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Wheeling, Illinois Passport Office Information

How to get a passport in Wheeling, IL: Passport Offices & Application Process

Wheeling Post Office IL
250 W Dundee Rd
Wheeling IL, 60090

In Wheeling, Illinois there is only a single passport office location (e.g. acceptance agent). These passport offices are part of the application process for a new adult or child passport application. The Wheeling passport office clerks are official "acceptance agents" for the Passport Agency and can witness your signature and seal your passport documents (if you do not need your passport application sealed then you do not need to visit an acceptance agent).

In addition to the 1 passport office in Wheeling, there are (397) other passport offices in Illinois from which you can get a passport application sealed at. If you are not needing a passport for at least (4-6) weeks, you can visit the sole passport acceptance agent listed below the map on this web page. If you need it faster than that, please see: closest regional passport offices to Wheeling, Illinois and Expedited Passport service options for Wheeling.

Local passport offices are typically post offices, county clerk offices, and other government offices (Keep in mind: that not all county clerks, and not all post offices are acceptance agents). These local passport offices don't issue passports; the clerks (acceptance agents) at a local office can witness your signature and "officially" seal your passport application. There is a $35 fee for sealing your application and supporting documentation. Renewals do not need to visit an acceptance agent.

Passport Offices in Wheeling Illinois

Showing the single passport office in Wheeling:

Wheeling Post Office IL

250 W Dundee Rd
Wheeling, IL 60090


Other passport offices near Wheeling Illinois

Prospect Heights Post Office IL - Prospect Heights - 2.3 Miles
Buffalo Grove Post Office IL - Buffalo Grove - 2.5 Miles
Arlington Heights Post Office - Arlington Heights - 3.4 Miles
Northbrook Post Office - Northbrook - 3.6 Miles
Deerfield Post Office IL - Deerfield - 3.9 Miles
Village of Mount Prospect Village Hall - Mt Prospect - 4 Miles
Mt. Prospect Post Office IL - Mt Prospect - 4 Miles
West Deerfield Township - Deerfield - 4.1 Miles
Northfield Township IL - Glenview - 4.1 Miles
Vernon Township - Buffalo Grove - 4.7 Miles

Regional Passport Offices Close to Wheeling

These are passport issuing facilities. You will need to make an appointment and present proof of upcoming travel but in most cases, you will be able to get passport renewal, new passports, child passports, or a lost passport replacement Same Day or Next Day.

Chicago Passport Agency - 19.9 Miles
Detroit Passport Agency - 216.7 Miles
Buffalo Passport Agency - 402.7 Miles
Arkansas Passport Center - 519.8 Miles
Atlanta Passport Agency - 529.2 Miles

Wheeling, Illinois Passport Forms & Application Guides

Getting a passport in Wheeling is easy, it depends on what type of passport application you are doing and how quickly you need it processed. We've written the following passport guides, it doesn't matter if you are in Wheeling or not as the process will be similar regardless of where you are, The standard passport processing times right now are 10 to 12 weeks to receive your passport.

* Anyone applying for a new passport in Wheeling will need to visit a passport office.
* Please see regional passport offices close to Wheeling, there is one less than 100 miles from Wheeling.
* To renew your passport, you do NOT need to visit a passport office.

Please select the appropriate guide from the list:

Passport Renewal in Wheeling

Just a quick note about passport renewals because it will save you a lot of time, money, and hassles. It doesn't matter where you are, if you are in Wheeling or any other city in Illinois or any other state for that matter. If you have your old passport that is in good condition, it expired less than 5 years ago (or hasn't expired yet) and you are an adult - you can simply do your renewal paperwork online at the Department of State / Bureau of Consular Affairs and mail it in with new passport photos. It is currently taking 10-12 weeks standard processing or 4-6 weeks for expedited processing. If you need to renew it faster, you MUST have proof of travel and you must visit a regional passport office yourself, the closest ones to Wheeling are listed below. If this is not possible or you want to avoid going there yourself, please only then consider using a passport expeditor.

Passport Service for Cities Near Wheeling

Residents of the following cities that are close to Wheeling can consider using the passport office services in Wheeling for their passport application sealing needs.

