Cottonwood County Passport Office

Find Cottonwood County 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.


Cottonwood County Passport Office 900 3rd Avenue Windom MN 56101 507-831-1905


About Cottonwood County Passport Offices

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

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

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