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Passport Guide for Paynesville
Residents of Paynesville in Stearns County, Minnesota have only a single location from which they can get a passport application sealed at. The passport agent in Paynesville 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 Paynesville, 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 Paynesville, Minnesota and Expedited Passport service options for Paynesville.
How to Get a Passport in Paynesville, Minnesota
Getting a passport in Paynesville 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 Paynesville 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 Paynesville will need to visit a passport office.
* Paynesville 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.
- How to get a New Passport Guide
- How to get a Child Passport guide
- How to Replace a Lost (or Damaged) Passport
- Passport Renewal Guide
- Passport Name Change Guide
- How to Get a Second Passport
Passport Renewal in Paynesville
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 Paynesville 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 Paynesville 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 Paynesville, MN
USPO - Paynesville
211 W James St
Paynesville MN, 56362
Looking for a passport office in Paynesville? 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 Paynesville.
211 W James St
Paynesville, MN 56362
Other passport offices near Paynesville Minnesota:USPO - Atwater - Atwater - 17.4 Miles
USPO - St. Joseph - St Joseph - 18.6 Miles
Meeker County Auditor's Office - Litchfield - 19.3 Miles
USPO - Litchfield - Litchfield - 19.4 Miles
Stearns County Service Center - Waite Park - 20.7 Miles
Stearns County License Center - St Cloud - 23.6 Miles
USPO - St. Cloud - St Cloud - 24.6 Miles
USPO - Pennock - Pennock - 25.5 Miles
Passport Service for Cities Near Paynesville
Residents of the following close by cities looking to get a passport should consider using these passport office(s) located in Paynesville for their passport application sealing needs.
Spring Hill Minnesota, Richmond Minnesota, New London Minnesota, Albany Minnesota, Freeport Minnesota, Melrose Minnesota, Rockville Minnesota, Saint Joseph Minnesota, Sauk Centre Minnesota, Kingston Minnesota, Sartell Minnesota, Sauk Rapids Minnesota, Annandale Minnesota, Rice Minnesota, Royalton Minnesota, Cokato Minnesota, Long Beach Minnesota, Flensburg Minnesota, Hutchinson Minnesota, Becker Minnesota
Frequently Asked Questions About Passports in Paynesville, Minnesota
Getting a passport is pretty much the process same wherever you are, the downside to being in Paynesville 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 Paynesville.
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 Paynesville to witness your signature and seal the documents. Wait 10-12 weeks.
For complete in-depth details see: New Passport Application Guide
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 Paynesville, 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.
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.
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 Paynesville.
It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. Walmart Sauk Centre Supercenter - (20.3 mi)
205 12th St S
Sauk Centre MN 56378
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44Walmart Litchfield Supercenter - (20.5 mi)
2301 East Frontage Road
Litchfield MN 55355
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44Walgreens #11956 - Waite Park - (22.4 mi)
Northwest Corner Of Waite & Division
17 Division St
Waite Park MN 56387
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99Walmart St Cloud Supercenter - (22.9 mi)
3601 2nd St South
St Cloud MN 56301
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44Costco Store #1344 - St Cloud - (22.9 mi)
3636 2Nd St S
Saint Cloud MN 56301
Price: Cost at COSTCO locations: $5.99UPS Store - Saint Cloud - (23.1 mi)
Behind White Castle (Division & 33rd)
56 S 33rd Ave
Saint Cloud MN 56301
Price: Cost varies by locationWalgreens #12131 - Willmar - (23.3 mi)
Southeast Corner Of First & Willmar
1301 1St St S
Willmar MN 56201
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99Walgreens #10210 - Sartell - (23.5 mi)
Southwest Corner Of Pinecone & 2Nd Street South
1100 2Nd St S
Sartell MN 56377
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99Walgreens #3101 - Saint Cloud - (23.5 mi)
25Th Avenue & Division Street
2505 W Division St
Saint Cloud MN 56301
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99CVS #6507 - St. Cloud - (23.5 mi)
2420 Division Street
St. Cloud MN 56301
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99