Consular Processing: Monday to Friday, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Passport Appointment

All passport applicants should secure an appointment via the Global Online Appointment System.

Passport Appointment   Passport requirements

9A Temporary Visitor Visa
Online Lodgment

Qualified 9a Temporary Visitor visa applicants should initially
lodge their applications via the Online Visa Application System.

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Consular Outreach Mission:
Springfield, Missouri

The Philippine Consulate General in Chicago informs the Filipino and Filipino-American communities that an outreach mission
for passport, dual citizenship and other services will be conducted on 18 May 2024 (a Saturday) from 8:30AM to 6:30PM
at St. Joseph Catholic Church Gymnasium 1115 N Campbell Ave, Springfield, Missouri 65802.

Click here for outreach procedure and requirements

Consular Outreach Mission:
Maplewood, Minnesota

The Philippine Consulate General in Chicago informs the Filipino and Filipino-American communities that an outreach mission
for passport, dual citizenship and other services will be conducted on 20 April 2024 (a Saturday) from 8:30AM to 6:30PM
at the Philippine Center Minnesota, 1380 Frost Ave., Maplewood, Minnesota 55109.

Click here for outreach procedure and requirements

Notice of Holiday

The public is advised that the Philippine Consulate General in Chicago will be closed on:
01 May 2024(Wednesday), Labor Day and 27 May 2024(Monday), Memorial Day


For emergencies, please contact the Consulate's emergency number at (312) 810-3019.

Tracking Applications

To track mailed documents and passports, click the following: USPS / UPS

Notice of Holidays

19 February 2024 - President's Day (Washington's Birthday)


28 March 2024 - Maundy Thursday


29 March 2024 - Good Friday


→ Complete list of 2024 Holidays

Press Releases

CONSULATE GENERAL HOLDS FIRST-EVER CONSULAR OUTREACH IN SPRINGFIELD, MISSOURI

PRESS RELEASE NO. 14-2024

CHICAGO 21 May 2024 – The Philippine Consulate General in Chicago conducted a consular outreach mission and a field Overseas Voting (OV) Registration on 18 May 2024 at St. Joseph Catholic Church Gymnasium 1115 N Campbell Ave, Springfield, Missouri 65802 (some 520 miles away from the Consulate General). The event was the first-ever outreach activity in Springfield, Missouri, since previous consular missions were held in other cities of the state.

PHILIPPINE AGRICULTURE DELEGATION MEETS OFFICIALS OF THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE MIDWEST REGIONAL OFFICE TO EXCHANGE INFORMATION ON FOOD SECURITY INITIATIVES

PRESS RELEASE NO. 13-2024

24 April 2024 (Chicago) - A delegation from the Philippine Department of Agriculture (DA), together with officials from the Philippine Consulate General in Chicago, met with officials of the US Department of Agriculture Midwest Regional Office on 17 April 2024 at the federal building on 77 West Jackson Boulevard in downtown Chicago.

CONSULATE GENERAL PROVIDES MORE THAN 400 CONSULAR AND OVERSEAS VOTING REGISTRATION SERVICES IN MAPLEWOOD, MINNESOTA

PRESS RELEASE NO. 12-2024

CHICAGO 23 April 2024 – The Philippine Consulate General in Chicago conducted a consular outreach mission and a field Overseas Voting (OV) Registration on 20 April 2024 at the Philippine Center Minnesota, 1380 Frost Ave., Maplewood, Minnesota 55109 (some 400 miles away from the Consulate General), which provided more than 400 services.

PHILIPPINE CONSULATE GENERAL IN CHICAGO CONDUCTS POST-ARRIVAL ORIENTATION SEMINAR FOR FILIPINO TEACHERS AND COMMUNITY LEADERS IN MINNESOTA

PRESS RELEASE NO. 11-2024

22 April 2024 (Chicago) - A Philippine delegation comprised of officials from the Department of Agriculture (DA), with the assistance of the Philippine Consulate General in Chicago, conducted market scanning activities in various business sites in Chicago on 16 April 2024.23 April 2024 – The Philippine Consulate General in Chicago, with the assistance of the Fil-Minnesotan Association, conducted an in-person Post-Arrival Orientation Seminar (PAOS) for Filipino teachers and leaders of the Filipino community in Minnesota. The seminar was held on 19 April 2024 at the Philippine Center in Maplewood, Minnesota, and was attended by about 40 teachers under the US Exchange Visitor Program (EVP) or the J-1 Program and FilCom leaders/members.

PHILIPPINE AGRICULTURE DELEGATION CONDUCTS MARKET SCANNING ACTIVITIES IN CHICAGO, BARING HIGH DEMAND FOR PHILIPPINE PRODUCT

PRESS RELEASE NO. 10-2024

22 April 2024 (Chicago) - A Philippine delegation comprised of officials from the Department of Agriculture (DA), with the assistance of the Philippine Consulate General in Chicago, conducted market scanning activities in various business sites in Chicago on 16 April 2024.

