Cass County Passport Office

Find Cass County Iowa passport offices or passport agencies. Passport offices provide information on individual passport applications, forms, applications, renewals, expedited service, and replacing lost or stolen passports.

Cass County Passport Office 5 West 7th Street Atlantic IA 50022 712-243-4570

About Cass County Passport Offices

Cass County Passport Offices accept passport applications, and in some cases process applications and issue passports in Cass County, IA. 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 Cass County Passport Acceptance Center, while others may be required to use a Passport Agency or Passport Center in Cass County.

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

Passport Acceptance Facilities in Cass County are equipped to accept routine passport applications. Routine applications are typically processed within an one to two-month turnaround time. Cass County U.S. Post Offices serve as Passport Acceptance Facilities. Cass County Public libraries, City or Town Clerk Offices, and many courthouses in Cass County may also serve as Passport Acceptance Facilities. Some Cass County 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 Cass County 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 Cass County 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 Cass County Passport Office. However, applicants should not sign the DS-11 before arriving at the Cass 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.