Passport Services 

The Winona State University Study Abroad Office is an official U.S. Department of State Passport Acceptance Facility. 

We accept new passport applications only. Review the application requirements to see if you qualify.

If you need to renew, replace, correct, or report a missing passport, consult the U.S. Department of State information for those who already have a passport.

Required Documentation

All required documents must be present at the time of appointment, or your appointment will be canceled and rescheduled.

Documents required will depend on your circumstances. Review the latest information on the required documents

Or, contact the National Passport Information Center at 1.877.874.2778 or WSU Study Abroad 507.457.5081 with questions.


Two separate payments are required:

  1. Application fee: Check or money order only (no cash or credit/debit cards), made payable to the U.S. Department of State
  2. Execution fee: Check or money order only (no cash or credit/debit cards), made payable to Winona State University Study Abroad

View current fees (see Item #8 – Calculate Fees). 

Application and execution fees are regulated by the U.S. Department of State and subject to change at any time.

Make an Appointment

When you have assembled all required documentation, you may make an appointment.

Passport applications are by appointment only. To schedule an appointment, email

Make sure to schedule your appointment well in advance to your travel dates. Check the U.S. Department of State website for current processing times as times can vary.

At your appointment, be prepared to provide the following documentation and payments. 


Explore frequently asked questions from the U.S. Department of State or email us at

Absolutely. Any U.S. citizen may apply for a new U.S. passport with us.

The time it takes to apply for a passport varies. If all your documentation is in order, your appointment should take less than 30 minutes.

Bring all your documentation, including a completed application, to your appointment.

Call 507.457.5081 to set up your appointment time.

You may track the status of your application at any time.

It takes 7-10 business days after applying for your passport to be tracked online.

Yes. The Passport Agency will send your original proof of citizenship along with any other original documentation back to you in a separate mailing.

No. Every applicant must apply for a new adult or minor passport in person, including minor/infant applicants.

No. The passport will be mailed to the mailing address indicated on the application.

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Study Abroad Office

Maxwell 105

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