Passport Books and Cards require the following:

Passport Application filled in completely in Black Ink but not signed.  
Passport Photo: they can be obtained at the Grant County Recorder's Office for $15.00.  Certified Birth Certificate (not the hospital certificate and not photocopy) or previous U.S.      Passport (adult only) naturalization certificate.  
Valid Drivers License or another form of current picture identification.   
Two separate checks or money orders for each passport application. 
Office fee is $35 per application payable by check or money order or cash to Grant County  Recorder's office.

Passport Books

We have the applications for applying for a passport book. These cost $110 for adults and $80 for those under 16.  Payable by check or money order to U.S. Department of State. Travel anywhere!

Passport Cards

Passport cards for adults cost $30 and under age 16 cost $15 for travel by land and sea.
Payable by check or money order to U.S. Department of State.


Under 16

Under 16 the applicant must be present with both parents and parent's picture ID’s.  First time applicants will need photo ID and Proof of US Citizenship, ( Certified copy of Birth Certificate (Not hospital record), adoption papers), separate checks or money order, application filled in with black ink.  The US State Dept. has a published a video to help illustrate the process,  click on following link - US Family Travel Campaign video


If traveling in less than 6 weeks you  will need to expedite for additional $60. Or you can visit Passport Agency in Minneapolis Call for an appointment 877-487-2778 if traveling in less than 4 weeks. You would need US citizenship paper, photo, checks or money orders and proof of travel plans.

Renewal Applications

Renewal applications available also. If you can answer yes to the questions on the front of the renewal form you may renew yourself with a new picture, check or money order, and the current passport.
You may check for information on line or fill out an application at
Grant County Recorder's office does accept credit or debit cards.