Passports

Location, Processing Days & Times


Passport Applications are available in the City Clerk's Office of the City of Chicago Heights:
1601 Chicago Road
Chicago Heights, Illinois 60411

Phone: 708-756-5304

Applications are processed Tuesday - Thursday, during regular business hours 9 a.m. - 12:40 p.m.

Fees & Processing Time-Frames (Application Form DS-II)


For persons 16-years of age and older, the standard processing fee is a total of $135 and the Passports are good for 10 years.

The amount is broken down into 2 separate payments:
  • $110.00 - by check or money order, made payable to the U.S. Department of State
  • $25.00 - by cash, money order or Visa/MasterCard, made payable to the City of Chicago Heights
For persons 15-years of age and younger, the fee for standard processing is a total of $105 and the Passports are good for 5 years. The amount is broken down into 2 separate payments: Both parents must be present!
  • $80.00 - by check or money order, made payable to the U.S. Department of State
  • $25.00 - by cash, money order or Visa/MasterCard/Discover, made payable to the City of Chicago Heights

Renewal Fees (Light Purple Applications, Form DS-82)


Persons renewing their passports do not pay the processing fee. They mail the required documents themselves and pay only the age-appropriate fee directly to the U.S. Department of State.

Processing Times


  • Standard Processing: On Average, Expect Six (6) to Eight (8) Business Weeks
  • Expedited Processing: 2 - 4 Business Weeks For An Additional $60.00 Per Each Application

Required Documentation for Each Application Submitted


  • Passport Photos: One (1) color photo of the applicant; sized 2 inches by 2 inches in diameter
  • Birth Certificate: A certified copy of the applicant's birth certificate must accompany the application
  • Photo Identification: A valid State Driver's License or State I.D. Card of the applicant or parent(s) of children

For Further Information


National Passport Processing Center


In Chicago


Chicago Passport Agency
101 W. Congress Parkway
9th Floor
Chicago, IL 60605 



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