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New Passports
First Time Applicants
All applicants must appear in person before a passport agent and submit a completed passport application. Application requirements include:
  • Proof of U.S. citizenship
  • Valid driver's license or state issued identification card (more information may be needed for state issued identification cards and out of state cards)
  • Social Security number
  • One passport specific photo; which can be taken on-site at our facility for $15
  • Payment for each application (check or money order only), plus payment (cash, credit card, or check/money order) for the county fee

Passport Applications for Minors
Minors, under 18, that do not possess their own identification will need a parent to present theirs.

Minors, 15 years and under, must have both parents' consent to apply for a passport.

Download and fill out a passport application (DS-11) before visiting the Passport Agent located on the first floor of the Historic Courthouse.

Passport Processing
Allow six weeks for your passport to arrive. Expedited service is available for an additional fee. Expedited passports will be received in approximately three weeks.


You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to view and print the passport application.

Passports Division

Blue Earth County Historic Courthouse
204 S. 5th St.
P.O. Box 3567
Mankato, MN 56002

Ph: (507) 304-4251
Fx: (507) 304-4075