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Chicago Passport Agency
Kluczynski Federal Building
230 S. Dearborn Street, 18th Floor
Chicago, IL 60604-1564
Appointments at Regional Passport Office
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday
10:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Excluding Federal Holidays
Call 24/7 for an Appointment: 1-877-487-2778
- You must have an appointment at every regional passport agency. Also, there is no charge to make an appointment at the Chicago Passport Agency.
- You must pay the $60 expedite fee in addition to application fees at the Chicago Passport Agency.
- Proof of travel is not required when applying at a regional passport agency.
- Also, most passport applicants will receive a passport within 8 business days of applying at the Chicago Passport Agency.
For Your Appointment at Chicago Passport Agency
What to Bring
- Appointment confirmation number
- Proof of travel plans
- Completed passport application forms
- All required identification documents
- A major Credit Card, Debit/Check card (not ATM cards), Check, Bank Draft, Cash (Exact Change), or Money Order for application and expedited fees
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When You Arrive
- To begin with, arrive early to give yourself enough time to pass through building security and metal detectors (weapons are prohibited).
- Then, take the elevator to the 10th floor.
- Afterward, check-in at the Information Desk and present your Social Security Number or Appointment Confirmation Number.
- Obtain your number, take a seat, and wait until an agent calls your number.
- Lastly, when you hear your number, go to your assigned window.
Other Regional Passport Agency Info
When you visit the Chicago Passport Agency, you can get a U.S. passport on the same day with a medical or family emergency. Otherwise, you’ll receive your passport in 8 days if you have confirmed travel plans. If you are unable to get an appointment or need your passport faster, you may use a trusted passport expediting agency.
If you are traveling internationally in less than 2 weeks or need a foreign visa within 4 weeks, schedule an appointment at Chicago Passport Agency with proof of travel plans.
NOTE: Also, will-call (pickup) service is available for life or death emergencies and immediate travel (leaving within 5 business days).
Driving Directions & Public Transit
Here are directions to the Chicago Passport Agency in Chicago, IL.
- From O’Hare Airport:
Take the Kennedy Expressway to Congress Parkway East. Turn left on Dearborn Street, going north. After almost 2 blocks, the agency will be on the left side of the street in the Kluczynski Federal Building. The address is 230 South Dearborn Street, 18th Floor. Travel time from the airport is approximately one hour.
- From Midway Airport:
Take Cicero Avenue north to 55th Street (also known as Garfield Blvd.), then go east on Garfield Blvd. to the Dan Ryan Expressway (I-94W), go north on I-94W to Congress Parkway. Go east on Congress Parkway to Dearborn Street. Go north a couple of blocks on Dearborn Street to 230 South Dearborn.
- Public Transit Directions via CTA:
From O’Hare Airport, take the CTA (Chicago Transit Authority) Blue Line train to Jackson Street Station. The Chicago Passport Agency is in the Kluczynski Federal Building at 230 S. Dearborn, on the corner of Jackson and Dearborn next to the CTA exit.
From Midway Airport, take the CTS Orange Line train to LaSalle Street Station. Then, walk one block north and a block east to the Chicago Passport Agency in the Kluczynski Federal Building at 230 S. Dearborn.
Make an Appointment
Call the National Passport Information Center to make an appointment 24/7.
- 1-877-487-2778; TDD/TTY: 1-888-874-7793
Expedited Passport Service
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NOTE: Lastly, if you have any updated information for the Chicago Passport Agency, please submit an inquiry via our Passport Help Desk.