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Lincoln, Illinois Passport Office Information

In Lincoln, 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 clerks at the local passport office(s) in Lincoln are acceptance agents for the passport office 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 Lincoln, 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 Lincoln, Illinois and Expedited Passport service options for Lincoln.

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 Office in Lincoln, IL

Circuit Court Clerk (Logan Co) Lincoln IL
601 Broadway St
Lincoln IL, 62656

There is only a single passport office in Lincoln.

Circuit Court Clerk (Logan Co) Lincoln IL
601 Broadway St
Lincoln, IL 62656

Regional Passport Offices Close to Lincoln

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 - 131 Miles
Detroit Passport Agency - 314 Miles
Arkansas Passport Center - 383.3 Miles
Atlanta Passport Agency - 450.8 Miles
Buffalo Passport Agency - 499.5 Miles

Other passport offices near Lincoln Illinois:

Clinton IL Main Post Office - Clinton - 18.8 Miles
Menard County Circuit Clerk - Petersburg - 23.2 Miles
Springfield Post Office IL - Springfield - 23.5 Miles
Circuit Court Clerk (Sangamon Co) Springfield IL - Springfield - 23.7 Miles
Springfield Downtown Post Office - Springfield - 23.9 Miles
Mackinaw Post Office - Mackinaw - 24.1 Miles
Decatur Memorial Station - Decatur - 24.8 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near Lincoln

Residents of the following close by cities looking to get a passport should consider using these passport office(s) located in Lincoln for their passport application sealing needs.

Elkhart Illinois, Atlanta Illinois, McLean Illinois, San Jose Illinois, Mason City Illinois, Buffalo Illinois, Sherman Illinois, Riverton Illinois, Stanford Illinois, Athens Illinois, Clear Lake Illinois, Easton Illinois, Springfield Illinois, Rochester Illinois, Danvers Illinois, Topeka Illinois, Normal Illinois, Edinburg Illinois, Macon Illinois, Hudson Illinois

How to Get a Passport in Lincoln, Illinois

Getting a passport in Lincoln 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 Lincoln 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 Lincoln will need to visit a passport office.
* Lincoln isn't near a passport agency, you could try a passport service or arrange to travel to one of the regional offices.
* To renew your passport, you do NOT need to visit a passport office.

Please select the appropriate guide from the list:

Passport Renewal in Lincoln

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 Lincoln 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 Lincoln are listed below. If this is not possible or you want to avoid going there yourself, please only then consider using a passport expediter.

Passport Expediting in Lincoln, Illinois

In a hurry and travelling soon? You can use a company that expedites passports in Lincoln. 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 Lincoln, Illinois

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

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 Lincoln.

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 Lincoln 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 Lincoln?

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 Lincoln, you have the choice between standard mail-in service (currently taking 10-12 weeks) or expedited mail-in service (takes 4-6 weeks). You are going to have to do a little bit of a road-trip, the nearest passport issuing facility is The Chicago Passport Agency, it's not really close being that it's 131 miles from Lincoln, but that's where you need to make an appointment. Another option for you may be to use a passport expediting service to go to a regional facility for you.

How much does a passport cost in Lincoln?

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, $110 ($145 with acceptance agent fee) for adult passports and $80 ($115 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 Lincoln?

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 Lincoln.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. Walgreens #5976 - Lincoln - (1.3 mi)
Southwest Corner Of College & Woodlawn
603 Woodlawn Rd
Lincoln IL 62656
(217) 732-1825
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #6820 - Lincoln - (1.4 mi)
Photo Center
534 Woodlawn Road
Lincoln IL 62656
(217) 735-1548
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walmart Lincoln Supercenter - (1.7 mi)
Photo Center
825 Malerich Dr
Lincoln IL 62656
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walgreens #13852 - Sherman - (17.8 mi)
Northwest Corner Of Sherman, Business I55 & Andrew
106 Illini Blvd
Sherman IL 62684
(217) 496-2392
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walgreens #10800 - Clinton - (18.6 mi)
Southwest Corner Of Van Buren (Il 54) & Grant (Il 51)
424 W Van Buren St
Clinton IL 61727
(217) 935-1357
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walmart Springfield Supercenter - (20.7 mi)
Photo Center
2760 No. Dirksen Pkwy
Springfield IL 62702
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walgreens #3501 - Springfield - (22 mi)
Peoria & Sangamon
2140 N Peoria Rd
Springfield IL 62702
(217) 544-2925
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walgreens #2492 - Springfield - (22.7 mi)
Clear Lake & Dirksen Parkway
3216 E Clear Lake Ave
Springfield IL 62702
(217) 544-7948
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #6849 - Springfield - (23.5 mi)
Photo Center
211 East Carpenter Street
Springfield IL 62702
(217) 528-7529
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #5545 - Decatur - (23.8 mi)
Southeast Corner Of Rt 51 & Ash
225 E Ash Ave
Decatur IL 62526
(217) 872-1758
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99