COVID-19 Updates and Resources

For the most recent and up to date information and resources related to COVID-19 and county services please visit the Coronavirus Disease/COVID-19 page.

The Clerk and Recorder's office is open to the public by appointment only. We encourage our customers to complete transactions online as appointments are limited and phone wait times are longer than normal due to COVID-19.

Need a Passport?

Visit the Passport Requirements page for additional information on required documentation.

We are now offering passport services


Processing Times: 

Routine Service: 10 to 12 weeks, door-to-door, from date of application.

Expedited Services: 4 to 6 weeks, door-to-door, from date of application.

For weekly statistics and updates on passport services, travel restrictions, etc. visit the US Department of State at Passport Operations in Response to COVID-19

The Jefferson County Clerk to the Board’s office is a passport application acceptance facility.

In a Hurry?

You can request expedited services for an additional $60, processing time is 4-6 weeks.

Emergency Travel?

If you have an emergency life-or-death situation, you may go to the passport office in Aurora to get your passport. You must first make an appointment through the U.S. Department of State’s Online Passport Appointment System or by calling 877-487-2778.

In-Depth Passport Information

Visit the U.S. Department of State website for in-depth passport information including Fees and Processing Times.  

Payment Information

  • There are two (2) separate fees due with your application.
    • Application processing fee made payable to the "U.S. Department of State" - Checks and money orders only.
    • Execution / Acceptance fee payable to "Jefferson County" - Credit and debit cards, checks, and money orders accepted.

Passport Photos

We offer passport photo services for $5.00.