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Two United States of America Passports

Passport Operations

The City of Centennial Passport Office processes applications for first time adult U.S. passports as well as new and renewal minor U.S. passports. 

Applications are reviewed by appointment only, Monday between 8:15 a.m. and 12 p.m. and Tuesday through Friday between 8:15 a.m. and 4 p.m., at the Centennial Civic Center located at 13133 E. Arapahoe Road. 

Appointments need to be booked on the City’s online portal. New time slots are released at the middle of each month, and there is limited availability. If you need passport services sooner than the City’s availability, please visit travel.state.gov to view alternative options and locations.


Know Before You Arrive

Community members interested in engaging with City Passport operations must review the following notes before arriving or booking appointments.

Passport Photos

The City can take authorized passport photos for an additional fee of $15. You can also bring your own photo at the time of your appointment, per the guidelines found at travel.state.gov.

Appointment Scheduling and Timing

The City only accepts two applicants per 15-minute appointment timeframes to accommodate facility cleaning between appointments thoroughly. If you have more than two applicants, please book multiple appointment times to avoid being turned away. The City cannot make any exceptions to this rule. 

Please arrive at your appointment on time. Persons who arrive more than 5 minutes late will be turned away and asked to reschedule. Upon scheduling your appointment, you will receive a reminder email the week of your appointment with further instructions.

You Must Apply In Person if You Are

  • You are applying for your first U.S. Passport
  • You are under age 16 (minor must apply in person and be accompanied by both parents if they are under 16)
  • Your previous U.S. Passport was issued when you were under age 16
  • Your previous U.S. Passport was lost, stolen, or damaged
  • Your previous U.S. Passport was issued more than 15 years ago
  • Your name has changed since your U.S. Passport was issued, and you are unable to document your name change legally

Please Note: The City does not accept adult renewals. To view more information on processing renewals, please visit travel.state.gov.


Additional Callouts

YOU MUST BRING YOUR CHECK BOOK OR MONEY ORDER TO YOUR APPOINTMENT. FEE INFORMATION IS VIEWABLE IN THE BELOW SECTION; PLEASE REVIEW BEFORE ARRIVING.

PERSONS ARRRIVING TO THEIR APPOINTMENTS WITHOUT A CHECK BOOK OR MONEY ORDER(S) WILL BE TURNED AWAY.


Online

Step 1.Complete the passport application form

Fill out your application before you come to your appointment.

Download Application

Step 2.Schedule your appointment with the Clerk's Office

The Clerk's Office offers limited Passport appointments, Monday between 8:15 a.m. and 12 p.m. and Tuesday through Friday between 8:15 a.m. and 4 p.m.

If you need an emergency passport, you will need to go directly to the Department of State.

Book Passport Appointment - NOTE: Due to staffing, we are not able to provide passport appointments from August to October. Please check back in late October for updates.

** Upon scheduling your appointment, you will receive a reminder email the week of your appointment with further instructions. Please remember to check your spam folder.

Step 3.Gather required documentation

You must bring the following:

  • Proof of citizenship (original birth certificate or naturalization certificate)
  • Proof of identity (driver's license, school ID, etc.)
  • Check book or money order

Step 4.Be ready to pay your fees

WE DO NOT ACCEPT DEBIT OR CREDIT CARDS. PAYMENTS TO THE STATE MUST BE CHECK OR MONEY ORDER.

The Department of State Passport Fees (Federal) are: (must be check or money order made payable to the U.S. Department of State) 

  • Adults (16 years and older): $130
  • Youth (15 years and younger): $100

**Additional fees may apply if you want a Passport Card, expedited services or overnight delivery.

Local fees (must be cash, check or money order made payable to the City of Centennial):

  • Acceptance fee: $35 (effective April 2, 2018 per State Rule)