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Thornton, Colorado Passport Office Information

Last Reviewed on March 16th, 2022

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

City of Thornton
9500 Civic Center Dr
Thornton CO, 80229

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

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 Thornton Colorado

Showing the single passport office in Thornton:

City of Thornton

9500 Civic Center Dr
Thornton, CO 80229


Other passport offices near Thornton Colorado

City of Northglenn - Northglenn - 3.6 Miles
USPO - Harris Park Station - Westminster - 3.8 Miles
Commerce City Civic Center - Commerce City - 4.1 Miles
City of Westminster - Westminster - 4.1 Miles
USPO - GMF Finance - Denver - 4.5 Miles
USPO - Sunnyside Station - Denver - 4.9 Miles
USPO - Henderson - Brighton - 6 Miles
USPO - Downtown Station - Denver - 6.3 Miles
City & County of Broomfield - Broomfield - 6.5 Miles
City of Arvada - Arvada - 6.6 Miles

Regional Passport Offices Close to Thornton

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 - 12.9 Miles
El Paso Passport Agency - 491.3 Miles
Western Passport Agency - 538.5 Miles
Dallas Passport Agency - 578.8 Miles
Arkansas Passport Center - 651.8 Miles

Thornton, Colorado Passport Forms & Application Guides

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

Please select the appropriate guide from the list:

Passport Renewal in Thornton

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 Thornton 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 Thornton 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 Thornton

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

Thornton Colorado, Northglenn Colorado, Commerce City Colorado, Westminster Colorado, Henderson Colorado, Mountain View Colorado, Arvada Colorado, Denver Colorado, Wheat Ridge Colorado, Edgewater Colorado, Glendale Colorado, Aurora Colorado, Lafayette Colorado, Lakewood Colorado, Louisville Colorado, Superior Colorado, Englewood Colorado, Erie Colorado, Sheridan Colorado, Greenwood Village Colorado

Passport Expediting in Thornton, Colorado

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

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

The process of getting a passport is pretty much the same wherever you are, however because this is about getting a passport in Thornton, you get the extra advantage of being really close to the Colorado Passport Agency, this is great if you need a passport fast. However, with most new passport applicants, the journey will start by going to a local acceptance agent; there is only one passport office in Thornton.
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 Thornton 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 Thornton?

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 Thornton, you have the choice between standard mail-in service (currently taking 10-12 weeks) or expedited mail-in service (takes 4-6 weeks). If you need it faster, luckily for Thornton residents, there is a regional passport facility only 12.9 miles away. It's possible to make an appointment at the Colorado Passport Agency and get a passport there if you have proof of travel within 72 hours.

How much does a passport cost in Thornton?

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 Thornton?

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 Thornton.

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

Walgreens #4894 - Thornton - (0.9 mi)
Southwest Corner Of Washington & 88Th
8799 Washington St
Thornton CO 80229
(720) 214-2620
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Thornton - (1.3 mi)
Ne Corner Of Washington & Thornton Pkwy; Lambertson Lakes Ctr
871 Thornton Pkwy
Thornton CO 80229
(303) 457-4877
Price: Cost varies by location
Walmart Thornton Supercenter - (1.8 mi)
Photo Center
9901 Grant St
Thornton CO 80229
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walgreens #5837 - Thornton - (2.2 mi)
Northeast Corner Of Colorado & 104Th
4351 E 104Th Ave
Thornton CO 80233
(303) 501-1725
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walgreens #4667 - Federal Heights - (2.2 mi)
Northwest Corner Pecos & 84Th
1601 W 84Th Ave
Federal Heights CO 80260
(303) 426-4994
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walmart Commerce City Supercenter - (3.3 mi)
Photo Center
5990 Dahlia St
Commerce City CO 80022
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walgreens #6552 - Westminster - (3.4 mi)
Northwest Corner Of Federal Blvd & W 72Nd Ave
7211 Federal Blvd
Westminster CO 80030
(303) 427-7479
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walgreens #6213 - Federal Heights - (3.5 mi)
Southeast Corner Of 104Th & Federal
10390 Federal Blvd
Federal Heights CO 80260
(720) 887-9145
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Westminster - (3.6 mi)
104th & Federal Blvd (King Soopers Shopping Center)
10343 Federal Blvd
Westminster CO 80260
(303) 469-2200
Price: Cost varies by location
Walgreens #5644 - Northglenn - (3.7 mi)
Southeast Corner Of 120Th & Washington
750 E 120Th Ave
Northglenn CO 80233
(303) 280-9252
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99

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