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Minneapolis, Minnesota Passport Office Information


Residents of Minneapolis in Hennepin County, Minnesota have a choice of 5 passport locations to visit in order to get their passport application sealed. The passport agents in Minneapolis 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 5 passport offices here in Minneapolis, there are (158) 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 Minneapolis, Minnesota and Expedited Passport service options for Minneapolis.

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 Minneapolis, MN

USPO - Twin Cities AMC
5001 Northwest Blvd
Minneapolis MN, 55442

USPO - University Station
2811 University Ave SE
Minneapolis MN, 55414

USPO - Minneapolis (Main Office)
100 S 1st St, #106
Minneapolis MN, 55401

USPO - Loring Station
18 N 12th St
Minneapolis MN, 55403

Hennepin County Gov. Service Center
300 S 6th St
Minneapolis MN, 55415

There are 5 passport offices in Minneapolis.

USPO - Twin Cities AMC
5001 Northwest Blvd
Minneapolis, MN 55442
USPO - University Station
2811 University Ave SE
Minneapolis, MN 55414
USPO - Minneapolis (Main Office)
100 S 1st St, #106
Minneapolis, MN 55401
USPO - Loring Station
18 N 12th St
Minneapolis, MN 55403
Hennepin County Gov. Service Center
300 S 6th St
Minneapolis, MN 55415
 

Regional Passport Offices Close to Minneapolis

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 - 307.5 Miles
Detroit Passport Agency - 470.3 Miles
Colorado Passport Agency - 603.8 Miles
Arkansas Passport Center - 630.1 Miles
Buffalo Passport Agency - 633.2 Miles



Other passport offices near Minneapolis Minnesota:

USPO - Transfer Station - St Paul - 2.7 Miles
USPO - Como Station - St Paul - 2.7 Miles
USPO - Elmwood Branch - Saint Louis Park - 4.3 Miles
Robbinsdale Motor Vehicle License Center - Robbinsdale - 4.7 Miles
Roseville License Center - Roseville - 5.6 Miles
City of Richfield - Richfield - 5.6 Miles
Elway Station Post Office - St Paul - 5.9 Miles
Hennepin County - Brookdale Center - Brooklyn Center - 5.9 Miles
Hennepin County - Southdale Service Center - Edina - 6.5 Miles
USPO - Mendota - Mendota - 6.6 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near Minneapolis

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

Columbia Heights Minnesota, Falcon Heights Minnesota, Golden Valley Minnesota, Roseville Minnesota, Robbinsdale Minnesota, Crystal Minnesota, Richfield Minnesota, New Brighton Minnesota, Edina Minnesota, Mendota Minnesota, New Hope Minnesota, Fridley Minnesota, Brooklyn Center Minnesota, Saint Paul Minnesota, Mendota Heights Minnesota, Shoreview Minnesota, Little Canada Minnesota, Spring Lake Park Minnesota, Mounds View Minnesota, Bloomington Minnesota


How to Get a Passport in Minneapolis, Minnesota

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

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 Minneapolis 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 Minneapolis 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 Minneapolis, Minnesota

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

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

Getting a passport is pretty much the process same wherever you are, the downside to being in Minneapolis 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 5 passport offices in Minneapolis.

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 Minneapolis 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 Minneapolis?

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 Minneapolis, 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 Minneapolis?

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 Minneapolis?

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 Minneapolis.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. Walgreens #16275 - Minneapolis - (0.6 mi)
Northeast Corner Of Nicollet Mall And S 7Th St
655 Nicollet Mall
Minneapolis MN 55402
(612) 339-0363
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Minneapolis - (0.7 mi)
Photo Center
1001 Marquette Avenue
Minneapolis MN 55403
(612) 376-1035
Price: Cost varies by location
UPS Store - Downtown Minneapolis - (0.7 mi)
Inside City Center, On The Skyway Level
40 S 7th St
Minneapolis MN 55402
(612) 332-4117
Price: Cost varies by location
UPS Store - 2nd Ave S - (0.8 mi)
Minneapolis Convention Center. Conveniently located in the Main Lobby next to Ballroom B.
1301 2nd Ave S
Minneapolis MN 55403
(612) 335-6295
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #7172 - Minneapolis - (1.1 mi)
Photo Center
2001 Nicollet Avenue
Minneapolis MN 55404
(612) 872-2656
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #15655 - Minneapolis - (1.2 mi)
Southwest Corner Of Walnut St Se & Washington Ave Se
630 Washington Ave Se
Minneapolis MN 55414
(612) 379-3364
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #8941 - Minneapolis - (1.3 mi)
Photo Center
818 Washington Ave Se
Minneapolis MN 55414
(612) 331-4240
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #8285 - Minneapolis - (2.1 mi)
Photo Center
1010 Lake Street West
Minneapolis MN 55408
(612) 822-1297
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #16279 - Minneapolis - (2.1 mi)
Southeast Corner 31St & Lake
3121 E Lake St
Minneapolis MN 55406
(612) 721-4868
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Uptown Minneapolis - (2.2 mi)
Corner Of 28th St And Hennepin Ave - Same Parking Lot As Ace Hardware
2751 Hennepin Ave S
Minneapolis MN 55408
(612) 822-0022
Price: Cost varies by location