AMERICAN VISA SERVICE

STEP 2: E-MAIL DOCUMENTS FOR REVIEW (required)

*Please include our service fee and return delivery payment or a completed air bill. Incomplete payment, incomplete applications or documents and wrong application form will cause a delay in processing the above visa application.

** The service fees are non-refundable, once we receive your documents and start processing them. Due to the high volume of applications being submitted, the processing times may be delayed by the Passport Agency. While such situations are beyond our control, we will do everything possible to accommodate your trip and will call you immediately to let you know about the status of your application.

U.S. PASSPORT NAME CHANGE OR AMENDMENT FOR ADULTS

STEP 1: GATHER THE FOLLOWING DOCUMENTS

STEP 3: CALCULATE FEES (PPT Agency Fess + AVS Service fees + Shipping Fees)

STEP 4: SEND DOCUMENTS FOR PROCESSING TO OUR TEMPORARY ADDRESS below and e-mail tracking numberfor your package to info@avschicago.com:

COVID-19 UPDATE:PASSPORT AGENCY IS CURRENTLY ACCEPTING LIFE & DEATH EMERGENCY CASES ONLY. NO NEW APPLICATIONS ARE ALLOWED TO BE SUBMITTED. AVS IS REGISTERED WITH 4 DIFFERENT PASSPORT AGENCIES IN THE US. HERE'S THE LATEST STATUS:
NEW YORK CITY: PHASE 2         BUFFALO, NY- PHASE 2              CHICAGO, IL- PHASE 1               WASHINGTON DC- PHASE 2

ONCE WE ENTER INTO PHASE 3 IN ANY OF THE LOCATIONS LISTED ABOVE, OUR OFFICE WILL RE-OPEN.
FOR MORE INFORMATION ON PHASES AND FAQs, PLEASE CLICK HERE

AVS is currently accepting applications for Name Change by mail. Processing will begin when we enter into Phase 3. Please follow ALL Steps and directions below.

Use this procedure if:

  • Your current passport is valid for 10 years
  • You are in possession of original passport
  • Your name changed AND your passport was issued LESS than 1 year ago (if passport was issued more than 1 year ago, follow passport renewal procedure)
  • Your information was printed incorrectly

AMERICAN VISA SERVICE
53 WEST JACKSON BLVD, STE 1226
CHICAGO IL 60604
Tel: 312-922-8860


Please note your credit card will not be charged when we receive your original paperwork. Once we have a re-opening date from the passport agency, we'll get in touch to confirm the processing speed and to get approval for the total to be charged on your card and then will begin processing. Processing speed & pricing are subject to change if the passport agency will announce any adjustments. 

E-MAIL COPIES OF ALL DOCUMENTS LISTED IN STEP 1 TO INFO@AVSCHICAGO.COM

American Visa Document Pre-Check Service can save valuable time and reduce stress. Use this service to avoid mistakes or delays. Our experienced passport specialists will review and check your scanned documents to confirm that your application is ready to be filed, and will alert you if there is information that needs to be corrected or if there is any missing paperwork. Please note we do not charge any additional fees for document pre-check. 

  • Original passport issued within the last year
  • Two passport size photos 2"X 2" (must be taken within last 2-3 months), no glasses
  • One Application DS-5504 (click here to fill out online or download below), we have to submit it to the passport agency within 5 business days. 
  • One Letter of Authorization- (click here to download) once you sign it, we have to submit it to the passport agency within 5 business days​
  • Round trip itinerary showing international travel within 14 days. If traveling later than in 14 days, download & fill out proof of departure sample letter (click here to download).  
  • AVS Order Form (click here to download)
  • ​For name change: a certified copy of the marriage certificate, divorce decree or a court order (this document will be returned to you upon passport completion)
  • For data correction: a certified copy or original document showing your data printed correctly (for example, if your date of birth or place of birth were printed incorrectly, original birth certificate will be required). Please note: passport with wrong information will not be returned to you

Passport Agency Fees          

15 DAY PROCESS
10 DAY PROCESS
7 DAY PROCESS
4 DAY PROCESS

NEXT DAY PROCESS* 

SAMEDAY PROCESS* 
Passport Book Only
$80.00
$80.00
$80.00
$80.00
$80.00
$80.00
Passport Book & Card
$110.00
$110.00
$110.00
$110.00
$110.00
$110.00







AVS Service Fees
15 DAY PROCESS
10 DAY PROCESS
7 DAY PROCESS
4 DAY PROCESS
NEXT DAY PROCESS*
 SAMEDAY PROCESS*

Passport Book Only           

$150.00
$200.00
$250.00
$300.00
$350.00
$450.00

Passport Book & Card                 

$250.00
$300.00
$350.00
$400.00
$450.00
$550.00
Passport Protection (optional)
$25.00
$25.00
$25.00
$25.00
$25.00
$25.00











Shipping Fees
   FedEx Overnight Return    
        FedEx 2 Day Return          

$40.00
$30.00





*NEXT DAY OR SAMEDAY REQUESTS require an appointment with our office. Please call 312-922-8860.