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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. An appointment is required.

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.

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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

9:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

All Federal Holidays are excluded

Automated Appointment Phone Number

(Available 24 hours/7 days)

Processing Times

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

Car :

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.

From 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 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.

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 http://www.metrotransit.org/.

PARKING INFO: 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.

What to Do When You Arrive for Your Appointment at the Minneapolis Passport Agency

  • You will need your Social Security Number or your confirmation number.
  • 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 be verified.
  • 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.)
  • Please take a seat.
  • When your number is called and/or appears on the television monitor, go to the number of the window indicated.

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