Chicago Passport & Visa Services

If you need a passport or visa, Swift is here to help make the entire process easy for you.  We are conveniently located in downtown Chicago and are the go-to passport and visa service for people in the Midwest area.

Your Reliable Partner for Expedited Passport and Visa Services

If you are in need of a Chicago passport or international visa, know that the Swift team has you covered.  Each year, our team procures thousands of travel documents for customers just like you. With close to 20 years of experience, we know the visa and passport process inside and out.  This means that instead of getting stuck or frustrated, our customers have a knowledgeable guide on their side who can make sure their applications are handled correctly (and that they get their passports and visas on time)!

What's the Fastest Way to Get A Passport in Chicago?

By far, the fastest (and easiest) way to get a passport in Chicago is by using Swift’s services.  We’re able to procure expedited Chicago passports in just 3 to 5 business days.  This is especially helpful when you didn’t know your passport expired, need to take an unexpected trip, or have to travel for work.  Whatever your situation might be, our team is here to help make the process incredibly simple.  We’ve seen it all and we’ll get you there!

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Happy Customers

Kristin Y.
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The peace of mind of knowing that they would help expedite the process and track the progression was well worth the price. I was thrilled to receive my new passport in just over 3 weeks, when I had only requested 4-6 week turnaround.
Ryan K.
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Swift saved our European vacation! Our 10 year-old daughter needed a new passport and we didn’t have a lot of time. They were able to get her new passport to us in under 24 hours. Great service and communication.
Stephan B.
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I can seriously state that SWIFT saved my marriage and sanity!…. I was referred to SWIFT by a friend who swears by their service. I was not disappointed. I got my documents In order and by some miracle I had my replacement passport In UNDER 2 WEEKS.

Hours & Location

Visit the Swift Office

Swift Passport & Visa Services is conveniently located in downtown Chicago in the River North neighborhood, right next to the Chicago Chinese Consulate.

Appointments aren’t necessary and walk-ins are always welcome.

Monday 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Tuesday 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Wednesday 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Thursday 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Friday 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed

Get in Touch with Swift Passport & Visa Services

Have a question or concern? If so, give us a call, email us, or you can get in touch with our team by completing our contact form.

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, you can get a Chicago passport application online; however, the application itself must be submitted in-person to either the local post office or a passport expediting office. If you visit the U.S. Department of State website, you can access the application. From there, simply print the form and fill it in by hand. You can also use the Passport Application Wizard to fill out the form online and then print the finished version. Bring the completed version to either a post office or Chicago passport expediting office to be signed in front of a passport designated official.

Yes. You can either print the application from the U.S. Department of State website or obtain the application at the local post office. You must complete the application and bring the required information and identification there, where you will be required to sign the application in front of a passport designated official. Once you complete and sign the paperwork and submit it at the post office, it will be forwarded for processing.

Please note: The post office does not issue or create your passport for you. Instead, your passport will be mailed to you from the U.S. Department of State.

Please note that you will be asked to pay two separate fees when utilizing the Post Office for passport services. You will pay an application fee to the Department of State and an acceptance fee paid directly to the U.S. Postal Service.

Passport renewal in Chicago varies based on processing time and the type of passport you need. You must renew by mail and can only pursue passport renewal in Chicago if you have an adult passport (16 years of age or older) with 10-year validity and it is less than 5 years expired (and undamaged). Expedited passports do include an additional $60 Government fee. 

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