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Passport Services at the Township Mon-Fri 9-4
Monday - Friday 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM*
*Office hours may vary if staff is unavailable.
Passport Photos available for $10.
If you are traveling out of the country by air, you are required to obtain a U.S. Passport Book to allow entry upon your return. The U.S. Passport Book can be used for all forms of travel which include air, land, and sea. U.S. Passport Card
If you are traveling out of the country by land and/or sea to Canada, Mexico, Caribbean, and/or Bermuda you are required to obtain a U.S. Passport Card to allow entry upon your return. The U.S. Passport Card is less expensive and is the size of normal government-issued ID's such as a Drivers License. Processing Time
Please allow yourself enough time to obtain a U.S. Passport Book and/or Card. As of September 28, 2020, routine service is 10 to 12 weeks, door-to-door, from date of application. Expedited service is 4 to 6 weeks, door-to-door, from date of application. Expedited service costs an additional $60 and should be included with the passport fees at the time of application. Until further notice, regional passport agencies (like the Chicago Passport Office) will only serve customers in person who have a life or death emergency and are traveling within 3 business days.
You will need to bring the following to the Township:
--The completed DS-11 application (unsigned).
--A certified original copy of your birth certificate issued by the county or state you were born in. Naturalized citizens must provide their original certificate of naturalization.
--If you have an expired passport book/card, more than 15 years past the issue date, you will be required to submit it with your application. If your previous passport is lost or stolen, you will be required to fill out a DS-64 form along with your DS-11 application.
--Proof of identity: Valid Driver's License or State ID.
--U.S. Passport Book fees are $110.00 for adults and $80.00 for minors 15 years of age and under.
--U.S. Passport Card fees are $30.00 for adults and $15.00 for minors 15 years of age and under.
--A check or money order made payable to the U.S. Department of State must accompany each application. All fees made to the Department of State must be paid by check or money order only. An additional $35.00 processing fee will be charged per application payable to the Township of Schaumburg by cash, check, debit or credit card*.
A full list of fees can be found here.
Two (2) passport photos are required for submission, they can be taken at the Township for $10.00 payable to the Township of Schaumburg by cash, check, debit or credit card*.
*All debit or credit card transactions incur a 4% service fee.
Expedited Service Fees
If you are planning to expedite your application (U.S. Passport Book only), there will be an additional charge of $60.00 (adult and children).
First time applicants or minors under the age of 18 renewing a passport are required to fill out a DS-11 application.
If you have a passport that was issued less than 15 years ago and you are 18 years or older you are required to fill out a DS-82 application form. Renewal Passport Applications are done by mail and do not need the assistance of an acceptance agent.
If you are applying for a minor (15 years old or younger), both parents are required to be present during the processing of the application. If one parent cannot be present, he/she will be required to submit a DS-3053 form and a front and back copy of his/her Driver's License, giving consent to the other parent to apply for the minor on behalf of both parents.
If you were issued a passport in the past, you are required to submit the most recent passport with your passport application. If you cannot locate your previous passport you will be required to fill out a DS-64 lost/stolen form with your passport application.
If you were issued a passport less than 1 year ago and your name has been legally changed due to marriage or court order than you may re-apply for your passport at no charge. However, if you require Expedited Service you will be responsible for that charge.