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Boulder, Colorado Passport Office Information

How to get a passport in Boulder, CO: Passport Offices & Application Process

USPO - Boulder
1905 15th St
Boulder CO, 80302

In Boulder, Colorado there is only a single passport office location (e.g. acceptance agent). These passport offices are part of the application process for a new adult or child passport application. The Boulder passport office clerks are official "acceptance agents" for the Passport Agency and can witness your signature and seal your passport documents (if you do not need your passport application sealed then you do not need to visit an acceptance agent).

In addition to the 1 passport office in Boulder, 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 Boulder, Colorado and Expedited Passport service options for Boulder.

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 local passport offices don't issue passports; the clerks (acceptance agents) at a local office can 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 Offices in Boulder Colorado

Showing the single passport office in Boulder:

USPO - Boulder

1905 15th St
Boulder, CO 80302


Other passport offices near Boulder Colorado

USPO - Louisville - Louisville - 10.3 Miles
Lyons - Lyons - 11.8 Miles
USPO - Lafayette - Lafayette - 12.8 Miles
USPO - Longmont - Longmont - 13.9 Miles
USPO - Erie - Erie - 14.5 Miles
USPO - Eagle View Station - Broomfield - 14.7 Miles
City & County of Broomfield - Broomfield - 15.3 Miles
Gilpin County - Central City - 15.9 Miles
City of Westminster - Westminster - 18 Miles
City of Golden - Golden - 18.2 Miles

Regional Passport Offices Close to Boulder

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 - 33.2 Miles
El Paso Passport Agency - 499.8 Miles
Western Passport Agency - 538 Miles
Dallas Passport Agency - 600 Miles
Arkansas Passport Center - 673.4 Miles

Boulder, Colorado Passport Forms & Application Guides

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

Please select the appropriate guide from the list:

Passport Renewal in Boulder

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 Boulder 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 Boulder are listed below. If this is not possible or you want to avoid going there yourself, please only then consider using a passport expeditor.

Passport Service for Cities Near Boulder

Residents of the following cities that are close to Boulder can consider using the passport office services in Boulder for their passport application sealing needs.

Ward Colorado, Nederland Colorado, Superior Colorado, Louisville Colorado, Lyons Colorado, Lafayette Colorado, Longmont Colorado, Erie Colorado, Black Hawk Colorado, Saint Marys Colorado, Arvada Colorado, Idaho Springs Colorado, Westminster Colorado, Northglenn Colorado, Frederick Colorado, Winter Park Colorado, Thornton Colorado, Wheat Ridge Colorado, Mountain View Colorado, Estes Park Colorado

Passport Expediting in Boulder, Colorado

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

We make the passport application process easier and make getting a passport in Boulder simplier. Our guide to how and where to get a passport in Boulder contains all the passport office information you will need but often times there are still questions:

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

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 Boulder.
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 Boulder 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 Boulder?

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 Boulder, you have the choice between standard mail-in service (currently taking 10-12 weeks) or expedited mail-in service (takes 4-6 weeks).

While not down the street, the closest option for a passport-issuing facility is the Colorado Passport Agency, it's not too far from Boulder and if you can provide proof of travel within the next seventy-two hours, you can make an appointment there and get a passport.

How much does a passport cost in Boulder?

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, $130 ($165 with acceptance agent fee) for adult passports and $100 ($135 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 Boulder?

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 Boulder.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite.

Walgreens #16022 - Boulder - (4.5 mi)
Northwest Corner Of Broadway & College
1111 Broadway
Boulder CO 80302
(303) 942-7500
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walgreens #12683 - Boulder - (4.9 mi)
Southeast Corner Of 28Th St & Valmont St
2870 28Th St
Boulder CO 80301
(720) 214-3853
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walgreens #19547 - Boulder - (4.9 mi)
Southeast Corner 28Th St & Diagonal Hwy
3348 28Th Street
Boulder CO 80301
(303) 447-1173
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Boulder, CU Boulder - (5.1 mi)
We are located in the Kittredge Central Building. Just south of the Fiske Planetarium
2480 Kittredge Loop Dr
Boulder CO 80310
(303) 442-2601
Price: Cost varies by location
Walgreens #2482 - Boulder - (5.2 mi)
30Th & Walnut
1830 30Th St
Boulder CO 80301
(303) 444-0407
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
UPS Store - 30th St - (5.3 mi)
King Soopers Center At 30th And Arapahoe
1630 30th St
Boulder CO 80301
(303) 442-6858
Price: Cost varies by location
UPS Store - CU Boulder - (5.7 mi)
We are located inside the Village Center building of the CU Boulder campus
510 30th St
Boulder CO 80310
(303) 442-2601
Price: Cost varies by location
UPS Store - Baseline Rd - (6.4 mi)
Baseline And Foothills Meadows Center
4800 Baseline Rd
Boulder CO 80303
(303) 494-5252
Price: Cost varies by location
Walgreens #19103 - Boulder - (6.4 mi)
Southeast Corner Baseline Rd & Mohawk Dr
4800 Baseline Rd
Boulder CO 80303
(303) 499-1919
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Gunpark Dr - (7.6 mi)
Gunbarrel Square South Of King Soopers
6525 Gunpark Dr
Boulder CO 80301
(303) 530-4888
Price: Cost varies by location

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