Cottage Grove Passport Office

Find Cottage Grove Minnesota passport offices or passport agencies. Passport offices provide information on individual passport applications, forms, applications, renewals, expedited service, and replacing lost or stolen passports.

Washington County Passport Office 13000 Ravine Parkway South Cottage Grove MN 55016 651-430-4075

About Cottage Grove Passport Offices

Cottage Grove Passport Offices accept passport applications, and in some cases process applications and issue passports in Cottage Grove, MN. The issuance of passports is overseen by the Office of Passport Services within the U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Consular Affairs. The agency uses a vast network of Passport Offices to handle passport applications. Depending on the type of passport application, applicants may be able to submit their application by mail or use a Cottage Grove Passport Acceptance Center, while others may be required to use a Passport Agency or Passport Center in Washington County.

You may contact the Passport Office for questions about:
  • Cottage Grove passport renewals
  • Making an appointment with Cottage Grove Passport Office
  • Passport applications
  • Filling out passport forms
  • Expedited passport applications
Where to apply for a passport in Cottage Grove

Passport Acceptance Facilities in Cottage Grove are equipped to accept routine passport applications. Routine applications are typically processed within an one to two-month turnaround time. Cottage Grove U.S. Post Offices serve as Passport Acceptance Facilities. Cottage Grove Public libraries, City or Town Clerk Offices, and many courthouses in Washington County may also serve as Passport Acceptance Facilities. Some Cottage Grove Passport Offices provide service by appointment only, and many offer passport photo services, though others do not.

Emergency & Expedited Passports

Expedited or emergency passport applications must be made in person at a Cottage Grove Passport Agency or Passport Center. Emergency applications are for life or death emergencies involving a family member. These applications are usually processed within three days. Expedited passport applications are for situations in which the routine application turnaround time will not meet the applicant's travel schedule. Expedited passport applications require proof of immediate travel and are also subject to an additional fee. Passport Agencies in Cottage Grove require applicants to make an appointment.

Passport Application Form DS-11

The standard form required for a passport application is form DS-11, U.S. Passport Application. Form DS-11 can be downloaded and filled out in advance of your visit to a Cottage Grove Passport Office. However, applicants should not sign the DS-11 before arriving at the Washington County Passport Acceptance Facility. Applicants also need to bring evidence of citizenship, such as a birth certificate, as well as a photocopy of a government issued identification card, a passport photo, and a way to pay for the passport fees. Once it has been issued, the passport will be mailed to the applicant.