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Passports

Please arrive prior to 4:00 p.m. to ensure adequate passport processing time.

To obtain a United States Passport Book or Passport Card you will need to present the following:

1. Completed passport application form (you MUST sign in person) - obtain this from the Sibley County Recorder’s Office or the Passport Agency's website http://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en.html.

2. A Certified Copy of Birth Certificate from the State level (Not a Hospital Certificate with the footprints).  This has to be sent in with your passport application and will be returned to you separately.
 
3. Valid Driver's License/Minnesota ID for identification.
          -Notice:  Out of State Driver's License requires second form of identification. 
          -Minors under 16 MUST appear with BOTH parents and both must have a valid 
            Driver's License.
 
Passport Book Fees:
Ages Regular Fees Expedited Fees
Adult: (16 & over) $110.00 check to US Dept of State

$25.00 to Sibley County Recorder for execution fees
$10.00 to Sibley County Recorder for passport photos

$190.66 check to US Dept of State                                                            

$45.66 to Sibley County Recorder for execution fees                                  
$10.00 to Sibley County Recorder for passport photos
Under 16 $80.00 check to US Dept of State

$25.00 to Sibley County Recorder for execution fees
$10.00 to Sibley County Recorder for passport photos

$160.66 check to US Dept of State                                                             

$45.66 to Sibley County Recorder for execution fees                                
$10.00 to Sibley County Recorder for passport photos
 
Passport Card Fees: Passport Card is used ONLY for LAND or SEA TRAVEL to: Canada, Mexico, Bermuda & Caribbean
Ages Regular Fees Expedited Fees
Adult: (16 & over) $30.00 check to US Dept of State

$25.00 to Sibley County Recorder for execution fees
$10.00 to Sibley County Recorder for passport photos

$90.00 check to US Dept of State

$45.66 to Sibley County Recorder for execution fees
$10.00 to Sibley County Recorder for passport photos
Under 16 $15.00 check to US Dept of State

$25.00 to Sibley County Recorder for execution fees
$10.00 to Sibley County Recorder for passport photos

$75.00 check to US Dept of State

$45.66 to Sibley County Recorder for execution fees
$10.00 to Sibley County Recorder for passport photos
 
 4. We need a check or money order for the fees listed above to the US Dept of State and cash, check, money order or credit card for the fees listed above to Sibley County Recorder.
 
 5. We take passport photos here. The cost is $10 payable to the Sibley County Recorder.  You can have passport photos done elsewhere, but they have to be passport picture quality.    
                    
6.  If leaving in less than 6 weeks, you may expedite the Passport Book or Card Application by paying the fees listed above.
 
7.  If you are traveling in less than 2 weeks, you may also contact the new Minneapolis Passport Agency at 877-487-2778, open 24 hours/day or visit travel.state.gov to schedule an appointment.  When you make the appointment you must let them know you are planning on applying at the Minneapolis Passport Agency.

Processing time varies. On average it is taking 4-6 weeks until you will receive your Passport in the mail.

ALL APPLICANTS MUST APPEAR IN PERSON!!

If your Passport was issued in the last 15 years but has now expired, please call our office for additional instructions.
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