Passport Fees

Payment Information



Fees for Ages 16 and Over (Valid for 10 Years)


  • $130 - Check or money order only, payable to the U.S. Department of State. (Counter checks, starter checks or temporary checks are not acceptable. Payment MUST be made by personal/company check, cashier's check or money order only.)
  • $35 - Filing fee, payable to Blue Earth County
  • $15 - Photo fee, payable to Blue Earth County

Fees for Ages 15 and Under (Valid for 5 Years)


  • $100 - Check or money order only, payable to the U.S. Department of State. (Counter checks, starter checks or temporary checks are not acceptable. Payment MUST be made by personal/company check, cashier's check or money order only.)
  • $35 - Filing fee, payable to Blue Earth County
  • $15 - Photo fee, payable to Blue Earth County 

Payment to the US Department of State must be made by check or money order only.  Counter checks, starter checks or temporary checks are not acceptable
   
Blue Earth County accepts credit cards, cash, money order, and personal check for the $35 passport filing fee and $15 passport photo fee only.  Note: prices are subject to change. The payment to the US Department of State must be made by check or money order only.  
   


Processing Time

The processing timeframe can vary anywhere between 6-11 weeks and is subject to change. Please check the travel.state.gov website for the latest updates including the most current processing times.

 

Expedited Service

Expedited service is available for an additional fee.  This expedited service can shorten the processing time to anywhere between 3-6 weeks.  Times are subject to change please check travel.state.gov for the most current expedited service timeframe.

  

Hours and Location


Applications for passports are accepted from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm, Monday through Friday, at the Property and Environmental Resources Department located on the 2nd floor of the Government Center. You must arrive at the Property and Environmental Resources Department no later than 4:30 p.m. with all the necessary papers and completed applications.