passportIt is our office’s duty to establish the identity of any passport applicant. To assist us in this process, please bring a certified copy of your birth certificate with parent’s names and an ID (Driver’s License preferred). One 2×2 inch color photo with a white background meeting U.S. Dept. of State requirements will also be needed to send in with your application. We are able to take your passport photo for a fee of $12.00.

Where to Apply:
Office of Dan Hendrickson, County Clerk
County Administration Bldg.
189 E. Court St.
Kankakee, IL 60901

When to Apply:
Passport applications are now by appointment only. It is best to apply for your passport at least 4 to 6 weeks prior to travel. Please call us at 815-937-2990 to schedule your appointment.


  • The cost of a passport for persons sixteen years and older is $130.00
  • The cost for persons under the age of sixteen is $100.00
  • Acceptable forms of payment – personal check or money order payable to the U.S. Department of State
  • A $35.00 execution fee is required, payable to the Kankakee County Clerk’s office. An adult passport is valid for ten years; underage passports are valid for five years.

Download a copy of the passport application form.