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Chicago Passport Agency

Kluczynski Federal Building
230 S. Dearborn Street, 18th Floor
Chicago, IL 60604-1564
Monday through Friday (except Federal holidays)
9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
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Chicago Passport Agency Information

The Chicago Passport Agency only serves customers who are traveling, or submitting their passports for foreign visas, within 14 days. To apply at the Agency, you must call to schedule an appointment. If you are not traveling, or needing to submit your passport for foreign visas within 14 days, you must apply at a Passport Application Acceptance Facility.


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 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 Passport Agency located in the Kluczynski Federal Building at 230 S. Dearborn.

Your Chicago Passport Agency Appointment

You should arrive at the Chicago Passport Agency 15 minutes prior to your appoint. Earlier arrivals are not admitted. If you arrive more than 15 minutes late, you will have to reschedule your appointment.

You will need your Social Security Number or your confirmation number.

Upon entry to the building, you will go through security, including metal detectors. Take the elevator to the 18th floor. Check in and verify your appointment.

You will be receive a numbered ticket with the approximate, current waiting time at the bottom. When your number is called and/or appears on the television monitor, go to the number of the window indicated.

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For information on what you need to bring to your appointment, see our information on How to Apply in Person for a Passport.

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