How Expedite Your Passport at the Minneapolis Passport Agency
The Minneapolis Passport Agency caters to those looking to
process their passport application on the same day or those who have
urgent travel needs. If you need to leave the country in 2 weeks or
submit your passport for a foreign visa in 4 weeks, you are welcome in
this agency. It is requested that you make an appointment by calling
the automated system which is available 24/7.
If you are unable to personally visit the Minneapolis Passport
Agency but need to get your passport in a hurry, the solution is to
expedite your travel document through a qualified passport expediting service provider
Minneapolis Passport Agency
United States Federal Office Building aka The "Old" Federal Building
212 South Third Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55401
Appointments Available From
8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday
9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
All Federal Holidays are excluded
Automated Appointment Number
(Available 24 hours/7 days)
Will call service is offered for life/death emergencies and immediate
travel abroad (leaving within 8 business days). Pickup will be based on
travel plans. For all other customers, passports will be issued within
8 business days of applying at the agency. You will be informed of how
the passport will be sent during your appointment.
*This agency can issue both the U.S. passport book and U.S. passport card on-site.
How to Get to the Minneapolis Passport Agency
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 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.
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.
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.
BY PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION:
The Federal Building is 3 blocks from
the Government Plaza stop on the light rail and there is a bus stop
located on the corner of 2nd Ave S and Washington Ave. For light rail
and bus maps and commuter rail fares and schedules, visit
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.
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What to Do When You Arrive for Your Appointment
at the Minneapolis Passport Agency
- You will need your Social Security Number or your
- Please arrive no more than 15 minutes prior to your
appointment. Earlier arrivals will not be admitted.
- Late arrivals, 15 minutes after the scheduled appointment,
will have to reschedule their appointments.
- Upon entry to the building, you will go through security,
including metal detectors.
- Proceed to the ground floor to passport agency entrance.
- Go to check-in/information. Your appointment will
- You will be given a numbered ticket with the approximate,
current waiting time at the bottom. (We do our best to keep the waiting time
as short as possible.)
In a hurry? Get your passport in 24 hours
- When your number is called and/or appears on the television
monitor, go to the number of the window indicated.
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