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Minot, North Dakota Passport Office Information


In Minot, North Dakota there are (2) passport office locations (acceptance agents). These passport offices are part of the application process for a new adult or child passport application. The clerks at the local passport office(s) in Minot are acceptance agents for the passport office and can witness your signature and seal your passport documents (if you do not need your passport application sealed then you do not need to visit an acceptance agent).

In addition to the 2 passport offices in Minot, there are (53) other passport offices in North Dakota 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 Minot, North Dakota and Expedited Passport service options for Minot.

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 local passport offices don't issue passports; the clerks (acceptance agents) at a local office can 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 Minot, ND

Ward County Recorder
315 3rd St SE
Minot ND, 58701

USPO - Minot
117 5th Ave SW
Minot ND, 58701

There are 2 passport offices in Minot.

Ward County Recorder
315 3rd St SE
Minot, ND 58701
USPO - Minot
117 5th Ave SW
Minot, ND 58701

Regional Passport Offices Close to Minot

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.

Colorado Passport Agency - 530.2 Miles
Chicago Passport Agency - 692.5 Miles
Seattle Passport Agency - 840.8 Miles
Detroit Passport Agency - 846.9 Miles
Arkansas Passport Center - 899.9 Miles



Other passport offices near Minot North Dakota:

McHenry County Clerk of Court - Granville - 23 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near Minot

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

Burlington North Dakota, Velva North Dakota, New Town North Dakota, Hazen North Dakota, Harvey North Dakota, Dunseith North Dakota, Melita Manitoba, Columbus North Dakota, York North Dakota, Bismarck North Dakota, Taylor North Dakota, Estevan Saskatchewan, Lincoln North Dakota, Gladstone North Dakota, Medina North Dakota


How to Get a Passport in Minot, North Dakota

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

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 Minot or any other city in North Dakota 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 Minot 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 Minot, North Dakota

In a hurry and travelling soon? You can use a company that expedites passports in Minot. 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 Minot, North Dakota

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

Getting a passport is pretty much the process same wherever you are, the downside to being in Minot 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 2 passport offices in Minot.

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 Minot 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 Minot?

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 Minot, 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 Minot?

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 Minot?

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 Minot.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. Walmart Minot Supercenter - (4.7 mi)
Photo Center
3900 S Broadway
Minot ND 58701
701-838-0667
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
CVS #8611 - Minot - (5.1 mi)
Photo Center
1520 20th Avenue Southwest
Minot ND 58701
(701) 852-4068
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Minot - (5.6 mi)
In Marketplace Food Plaza
1940 S Broadway
Minot ND 58701
(701) 838-7870
Price: Cost varies by location
Walmart Bottineau Supercenter - (55.6 mi)
Photo Center
912 11th St E
Bottineau ND 58318
701-228-6966
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walmart Mandan Supercenter - (80.1 mi)
Photo Center
1000 Old Red Trl Nw
Mandan ND 58554
701-354-6966
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Costco Store #1380 - Bismarck - (80.6 mi)
Photo Center
1325 57Th Ave Ne
Bismarck ND 58503
(701) 415-7003
Price: Cost at COSTCO locations: $5.99
Walmart Bismarck Supercenter - (81 mi)
Photo Center
1400 Skyline Blvd
Bismarck ND 58503
701-323-0559
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
CVS #8614 - Bismarck - (81.7 mi)
Photo Center
1225 E. Calgary Ave, State Street And E. Calgary Ave
Bismarck ND 58503
(701) 223-9323
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Bismarck - (82 mi)
Located In North Bismarck Next To Orange Leaf Yogurt And Texas Roadhouse
1515 Burnt Boat Dr
Bismarck ND 58503
(701) 751-6036
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #8628 - Bismarck - (84.1 mi)
Photo Center
525 South 3rd Street
Bismarck ND 58504
(701) 255-1335
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99