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St James, Minnesota Passport Office Information

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Passport Guide for St James

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


How to Get a Passport in St James, Minnesota

Getting a passport in St James 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 St James 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 St James will need to visit a passport office.
* St James 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 St James

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 St James 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 St James 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 St James, MN

Watonwan County Recorder
710 2nd Ave S
St James MN, 56081

Looking for a passport office in St James? 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 St James.

Watonwan County Recorder
710 2nd Ave S
St James, MN 56081
 

Other passport offices near St James Minnesota:

Brown County Recorder - New Ulm - 20.3 Miles
Martin County Recorder - Fairmont - 21.2 Miles
Cottonwood County Auditor/Treasurer Office - Windom - 23.1 Miles
USPO - Nicollet - Nicollet - 25 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near St James

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

Lake Crystal Minnesota, Sleepy Eye Minnesota, Welcome Minnesota, Springfield Minnesota, Winnebago Minnesota, North Mankato Minnesota, Lafayette Minnesota, Eagle Lake Minnesota, Kasota Minnesota, Easton Minnesota, Franklin Minnesota, Morton Minnesota, Cleveland Minnesota, Walnut Grove Minnesota, Brewster Minnesota, Le Sueur Minnesota, Okoboji Iowa, Arnolds Park Iowa, Fulda Minnesota, Arlington Minnesota

Regional Passport Offices Close to St James

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 - 331.7 Miles
Detroit Passport Agency - 515.3 Miles
Colorado Passport Agency - 525.4 Miles
Arkansas Passport Center - 575.3 Miles
Dallas Passport Agency - 680.5 Miles


Passport Expediting in St James, Minnesota

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

What is the application process of getting a passport in St James?

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

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 St James 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 St James?

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 St James, 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 St James?

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 St James?

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 St James.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. Walmart Fairmont Supercenter - (19.9 mi)
Photo Center
1250 Goemann Rd
Fairmont MN 56031
507-235-2521
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walgreens #10516 - New Ulm - (20.6 mi)
Southeast Corner Of Broadway & 7Th St
608 N Broadway St
New Ulm MN 56073
(507) 359-8793
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walmart New Ulm Supercenter - (20.8 mi)
Photo Center
1720 Westridge Rd
New Ulm MN 56073
507-354-0916
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walgreens #9350 - Fairmont - (21.5 mi)
Northeast Corner Of Hwy 15 & Blue Earth
1123 E Blue Earth Ave
Fairmont MN 56031
(507) 235-5965
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walgreens #12535 - North Mankato - (27.3 mi)
Southwest Corner Of Lorray & Commerce
1705 Commerce Dr
North Mankato MN 56003
(507) 388-1617
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walgreens #13902 - Mankato - (28 mi)
602 S Front St
602 S Front St
Mankato MN 56001
(507) 345-1002
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #6635 - Mankato - (28.3 mi)
Photo Center
1610 Monks Avenue
Mankato MN 56001
(507) 625-1553
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #3054 - Mankato - (29.3 mi)
Photo Center
1175 Madison Avenue
Mankato MN 56001
(507) 625-1791
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #7290 - Mankato - (29.4 mi)
Northeast Corner Of Long & Madison
1270 Madison Ave
Mankato MN 56001
(507) 388-1315
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walmart Mankato Supercenter - (30.3 mi)
Photo Center
1881 E Madison Ave
Mankato MN 56001
507-388-9804
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44