US Postal Service extends weekend hours for passports

June 15, 2019 GMT

CHICAGO (AP) — Summertime travelers may take advantage of extended U.S. Postal Service hours in June to obtain passports.

Certain Chicago Postal Service stations will open earlier or stay open later the next three Saturdays.

On Saturday, the Irving Park Station will be open from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The Roberto Clemente Station will be open from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on June 22.

On June 29, the James Worsham Station will be open from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. and the Cardiss Collins Postal Store will be open from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Officials say passports are required for traveling anywhere outside the U.S., including Mexico, Canada, the Caribbean, Bahamas or Bermuda.


Valid passports are necessary for re-entry to the U.S. too.