Paynesville Passport Office in Paynesville Minnesota

Address and phone number for Paynesville Passport Office, a Passport Office, at West James Street, Paynesville MN.


Name
Paynesville Passport Office
Address
211 West James Street, Paynesville, Minnesota, 56362
Phone
320-243-3954

About the Paynesville Passport Office

The Paynesville Passport Office, located in Paynesville, MN, accepts passport applications and issues passports to U.S. citizens living in Minnesota state. The Passport Office works with the federal Office of Passport Services, as part of the Bureau of Consular Affairs at the U.S. Department of State. While the Passport Office accepts applications, the Office of Passport Services processes and approves applications.

You may contact the Passport Office for questions about:
  • Paynesville passport renewals
  • Making an appointment with Paynesville Passport Office
  • Passport applications
  • Filling out passport forms
  • Passport eligibility requirements
  • Expedited passport applications
Passport Eligibility and Requirements

In order to qualify for a passport, Paynesville residents must prove that they are U.S. citizens, typically with a certified birth certificate. Other factors can disqualify applicants from receiving a passport, including certain felony drug convictions, unpaid child support, or a court order barring international travel. The Passport Office can provide additional information about eligibility for an U.S. passport and the required forms.

Applying for a Passport in Paynesville

The Paynesville Passport Office operates as a Passport Acceptance Facility, accepting routine passport applications. Paynesville residents can submit a passport application to the Passport Office, where it will be processed within six to eight weeks. Several locations in Paynesville accept passport applications, including many U.S. Post Office locations, Paynesville Public Libraries, the Clerk's Office, and some Stearns County courthouses. Contact the Passport Office for information about other locations that accept passport applications, including those that offer passport photo services.

Emergency & Expedited Passports

In order to receive an expedited or emergency passport, U.S. citizens must apply in person at a Paynesville Passport Agency or Passport Center. An emergency passport, which is processed within three days, is typically reserved for life or death emergencies which involve a family member. Expedited passport applications offer a faster turnaround time when the applicant has scheduled travel plans. In order to qualify for an expedited passport, applicants must provide proof of immediate travel and pay an additional fee. Paynesville Passport Agencies require an appointment for service.

Passport Application Form DS-11

U.S. citizens applying for a passport fill out Passport Application Form DS-11, the U.S. Passport Application. In Paynesville, residents can download and fill out Form DS-11 in advance before visiting the Paynesville Passport Office to submit the application. However, applicants must sign the DS-11 Form at the Passport Acceptance Facility. When submitting the application, applicants also need to provide evidence of citizenship, such as a birth certificate, and a copy of a government issued identification card, a passport photo, and the passport fees. After processing, the applicant will receive the passport in the mail.

Contact the Paynesville Passport Office

You may contact the Paynesville Passport Office by calling 320-243-3954, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Paynesville Passport Office, 211 West James Street, Paynesville, Minnesota, 56362.


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