For all information about Passports and Travel, current processing times and fees, and obtaining passport forms, visit the U.S. Department of State website:

Passport applications/forms are also available from the Cass County Recorder's Department as are passport photo services. The cost of Passport photos is $12.00 per person for a set of two photos. Please call the Recorders Office at (218) 547-7381 for passport photo requirements. 

To obtain a copy of your Minnesota Birth Certificate, contact the Cass County Auditor-Treasurer Office at (218)547-7247.

To apply for a U.S. Passport, come prepared to the Cass County Recorders Office with:

  • Completed Passport application
  • Proof of U.S. Citizenship
  • Valid Photo ID
  • Check, Cashier's Check, or Money Order for the Passport Application Fee. Checks should be made payable to the U.S. Department of State
    • Note: The fees for Passport Photos and Application Execution are paid directly to the Cass County Recorder and may be paid with cash, check, credit or debit card.