Passport Photos

PASSPORT PHOTOS ARE NOW AVAILABLE AT THE TAXPAYER SERVICES OFFICE


Taxpayer Service
3650 Braddock Ave NE, Suite 1400
Buffalo MN 55313

Photos processed in the Taxpayer Services Office are $12.00 per person


THE TAXPAYER SERVICES PASSPORT ACCEPTANCE HOURS ARE 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM.
APPOINTMENTS ARE REQUIRED FOR PASSPORT APPLICATIONS.
NOTE: NON-SCHOOL DAYS AND FRIDAYS YOU MAY EXPERIENCE HIGHER WAIT TIMES.
PLEASE ALLOW ENOUGH TIME TO OBTAIN YOUR PHOTO


Requirements for a Good Passport Photo

  • No glasses.  If you cannot remove your glasses for medical reasons, please include a signed note from your doctor with your application
  • Taken with a neutral facial expression or a natural smile, with both eyes open
  • Taken in clothing that you normally wear on a daily basis.  You cannot wear a uniform, clothing that looks like a uniform, or camouflage attire and AVOID wearing a white, red, or neon shirt
  • No hats, headbands, barrettes or head coverings, unless you wear it daily for religious purposes.  Your full face must be visible and your head covering cannot cast shadows on your face
  • No headphones or wireless hands-free devises
  • Background must be plain white or off-white
  • Head must be directly facing the camera with your full face in view
  • In color
  • Printed on matte or glossy photo quality paper
  • Size of photo
  • 2 x 2 inches (51 x 51 mm) in size
  • Size of head must be between 1 - 1 3/8 inches (25 - 35 mm) from the bottom of the chin to the top of the head
  • Recent photo, taken in the last 6 months to reflect your current appearance


Payment: Cash, Check or Credit Card
Credit Cards are now accepted - 2.35% fee or minimum of $1.75 per transaction 

For questions please call passport staff at 763-682-7574


Frequently Asked Questions available on the U.S. Department of State website