Passport offices in Illinois
Finding a passport acceptance facility in Illinois can be accomplished by visiting your local post offices, court clerk offices, as well as other government, operated facilities. In Chicago, you will find more than 30 Illinois passport offices to process your passport application. Call before you visit the passport office as the hours of operation vary. Many of the passport offices require you to have an appointment.
Applicants that live in Addison, Illinois for example; can get their passport photo on site; have their passport applications and supporting documents sealed and mailed in for processing. However, you may have to make an appointment before visiting the passport office and it could take up to 8 weeks to receive your passport. If, however, you find that there are no passport offices available to you, try a nearby city or town in your area.
The processing time to get regular passport services in Illinois generally takes 4 to 6 weeks. The wait for an expedited passport application may be 2 or 3 weeks and can be reduced to 24 hours under certain circumstances (see expedited passport service on this site)