Passport Information

When applying for a passport, you must now make an appointment by calling (309) 671-8848 between 9:15 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday to have information processed. The Post Office is also open on Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The office is closed on Sundays.

Items needed:

  1. Certified birth certificate
    • Must have raised seal from court or Dept. of Health
    • Must show filing date within one year of the birth date
  2. Two (2) identical photos (2"x2" on white background)
  3. Current photo I.D. (Driver's license, State photo I.D., Student Photo I.D.)
  4. Application Form completed but NOT SIGNED
    • Payment must be two personal checks, money orders, cashier’s checks (No cash or credit cards accepted).
    • $110 payable to U.S. Department of State (includes a $12 security surcharge)
    • $35 payable to Postmaster
    • Total cost is $135

Passports take approximately twelve weeks to be issued.

Peoria Main Post Office

    95 State Street, Room 48
   (309) 671-8848
   Monday-Friday: 9:15 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
   Saturday: 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Quick Processing

Urgent departure in approximately three to eight weeks

  • Requires additional $60 expediting fee
  • Recommended return Express Postage ($17.13)

Urgent departure in less than three weeks available upon request.

  • Requires personal appearance at Chicago Passport Agency
  • Applicant must call (312) 341-6020 for appointment
  • Applicant must allow six hours processing time upon arrival
  • Applicant must submit certified birth certificate, photo I.D., two identical passport photos, and proof of departure (such as plane ticket or itinerary)
  • Applicant must submit appropriate fees ($85 plus $60 expediting fee)

Call Sherry at the Main Post Office at (309) 671-8848 if you have further questions. You may also call 1-877-487-2778 for information or visit Travel.State.Gov


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