Passport requirements

  • Below are the items you will need to bring with you to our offices for your passport appointment, depending on your passport status and age. 
  • Appointments are NOT permitted for passport renewals for adults aged 18+ if the passport has been expired for fewer than five years. Those passports must be renewed by the mail: Visit the State Department passport page for instructions on how to renew by mail.
  • For all others, visit our appointment page to schedule your visit.

Adult 18+—Never had a passport or previous passport expired more than five years ago:

  • Everyone applying for a passport must be present
  • Expired or last passport (if applicable) OR birth certificate (original or certified copy)
  • Colorado photo ID or driver’s license
  • Completed, unsigned passport application, available on the State Department website
    1. Social Security Number must be on the application
    2. Application must be signed at our office or the acceptance facility
  • One color passport photo, 2 inches by 2 inches
    1. We offer photo services for $5 during your appointment
  • Two separate fees due with your application
    1. Passport book and/or card fees made payable to the "U.S. Department of State" - Checks and money orders only
    2. Application processing fee payable to "Jefferson County" - Credit and debit cards, checks, and money orders accepted

Adult 18+—Lost or stolen passport:

Child 16-17 years old:

  • One parent or guardian MUST be present with the minor at time of application
  • Expired or last passport (if applicable) OR birth certificate (original or certified copy)
  • Colorado photo ID or driver’s license
  • Completed, unsigned passport application, available on the State Department website
    1. Social Security Number must be on the application
    2. Application must be signed at our office or the acceptance facility
  • One color passport photo, 2 inches by 2 inches
    1. We offer photo services for $5 during your appointment
  • Two separate fees due with your application
    1. Passport Book and/or Card fees made payable to the "U.S. Department of State" - Checks and money orders only
    2. Application processing fee payable to "Jefferson County" - Credit and debit cards, checks, and money orders accepted

Child under 16 years old:

  • Both parents or guardians MUST be present with the child at time of application. If both parents or guardians cannot appear in person, see the "Show parental consent" section of the State Department website for information on additional documentation required.
  • Expired or last passport (if applicable) OR birth certificate (original or certified copy)
  • Colorado photo ID or driver’s license
  • Completed, unsigned passport application, available on the State Department website
    1. Social Security Number must be on the application
    2. Application must be signed at our office or the acceptance facility
  • One color passport photo, 2 inches by 2 inches
    1. We offer photo services for $5 during your appointment
  • Two separate fees due with your application
    1. Passport Book and/or Card fees made payable to the "U.S. Department of State" - Checks and money orders only
    2. Application processing fee payable to "Jefferson County" - Credit and debit cards, checks, and money orders accepted