Oak Park, Illinois Passport Office Information
In Oak Park, 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 Oak Park 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 Oak Park, 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 Oak Park, Illinois and Expedited Passport service options for Oak Park.
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 Oak Park, IL
Oak Park Post Office
901 Lake St
Oak Park IL, 60301
There is only a single passport office in Oak Park.
901 Lake St
Oak Park, IL 60301
Other passport offices near Oak Park Illinois:Berwyn Post Office - Berwyn - 2.3 Miles
North Riverside Post Office IL - North Riverside - 2.5 Miles
Cragin Station - Chicago - 2.7 Miles
Melrose Park Post Office - Melrose Park - 3.1 Miles
Cicero Post Office - Cicero - 3.3 Miles
Town of Cicero - Cicero - 3.5 Miles
Village of Stone Park - Stone Park - 3.8 Miles
Village of Norridge - Norridge - 3.9 Miles
Roger P Mc Auliffe USPO - Chicago - 3.9 Miles
Irving Park Station Post Office - Chicago - 3.9 Miles
Passport Service for Cities Near Oak Park
Residents of the following close by cities looking to get a passport should consider using these passport office(s) located in Oak Park for their passport application sealing needs.
Oak Park Illinois, Forest Park Illinois, River Forest Illinois, Elmwood Park Illinois, Maywood Illinois, Berwyn Illinois, Melrose Park Illinois, Cicero Illinois, Riverside Illinois, Bellwood Illinois, Franklin Park Illinois, La Grange Park Illinois, Westchester Illinois, Brookfield Illinois, Northlake Illinois, Berkeley Illinois, Norridge Illinois, Elmhurst Illinois, Western Springs Illinois, Oak Brook Illinois
How to Get a Passport in Oak Park, Illinois
Getting a passport in Oak Park 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 Oak Park 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 Oak Park will need to visit a passport office.
* Please see regional passport offices close to Oak Park, there is one less than 100 miles from Oak Park.
* To renew your passport, you do NOT need to visit a passport office.
- How to get a New Passport Guide
- How to get a Child Passport guide
- How to Replace a Lost (or Damaged) Passport
- Passport Renewal Guide
- Passport Name Change Guide
- How to Get a Second Passport
Passport Renewal in Oak Park
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 Oak Park 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 Oak Park are listed below. If this is not possible or you want to avoid going there yourself, please only then consider using a passport expediter.
Frequently Asked Questions About Passports in Oak Park, Illinois
The process of getting a passport is pretty much the same wherever you are, however because this is about getting a passport in Oak Park, you get the extra advantage of being really close to the Chicago Passport Agency, this is great if you need a passport fast. However, with most new passport applicants, the journey will start by going to a local acceptance agent; there is only one passport office in Oak Park.
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 Oak Park to witness your signature and seal the documents. Wait 10-12 weeks.
For complete in-depth details see: New Passport Application Guide
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 Oak Park, you have the choice between standard mail-in service (currently taking 10-12 weeks) or expedited mail-in service (takes 4-6 weeks). If you need it faster, luckily for Oak Park residents, there is a regional passport facility only 7.6 miles away. It's possible to make an appointment at the Chicago Passport Agency and get a passport there if you have proof of travel within 72 hours.
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.
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 Oak Park.
It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. UPS Store - Downtown Oak Park - (0.2 mi)
Southwest Corner of Lake Street and Oak Park Avenue
805 Lake Street
Oak Park IL 60301
Price: Cost varies by locationWalgreens #3076 - River Forest - (0.3 mi)
Harlem Avenue & Lake Street
7251 Lake St
River Forest IL 60305
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99CVS #8736 - Forest Park - (0.3 mi)
7216 Circle Avenue
Forest Park IL 60130
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99Walgreens #11760 - Oak Park - (0.6 mi)
Southwest Corner Of Oak Park & Madison
811 Madison St
Oak Park IL 60302
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99CVS #3163 - Oak Park - (0.9 mi)
345 Madison Street
Oak Park IL 60302
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99UPS Store - Oak Park - (1.2 mi)
One block East of Harlem on North Ave.
7061 W North Ave
Oak Park IL 60302
Price: Cost varies by locationWalgreens #13826 - Elmwood Park - (1.3 mi)
Northwest Corner Of Harlem & North
7200 W North Ave
Elmwood Park IL 60707
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99CVS #2844 - Oak Park - (1.4 mi)
6748 Roosevelt Road
Oak Park IL 60304
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99Walgreens #5235 - Oak Park - (1.5 mi)
Northwest Corner Of Ridgeland & Roosevelt
6412 Roosevelt Rd
Oak Park IL 60304
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99CVS #8739 - Chicago - (1.5 mi)
1819 North Harlem Avenue
Chicago IL 60707
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99