Passport Applications

Effective Monday, April 15, 2019, the City of Oak Forest Clerk's Office will no longer be able to provide Passport Services as informed by the Chicago Passport Agency, an affiliate of the United States Department of State.

Acceptance Facility


The nearest passport acceptance facility is the Oak Forest Post Office, 15811 S. Central Avenue, Oak Forest, IL 60452

Passport Forms


Forms are available at any passport acceptance facility or visit the U.S. State Department Web site. Here you can download PDF forms to print or type your information directly into the form. This Web site will also give you up-to-date information on travel requirements and travel warnings. 
 

New Passport Requirements


Applying for a new passport (not renewal), you must bring the following:
  • The completed DS-11 application: Do not use White-Out on your application. The state department will deny the application.
  • A certified U.S. birth certificate
  • Two (2) passport photos 

Federal & Processing Fees

Please note that the U.S. State Department increased passport fees on July 13, 2010.

Routine Passport (under 16)


  • $80.00 in the form of a check or money order, made out to the U.S. State Department
  • $35.00 in the form of cash or a check

Routine Passport (16 & Up)


  • $110.00 in the form of a check or money order, made out to the U.S. State Department
  • $35.00 in the form of cash or a check

Expedited Passport (under 16)


  • $155.89 in the form of a check or money order, made out to the U.S. State Department
  • $35.00 in the form of cash or a check
  • $24.70 in cash for postage fees

Expedited Passport (16 & Up)


  • $185.89 in the form of a check or money order, made out to the U.S. State Department
  • $35.00 in the form of cash or a check
  • $24.70 in cash for postage fees

Passport Renewals

If your passport has recently expired or will soon expire, complete a DS-82 renewal form (available at any passport acceptance facility or from the U.S. State Department's Web site) and mail-in your application. You are not charged a processing fee for this, only the renewal fee. 

Approval Time


The approval time of the Chicago Passport Agency is currently 6 to 8 weeks to approve and send out routine passports due to a high volume of applications. If you choose to expedite your application, you will receive it in 7 to 10 working days. 

Age Requirements


If your child is applying for a passport and is under the age of 14, both parents must be present to authorize the application. If your child is between the ages of 14 and 16, at least one parent must be present to authorize the application. Both parents must display a government-issued piece of identification.
 


UPDATED MAY.2018