Passports

We often receive questions from travelers preparing to apply for a passport or needing to renew.  The closest post office with Passport services is the Arlington Heights Post Office.  Information is also available at the U.S. Department of State (travel.state.gov) site.  Details regarding renewals, lost or stolen passports, and updating an existing passport are provided.

In need of a passport in a hurry?  The closest Chicago Passport Agency is located in Chicago:

Chicago Passport Agency
101 Ida B. Wells Drive (formerly 101 W. Congress Parkway)
9th Floor
Chicago, IL 60605-1074
Hours: 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday
10:00 a.m. to 3:00 pm Thursday
Automated Appointment Number: 1-877-487-2778
Online Passport Appointment System

(updated 2/7/21)