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The Minneapolis Passport Agency can help you get your passport quickly. If it is a medical or family emergency, they are able to issue a passport the same day. Otherwise, an appointment here can get you your passport in 8 days if you have travel plans already booked. If you need it faster or you cannot get an appointment here, please contact a trusted passport expediting agency.

If you are traveling internationally in less than 2 weeks or need to obtain a foreign visa within 4 weeks, you are eligible to schedule an appointment at this passport agency with proof of travel. Will call (pickup) service is offered for life or death emergencies and immediate travel.

Minneapolis Passport Agency

Appointments Available From:

Minneapolis Passport Agency8:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday

9:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Excluding Federal Holidays

Call 24/7 for an Appointment: 1-877-487-2778

  • Appointments are required at all passport agencies.  There is no charge to make an appointment at a passport agency and customers should not pay anyone or any business making such a charge.
  • You must pay the $60 expedite fee in addition to application fees to apply at this agency.
  • Proof of travel is not required when applying at this agency. When calling the automated appointment system, you will hear that proof of travel is required, but it does not apply to this agency unless you have a life or death emergency.
  • Will call service is offered for life or death emergencies and immediate travel abroad (leaving within 5 business days).  The agency will advise you when the passport will be ready for pickup at will call based on your documented travel plans.
  • For all other customers, passports will be issued within 8 business days of applying at the agency. During your appointment, the agency will advise how the passport will be sent to you.

For Your Appointment

What to Bring

  • Appointment confirmation number
  • Completed forms
  • All required supporting documents
  • A major Credit Card, Debit/Check card (not ATM cards), Check, Bank Draft, Cash (Exact Change), or Money Order to cover the application and expedited fees

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Find out what forms, documents, and fees you will need to bring to your appointment.

When You Arrive

  • Arrive early to allow enough time to pass through building security screening and metal detectors (weapons are prohibited).
  • We are located on the ground floor.
  • Check-In at the Information Desk.
    Present your Social Security Number or Appointment Confirmation     Number to verify your appointment.
  • Receive your number, please be seated, and wait until your number is called.
  • When your number is called go to your assigned window.  A passport specialist will review your forms and supporting documents.


Driving Directions, Parking Information, and Public Transportation

From the North:

Take I-35W South and exit at Washington Avenue (exit 17C). Take a right onto Washington Avenue. Take another right onto 3rd Ave S. The Federal building will be on the left.

From the East:

Take I-94W to the Cedar Ave Exit. Turn right onto Cedar Ave. Continue North on Cedar Ave., which will curve around and become Washington Ave. Take a right and head North on 3rd Ave South. The Federal building will be on your left.

From the South:

Take I-35 North to I-35W (toward Minneapolis). Continue on I-35W North toward the “Downtown Exits.” Stay in left 3 lanes and merge onto Hwy 65 North. Take the 5th Ave S exit. Continue on 5th Ave. for 8 blocks and turn left onto Washington Ave S. Go two blocks to 3rd Ave S. Turn right onto 3rd Ave S. The Federal building will be on the left.

From the West:

Take I-394 E towards Minneapolis. Take the 3rd Ave N / Washington Ave exit (exit 9c). At the top of the ramp take a right onto Washington Ave. Take a left onto 3rd Ave S.


There is metered parking available on 3rd Ave. S. in front of the Federal building for $1/hr. There is also a parking lot located across from the Federal building at 3rd Ave & 2nd St. The rate is $5.85/day. There is also a parking lot at 3rd Ave. S. and Washington Ave. which charges $6/day.

Public Transportation:

The Federal Building is located on the west side of 3rd Ave S, across the street from the Depot Hotel and three blocks north of the Government Plaza stop on the light rail line. There is a public bus stop behind the Federal Building on 2nd Ave S. For light rail, bus and commuter rail maps, fares and schedules, please visit


Minneapolis Passport Agency

United States Federal Office Building aka The “Old” Federal Building
212 3rd Ave S
Minneapolis, MN 55401

Appointments Available From:
8:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday

9:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Excluding Federal Holidays

Make an Appointment

Call the National Passport Information Center to make an appointment 24 hours a day.

  • 1-877-487-2778; TDD/TTY: 1-888-874-7793

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Minneapolis Passport Agency

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