Wheeling Illinois, Buffalo Grove Illinois, Prospect Heights Illinois, Lincolnshire Illinois, Arlington Heights Illinois, Mount Prospect Illinois, Northbrook Illinois, Deerfield Illinois, Rolling Meadows Illinois, Palatine Illinois, Des Plaines Illinois, Highland Park Illinois, Highwood Illinois, Northfield Illinois, Glenview Illinois, Glencoe Illinois, Elk Grove Village Illinois, Park Ridge Illinois, Morton Grove Illinois, Rosemont Illinois

Passport Expediting in Wheeling, Illinois

In a hurry and travelling soon? You can use a company that expedites passports in Wheeling. Passport expediting companies charge their own set of fees for their service in addition to the government passport application fee and government expediting fee. The cost gets more expensive the faster your passport is needed and it's actually not any faster than visiting a regional passport office yourself. However, using an expediting service is highly convenient as you won't have to go to a regional passport office yourself (for any DS11 application, you will still need to visit a local acceptance agent to get your documents sealed).

Read more about 3rd Party Passport Expediting

Frequently Asked Questions About Passports in Wheeling, Illinois

We make the passport application process easier and make getting a passport in Wheeling simplier. Our guide to how and where to get a passport in Wheeling contains all the passport office information you will need but often times there are still questions:

What is the application process of getting a passport in Wheeling?

Getting a passport is pretty much the process same wherever you are, with most new passport applicants, the journey will start by going to a local acceptance agent; there is only one passport office in Wheeling.
The basic process: fill out the DS-11 New Passport Application, take it with your proof of identity, passport photos, and passport fees to the only passport office in Wheeling to witness your signature and seal the documents. Wait 10-12 weeks.
For complete in-depth details see: New Passport Application Guide

How fast can I get a passport in Wheeling?

There are a couple of different methods to getting your passport processed, which route you choose will determine how fast your passport will be received. By going to a passport service office in Wheeling, you have the choice between standard mail-in service (currently taking 10-12 weeks) or expedited mail-in service (takes 4-6 weeks).

While not down the street, the closest option for a passport-issuing facility is the Chicago Passport Agency, it's not too far from Wheeling and if you can provide proof of travel within the next seventy-two hours, you can make an appointment there and get a passport.

How much does a passport cost in Wheeling?

Unlike drivers licenses and state IDs, passports are a Federal (national) document, it costs the same no matter what city or state you are in, $130 ($165 with acceptance agent fee) for adult passports and $100 ($135 with acceptance agent fee) for child passports. There may be some additional fees and / or expenses that you might need to pay, please see passport fees for an explaination of all passport fees and costs.

Where to get passport photos in Wheeling?

One of the most common questions we get asked is where "where should I get my passport photos taken at?" First, have a look at our in-depth passport photo guide so you know everything there is to know about passport photos. Here are the major stores that take and print passport photos near Wheeling.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite.

Walgreens #4941 - Wheeling - (0.8 mi)
Northwest Corner Of Milwaukee Ave. & Dundee Rd.
10 N Milwaukee Ave
Wheeling IL 60090
(847) 215-8346
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walgreens #5609 - Wheeling - (1.2 mi)
Southeast Corner Of Schoenbeck & Dundee
1199 W Dundee Rd
Wheeling IL 60090
(847) 465-8682
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #2788 - Buffalo Grove - (1.7 mi)
Photo Center
20 East Dundee Road
Buffalo Grove IL 60089
(847) 459-3800
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walmart Wheeling Supercenter - (1.9 mi)
Photo Center
1455 E Lake Cook Rd
Wheeling IL 60090
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
UPS Store - Jewel-Osco Grove Center - (2.2 mi)
Jewel Osco Shopping Center At Ne Corner Of Lake Cook And McHenry
113 Mc Henry Rd
Buffalo Grove IL 60089
(847) 459-7060
Price: Cost varies by location
Walgreens #4146 - Prospect Heights - (2.2 mi)
Northeast Corner Rt 83 & Camp Mcdonald
1 N Elmhurst Rd
Prospect Heights IL 60070
(847) 398-4673
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walgreens #4067 - Buffalo Grove - (2.3 mi)
Northeast Corner Buffalo Grove & Lake Cook
15 N Buffalo Grove Rd
Buffalo Grove IL 60089
(847) 520-7220
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Riverwoods - (2.3 mi)
Ne Corner Of Deerfield & Milwaukee In Same Ctr As Panera Bread
2033 N Milwaukee Ave
Riverwoods IL 60015
(847) 465-1477
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #10467 - Northbrook - (2.5 mi)
Photo Center
3780 Willow Road
Northbrook IL 60062
(847) 326-1201
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Costco Store #779 - Mt Prospect - (2.9 mi)
Photo Center
999 N Elmhurst Rd
Mount Prospect IL 60056
(847) 660-2000
Price: Cost at COSTCO locations: $5.99

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