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Passport Offices in Illinois

Looking to get a passport in Illinois, there are 399 local passport acceptance agent offices. Even though you cannot receive a passport onsite at the acceptance agents you will still be able to get your documents sealed and receive standard expediting (up to 3 weeks) if necessary.

Did You Know?  In 2015 there was an estimated 12,859,995 residents of Illinois and approximately 4.58% of those residents received passports. Total passport recipients in Illinois increased by 49,933 applications in 2015 from the prior year.

For most Illinois residents, the Chicago Passport Agency will be the closest regional passport office. Advance appointments are required so please view the link for how to make your appointment. For those doing a renewal, you can always just send your documents by mail to the Department of State. For those needing expedited passport service and don't want to drive or make an appointment, please visit expedited passports for the best service.
Illinois Passport Facts (see: Passport Statistics)
Passports issued in 2015 to Illinois residents: 588,689
Passports issued in 2014 to Illinois residents: 538,756
Passports issued in 2013 to Illinois residents: 517,003
Passports issued in 2012 to Illinois residents: 507,154
Passports issued in 2011 to Illinois residents: 481,337
Passports issued in 2010 to Illinois residents: 582,132
Passports issued in 2009 to Illinois residents: 534,621

399 passport acceptance offices in 296 Illinois cities: these offices served an average of 1,475 Illinois residents each in 2013. Just click on a Illinois city and you can view all the passport offices in that city. At these local passport acceptance agents you can: apply for a passport, have your documents sealed, apply for a child passport, apply for passport renewal, or get help replacing a lost passport. The fastest you will be able to receive a passport at ANY of these local offices is 3 weeks.