The Passport Office is open Monday–Thursday, 11 a.m–4 p.m. Appointments are required.
Email email@example.com or call 612-625-5186 to make an appointment. Same-day appointments may be allowed if the schedule permits.
Remember to bring your mask. See our COVID-19 safety procedures for more information.
What to Bring
1. Proof of Citizenship
Provide one of the following:
- A certified birth certificate from the country or state in which you were born.
- The birth certificate must have a raised, embossed, impressed, or multi-colored seal, and it must list both parents. Hospital certificates and photocopies are not acceptable.
- A naturalization certificate
- A certificate of citizenship
- A full-term, non-limited U.S. Passport book or card (undamaged)
Go to the U.S. State Department website for more information on Citizenship Evidence.
2. Proof of Identity (Photo Identification)
- A valid state or federally issued picture ID such as a driver's license, ID card, military ID, or passport book or card.
Go to the U.S. State Department website for more information on Photo Identification.
3. Passport Application Form
- A passport application (form DS-11) for first-time applicants. Download the DS-11 form at the U.S. Department of State website. You should complete the form before coming to the Passport Office, but do not sign the form until you meet with an agent.
- Note: This form allows you to apply for a Passport Book, Passport Card, or both. Decide which is best for you.
4. Passport Photo
- Don't worry about getting your photo taken beforehand. We provide passport and visa photo services on site.
5. Payment of Fees
- You will pay two separate fees: a passport application fee and an execution fee. Learn more about Passport Fees.
- Bring a check or money order made out to the U.S. Department of State for your passport application fee.