The Arapahoe County Clerk and Recorder's Office can accept new passport applications on behalf of the U.S. Department of State for any U.S. citizen. We do not accept passport renewals. Renew your passport online.

Book a Passport Appointment

We accept passport applications by appointment only on weekdays between 7 a.m. and 4 p.m. at our Recording Office in the County Administration Building, 5334 S. Prince St., Littleton. Sorry, we no longer accept walk-in customers for passports. 

Book Appointment

What to Bring

All applicants must be present. Please bring: 

  • Unsigned, completed passport application form in black ink only for each applicant (must include your social security number);
  • One color passport photo measuring 2 inches by 2 inches for each applicant (Note: You must remove eye glasses for photos);
  • Proof of citizenship, such as certified birth certificate, naturalization certificate or previous passport for each applicant;
  • Valid, permanent photo ID for each applicant;
  • A check or money order payable to "Arapahoe County Clerk" for processing fee of $35 per application; and,
  • Check(s) or money order(s) payable to "Department of State" for the application fee for each application.
If applying for a minor child, both the child and the parents/legal guardian(s) must be present. To learn about special requirements for children 16 and under, and for all passport and travel information, please visit the Travel State website. For information about applying for a passport at Arapahoe County, please call us at 303-795-4520.

Check the Status of Your Application

To check on the status of an application in process, please visit the National Passport Information Center website or call 1-877-487-2778.

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