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Ouray, Colorado Passport Office Information

Last Reviewed on March 16th, 2022

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

USPO - Ouray
621 Main St
Ouray CO, 81427

In Ouray, 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 Ouray 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 Ouray, 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 Ouray, Colorado and Expedited Passport service options for Ouray.

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 Ouray Colorado

Showing the single passport office in Ouray:

USPO - Ouray

621 Main St
Ouray, CO 81427


Other passport offices near Ouray Colorado

USPO - Telluride - Telluride - 6.6 Miles
USPO - Nucla - Montrose - 25.5 Miles

Regional Passport Offices Close to Ouray

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 - 166.9 Miles
El Paso Passport Agency - 377 Miles
Western Passport Agency - 377.4 Miles
San Diego Passport Agency - 560.4 Miles
Los Angeles Passport Agency - 572.7 Miles

Ouray, Colorado Passport Forms & Application Guides

Getting a passport in Ouray 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 Ouray 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 Ouray will need to visit a passport office.
* Ouray 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 Ouray

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 Ouray 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 Ouray 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 Ouray

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

Dallas Colorado, Dolores Colorado, Austin Colorado, South Fork Colorado, Paonia Colorado, Crested Butte Colorado, Mount Crested Butte Colorado, Pittsburg Colorado, Mesa Colorado, Center Colorado, Redstone Colorado, Clifton Colorado, Farmington New Mexico, De Beque Colorado, Fruita Colorado, Blanding Utah, Carbondale Colorado, Basalt Colorado, Buena Vista Colorado, Manassa Colorado

Passport Expediting in Ouray, Colorado

In a hurry and travelling soon? You can use a company that expedites passports in Ouray. 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).

Need it Fast? Expedite Now or Read more about 3rd Party Passport Expediting

Frequently Asked Questions About Passports in Ouray, Colorado

We make the passport application process easier and make getting a passport in Ouray simplier. Our guide to how and where to get a passport in Ouray 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 Ouray?

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 Ouray.
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 Ouray 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 Ouray?

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 Ouray, 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 166.9 miles from Ouray, 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 Ouray?

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 Ouray?

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 Ouray.

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

Walmart Montrose Supercenter - (30.2 mi)
Photo Center
16750 S Townsend Ave
Montrose CO 81401
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walgreens #9493 - Montrose - (30.9 mi)
Northeast Corner Of Townsend & Oak Grove
2351 S Townsend Ave
Montrose CO 81401
(970) 252-1743
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Montrose - (31.9 mi)
On 3rd Street, 1 Block South Of City Market Downtown
236 S Third St
Montrose CO 81401
(970) 249-3732
Price: Cost varies by location
Walgreens #10371 - Durango - (41.5 mi)
Northwest Corner Of Main Ave & 27Th St
2701 Main Ave
Durango CO 81301
(970) 385-1001
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walgreens #19273 - Durango - (42.7 mi)
Southeast Corner Camino Del Rio & 11Th St
28 Town Plaza
Durango CO 81301
(970) 247-5057
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Bodo Park - (44.1 mi)
Centennial Shopping Plaza
361 S Camino Del Rio
Durango CO 81303
(970) 385-9550
Price: Cost varies by location
Walmart Durango Supercenter - (45.2 mi)
Photo Center
1155 S Camino Del Rio
Durango CO 81303
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walmart Gunnison Store - (49.8 mi)
Photo Center
900 N Main St
Gunnison CO 81230
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walmart Delta Supercenter - (50.2 mi)
Photo Center
37 Stafford Ln
Delta CO 81416
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
UPS Store - Delta - (50.2 mi)
Hwy 92 1 1/2 Miles E Of Hwy 50 In Delta Center Next To Safeway
1410 Valley View Dr
Delta CO 81416
(970) 874-9393
Price: Cost varies by location

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