There are three parties involved in the passport application process:
Person for whom the passport is being created.
U.S. Department of State
Help answer commonly asked questions about the overall passport application process.
Passport Acceptance Agency
This is any government office that has been specially approved by and contracted by the US Department of State to accept passport applications. The Office of the City Clerk is proud to be recognized and awarded the privilege of being a passport acceptance agency.
In addition to the Office of the City Clerk, there are many other places in Chicago that act as Passport Acceptance agents. To locate other nearby agents, use the State Department’s Passport Acceptance Agent Finder.