Obtaining a Passport


The following link provides information on how to obtain a US Passport

US Passport & International Travel




New Passport

 

If you have never had a passport you will need to complete the DS-11 form, given on the website.

You need to submit it in person at a local acceptance site.  These are the sites given.

Facility Name Street Address City State ZIP Code Public Phone Distance
DECATUR MEMORIAL STATION 1601 E MOUND STREET DECATUR IL 62526 2178774361 7
BETHANY POST OFFICE 119 S. WASHINGTON STREET BETHANY IL 61914 2176653415 21
CLINTON IL MAIN POST OFFICE 105 N. QUINCY CLINTON IL 61727 2179355584 21
CHRISTIAN CO BOARD OFF – ATTN: J BLAND 101 S. MAIN STREET TAYLORVILLE IL 62568 2178244011 24
TAYLORVILLE POST OFFICE 300 S MAIN ST TAYLORVILLE IL 62568 2178243210 24
CIRCUIT COURT CLERK LINCOLN IL 601 BROADWAY LINCOLN IL 62656 2177352376 25
PIATT COUNTY IL CIRCUIT COURT CLERK 100 W WASHINGTON MONTICELLO IL 61856 2177624966 30
CIRCUIT COURT CLERK SPRINGFIELD IL 200 S 9TH STREET SPRINGFIELD IL 62701 2177536674 30
SPRINGFIELD DOWNTOWN POST OFFICE 411 E MONROE SPRINGFIELD IL 62701 2177533432 30
SPRINGFIELD POST OFFICE IL 2105 E COOK STREET SPRINGFIELD IL 62703 2177887223 30

Follow instructions on website on completing the form. Cost is about $135.





Renew Passport

If you need to renew your passport then complete Form DS-82.

To renew you complete the form and mail in your old passport, a new picture and $110.





Timing

According to the website

ROUTINE SERVICE ROUTINE SERVICE info button

Approximately 4-6 weeks from the time of application, including mailing time.

EXPEDITED SERVICE EXPEDITED SERVICE info button

Approximately 2-3 weeks from the time of application, including mailing time.





For expedited service check this link

Expedited Service

 

Cost is $60 more





So get your passport application started as soon as possible if you do not have one.





You can check the status of your passport by going to this site

Passport Status