Chicago Passport Agency

Located in the Central Loop district of downtown Chicago, the Chicago Passport Agency offers expedited passport services to US citizens who have urgent international departures or life-or-death emergencies overseas. The Chicago Passport Agency is on the 18th floor of the Kluczynski Federal Building near the intersection of Dearborn Street and Jackson Boulevard.

Location, Public Transportation, and Parking

Physical Address

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

Public Transportation:

Take the subway Blue line to Jackson-Blue station (closest station). Other convenient stations are the Jackson-Red station (Red line) or the Harold Washington Library station (Brown, Pink, Orange, and Purple lines). By bus, take the 850, 851, or 855 bus to Dearborn and Adams.


Nearby public parking garages include:

  • South Loop Garage, 318 South Federal Street, Chicago, IL 60604
  • General Parking Corporation, 332 S Clark St, Chicago, IL 60604
  • Standard Parking, 131 S Dearborn St, Chicago, IL 60603

Expedite your US passport in 24 hours

Making an Appointment at This Agency

Call 877-487-2778 to make an appointment to visit the Chicago Passport Agency. Must be able to present proof that you are departing within 2 weeks (or 4 weeks if you also need to get a travel visa) to be granted an appointment at this agency.

Appointments are available during the following office hours:


On the Day of Your Appointment

  • Arrive early to go through the security screening.
  • Bring your:

    • Appointment Confirmation Number
    • Valid identification
    • Completed passport application form and supporting documents, including proof of travel
    • Means of payment – checkbook, major credit card, or cash or money order for the exact amount of your government fee
  • Check in at the Information Desk, receive a number, and then have a seat and wait for your number to be called.

Processing Times at This Location

  • Travelers with departures within 8 business days or life-or-death emergencies: the passport agent will advise when your completed passport will be ready for pickup at the agency.
  • All other travelers: completed passports will be sent in approximately 8 business days.


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