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Minnetonka, Minnesota Passport Office Information


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

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 Minnetonka, MN

Hennepin County - Ridgedale Center
12601 Ridgedale Dr
Minnetonka MN, 55305

There is only a single passport office in Minnetonka.

Hennepin County - Ridgedale Center
12601 Ridgedale Dr
Minnetonka, MN 55305
 

Regional Passport Offices Close to Minnetonka

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 - 312.9 Miles
Detroit Passport Agency - 477.1 Miles
Colorado Passport Agency - 596.7 Miles
Arkansas Passport Center - 629 Miles
Buffalo Passport Agency - 640.4 Miles



Other passport offices near Minnetonka Minnesota:

USPS - Hopkins - Hopkins - 2.1 Miles
City of Wayzata - Motor Vehicle Dept - Wayzata - 3.6 Miles
USPO - Wayzata - Wayzata - 3.7 Miles
USPO - Elmwood Branch - Saint Louis Park - 3.8 Miles
USPO - Lost Lake Branch - Plymouth - 5.1 Miles
USPO - Twin Cities AMC - Minneapolis - 5.5 Miles
USPO - Normandale - Edina - 6.1 Miles
Hennepin County - Eden Prairie Service Center - Eden Prairie - 6.2 Miles
Robbinsdale Motor Vehicle License Center - Robbinsdale - 6.2 Miles
USPO - Hamel - Hamel - 6.5 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near Minnetonka

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

Hopkins Minnesota, Wayzata Minnesota, Plymouth Minnesota, Minnetonka Minnesota, Golden Valley Minnesota, Edina Minnesota, New Hope Minnesota, Crystal Minnesota, Greenwood Minnesota, Robbinsdale Minnesota, Eden Prairie Minnesota, Excelsior Minnesota, Chanhassen Minnesota, Maple Grove Minnesota, Orono Minnesota, Richfield Minnesota, Medina Minnesota, Brooklyn Center Minnesota, Bloomington Minnesota, Columbia Heights Minnesota


How to Get a Passport in Minnetonka, Minnesota

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

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 Minnetonka 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 Minnetonka 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 Minnetonka, Minnesota

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

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

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

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 Minnetonka 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 Minnetonka?

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 Minnetonka, 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 Minnetonka?

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 Minnetonka?

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 Minnetonka.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. UPS Store - Minnetonka - (1 mi)
Behind (South Of) Byerly's In The Ridge Square North Shopping Ctr
13033 Ridgedale Dr
Minnetonka MN 55305
(952) 544-1384
Price: Cost varies by location
Walgreens #6730 - Hopkins - (1.3 mi)
Northeast Corner Of Hopkins Crossroad & Hwy 7
1511 Highway 7
Hopkins MN 55305
(952) 939-1917
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walgreens #4260 - Hopkins - (2.2 mi)
Southwest Corner Blake Rd. & Sr 7
540 Blake Rd N
Hopkins MN 55343
(952) 938-1168
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walgreens #11835 - St Louis Park - (2.5 mi)
Northwest Corner Of Louisiana & Cedar Lake
7200 Cedar Lake Rd S
St Louis Park MN 55426
(952) 252-2502
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Golden Valley Shopping Center - (2.8 mi)
Hwy 55 & Winnetka
8014 Olson Memorial Hwy
Golden Valley MN 55427
(763) 525-1590
Price: Cost varies by location
UPS Store - Colonial Square Mall - (3.1 mi)
In Colonial Square Mall, Near Lunds & Byerlys
1161 E Wayzata Blvd
Wayzata MN 55391
(952) 249-1500
Price: Cost varies by location
Walgreens #15679 - Wayzata - (3.2 mi)
Northwest Corner Of Hwy 101 & Wayzata Blvd
1055 Wayzata Blvd E
Wayzata MN 55391
(952) 473-8831
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Costco Store #377 - St Louis Park - (3.4 mi)
Photo Center
5801 W 16Th St
Saint Louis Park MN 55416
(763) 582-9603
Price: Cost at COSTCO locations: $5.99
UPS Store - Londonderry Shops - (3.6 mi)
Londonderry Shops @ Hwy 169 & Bren/Londonderry Rd Next To Caribou
5832 Lincoln Dr
Edina MN 55436
(952) 939-9980
Price: Cost varies by location
UPS Store - Minnetonka - (3.7 mi)
Hwy 7 & County Rd 101, In The Westwind Plaza Shopping Center Next To Cub Foods
4737 County Rd 101
Minnetonka MN 55345
(952) 935-9824
Price: Cost varies by location