Applying for a Passport
HOURS: Applications for passports are accepted from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm, Monday through Friday, except major holidays - see list below, at the Property and Environmental Resources Department located on the 2nd floor of the Government Center. Appointments are encouraged so call 507-304-4251 to reserve a time. You must arrive at the Property and Environmental Resources Department no later than 4:30 p.m. with all the necessary papers and completed applications.
You can download and fill out a passport application (DS-11) before visiting the Property and Environmental Resources Department. Use black ink only when completing any forms and do not sign your name until you present the application to us. You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to view and print the passport application.
The passport application forms have four pages of instructions which should be read before filling in the two pages of information. The pages that you fill in, need to be printed on two separate pages. They cannot be printed on the front and back of one page.
Passport fees to the US Department of State MUST BE MADE BY CHECK OR MONEY ORDER. Please visit the Passport Fees page for complete details.
The passport agency is experiencing unprecedented delays. Please check the travel.state.gov website for the latest updates. Expedited services are available for an additional fee.
News Release on REAL ID Act from Homeland Security
CLOSED ON MAJOR HOLIDAYS:
New Year's Day
Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Thanksgiving Day & the Friday after