Steele County Passport Office in Owatonna Minnesota

Address and phone number for Steele County Passport Office, a Passport Office, at Florence Avenue, Owatonna MN.

Steele County Passport Office
630 Florence Avenue, Owatonna, Minnesota, 55060

About the Steele County Passport Office

The Steele County Passport Office, located in Owatonna, 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:
  • Owatonna passport renewals
  • Making an appointment with Owatonna 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, Owatonna 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 Owatonna

The Steele County Passport Office operates as a Passport Acceptance Facility, accepting routine passport applications. Owatonna residents can submit a passport application to the Passport Office, where it will be processed within six to eight weeks. Several locations in Owatonna accept passport applications, including many U.S. Post Office locations, Owatonna Public Libraries, the Clerk's Office, and some Steele 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 an Owatonna 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. Owatonna 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 Owatonna, residents can download and fill out Form DS-11 in advance before visiting the Steele County 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 Steele County Passport Office

You may contact the Steele County Passport Office by calling 507-444-7450, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Steele County Passport Office, 630 Florence Avenue, Owatonna, Minnesota, 55060.

Map of Steele County Passport Office in Owatonna Minnesota

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