Welcome to the Chicago US Passport Agency

When You Arrive for Your Appointment at the US Passport Agency


Welcome to the Chicago US Passport Agency

The Chicago US Passport Agency only serves customers who are traveling, or submitting their US Passports for foreign visas, within 14 days. To apply at the Agency, you must schedule an appointment by calling toll-free at 1-877-487-2778, 24 hours/day. If you are not traveling, or needing to submit your US Passport for foreign visas within 14 days, you must apply at a US Passport Application Acceptance Facility.THERE IS NO CHARGE FOR AN APPOINTMENT AT A US PASSPORT AGENCY. CUSTOMERS SHOULD NOT PAY ANYONE OR ANY BUSINESS MAKING SUCH A CHARGE.
Public Hours of Operation By Appointment Only
(If traveling or needing US Passport for visas within 14 days)9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.Monday through Friday (except Federal holidays)
Public Telephone Number

(Automated appointment line and general recorded information available 24 hours/7 days)

1-877-487-2778


Address Kluczynski Federal Building
230 S. Dearborn Street, 18th Floor
Chicago, IL 60604-1564






Region Served Illinois and Michigan

Directions Car: 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.Train: From Union Station – taxis available (approximately 2 miles)


Taxi: From O”Hare and Midway Airports – taxis available (travel time from either airport is approximately one hour.)

CTA: From O”Hare Airport, take the CTA (Chicago Transit Authority) Blue Line train to Jackson Street Station. The Chicago US Passport Agency is located 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. Walk one block north and a block east to the Chicago US Passport Agency located in the Kluczynski Federal Building at 230 S. Dearborn.




  • You will need your Social Security Number.
  • Please arrive no more than 15 minutes prior to your appointment. Earlier arrivals will not be admitted.
  • Late arrivals, 15 minutes after the scheduled appointment, will have to reschedule their appointments.
  • Upon entry to the building, you will go through security, including metal detectors.
  • Take the elevator to the 18th floor.
  • Go to check-in/information. Your appointment will be verified.
  • You will be given a numbered ticket with the approximate, current waiting time at the bottom. (We do our best to keep the waiting time as short as possible.)
  • Please take a seat. Note: To maximize customer comfort and comply with fire and safety regulations, US Passport Agency public waiting areas are limited to applicants, required witnesses, and those accompanying minors, disabled applicants, or serving as interpreters.
  • When your number is called and/or appears on the television monitor, go to the number of the window indicated.

Travel Agent’s Corner

  • US Passport forms may be ordered in bulk from the:
    Superintendent of Documents
    P.O. Box 371954
    Pittsburgh, PA 15250-7954
  • Or telephone: (202) 512-1800, Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • Or fax: (202) 512-2250

Application DS-11: Stock Number 044-000-02510-8, $8.50 for 50 US Passport forms

Renewal DS-82: Stock Number 044-000-02511-6, $10.00 for 50 US Passport forms



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