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Acceptance Agent

The Sherburne County Recorder’s Office is an acceptance agent for passport applications.

Please make note of the following requirements for passport application:

  • Make sure to arrive with all applications completed using black ink. Complete Application Here
  • Certified birth certificate is also required. (can be obtained from the Recorder’s Office for a $26 fee if the applicant was born in Minnesota after 1935.)
  • Customers applying for a passport using form DS-11 must submit a copy of their citizenship evidence in addition to their original or certified copy of U.S citizenship.
  • A passport photo is required. (can be obtained from the Recorder’s Office for a $17 fee.) 
  • A valid Photo ID is required.


Passport fee payments accepted as follows:

  • One check or money order is required with EACH application made out to the US Department of State.
  • Execution Fees can be paid using any form of payment.

Fast Service Tips

Here are some tips to help you get faster service:

Fill out the passport application ahead of time. Download application forms from the Passport Services Website

Related Information      

Helpful Videos                                                                  (child’s passport)  (apply in person)                                                                                                                                  

Minneapolis Passport Agency: To apply at the agency, you must schedule an appointment by calling toll-free at 877-487-2778, 24 hours a day. When you make the appointment you must let them know you are planning on applying at the Minneapolis Passport Agency.