenter - (25.3 mi)
Photo Center
1720 Westridge Rd
New Ulm MN 56073
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44