PHILIPPINE AGRICULTURE DELEGATION’S CHICAGO BUSINESS MEETINGS REVEAL INCREASED DEMAND FOR PHILIPPINE SPECIALTY COFFEE

PRESS RELEASE NO. 09-2024

22 April 2024 (Chicago) - A Philippine delegation comprised of officials from the Department of Agriculture (DA) and young coffee farmers, with the assistance of the Philippine Consulate General in Chicago, conducted business meetings at the National Louis University in Chicago on 15 April 2024.

INTERNATIONAL PROFILE OF PHILIPPINE SPECIALTY COFFEE RAISED AT CHICAGO EXPO

PRESS RELEASE NO. 08-2024

18 April 2024 (Chicago) – The Philippines, through the Department of Agriculture and with the support of the Philippine Embassy in Washington, D.C. – Office of the Agriculture Counsellor and the Philippine Consulate General in Chicago, participated in the 2024 Specialty Coffee Expo held at McCormick Place, Chicago, Illinois, USA on 12-14 April 2024.

NEW PHL HONORARY CONSUL IN DETROIT, MICHIGAN TAKES OATH

PRESS RELEASE NO. 07-2024

Chicago 15 April 2024 - Consul General J. Susana V. Paez administered the oath of office of Atty. Marcus S. Evangelista as Consul, ad honorem, of the Republic of the Philippines to Detroit, Michigan on 11 April 2024 at the Philippine Consulate General in Chicago, Illinois. He was appointed as PH Honorary Consul by Secretary for Foreign Affairs Enrique A. Manalo.

PHILIPPINE CONSULATE GENERAL CONDUCTS SEMINAR FOR FILIPINO-AMERICAN SMALL BUSINESSES

PRESS RELEASE NO. 06-2024

CHICAGO 26 March 2024 - In cooperation with the US Small Business Administration (SBA) and Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity Office of Minority Economic Empowerment (DCEO-OMEE), and with the participation of the Philippine American Chamber of Commerce of Greater Chicago (PACCGC) and the Chicago Asian Network (CAN), the Philippine Consulate General in Chicago organized the “Small Business Seminar for Home Health Care and Food Establishment Entrepreneurs and Business Owners” at the National Louis University on 21 March 2024.

CONSULATE GENERAL JOINS CONSULAR CORPS’ TOUR OF COOK COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS

PRESS RELEASE NO. 05-2024

CHICAGO, 22 March 2024 – The Philippine Consulate General in Chicago, represented by Consul Melvin Almonguera and Assistance-to-Nationals (ATN) Officer Rocylyn De Leon, participated in the Consular Corps’ tour of Cook County Department of Corrections (CCDOC) located at 2700 S California Ave, Chicago on 20 March 2024.

CONSULATE GENERAL KICKS OFF 2024 OUTREACH ACTIVITIES IN PARMA, OHIO

PRESS RELEASE NO. 04-2024

CHICAGO 18 March 2024 – The Philippine Consulate General in Chicago conducted its first consular mission for the year and a field Overseas Voting (OV) Registration on 16 March 2024 at the Philippine-American Cultural and Civic Center, 1975 W Ridgewood Dr, Parma, Ohio 44134 (some 343 miles away from the Consulate General).

PHILIPPINE CONSULATE GENERAL CONDUCTS DIALOGUE WITH THE FILIPINO COMMUNITY IN OHIO

PRESS RELEASE NO. 03-2024

The Consulate General in Chicago, led by Consul General J. Susana V. Paez, and in coordination with PH Honorary Consul Dr. Susan Gumabao-Flores, organized a Community Dialogue on 15 March 2024 at the Philippine-American Cultural and Civic Center in Parma, Ohio.

PHILIPPINE CONSULATE GENERAL IN CHICAGO LAUNCHES THE 2024 VERY IMPORTANT PINOY (VIP) TOUR IN THE MIDWEST

PRESS RELEASE NO. 02-2024

Chicago, 16 February 2024 – The Philippine Consulate General in Chicago launched the 2024 Very Important Pinoy (VIP) Tour on 16 February 2024 at the Atrium of the National Louis University in Chicago, IL. The Midwest launch was attended by 39 leaders and members representing 19 Filipino community organizations in the Midwest. Representatives of airlines and travel agencies.

PHILIPPINE CONSULATE GENERAL IN CHICAGO JOINS THE 2024 PHILIPPINE INDEPENDENCE WEEK COMMITTEE (PIWC) KICKOFF CELEBRATION 2024

PRESS RELEASE NO. 01-2024

The Philippine Consulate General in Chicago, represented by Consul Ella Karina Mitra and Property Officer Joseph Alcantara, joined the annual Kickoff Celebration by the Philippine Independence Week Committee (PIWC) in Schiller Park, IL on 27 January 2024. The Kickoff Celebration is one of two (2) major activities organized by the PIWC every year.

Public Advisories
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Enrique A. Manalo

Secretary of Foreign Affairs

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J. Susana V. Paez

Consul General