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Owatonna, Minnesota Passport Office Information

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Passport Guide for Owatonna

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

How to Get a Passport in Owatonna, Minnesota

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

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 Owatonna 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 Owatonna 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 Office in Owatonna, MN

Steele County Recorder
630 Florence Ave
Owatonna MN, 55060

Looking for a passport office in Owatonna? There are hundreds of such offices in Minnesota. These 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.

There is only a single passport office in Owatonna.

Steele County Recorder
630 Florence Ave
Owatonna, MN 55060

Other passport offices near Owatonna Minnesota:

USPO - Waseca - Waseca - 12.9 Miles
Waseca County Recorders Office - Waseca - 13 Miles
Rice County Recorder - Faribault - 14.4 Miles
Dodge County Finance - Mantorville - 19.6 Miles
USPO - Dennison - Dennison - 22.1 Miles
USPO - Albert Lea - Albert Lea - 25.4 Miles
Mower County Recorder - Austin - 25.5 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near Owatonna

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

Medford Minnesota, Claremont Minnesota, Geneva Minnesota, West Concord Minnesota, Dodge Center Minnesota, Nerstrand Minnesota, Kasson Minnesota, Lansing Minnesota, Manchester Minnesota, Northfield Minnesota, Hayward Minnesota, Stanton Minnesota, Lonsdale Minnesota, Zumbrota Minnesota, Montgomery Minnesota, Randolph Minnesota, Eagle Lake Minnesota, Oronoco Minnesota, Cannon Falls Minnesota, Cleveland Minnesota

Regional Passport Offices Close to Owatonna

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 - 277.5 Miles
Detroit Passport Agency - 456 Miles
Arkansas Passport Center - 575 Miles
Colorado Passport Agency - 582.1 Miles
Buffalo Passport Agency - 627.4 Miles

Passport Expediting in Owatonna, Minnesota

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

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

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

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 Owatonna 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 Owatonna?

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 Owatonna, 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 Owatonna?

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 Owatonna?

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 Owatonna.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. Walgreens #9095 - Owatonna - (0.9 mi)
Southeast Corner Of Cedar & 18Th
125 18Th St Se
Owatonna MN 55060
(507) 451-8326
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walmart Owatonna Supercenter - (3 mi)
Photo Center
1130 W Frontage Rd
Owatonna MN 55060
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walmart Waseca Supercenter - (13.2 mi)
Photo Center
2103 State St N
Waseca MN 56093
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
UPS Store - Faribault - (14.5 mi)
Next To Godfathers Pizza On Corner Of 4th Ave & 4th St
320 4th St NW
Faribault MN 55021
(507) 332-6772
Price: Cost varies by location
Walgreens #1951 - Faribault - (14.6 mi)
Northeast Corner Of 7Th & Hwy 60
612 4Th St Nw
Faribault MN 55021
(507) 332-9783
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walmart Faribault Supercenter - (14.6 mi)
Photo Center
150 Western Ave Nw
Faribault MN 55021
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walgreens #9065 - Northfield - (23.9 mi)
Southwest Corner Of Hwy 3 & 5Th
401 5Th St W
Northfield MN 55057
(507) 645-9658
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walmart Albert Lea Supercenter - (24.1 mi)
Photo Center
1550 Blake Ave
Albert Lea MN 56007
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walmart Austin Supercenter - (24.2 mi)
Photo Center
1000 18th Ave Nw
Austin MN 55912
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walgreens #9094 - Austin - (25.2 mi)
Northeast Corner Of 14Th & Oakland
1420 W Oakland Ave
Austin MN 55912
(507) 396-0197
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99