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Waite Park, Minnesota Passport Office Information

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Passport Guide for Waite Park

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


How to Get a Passport in Waite Park, Minnesota

Getting a passport in Waite Park 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 Waite Park 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 Waite Park will need to visit a passport office.
* Waite Park 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 Waite Park

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 Waite Park 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 Waite Park 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 Waite Park, MN

Stearns County Service Center
3301 County Road 138
Waite Park MN, 56387

Looking for a passport office in Waite Park? 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 Waite Park.

Stearns County Service Center
3301 County Road 138
Waite Park, MN 56387
 

Other passport offices near Waite Park Minnesota:

Stearns County License Center - St Cloud - 2 Miles
USPO - St. Cloud - St Cloud - 2.9 Miles
USPO - St. Joseph - St Joseph - 3.7 Miles
USPO - Royalton - Royalton - 16.8 Miles
USPO - Annandale - Annandale - 18.1 Miles
USPO - Paynesville - Paynesville - 22.7 Miles
Morrison County Recorder - Little Falls - 25.9 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near Waite Park

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

Saint Joseph Minnesota, Sauk Rapids Minnesota, Sartell Minnesota, Rockville Minnesota, Rice Minnesota, Richmond Minnesota, Albany Minnesota, Royalton Minnesota, Becker Minnesota, Annandale Minnesota, Freeport Minnesota, Kingston Minnesota, Monticello Minnesota, Big Lake Minnesota, Spring Hill Minnesota, Melrose Minnesota, Pierz Minnesota, Flensburg Minnesota, Princeton Minnesota, Cokato Minnesota

Regional Passport Offices Close to Waite Park

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 - 361.2 Miles
Detroit Passport Agency - 519.9 Miles
Colorado Passport Agency - 586 Miles
Arkansas Passport Center - 666.7 Miles
Buffalo Passport Agency - 678.5 Miles


Passport Expediting in Waite Park, Minnesota

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

What is the application process of getting a passport in Waite Park?

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

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 Waite Park 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 Waite Park?

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 Waite Park, 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 Waite Park?

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 Waite Park?

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 Waite Park.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. Walgreens #11956 - Waite Park - (0.8 mi)
Northwest Corner Of Waite & Division
17 Division St
Waite Park MN 56387
(320) 203-1035
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walmart St Cloud Supercenter - (1.3 mi)
Photo Center
3601 2nd St South
St Cloud MN 56301
320-345-9820
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Costco Store #1344 - St Cloud - (1.4 mi)
Photo Center
3636 2Nd St S
Saint Cloud MN 56301
(320) 316-9865
Price: Cost at COSTCO locations: $5.99
UPS Store - Saint Cloud - (1.5 mi)
Behind White Castle (Division & 33rd)
56 S 33rd Ave
Saint Cloud MN 56301
(320) 656-0297
Price: Cost varies by location
Walgreens #3101 - Saint Cloud - (1.9 mi)
25Th Avenue & Division Street
2505 W Division St
Saint Cloud MN 56301
(320) 251-9433
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #6507 - St. Cloud - (2 mi)
Photo Center
2420 Division Street
St. Cloud MN 56301
(320) 253-5366
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walmart Sartell Supercenter - (3.1 mi)
Photo Center
21 County Road 120
Sartell MN 56377
320-259-6077
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walgreens #13880 - Sauk Rapids - (3.6 mi)
Northeast Corner Of 2Nd St & Benton
115 2Nd Ave N
Sauk Rapids MN 56379
(320) 253-6601
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walgreens #10210 - Sartell - (3.7 mi)
Southwest Corner Of Pinecone & 2Nd Street South
1100 2Nd St S
Sartell MN 56377
(320) 654-8542
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walgreens #13938 - Monticello - (23.7 mi)
Northeast Corner Of Hwy 25 (Pine) & Hwy 75 (Broadway)
135 E Broadway St
Monticello MN 55362
(763) 295-5890
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99