Flag Requests

History of Flags Flown over the Capitol for Constituents

Constituents may purchase a flag that has flown over the Capitol. You may request this to commemorate a specific day or event. However, you should plan ahead as this process takes about four weeks.

A certificate, stating the date the flag was flown, for whom and the event for which it was flown, will be sent to you along with your flag.

The current prices for flags are as follows:

Size/Material Flag Flying Postage Total
3 x 5 Cotton $11.00 $7.00 $7.05 $25.05
3 x 5 Nylon $10.00 $7.00 $6 $23
4 x 6 Nylon $15.00 $7.00 $7.05 $29.05
5 x 8 Cotton $23.00 $7.00 $8.85 $38.85
5 x 8 Nylon $20.00 $7.00 $7.05 $34.05

The chart above reflects mailing costs for flags sent to the 9th District.  These figures should be used as a guideline for the cost of mailing flags. The price may change if flag types are mixed or enclosures are included.

Please make one check or money order (for all three costs: the flag, flying, and postage) payable to: Representative Jan Schakowsky's Office Supply Account.

All flag requests and checks should be mailed to Representative Jan Schakowsky, 2367 Rayburn House Office Building; Washington, DC 20515.  If you have additional questions regarding flag requests, please call (202) 225-2111.

  • Office Locations

    Office Name Location Image Map URL
    Washington DC 2229 Rayburn House Office
    Washington, DC 20515
    Phone: (202) 333-4455
    Fax: (202) 333-5522
    Chicago Office
    5533 N. Broadway
    Chicago, IL 60640
    Phone: (773) 506-7100
    Fax: (773) 506-9202
    Evanston Office
    820 Davis Street, Suite 105
    Evanston, IL 60201
    Phone: (847) 328-3409
    Fax: (847) 328-3425
    Glenview Office 1852 Johns Drive
    Glenview, IL 60025
    Phone: 847-328-3409
    Fax: 847-328-3425

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