M-F | 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM
307 2nd St NW, Rm. 121, Aitkin, MN
Kirk Peysar / County Auditor

Aitkin County Passports

Attention: Passport Application Processing by APPOINTMENT ONLY

For Information on Passport Renewals, please visit travel.state.gov

Please visit travel.state.gov for information and forms that will be needed to complete the Passport application process.

To schedule your appointment for a new passport, please call 218-927-7354.

Office Information: The Auditor's Office serves as a Passport Acceptance Facility and processes applications for new passports, those expired for more than five (5) years, issued to minors, or lost, stolen, or damaged passports. We operate by appointment only, Tuesday through Thursday 9:00 am until 1:00 pm and Friday, 9:00 AM to Noon. While we do not create passports on-site, we accept applications, supporting documents, and fees for submission to the Passport Processing Facility.

Important Notes:

  • Both parents must be present at the appointment for a minor child. For exceptions, please visit travel.state.gov. Please make arrangements for supervision of other minor children during the application process

Passport Types:

  1. U.S. Passport Book:
    • Commonly requested for international travel
    • Valid for ten (10) years for ages 16 and older, five (5) years for minors under 16
  2. U.S. Passport Card:
    • For land border crossings or seaports-of-entry from Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean, and Bermuda
    • Not valid for air travel
    • Valid for ten (10) years for ages 16 and older, five (5) years for minors under 16. What to Bring:

What to Bring:

  • Completed application
  • Black ink pen for application signature
  • Passport photos
    • Avoid camouflage clothing, eyewear and headwear in photos
    • Photo must be taken within the last 6 months

Documentation Requirements:

  • Certified birth certificate and a copy.
  • Driver’s license and a copy (front and back on the same page).
  • Copies can be made in our office, with a charge for the service.

Payment Information:

Thank you for your cooperation. We look forward to assisting you in the passport application process.

page last modified on April 02, 2024