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Passports
Book and CardGetting a Passport
The City and County of Broomfield is a U.S. Department of State designated Passport Acceptance Facility. The Community Assistance Center at the George DiCiero City and County Building, One DesCombes Drive, will assist with passport applications. Please note that all passport applicants must have an appointment. Call 303.438.6390 for an appointment.

Applying for a Passport
To apply for a passport, please bring the following:
  1. Personal identification - one of the following: driver’s license, military ID, student ID, work ID, foreign passport, etc. Additionally, please bring a photocopy of your ID on plain 8 1/2 X 11" white paper, showing the front and back of ID on same side of one page.
  2. Citizenship evidence- one of the following: a state-issued birth certificate*, naturalization papers, an adoption certificate, previous U.S. passport, etc.
  3. One passport photo- (available, for example, at Walgreens, Walmart or Costco) passport photo requirements are 2 by 2 inches in size, front view-full faced, white or off-white background preferred, recently taken within the last 6 months, printed on photographic paper. No photo will be accepted with uniforms or items resembling uniforms of any kind (no camouflage, epaulets, etc.), no dark glasses, no hats or other headgear that obscures the hair or hairline. Headgear worn daily for religious purposes is acceptable as long as the applicant provides a signed statement to that effect. The photo must still show the full face of the applicant.

*California Birth Abstracts or Texas Short Form Certificates are no longer acceptable. Please call for information regarding this issue.

Fees
Passport Book
The U.S. Passport Book may be used for any type of international travel.
Fee Type Passport Fee Execution Fee
Age 16 and over $110 $25
Age 15 and under $80 $25

Passport Card
The U.S. Passport Card may only be used for re-entry into the United States at land borders and sea ports-of-entry when traveling from Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean and Bermuda. Passport Cards may not be used for air travel.
Fee Type Passport Fee Execution Fee
Age 16 and over $30 $25
Age 15 and under $15 $25

Passport Book and Card
Only one execution fee is charged per application when applying for both the Book and the Card at the same time.
Fee Type Passport Fee Execution Fee
Age 16 and over $140 $25
Age 15 and under $95 $25

Passport fees are payable only by check or money order to U.S. Department of State. Execution fees are payable by check, money order, cash or credit/debit card to City and County of Broomfield.

Receiving Your Passport
Customers will receive passports within four to six weeks from the date they are submitted. Adult passports are valid for ten years. Minor passports are valid for five years.

To expedite an application, an additional fee of $60 will be required, and customers should receive their passport within three weeks.

Children Under 16
To apply for a passport of a child under the age of 16, both parents or legal guardians must appear with their child. If the second parent is not available to sign, the appearing parent must present evidence of sole legal custody of the child or a notarized Special Circumstance Form showing written consent from the non-appearing parent and a copy of the front and back of the non-appearing parent's photo I.D. Proof of U.S. Citizenship (i.e. birth certificate) must also be submitted even if the child has been issued a previous passport.

Additional Questions
For additional questions or to download passport applications please visit the U.S. Department of State website.