Passports

Passports will not be processed after 4:00 p.m.       
***ALL APPLICANTS MUST APPEAR IN PERSON***
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Please arrive prior to 4:00 p.m. to ensure adequate passport processing time.

To obtain a United States Passport Book or Passport Card you will need to present the following:

1. Completed passport application form (you MUST sign in person USING BLACK INK ONLY) - obtain this from the Sibley County Recorder’s Office or the Passport Agency's website :  https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/passports.html

2. A Certified Copy of Birth Certificate from the State level (Not a Hospital Certificate with the footprints).  This has to be sent in with your passport application and will be returned to you separately.

3. Valid Driver's License/Minnesota ID for identification.
Notice:  Out of State Driver's License requires second form of identification. 
Minors under 16 MUST appear with BOTH parents and both must have a valid 
Driver's License.
 
Passport Book Fees:
Ages Regular Fees Expedited Fees
Adult: (16 & over) $110.00 check to US Dept of State 

$35.00 to Sibley County Recorder for execution fees
$10.00 to Sibley County Recorder for passport photos

$187.56 check to US Dept of State                                                            

$61.35 to Sibley County Recorder for execution fees                                  
$10.00 to Sibley County Recorder for passport photos
Under 16 $80.00 check to US Dept of State

$35.00 to Sibley County Recorder for execution fees
$10.00 to Sibley County Recorder for passport photos

$157.56 check to US Dept of State                                                             

$61.35 to Sibley County Recorder for execution fees                                
$10.00 to Sibley County Recorder for passport photos
 
Passport Card Fees: Passport Card is used ONLY for LAND or SEA TRAVEL to: Canada, Mexico, Bermuda & Caribbean
Ages Regular Fees Expedited Fees
Adult: (16 & over) $30.00 check to US Dept of State

$35.00 to Sibley County Recorder for execution fees
$10.00 to Sibley County Recorder for passport photos

$90.00 check to US Dept of State

$61.35 to Sibley County Recorder for execution fees
$10.00 to Sibley County Recorder for passport photos
Under 16 $15.00 check to US Dept of State

$35.00 to Sibley County Recorder for execution fees
$10.00 to Sibley County Recorder for passport photos

$75.00 check to US Dept of State

$61.35 to Sibley County Recorder for execution fees
$10.00 to Sibley County Recorder for passport photos
 
 4. We need a check or money order for the fees listed above to the US Dept of State and cash, check, money order or credit card for the fees listed above to Sibley County Recorder.
 
 5. We take passport photos here. The cost is $10 payable to the Sibley County Recorder.  You can have passport photos done elsewhere, but they have to be passport picture quality.    
                    
6.  Normal Passports are taking up to 8 weeks. If leaving in less than 8 WEEKS, you may EXPEDITE the Passport application by paying a $60.00 expedite fee per passport, PLUS $17.56 if you would like 1-2 day delivery service fee.  These fees are paid to the US Dept of State.  If you would like the passport book returned via Express Mail it is $26.35 payable to Sibley County Recorder.
 
Four Week EXPEDITE Passport - Pay the expedite and express mail fees.
TWO Week EXPEDITE Passport – Need Copy of Itinerary or Copy of Airline Tickets showing departure date and pay the expedite and express mail fees.
 

ALL APPLICANTS MUST APPEAR IN PERSON!!
If your Passport was issued in the last 15 years but has now expired, please call our office for additional instructions.