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Passports

DOUGLAS COUNTY RECORDER’S OFFICE – General Passport Information

Passport services are unavailable over the lunch hour

from approximately 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

**Please call to ensure staff availability**

 

305 8th Avenue West

Alexandria, Minnesota 56308

 Phone: 320-762-3877

 Hours: Monday- Friday 8:00-4:30

For more information and applications please visit the U.S. Department of State’s website at    www.travel.state.gov

 

 

*  Due to the amount of time it takes to process an application, please arrive at the Recorder’s Office at least 30 minutes prior to closing.

*  We DO NOT take appointments but encourage you to call ahead to ensure staff availability.

*  All applicants must appear in person.

*  Both parents must accompany children ages 15 and under.  One parent with 16 and 17-year-old children.

*  You will need to know your social security number.

*  Use BLACK INK ONLY when filling out the applications.

 

You will need the following:

*Proof of citizenship:

  1. A certified Birth Certificate issued by the city, county, or state: Consular Report of Birth Abroad, or Certification of Birth (our office can issue certified copies of Minnesota births for $26.00) OR
  2. A previously issued United States Passport OR
  3. Original Naturalization Certificate or Certificate of Citizenship

*MINORS UNDER 16 with a previous passport MUST also submit a certified birth certificate. *

Both parents must accompany applicants ages 15 and younger

If second parent is NOT available to sign please visit www.travel.state.gov for more information.

 

*Proof of Identity:

  1. Valid or recently expired U.S. passport OR
  2. Naturalization Certificate or Certificate of Citizenship OR
  3. Valid drivers license (temp or Permit or ID card-requires supplemental ID documents) OR
  4. Official military ID card OR
  5. If you cannot supply the above identity requirement, bring an adult with you (preferably a family member) who has known you well for at least the past two years and who has one of the above-mentioned forms of identification with him/her.

 

*Photo:

  1. One 2” x 2” passport photo is required; you may bring one or have one taken here for $10.00.

 

*Fees:

Check or money order ONLY:

*U.S. Department of State fees:

  1. Passport -16 years and older…………………………………….$110.00
  2. Passport –15 years and younger………………………………..$80.00
  3. Passport Card -16 years and older…………………..………….$30.00( Land & Sea travel ONLY)
  4. Passport Card- 15 years and under………………….…………$15.00( Land & Sea travel ONLY)
  5. Expediting Fee…………………………………….….$60.00
  6. USPO express mail fee……………………..….……$16.48

     

    Check, Cash, VISA, Mastercard or Discover: ($1.50 Convenience charge added per $50.00 on credit/debit cards)

    *Douglas County Recorder fees:

  7. Agent Processing fee…………………………..…..$35.00
  8. Photo Fee……………………………………….…..$10.00

 

NO STARTER CHECKS ACCEPTED

WHERE WE ARE LOCATED

Recorder's Office
305 8th Ave W
Alexandria, MN 56308
320-762-3877
Fax: 320-460-7755
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