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Alamosa, Colorado Passport Office Information

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Passport Guide for Alamosa

Residents of Alamosa in Alamosa County, Colorado have a choice of 2 passport locations to visit in order to get their passport application sealed. The passport agents in Alamosa can provide you with passport forms or witness your signature and seal your passport documents (if you don't need your passport application sealed then you do not need to visit an acceptance agent). Besides the 2 passport offices here in Alamosa, there are (141) other passport offices in Colorado from which you can get a passport application sealed at. If you are not needing a passport for at least (4-6) weeks, you can visit any of the passport acceptance agents listed below the map on this web page. If you need it faster than that, please see: closest regional passport offices to Alamosa, Colorado and Expedited Passport service options for Alamosa.


How to Get a Passport in Alamosa, Colorado

Getting a passport in Alamosa is easy, it depends on what type of passport application you are doing and how quickly you need it processed. We've written the following passport guides, it doesn't matter if you are in Alamosa or not as the process will be similar regardless of where you are, The standard passport processing times right now are 10 to 12 weeks to receive your passport.

* Anyone applying for a new passport in Alamosa will need to visit a passport office.
* Alamosa isn't near a passport agency, you could try a passport service or arrange to travel to one of the regional offices.
* To renew your passport, you do NOT need to visit a passport office.

Please select the appropriate guide from the list:

Passport Renewal in Alamosa

Just a quick note about passport renewals because it will save you a lot of time, money, and hassles. It doesn't matter where you are, if you are in Alamosa or any other city in Colorado or any other state for that matter. If you have your old passport that is in good condition, it expired less than 5 years ago (or hasn't expired yet) and you are an adult - you can simply do your renewal paperwork online at the Department of State / Bureau of Consular Affairs and mail it in with new passport photos. It is currently taking 10-12 weeks standard processing or 4-6 weeks for expedited processing. If you need to renew it faster, you MUST have proof of travel and you must visit a regional passport office yourself, the closest ones to Alamosa are listed below. If this is not possible or you want to avoid going there yourself, please only then consider using a passport expediter.


Passport Offices in Alamosa, CO

USPO - Alamosa
505 3rd St
Alamosa CO, 81101

Adams State College
1st Street & Stadium Drive Student Union Building
Alamosa CO, 81102

Looking for a passport office in Alamosa? There are hundreds of such offices in Colorado. These local passport offices are typically post offices, county clerk offices, and other government offices (Keep in mind: that not all county clerks, and not all post offices are acceptance agents). These ofices don't issue passports but witness your signature and officially seal your passport application. There is a $35 fee for sealing your application and supporting documentation. Renewals do not need to visit an acceptance agent.

There are 2 passport offices in Alamosa.

USPO - Alamosa
505 3rd St
Alamosa, CO 81101
Adams State College
1st Street & Stadium Drive Student Union Building
Alamosa, CO 81102

Additional passport offices that are located near Alamosa Colorado:
USPO - La Jara - La Jara - 12.3 Miles
USPO - Monte Vista - Monte Vista - 14.3 Miles
USPO - Center - Center - 20.2 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near Alamosa

Residents of the following close by cities looking to get a passport should consider using these passport office(s) located in Alamosa for document sealing.

Manassa Colorado, Center Colorado, Antonito Colorado, Crestone Colorado, South Fork Colorado, Cañon City Colorado, Florence Colorado, Angel Fire New Mexico, Cimarron New Mexico, Peñasco New Mexico, Victor Colorado, Buena Vista Colorado, Miami New Mexico, San Juan New Mexico, Avondale Colorado, Springer New Mexico, Fountain Colorado, Fort Carson Colorado, Manitou Springs Colorado, Crested Butte Colorado

Regional Passport Offices Close to Alamosa

These are passport issuing facilities. You will need to make an appointment and present proof of upcoming travel but in most cases, you will be able to get passport renewal, new passports, child passports, or a lost passport replacement Same Day or Next Day.

