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Golden, Colorado Passport Office Information

Passport Guide: Get a Passport in Golden / Applying for a passport from Golden

Passport Guide for Golden

Residents of Golden in Jefferson County, Colorado have a choice of 3 passport locations to visit in order to get their passport application sealed. The passport agents in Golden 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 3 passport offices here in Golden, there are (139) 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 any of the passport acceptance agents listed below the map on this web page. If you need it faster than that, please see: closest regional passport offices to Golden, Colorado and Expedited Passport service options for Golden.

How to Get a Passport in Golden, Colorado

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

Please select the appropriate guide from the list:

Passport Renewal in Golden

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 Golden 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 Golden 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 Offices in Golden, CO

Jefferson County Government Offices
100 Jefferson County Pky, #2560
Golden CO, 80401

USPO - Golden
1100 Johnson Rd
Golden CO, 80401

City of Golden
911 10th St
Golden CO, 80401

Looking for a passport office in Golden? There are hundreds of such offices in Colorado. These 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.

There are 3 passport offices in Golden.

Jefferson County Government Offices
100 Jefferson County Pky, #2560
Golden, CO 80401
USPO - Golden
1100 Johnson Rd
Golden, CO 80401
City of Golden
911 10th St
Golden, CO 80401

Regional Passport Offices Close to Golden

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 - 19 Miles
El Paso Passport Agency - 481.2 Miles
Western Passport Agency - 524.4 Miles
Dallas Passport Agency - 582.6 Miles
Arkansas Passport Center - 660.2 Miles

Other passport offices near Golden Colorado:

USPO - Idledale - Idledale - 3 Miles
USPO - Lakewood - Lakewood - 5.8 Miles
USPO - Evergreen - Evergreen - 6.1 Miles
City of Lakewood - Lakewood - 7.4 Miles
City of Wheat Ridge - Wheat Ridge - 7.9 Miles
USPO - Arvada - Arvada - 8.9 Miles
City of Arvada - Arvada - 8.9 Miles
USPO - Sunnyside Station - Denver - 11.5 Miles
Denver County Court - Denver - 11.6 Miles
USPO - Harris Park Station - Westminster - 11.7 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near Golden

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

Morrison Colorado, Evergreen Colorado, Lakewood Colorado, Wheat Ridge Colorado, Edgewater Colorado, Arvada Colorado, Mountain View Colorado, Sheridan Colorado, Columbine Colorado, Westminster Colorado, Denver Colorado, Black Hawk Colorado, Englewood Colorado, Idaho Springs Colorado, Glendale Colorado, Superior Colorado, Greenwood Village Colorado, Commerce City Colorado, Thornton Colorado, Northglenn Colorado

Passport Expediting in Golden, Colorado

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

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

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 are 3 passport offices in Golden.

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

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 Golden, 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 Golden 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 Golden?

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 Golden?

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 Golden.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. UPS Store - Golden - (2.5 mi)
Safeway Center Next To Downtown Golden
601 16th St
Golden CO 80401
(303) 278-2363
Price: Cost varies by location
Walgreens #10117 - Golden - (2.6 mi)
Southwest Corner Of Ulysses St & Golden Rd
17222 S Golden Rd
Golden CO 80401
(303) 457-5823
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Lakewood - (3.9 mi)
Denver West Village Across From Colorado Mills, Behind Wendy's
14405 W Colfax Ave
Lakewood CO 80401
(303) 565-1900
Price: Cost varies by location
Walmart Evergreen Supercenter - (4 mi)
Photo Center
952 Swede Gulch Rd
Evergreen CO 80439
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walgreens #9566 - Lakewood - (4.8 mi)
Southeast Corner Of Mississippi & Alameda
12880 W Alameda Pkwy
Lakewood CO 80228
(303) 457-5145
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Lakewood - (5 mi)
Alameda & Union In Green Mountain Shopping Center
12081 W Alameda Pkwy
Lakewood CO 80228
(303) 986-2535
Price: Cost varies by location
UPS Store - Evergreen - (5.4 mi)
Photo Center
1153 Bergen Pkwy
Evergreen CO 80439
(303) 670-8700
Price: Cost varies by location
Walgreens #6883 - Wheat Ridge - (5.4 mi)
Southeast Corner Of Youngfield & 32Nd Ave
12700 W 32Nd Ave
Wheat Ridge CO 80033
(303) 237-4392
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Wheat Ridge - (5.6 mi)
Applewood Shopping Center At 32nd And Youngfield (Between Subway & Starbucks)
3440 Youngfield St
Wheat Ridge CO 80033
(303) 237-2655
Price: Cost varies by location
Walgreens #10306 - Evergreen - (6 mi)
Northeast Corner Of Evergreen Pkwy & Bryant Drive
3510 Evergreen Pkwy
Evergreen CO 80439
(303) 928-8982
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99