Linn County Passport Office

Find Linn 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.

Cedar Rapids Passport Office 615 6th Avenue Southeast Cedar Rapids IA 52401 319-399-5560

Linn County Passport Office 2500 Edgewood Road Southwest Cedar Rapids IA 52404 319-892-5420

About Linn County Passport Offices

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

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

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