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Watford City, North Dakota Passport Office Information

Last Reviewed on March 16th, 2022

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

McKenzie County Clerk of Court
201 5th St NW
Watford City ND, 58854

In Watford City, North Dakota there is only a single passport office location (e.g. acceptance agent). These passport offices are part of the application process for a new adult or child passport application. The Watford City 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 1 passport office in Watford City, there are (55) 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 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 Watford City, North Dakota and Expedited Passport service options for Watford City.

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 Watford City North Dakota

Showing the single passport office in Watford City:

McKenzie County Clerk of Court

201 5th St NW
Watford City, ND 58854


Other passport offices near Watford City North Dakota

Williams County Treasurer/Recorder - Williston - 25.4 Miles
Williston Main Post Office - Williston - 25.4 Miles

Regional Passport Offices Close to Watford City

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 - 495.1 Miles
Chicago Passport Agency - 750.6 Miles
Seattle Passport Agency - 770 Miles
Detroit Passport Agency - 912.2 Miles
Arkansas Passport Center - 920.4 Miles

Watford City, North Dakota Passport Forms & Application Guides

Getting a passport in Watford City 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 Watford City 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 Watford City will need to visit a passport office.
* Watford City 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 Watford City

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 Watford City 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 Watford City 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 Watford City

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

New Town North Dakota, Gladstone North Dakota, Taylor North Dakota, Columbus North Dakota, Hazen North Dakota, Burlington North Dakota, Estevan Saskatchewan, Poplar Montana

Passport Expediting in Watford City, North Dakota

In a hurry and travelling soon? You can use a company that expedites passports in Watford City. 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).

Need it Fast? Expedite Now or Read more about 3rd Party Passport Expediting

Frequently Asked Questions About Passports in Watford City, North Dakota

We make the passport application process easier and make getting a passport in Watford City simplier. Our guide to how and where to get a passport in Watford City 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 Watford City?

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

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 Watford City, 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 Watford City?

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 Watford City?

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 Watford City.

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

Walmart Williston Supercenter - (27.3 mi)
Photo Center
4001 2nd Ave W
Williston ND 58801
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
UPS Store - Williston - (27.9 mi)
One Mile North Of Walmart On West Side; Just Past Gooseneck Implement On The Frontage Road.
301 58th Street W
Williston ND 58801
(701) 572-5965
Price: Cost varies by location
Walmart Dickinson Supercenter - (57.7 mi)
Photo Center
2456 3rd Ave W
Dickinson ND 58601
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
UPS Store - Dickinson - (58.2 mi)
Albertons Shopping Plaza @ 15th St W & 3rd Ave W
387 15th St W
Dickinson ND 58601
(701) 483-7581
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #8611 - Minot - (79.3 mi)
Photo Center
1520 20th Avenue Southwest
Minot ND 58701
(701) 852-4068
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walmart Minot Supercenter - (79.6 mi)
Photo Center
3900 S Broadway
Minot ND 58701
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
UPS Store - Minot - (80.1 mi)
In Marketplace Food Plaza
1940 S Broadway
Minot ND 58701
(701) 838-7870
Price: Cost varies by location
Walmart Mandan Supercenter - (110.6 mi)
Photo Center
1000 Old Red Trl Nw
Mandan ND 58554
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
UPS Store - Bismarck - (114.1 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
Costco Store #1380 - Bismarck - (114.7 mi)
Photo Center
1325 57Th Ave Ne
Bismarck ND 58503
(701) 415-7003
Price: Cost at COSTCO locations: $5.99

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