Colorado Passport Offices – Where to Get a Passport in Colorado?

Are you ready to go somewhere? But wait! Do you have a valid passport? If not, here are some places you can submit your passport application. In Colorado, you can go to a post office, courthouse, county clerk’s office, or a library and submit your form. The fee for an application is all the same at any of these facilities.

The processing time to get a new passport is just about 4-6 weeks. The time could be longer if all the proper documents are not sent at the same time as the application. Some accepting application centers also offer expedited services. If you decide to use this service, your fees will increase.

Here is a list of some acceptance locations in major cities across Colorado State.

Colorado Passport Offices

Facility Address City Phone
US Postal Service 3655 E Fountain Blvd. #106,
Colorado Springs, CO 80910
Colorado Springs (800) 275-8777
US Postal Service 1504 S 8th Street,
Colorado Springs, CO 80905
Colorado Springs (800) 275-8777
US Post Office 292 CO-105,
Palmer Lake, CO 80133
Palmer Lake (719) 481-2146
City Clerk’s Office Civic Center South
480 S Allison Parkway,
Lakewood, CO 80226
Lakewood (303) 987-7085
City Clerk’s Office 11701 Community Center Drive,
Northglenn, CO 80233
Northglenn (303) 450-7085

Expediting Services in Colorado

As mention before, some acceptance locations offer expedited passport services. With this service, you can receive a passport in 2-3 weeks. This service is best for anyone who will travel in about a month. If your trip is sooner or you must fly because of an emergency, then you must apply for an emergency passport.

Passport agencies are more likely to get you a passport in about 72 hours or less. To retain this service, you must show valid proof of an emergency abroad.

To determine where the nearest expeditor or passport agency is located, call the National Passport Hotline number at (877) 487-2778 to speak with an agent. The agent will also assist you in making an appointment. Most agencies require you to make an appointment before showing up. Below are the Colorado Passport Agency location and operational hours.

Colorado Passport Agency
Cherry Creek III
3151 South Vaughn Way, Suite 600, Aurora, CO 80014

Hours:
8:00 am to 3:00 pm
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday
10:00 am to 3:00 pm
Thursday

By Appointment Only
Closed on Federal Holidays

REAL ID Act

The REAL ID Act of 2005 was voted into the bill by Congress. The purpose of this bill is to establish minimum security standards for state-issued identification cards. Such cards are driver’s licenses and state IDs. Both documents are used to travel by air in the US. The implementation of the new criteria will determine if these cards are still acceptable to fly by TSA.

At the time of implementation of the new law, states that were not ready were given an extension. As of January 22, 2018, the extension expires. If you reside in a state that is not compliant with the law, you will not be allowed to use either document, driver’s license or state-issued ID card, to travel by air. Colorado residents should not worry since the state is already compliant with the law.

If you are not sure if you live in a state that follows this law, the best thing to do is apply for another document, and that meets DHS criteria. Some of these documents can be used to travel internationally. Here is a list of some acceptable documents:

  • U.S. passport
  • U.S. passport card
  • DHS trusted traveler cards (Global Entry, NEXUS, SENTRI, FAST)
  • U.S. military ID (active duty or retired military and their dependents, and DoD civilians)
  • Permanent resident card
  • HSPD-12 PIV card

All new drivers’ license and state-issued ID card must contain the information mention below. If you have an id that does not display all the criteria, your id is not valid to travel by air in the US.

On each ID the following information must be present:

  • Full legal name
  • Residential address
  • Birthdate
  • Gender
  • Driver’s license or identification card number
  • Digital front-facing photograph
  • Signature

.Below you will find a list of passport processing facilities in and around your county.

Colorado Passport Offices - Where to Get a Passport in Colorado? Passport Locations

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