In observance of Memorial Day, Robbinsdale City Hall and Deputy Registrars Office will be closed Monday, May 25th. 

Robbinsdale Deputy Registrars Office has opened its CarTab Express Line. All other Deputy Registrar Services are open by appointment-only. To make an appointment, click here.  Robbinsdale City Hall is open to the public, however residents are encouraged to utilize city services by phone, email and drop-off. Car Tabs and Title Transfers can be dropped off in the drop-box for processing with either a check or money order.

Passport Information

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COVID-19 Service Changes:

Schedule Passport Appointment


We are now processing U.S. Passport Applications by appointment only until further notice. Appointments are available Monday through Friday (Saturday appointments have been temporarily suspended). Passport Photo services are still available.

Please schedule an appointment by selecting the button above or by calling us at (763) 531-1293

Passport & Passport Photo Service Information


Drop-in services are provided Monday through Friday, but sufficient time is needed for processing applications and will only be accepted at the counter between 8-3:30 pm Monday-Friday. (If you take a number and are not called back to the counter for passport processing by 3:30 pm weekdays, you will have to come back another day.)

We process new passport applications including photo services. Most passport renewals are processed by mail, though we are happy to assist with your passport photo.

Payment for Passport Applications MUST be personal check or postal money-order made out to US Dept. of State.

Payment for Passport Photos ($15) and the Passport Agent Fee ($35) can be made by cash, check (payable to City of Robbinsdale), or *credit card

*A convenience fee of 2.49% of your total purchase will be applied to all card transactions (this fee is charged by the credit card service provider; Robbinsdale DMV does not receive any of these fees.)



First-Time Passports

The following is needed to apply for a passport:

  • Proof of Citizenship*
  • Proof of Identity*
  • Recent photo (we can take them for you for $15)
  • Required fee paid by personal check or postal money order to the U.S. Department of State.
  • For minors, two parents (both with valid Minnesota driver's licenses) must accompany the minor throughout the application process. There are some special exceptions for parents who are divorced. There are additional steps required if a parent does not have a driver's license from Minnesota.
    *For clarification on special procedures or requirements and clarification on what constitutes proof of citizenship and identity go to OR call 1-877-487-2778.



    Renewals are handled by mail if all of the following are true. Your passport:   
    • is undamaged and can be submitted with your application
    • was issued when you were age 16 or older
    • was issued within the last 15 years
    • was issued in the exact same name as your previous passport or you can legally document your name change with original or certified copy of your marriage certificate or the government-issued document evidencing your legal name change under federal or state law
    If any of the above statements do not apply to you, you must Apply in Person
    and we can assist you at our office.



    Our offices are located in City Hall at 4100 Lakeview Ave N. and are open for drop-in customers Monday through Friday 8:00 am.-4:00 p.m. 

    If you have questions about our services, call 763-535-8133 during business hours.