Colorado Passport Agency - 140.1 Miles
El Paso Passport Agency - 344 Miles
Western Passport Agency - 397.7 Miles
Dallas Passport Agency - 526.6 Miles
San Diego Passport Agency - 622.2 Miles


Passport Expediting in Alamosa, Colorado

In a hurry and travelling soon? You can use a company that expedites passports in Alamosa. Passport expediting companies charge their own set of fees for their service in addition to the government passport application fee and government expediting fee. The cost gets more expensive the faster your passport is needed and it's actually not any faster than visiting a regional passport office yourself. However, using an expediting service is highly convenient as you won't have to go to a regional passport office yourself (for any DS11 application, you will still need to visit a local acceptance agent to get your documents sealed).

Read more about 3rd Party Passport Expediting



Frequently Asked Questions About Passports in Alamosa, Colorado

What is the application process of getting a passport in Alamosa?

Getting a passport is pretty much the process same wherever you are, with most new passport applicants, the journey will start by going to a local acceptance agent; there are 2 passport offices in Alamosa.

The basic process: fill out the DS-11 New Passport Application, take it with your proof of identity, passport photos, and passport fees to any of the passport offices in Alamosa to witness your signature and seal the documents. Wait 10-12 weeks.

For complete in-depth details see: New Passport Application Guide

How fast can I get a passport in Alamosa?

There are a couple of different methods to getting your passport processed, which route you choose will determine how fast your passport will be received. By going to a passport service office in Alamosa, you have the choice between standard mail-in service (currently taking 10-12 weeks) or expedited mail-in service (takes 4-6 weeks). You are going to have to do a little bit of a road-trip, the nearest passport issuing facility is The Colorado Passport Agency, it's not really close being that it's 140.1 miles from Alamosa, but that's where you need to make an appointment. Another option for you may be to use a passport expediting service to go to a regional facility for you.

How much does a passport cost in Alamosa?

Unlike drivers licenses and state IDs, passports are a Federal (national) document, it costs the same no matter what city or state you are in, $110 ($145 with acceptance agent fee) for adult passports and $80 ($115 with acceptance agent fee) for child passports. There may be some additional fees and / or expenses that you might need to pay, please see passport fees for an explaination of all passport fees and costs.

Where to get passport photos in Alamosa?

One of the most common questions we get asked is where "where should I get my passport photos taken at?" First, have a look at our in-depth passport photo guide so you know everything there is to know about passport photos. Here are the major stores that take and print passport photos near Alamosa.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. Walgreens #9912 - Alamosa - (0.3 mi)
Northwest Corner Of West & Main
1203 Main St
Alamosa CO 81101
(719) 589-3165
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walmart Alamosa Supercenter - (1.3 mi)
Photo Center
3333 Clark St
Alamosa CO 81101
719-587-3802
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walmart Pagosa Springs Supercenter - (57.8 mi)
Photo Center
211 Aspen Village Drive
Pagosa Springs CO 81147
970-731-9022
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
UPS Store - Pagosa Springs - (58.5 mi)
In the City Market Shopping Center, 3 doors to the left.
135 Country Center Dr
Pagosa Springs CO 81147
(970) 731-8771
Price: Cost varies by location
Walmart Salida Supercenter - (63.6 mi)
Photo Center
7865 W Us Highway 50
Salida CO 81201
719-539-5086
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walgreens #9393 - Canon City - (66.3 mi)
Northeast Corner Of 16Th & Hwy 50
1609 Fremont Dr
Canon City CO 81212
(719) 275-1267
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walgreens #12751 - Taos - (66.4 mi)
Southeast Corner Of Hwy 68 & Cruz Alta
811 Paseo Del Pueblo Sur
Taos NM 87571
(575) 758-1704
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walmart Taos Store - (66.5 mi)
Photo Center
926 Paseo Del Pueblo Sur
Taos NM 87571
575-758-3499
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walmart Canon City Supercenter - (67.1 mi)
Photo Center
3105 E Us Highway 50
Canon City CO 81212
719-269-8144
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
UPS Store - Taos - (67.2 mi)
Between Days Inn & Super 8 Motels
1335 Paseo Del Pueblo Sur
Taos NM 87571
(575) 758-8647
Price: Cost varies by location