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DOUGLAS COUNTY RECORDER’S OFFICE - General Passport Information

**Appointments are required**
Please call to schedule or book online HERE

305 8th Avenue West
Alexandria, Minnesota 56308 
Phone: 320-762-3877
Hours: Monday- Friday 8:00-4:30



All applicants must appear in person.

Both parents must accompany children ages 15 and under.

One parent is required for 16- and 17-year-old children.

You will need to know your social security number.

Use BLACK INK ONLY when filling out the applications.


You will need the following:

*Proof of citizenship:(must have at least ONE of the documents listed below)

  1. A certified Birth Certificate issued by the city, county, or state: Consular Report of Birth Abroad, or Certification of Birth
    (our office can issue certified copies of Minnesota births for $26.00) 
  2. Consular Report of Birth Abroad, or Certification of Birth Option
  3. A full validity U.S. Passport book or card (can be expired) OR
  4. Original Naturalization Certificate or Certificate of Citizenship

*MINORS UNDER 15 with a previous passport MUST ALSO SUBMIT a certified birth certificate. *

Both parents must accompany applicants ages 15 and younger

***If second parent is NOT available to sign please visit for more information.***

Proof of Identity: (must have at least ONE of the documents listed below)

  1. Valid or recently expired U.S. passport OR
  1. Naturalization Certificate or Certificate of Citizenship with identifiable photo attached OR
  1. Valid driver’s license (NOT temporary or learner’s permit) OR
  1. Official U.S. military or military dependent identification card
  2. Government employee identification card (federal, state, county, municipal)
  3. Current (VALID) foreign passport




One 2” x 2” passport photo is required (You may bring one or have one taken here for $10.00.)

Fees (Check or money order ONLY):

    U.S. Department of State fees:       

Passport -16 years and older                                                                                                $130.00

Passport –15 years and younger                                                                                          $100.00

Passport Card -16 years and older                                                                                      $30.00(Land & Sea travel ONLY)

Passport Card- 15 years and under                                                                                     $15.00(Land & Sea travel ONLY)

Expediting Fee                                                                                                                         $60.00

USPS 1–2-day mail return (BOOK ONLY)                                                                          $19.53

Check, Cash, VISA, Mastercard or Discover: ($1.50 Convenience charge added per $50.00 on credit/debit cards)

    Douglas County Recorder fees:

Agent Processing fee                                                                                                             $35.00

Photo Fee                                                                                                                                 $10.00

Overnight mail delivery                                                                                                           $28.75



For more information and applications please visit the U.S. Department of State’s website at


Recorder's Office
305 8th Ave W
Alexandria, MN 56308
Fax: 320-460-7755
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