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Passports

Please note: we have temporarily suspended new appointment scheduling and are only scheduling if a cancellation is received.

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The Northglenn City Clerk's Office accepts passport applications by appointment only.  You may schedule an appointment for up to 6 people in your family or group on our website.  For a larger group, please book multiple appointments or give us a call for special accommodations.  All applicants must appear in person, to include children and infants.  For minors under the age of 16, in most cases, both parents must also be present to submit an application.

Questions? Please see our FAQ.


Our appointment calendar is accurate and updates in real time. We are happy to assist you in booking an appointment if you call, but we cannot offer different availability than what is shown on our website. 

Due to high demand, if you are unable to come to your appointment, we ask that you please cancel or reschedule it by using the link in your confirmation email, or by calling or texting 303-450-8753.


CONTACT INFORMATION:
Northglenn City Clerk’s Office: 303.450.8753
U.S. Department of State: 1.877.487.2778, www.travel.state.gov.

CURRENT APPLICATION PROCESSING TIMES:
Estimated delivery with ROUTINE processing: 8 to 11 weeks
Estimated delivery with EXPEDITED processing: 5 to 7 weeks (additional $60 per application)
Express mail options are also available.

APPLICATION TRACKING:
Approximately a week after your appointment, you can track the status of your application by calling 1.877.487.2778 or by visiting:
U.S. Passport Application - On-Line Status Tracker



Frequently Asked Questions

What do I need to apply for a passport?
GENERAL REQUIREMENTS:
  • APPLICATION FORM
  • CITIZENSHIP EVIDENCE
    • U.S. Birth Certificate issued by the city, county, or state of birth
    • Certificate of Naturalization
    • U.S. Passport
      • IMPORTANT: When submitting a passport for a minor, a copy of the birth certificate must also be submitted
    • Please note: a Social Security card is not considered evidence of citizenship for passport purposes.
  • IDENTIFICATION
    • Valid Driver’s License
    • State Issued I.D.
    • Passport
  • PASSPORT PHOTO (photos available on-site)
  • FEES - 2 SEPARATE PAYMENTS ARE REQUIRED
    1. U.S. Department of State: CHECK or MONEY ORDER ONLY - NO CASH, NO CARDS
    2. City of Northglenn: CASH, CHECK, MASTERCARD or VISA
Which application form do I need?
Please see the U.S. Department of State’s website to determine which form you will need.
How much will my passport cost?
Exact fees depend on the type of passport (book, card, or both) you’re applying for, and how quickly you need it. A fee calculator is available here.
What's the difference between a passport book and a passport card?

The passport book is accepted for any kind of travel, anywhere in the world. Passport cards are only accepted for land or sea travel, and only within Canada, Mexico, and the Caribbean.  

If you are planning to fly internationally, you must have a passport book.

What methods of payment do you accept?

The Department of State fee must be paid by check (personal, certified, cashier's, traveler's) or money order. There are no exceptions. If your appointment is for multiple applicants, you can combine the Department of State fees in one check or money order.

The City of Northglenn fees can be paid with any form of payment. 

Can I make an appointment if I'm not a resident of Northglenn?
Yes. There are no residency requirements for passport services. 
Do I need to make an appointment for a renewal?
Yes. Regardless of whether you’re renewing an adult or minor passport, you will need to make an appointment in order for us to assist you.  
Do I need to renew my passport before it expires?
No. There is no requirement to renew a passport prior to the expiration date. Adult passports can be renewed by mail for up to 5 years after expiration. Minor passports, and adult passports that have been expired more than 5 years, must be renewed in person. For more information, please see the Department of State's website.
Contact

City Clerk's Office
Passport Information Line
303.450.8999
passports@northglenn.org

Open weekdays by appointment only.

City Hall
11701 Community Center Drive
Northglenn, CO 80233

We recommend using Google Maps to navigate, as Apple Maps has an incorrect location for our office.