Consulate General of IndiaChicago
Serving the states of: Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wisconsin
Emergency/Expedited Passport Services (Tatkal Service)
‘Tatkal’ or 'Expedited' service is available for re-issue of PASSPORTS, where records of current passport are available online and can be accessed and verified. All applications that are submitted under “Tatkal” or “Expedited Services”, the passports would be issued within 2-3 working days. However, the Consulate will not be responsible for any delay caused due to procedural/technical reasons & the fee would not be refunded under these circumstances. Expired or Lost/Damaged passports would not be accepted for Tatkal service. For Tatkal or Expedited Services, the application must be submitted in walk-in, not through postal, to the outsourcing agency. The passport applications received through postal will not be entertained for Tatkal or Expedited Services. Applications under ‘Tatkal’ Service would be processed upon payment of additional fee of US$ 100/-. Once applied under Tatkal scheme, fee will not be refunded in any circumstances.
All Tatkal applications have to be submitted personally, not by postal, at Cox & Kings Global Services Office in Chicago at the address given below and no applications would be entertained at the Consulate directly:
India Passport Application Centre
Cox and Kings Global Services [Passport Services)
Suite 1002, 19 S, La Salle Street, Chicago, IL 60603
Telephone : 213-213 5019
Link for Passport Feedback: http://passport.in.ckgs.us/feedback/
Timings [Monday to Friday except holidays] :
Submission of passport applications for Tatkal: 0900 hrs-1530 hrs
Collection of processed passports : 1600 hrs. – 1800 hrs
In case of any difficulty in submission of Passport application forms under the 'Tatkal' Scheme at the CKGS, please contact the Consulate General of India by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please note that Tatkal Passport Services are available only during the working days and no applications would be entertained during weekends or other closed holidays.