The passport fee must be paid by check or moneyorderpayable to the U.S. Department of State. A separate payment must be sent with each application.
The execution fee of $35 per passport application may be paid by check or money order payable to the Nicollet County Recorder.
If more than 1 application is being processed, the execution fees and photo fees can be combined on 1 check. If applying for a passport book and a passport card at the same time, the 2nd execution fee is waived.