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Buena Vista, Colorado Passport Office Information

Residents of Buena Vista in Chaffee County, Colorado have only a single location from which they can get a passport application sealed at. The passport agent in Buena Vista 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 1 passport office here in Buena Vista, there are (143) 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 the sole passport acceptance agent listed below the map on this web page. If you need it faster than that, please see: closest regional passport offices to Buena Vista, Colorado and Expedited Passport service options for Buena Vista.

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.

Passport Office in Buena Vista, CO

USPO - Buena Vista
110 Brookdale Ave
Buena Vista CO, 81211

There is only a single passport office in Buena Vista.

USPO - Buena Vista
110 Brookdale Ave
Buena Vista, CO 81211

Regional Passport Offices Close to Buena Vista

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 - 79.2 Miles
El Paso Passport Agency - 428.1 Miles
Western Passport Agency - 458.4 Miles
Dallas Passport Agency - 586.4 Miles
San Diego Passport Agency - 647.4 Miles

Other passport offices near Buena Vista Colorado:

USPO - Leadville - Leadville - 21.6 Miles
USPO - Fairplay - Fairplay - 22.6 Miles
USPO - Salida - Salida - 24.1 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near Buena Vista

Residents of the following close by cities looking to get a passport should consider using these passport office(s) located in Buena Vista for their passport application sealing needs.

Buena Vista Colorado, Alma Colorado, Mount Crested Butte Colorado, Crested Butte Colorado, Copper Mountain Colorado, Red Cliff Colorado, Pittsburg Colorado, Frisco Colorado, Minturn Colorado, Montezuma Colorado, Silverthorne Colorado, Dillon Colorado, Vail Colorado, Avon Colorado, Basalt Colorado, Redstone Colorado, Victor Colorado, Cañon City Colorado, Silver Plume Colorado, Carbondale Colorado

How to Get a Passport in Buena Vista, Colorado

Getting a passport in Buena Vista 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 Buena Vista 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 Buena Vista will need to visit a passport office.
* Please see regional passport offices close to Buena Vista, there is one less than 100 miles from Buena Vista.
* To renew your passport, you do NOT need to visit a passport office.

Please select the appropriate guide from the list:

Passport Renewal in Buena Vista

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 Buena Vista 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 Buena Vista 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 Expediting in Buena Vista, Colorado

In a hurry and travelling soon? You can use a company that expedites passports in Buena Vista. 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 Buena Vista, Colorado

What is the application process of getting a passport in Buena Vista?

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 is only one passport office in Buena Vista.

The basic process: fill out the DS-11 New Passport Application, take it with your proof of identity, passport photos, and passport fees to the only passport office in Buena Vista 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 Buena Vista?

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 Buena Vista, 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 79.2 miles from Buena Vista, 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 Buena Vista?

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 Buena Vista?

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 Buena Vista.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. Walmart Salida Supercenter - (24 mi)
Photo Center
7865 W Us Highway 50
Salida CO 81201
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
UPS Store - Aspen - (32.9 mi)
Conveniently Located On Main Street Between Spring And Hunter
625 E Main St
Aspen CO 81611
(970) 544-1898
Price: Cost varies by location
UPS Store - Breckenridge - (36.8 mi)
In The City Market Shopping Center At North Park Avenue & Airport Road. Lots Of Parking!
400 N Park Ave
Breckenridge CO 80424
(970) 453-8080
Price: Cost varies by location
Walmart Gunnison Store - (38.5 mi)
Photo Center
900 N Main St
Gunnison CO 81230
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walmart Frisco Store - (42.2 mi)
Photo Center
840 Summit Blvd.
Frisco CO 80443
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walgreens #11326 - Dillon - (45 mi)
Northwest Corner Of Dillon Ridge Road & Highway 6
269 Dillon Ridge Rd
Dillon CO 80435
(970) 468-0287
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Dillon - (45 mi)
Between Noodles And Smashburger
265 Dillon Ridge Rd
Dillon CO 80435
(970) 468-2800
Price: Cost varies by location
UPS Store - Vail - (45.3 mi)
Next To Safeway In West Vail
2121 N Frontage Rd W
Vail CO 81657
(970) 476-3292
Price: Cost varies by location
Walmart Avon Supercenter - (46 mi)
Photo Center
171 Yoder Avenue
Avon CO 81620
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
UPS Store - Avon - (46.6 mi)
In The Avon Plaza - Behind Dominos Pizza
150 E Beaver Creek Blvd A102
Avon CO 81620
(970) 949-0615
Price: Cost varies by location