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Fargo, North Dakota Passport Office Information

How to get a passport in Fargo, ND: Passport Offices & Application Process

USPO - Prairewood Station (Fargo)
1455 32nd St S
Fargo ND, 58103

USPO - Fargo (Main Office)
657 2nd Ave N
Fargo ND, 58102

In Fargo, 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 Fargo passport office clerks are official "acceptance agents" for the Passport Agency 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 Fargo, 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 Fargo, North Dakota and Expedited Passport service options for Fargo.

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 Fargo North Dakota

Showing 2 passport offices in Fargo:

USPO - Prairewood Station (Fargo)

1455 32nd St S
Fargo, ND 58103

USPO - Fargo (Main Office)

657 2nd Ave N
Fargo, ND 58102

Other passport offices near Fargo North Dakota

USPO - West Fargo - West Fargo - 3.4 Miles
USPO - Moorhead (Main Office) - Moorhead - 4.5 Miles

Regional Passport Offices Close to Fargo

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 - 497.4 Miles
Colorado Passport Agency - 557.7 Miles
Detroit Passport Agency - 649.4 Miles
Arkansas Passport Center - 766.1 Miles
Buffalo Passport Agency - 799.4 Miles

Fargo, North Dakota Passport Forms & Application Guides

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

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 Fargo 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 Fargo are listed below. If this is not possible or you want to avoid going there yourself, please only then consider using a passport expeditor.

Passport Service for Cities Near Fargo

Residents of the following cities that are close to Fargo can consider using the passport office services in Fargo for their passport application sealing needs.

West Fargo North Dakota, Dilworth Minnesota, Gardner North Dakota, Casselton North Dakota, Davenport North Dakota, Hawley Minnesota, Barnesville Minnesota, Erie North Dakota, Buffalo North Dakota, Kent Minnesota, Mayville North Dakota, Portland North Dakota, Nome North Dakota, Elizabeth Minnesota, Frazee Minnesota, Campbell Minnesota, Rogers North Dakota, Perham Minnesota, Sharon North Dakota, Rutland North Dakota

Passport Expediting in Fargo, North Dakota

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

We make the passport application process easier and make getting a passport in Fargo simplier. Our guide to how and where to get a passport in Fargo contains all the passport office information you will need but often times there are still questions:

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

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

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 Fargo, 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 Fargo?

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, $130 ($165 with acceptance agent fee) for adult passports and $100 ($135 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 Fargo?

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 Fargo.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite.

CVS #8613 - Fargo - (2.4 mi)
Photo Center
1321 19th Avenue North
Fargo ND 58102
(701) 232-2720
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Fargo - (2.6 mi)
One Block East Of The Fargodome
1100 19th Avenue N
Fargo ND 58102
(701) 235-9505
Price: Cost varies by location
Walmart Fargo Supercenter - (3.7 mi)
Photo Center
4731 13th Ave S
Fargo ND 58103
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walgreens #11552 - Fargo - (3.8 mi)
Northwest Corner Of 42Nd St & 13Th Ave
4201 13Th Ave S
Fargo ND 58103
(701) 282-4198
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Fargo location in the Western Center - (3.9 mi)
West Of Target On 13th Avenue
4302 13th Ave S
Fargo ND 58103
(701) 356-8803
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #8612 - Fargo - (4 mi)
Photo Center
2425 13th Avenue South
Fargo ND 58103
(701) 232-4872
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Moorhead - (4.7 mi)
Photo Center
403 S 8th Street
Moorhead MN 56560
(218) 291-9203
Price: Cost varies by location
Walgreens #10187 - Moorhead - (4.7 mi)
Northeast Corner Of 8Th & Main
900 Main Ave
Moorhead MN 56560
(218) 236-0252
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Costco Store #1119 - West Fargo Nd - (5.1 mi)
Photo Center
750 23Rd Ave East
West Fargo ND 58078
(701) 281-2220
Price: Cost at COSTCO locations: $5.99
UPS Store - Veterans Blvd - (5.6 mi)
Veterans Mall Off Veterans Blvd On Bluestem Dr
3155 Bluestem Dr
West Fargo ND 58078
(701) 364-4175
Price: Cost varies by location

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