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Vital Records and Licensing
151 4th St SE
Rochester, MN 55904
8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Monday - Friday


 Contact us:

Phone: 507 328-7629   Fax: 507 328-7397

A passport is one of the most valuable secure documents you may ever receive.

All applicants with form DS 11 must apply in person. 

Citizenship and identification requirements are strictly enforced by our office in accordance with the United States Department of State to ensure document integrity, guarantee the safety of United States citizens and to protect National Security. 

Please Note: Our office stops taking applications at 4:30 PM to ensure timely processing.

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How to Apply for a Passport

Somali and Spanish video version

Schedule your Appointment

Passport Renewals

Passport Fees

Passport Frequently Asked Questions

Our Commitment

We will do our best to accommodate your transaction in a timely manner, but will take the time to focus on your transaction for quality service.

What you can expect from our office

Courteous, prompt and thorough service.

Depending upon the volume of customers, you may experience wait times.

Please note we do not process form DS-82 (adult renewals).

You can make an appointment on our appointment calendar to help alleviate wait times. Please note that making an appointment will not completely eliminate waiting in line.

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