Grand Rapids Area Library

Passport Information


Hours for passport acceptance

Appointments preferred 218-326-7640

Monday - Thursday 11:00 - 6:00

Friday 11:00-4:00

Saturday 11:00 - 1:30



What is a Passport Acceptance Facility?

A Passport Acceptance Facility is a public sector office designated to accept and execute passport applications on behalf of the U.S. Department of State. Passport Acceptance Facilities verify the information of applicants using Form DS-11, which includes all first-time applicants and all minors.


Forms and Instructions

Complete instructions and printable forms available at

National Passport Information Center 1-877-487-2778


U.S. Passport Application (DS-11) and U.S. Passport Renewal Application For Eligible Individuals (DS-82) forms are available at the Library.


Minnesota Birth Certificates

Itasca County Recorder’s Office



Passport Photos

Known local retailers: Photo Express, 3 Months Sun Photography, Wal-Mart, Walgreens.



Passport fees payable by check or money order. 

No debit / credit cards accepted for any fee.




Grand Rapids Area Library    

140 NE 2nd St 

Grand Rapids MN 55744