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COVID-19: News and Campus Updates | Fall 2021 Plans

CIE Staff is working remotely. You can reach us at cie@unco.edu, 970-351-2396, through our virtual front desk via Zoom or schedule an appointment A CIE staff member is also available via the international emergency phone at 970-567-9572.  

In light of Campus closure and as a precautionary measure regarding COVID-19, many employees in the the Center for International Education are working remotely in an effort to best support our campus community. At this time The UNC-CIE Passport Office Facility is not accepting passport applications until further notice. We appreciate your understanding as we prioritize health and safety. Updates will be published to our COVID-19 information page as the situation develops. Additional information regarding limited passport services due to COVID-19 can be found on the Department of State's Passport Operations in Response to COVID-19 page and the Department of State  Update on Passport Services.

U.S. Passport Office

The Center for International Education has been designated by the U.S. Department of State as a Passport Application Acceptance Facility serving all U.S. citizens. The CIE Passport Office is a full-service passport office that accepts U.S. Passport applications, takes passport photos, and provides customer assistance with passport questions.

See the passport information flyer here.


Contact CIE

University Center 
2101 10th Ave
Room 1110
Campus Box 52
Greeley, CO 80631


Phone: +1-970-351-2396
Fax: +1-970-351-1947
International Emergencies: +1-970-567-9572


Office Hours

CIE  Staff are currently working remotely.

Schedule virtual appointment

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Required Documents

Proof of ID
Typically this is your driver license or other official government issued ID.  Minors do not need to have an ID when parents are present with acceptable ID.

Proof of Citizenship
Typically this is an original birth certificate.  This may also be a certificate of naturalization.  Only original documents may be accepted. If you were born in Colorado you can obtain a birth certificate from the Weld Public Health Office.

Passport Photo
CIE charges $5 for the one passport photo required by the U.S. Department of State for your passport application. 

Application Form
DS-11, application for new US Passport.  You may pick this up from CIE, another acceptance facility, or online

More Information
For more information, additional forms, and other passport and international travel information visit the Passport Services website.


UNC Passport acceptance (execution) fee is $35 (per passport) payable to UNC by cash, check or credit card.

Standard Turnaround

4-6 Weeks

Passport application fee is payable by check or money order ONLY to the U.S. State Department

  • Adults (16+): $110 
  • Minors: $80 

Expedited Turnaround

2-4 Weeks

Passport application fee is payable by check or money order ONLY to the U.S. State Department

  • Adults (16+): $170 
  • Minors: $140