April 1, 2021 15:24pm - Featured Programs, News
Please call 847-285-4561 if you have any questions or need any assistance in any way.
Visit passportstatus.state.gov to check the status on Applications that have been submitted. Due to delays being experienced within the U.S. Postal Service and the increased number of passport applications being sent in, it may take up to 4 weeks for the application status information to be posted.
As of 12/27/21 – Passport Book Fee Increase: Adult passport books are now $130 (up from $110). Minors, aged 15 and under, are $100 (up from $80). There is no fee increase for passport cards or expedite fees.
As of 10/7/21 – Department of State has posted the following:
Correcting Errors – If the applicant makes an error on the DS-11, they must complete a new DS-11 form. Corrections made with white-out, crossing out the incorrect information, writing the correction on top of the error, etc., are not acceptable. Please use caution when completing forms, hand writing must be legible, all forms must be completed using BLACK ink only.
Know Before You Go!
Routine service can take up to 11 weeks from the day an application is submitted to the day a new passport is received.
Passport Photos available for $10.
U.S. Passport Book
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 Driver’s License.
Planning to Travel? Apply Early!
Apply at least six months before planned travel. Due to limited availability for urgent travel appointments, The Department of State cannot guarantee you can receive in-person service at a passport center. They are prioritizing customers with life-or-death emergencies. Call 1-877-487-2778 or 1-888-874-7793 (TDD/TTY)
A full list of fees can be found here. English Spanish
One passport photo is required for submission, photos 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% courtesy 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.
Â DS-11 Application Form (New Application or Minor Applicant)
If you have a adult 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. *Please note – Childs passports are not eligible for renewal using the DS-82 form. If your previous passport was only valid for 5 years, you will need to apply using the DS-11 form.
DS-82 Renewal Form (Applicants with Previous Passport Under 15 Years Old From Issuance Date)
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.
DS-3053 Statement of Consent for Issuance to a Minor
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.
DS-64 Passport Lost or Stolen Form
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.
DS-5504 Application for a U.S. Passport – Name Change, Date Correction, and Limited Passport Replacement
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