Monte Vista, Colorado Passport Office Information
How to get a passport in Monte Vista, CO: Passport Offices & Application Process
USPO - Monte Vista
150 Washington St
Monte Vista CO, 81144
In Monte Vista, 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 Monte Vista 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 Monte 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 Monte Vista, Colorado and Expedited Passport service options for Monte 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 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 Monte Vista Colorado
Showing the single passport office in Monte Vista:
|USPO - Monte Vista|
150 Washington St
Monte Vista, CO 81144
Other passport offices near Monte Vista ColoradoUSPO - Center - Center - 14.4 Miles
Adams State College - Alamosa - 14.9 Miles
USPO - Alamosa - Alamosa - 15.2 Miles
USPO - La Jara - La Jara - 18 Miles
USPO - South Fork - South Fork - 23.9 Miles
Regional Passport Offices Close to Monte 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 - 142.9 Miles
El Paso Passport Agency - 346 Miles
Western Passport Agency - 391.3 Miles
Dallas Passport Agency - 540.3 Miles
San Diego Passport Agency - 610.5 Miles
Monte Vista, Colorado Passport Forms & Application Guides
Getting a passport in Monte 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 Monte 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 Monte Vista will need to visit a passport office.
* Monte Vista 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.
- How to get a New Passport Guide
- How to get a Child Passport guide
- How to Replace a Lost (or Damaged) Passport
- Passport Renewal Guide
- Passport Name Change Guide
- How to Get a Second Passport
Passport Renewal in Monte 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 Monte 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 Monte Vista 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 Monte Vista
Residents of the following cities that are close to Monte Vista can consider using the passport office services in Monte Vista for their passport application sealing needs.
Center Colorado, Manassa Colorado, South Fork Colorado, Antonito Colorado, Crestone Colorado, Cañon City Colorado, Florence Colorado, Buena Vista Colorado, Angel Fire New Mexico, Dallas Colorado, Peñasco New Mexico, Cimarron New Mexico, Victor Colorado, Crested Butte Colorado, Mount Crested Butte Colorado, Pittsburg Colorado, Miami New Mexico, Fort Carson Colorado, Fountain Colorado, Manitou Springs Colorado
Passport Expediting in Monte Vista, Colorado
In a hurry and travelling soon? You can use a company that expedites passports in Monte 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).
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Frequently Asked Questions About Passports in Monte Vista, Colorado
We make the passport application process easier and make getting a passport in Monte Vista simplier. Our guide to how and where to get a passport in Monte Vista contains all the passport office information you will need but often times there are still questions:
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 Monte 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 Monte Vista to witness your signature and seal the documents. Wait 10-12 weeks.
For complete in-depth details see: New Passport Application Guide
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 Monte 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 142.9 miles from Monte 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.
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.
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 Monte Vista.
It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite.Walmart Alamosa Supercenter - (13.2 mi)
3333 Clark St
Alamosa CO 81101
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44Walgreens #9912 - Alamosa - (14.7 mi)
Northwest Corner Of West & Main
1203 Main St
Alamosa CO 81101
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99Walmart Pagosa Springs Supercenter - (45.1 mi)
211 Aspen Village Drive
Pagosa Springs CO 81147
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44UPS Store - Pagosa Springs - (45.7 mi)
In the City Market Shopping Center, 3 doors to the left.
135 Country Center Dr
Pagosa Springs CO 81147
Price: Cost varies by locationWalmart Salida Supercenter - (60.7 mi)
7865 W Us Highway 50
Salida CO 81201
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44Walmart Gunnison Store - (71.5 mi)
900 N Main St
Gunnison CO 81230
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44Walgreens #9393 - Canon City - (71.6 mi)
Northeast Corner Of 16Th & Hwy 50
1609 Fremont Dr
Canon City CO 81212
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99Walmart Canon City Supercenter - (72.7 mi)
3105 E Us Highway 50
Canon City CO 81212
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44Walgreens #12751 - Taos - (73.5 mi)
Southeast Corner Of Hwy 68 & Cruz Alta
811 Paseo Del Pueblo Sur
Taos NM 87571
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99Walmart Taos Store - (73.6 mi)
926 Paseo Del Pueblo Sur
Taos NM 87571
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44