What documents do I need to get a passport?

To receive a new passport or replace a lost or damaged passport, you must come in person to our office and bring the following:

Completed DS-11 Passport Application Form (PDF), single-sided with black ink

  • The applicant's full Social Security number is required on the form
  • Proof of citizenship (copy and original required)
  • Proof of identity (front and back copy and original required)
  • Passport photo, one 2-inch by 2-inch color photo with a solid white background. Photos can be taken at the New Brighton Passport Office for $15.
  • Passport fees, each applicant should have separate checks payable to the U.S. Department of State and the City of New Brighton.
    • U.S. Department of State fee: Check or money order only. Credit/debit cards not accepted.
      • A separate check is required for each application
    • City of New Brighton fee: Check, money order, or cash only. Credit/debit cards not accepted.
      • All returned checks payable to the City of New Brighton are subject to a $30 charge.

Applications must be filled out in black ink. If a pencil or another color is used, you will be required to fill out a new application.

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5. Can I renew my expired passport here?
6. When is the best time to renew my passport?
7. What do I need to change my name on my passport?
8. How long is the passport good for?
9. Can I use my passport book or passport card instead of the REAL ID or the Enhanced ID when flying within the U.S.?
10. What is the Next Generation Passport?
11. My Passport is expired, but my Visa is not. Is my Visa still valid?
12. Do you take passport photos? Printed or digital?
13. What are the passport photo requirements?
14. Can I bring my own photo?
15. How much does a passport cost?
16. What forms of payment do you accept?
17. How long will it take to get my passport?
18. Can I get my passport faster?
19. I already applied for my passport. Where is it?
20. What color pen can I use?
21. Do you offer notary services?
22. Does the applicant have to be present even if they are a minor?
23. How can I reach the state if I have additional questions or concerns?
24. Can I come here for your passport services even if I am from outside the City of New Brighton, Ramsey county, or even from outside the state of Minnesota?