Need it Fast?Get a passport in as quick as 24 hours

Preston, Minnesota Passport Office Information

Passport Guide: Get a Passport in Preston / Applying for a passport from Preston
Last Updated: 1/18/2021

Passport Guide for Preston

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

How to Get a Passport in Preston, Minnesota

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

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 Preston 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 Preston 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 Preston, MN

Fillmore County Auditor/Treasurer
101 Fillmore St E
Preston MN, 55965

Looking for a passport office in Preston? 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 Preston.

Fillmore County Auditor/Treasurer
101 Fillmore St E
Preston, MN 55965

Regional Passport Offices Close to Preston

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 - 224.9 Miles
Detroit Passport Agency - 406.5 Miles
Arkansas Passport Center - 551.4 Miles
Buffalo Passport Agency - 581 Miles
Colorado Passport Agency - 616.3 Miles

Other passport offices near Preston Minnesota:

Howard County Auditor's Office - Cresco - 15.7 Miles
USPO - St. Charles - St Charles - 20.2 Miles
Winneshiek County Recorder's Office - Decorah - 25.2 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near Preston

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

Lanesboro Minnesota, Spring Valley Minnesota, Chester Iowa, Chatfield Minnesota, Racine Minnesota, Grand Meadow Minnesota, Rushford Minnesota, Stewartville Minnesota, Dover Minnesota, Saint Charles Minnesota, Lewiston Minnesota, Houston Minnesota, Stockton Minnesota, Fountain City Wisconsin, Kasson Minnesota, Oronoco Minnesota, Lansing Minnesota, Hammond Minnesota, Trempealeau Wisconsin, Dodge Center Minnesota

Passport Expediting in Preston, Minnesota

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

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

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

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 Preston 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 Preston?

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 Preston, 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 Preston?

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 Preston?

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 Preston.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. Walmart Rochester Supercenter - (25.2 mi)
Photo Center
25 25th St Se
Rochester MN 55904
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
UPS Store - Eastwood Plaza - Rochester - (26 mi)
Eastwood Plaza next door to Little Caesars
1529 Hwy 14 E
Rochester MN 55904
(507) 258-1001
Price: Cost varies by location
Walgreens #11834 - Rochester - (26.2 mi)
Southwest Corner Of Hwy 63 (Broadway) & 14Th St
80 14Th St Sw
Rochester MN 55902
(507) 206-5132
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walmart Decorah Supercenter - (26.6 mi)
Photo Center
1798 Old Stage Rd
Decorah IA 52101
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
UPS Store - Rochester (Downtown) - (27.2 mi)
Mayo Clinic & Kahler Grand Hotel, Around Corner From Victoria's Restaurant
110 West Center St
Rochester MN 55902
(507) 424-1212
Price: Cost varies by location
Walgreens #13463 - Rochester - (27.8 mi)
Southwest Corner Of 11Th Ave & Civic Center
1112 Civic Center Dr Nw
Rochester MN 55901
(507) 206-5173
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Costco Store #1125 - Rochester Mn - (29.6 mi)
Photo Center
2020 Commerce Dr Nw
Rochester MN 55901
(507) 286-1860
Price: Cost at COSTCO locations: $5.99
UPS Store - Rochester - (30 mi)
Maple Wood Square Mall Across From Best Buy North
3936-E Frontage Rd Hwy 52 N
Rochester MN 55901
(507) 280-8025
Price: Cost varies by location
Walmart Rochester Supercenter - (31 mi)
Photo Center
3400 55th St Nw
Rochester MN 55901
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walmart Winona Supercenter - (33 mi)
Photo Center
955 Frontenac Dr
Winona MN 55987
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44