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Rodney Square Station Post Office: Passport Office in Wilmington DE


Location:
Rodney Square Station Post Office
Address:
500 Delaware Ave, #1
 
Wilmington, DE 19801
 
Hours of Operation Shown in (EST)
Monday
10:00AM - 4:00PM
Tuesday
10:00AM - 4:00PM
Wednesday
10:00AM - 4:00PM
Thursday
10:00AM - 4:00PM
Friday
10:00AM - 4:00PM


Handicap Accessible (ADA): Yes

Passport Photos: Yes, the Rodney Square Station Post Office takes passport photographs onsite - Please review our guide to Passport Photos, it has a lot of great information about the specifics of passport photos. We have also compiled a list of places to get passport photos in Wilmington.


Wilmington Passport Office: Rodney Square Station Post Office Location Overview

Rodney Square Station Post Office is an acceptance agent/passport office. For passport service in Wilmington, DE you can go here for passport help. Rodney Square Station Post Office is a Postal facility that is able to witness your signature and seal your passport documents - standard processing is 4-8 weeks. This office DOES NOT issue passports, they will send your passport forms directly to a regional passport facility. There are 2 other passport acceptance agent offices located in Wilmington. Rodney Square Station Post Office is located in Wilmington County, Delaware.

About Rodney Square Station Post Office

Rodney Square Station Post Office is not a passport issuance facility and you will NOT receive a passport on-site there. This facility is an acceptance agent, the Rodney Square Station Post Office is sort of like a special notary for the Department of State / Passport Agency in which they can "Witness" your signature and officially "Seal" your application and documents. There is a separate $35 fee for this that is paid at the time of sealing.

Needs to visit an acceptance agent
New Passports Application (Child or Adult)
Lost / Damaged Passport Replacement

No Need to visit an acceptance agent
Passport Renewal
Passport Name Change Application

Passport Processing Times at Rodney Square Station Post Office

Standard Processing - Because of Covid-19, the current processing times are 10-12 weeks after submitting an application.

Expedited Processing - You can pay an extra $60 when sealing your documents at Rodney Square Station Post Office to get your passport quicker, typically in 4-6 weeks.

Emergency Processing - (NOT AVAILABLE at Rodney Square Station Post Office): If you have proof of travel within 3 days you can request an emergency appointment at one of the regional passport offices close to Wilmington. Also see our info about 3rd-party passport expediters.

Nearest Regional Passport Offices to Wilmington, DE

Philadelphia Passport Agency - 22.7 Miles
Washington Passport Agency - 85.6 Miles
New York Passport Agency - 92.6 Miles

Passport Services Offered at Rodney Square Station Post Office

Passport Forms - If you need to pick up a physical pre-printed application that you can fill out by hand, the Rodney Square Station Post Office will have pre-printed passport forms. You may also get passport forms from our website and print them on your own printer.

Passport Document Sealing / Passport Application Signature Witness - Rodney Square Station Post Office is an official Acceptance Agent as appointed by the Department of State. Certain municipal and postal employees at this location are authorized to "Witness" your signature (kind of like a notary).
NOTE: not required for passport renewals
Acceptance Agent fee is $35 (see more about Acceptance Agent Fees)

4-6 week passport expediting / 10-12-week standard passport service - These are the standard processing times for passports, please see processing times for Rodney Square Station Post Office.

Passport Photos - They can take and print your passport photos on site, typically $10-15.

Rodney Square Station Post Office Service Area Radius

This passport office is located in - New Castle County and serves the passport needs for residents of other nearby zipcodes including: 19801, 19880, 19899, 19895, 19884, 19898, 19890, 19894, 19885, 19886, 19891, 19892, 19893, 19896, 19802, 19806, 09805, 19805, 19897

Frequently asked questions

How fast can I get a passport at Rodney Square Station Post Office?

Rodney Square Station Post Office does not issue passports, they are sent to a central processing facility, it will take at a minimum of 4 weeks if using expedited service and up to 12 weeks for standard processing.

I need a passport sooner than that, what are my options?

The closest passport agency isn't too far from Wilmington, Philadelphia Passport Agency is only about 50 miles roundtrip from Wilmington. This will be your best option for getting a passport quickly.

Does Rodney Square Station Post Office charge for passports?

Rodney Square Station Post Office is an acceptance agent, Rodney Square Station Post Office does not issue passports – they do however charge the standard $35 acceptance agent fee to seal your documents, this is only required for new or replacement passport applications; renewals do not need to be sealed and thus no acceptance agent fee is required. Please see our detailed information on passport fees.

Can I get walk-in passport service at Rodney Square Station Post Office?

If by walk-in service you mean get your passport there at Rodney Square Station Post Office? Then no. They do not issue passports, you can get walk-in passport issuance at a regional passport facility only, not local acceptance agent facilities; passport are sent to a central processing location.

Does Rodney Square Station Post Office do passport renewals?

If you have your expired or soon-to-be expired passport, it is in good condition and the validity period on your expired passport was for 10-years, then you do not even need to visit an acceptance agent. You can do your application online, print-it and send it in with new passport photos, the old passport, and the required passport fees. See our guide about passport renewals to renew your passport yourself.

Can Rodney Square Station Post Office tell me about the status of my application?

No, they are acceptance agents and have nothing to do with the application once they witness your signature and seal your application. Once an application is in-process, Rodney Square Station Post Office will not be able to assist any further.

Does Rodney Square Station Post Office take passport photos?

Yes, you can get your passport photos taken there. Here are a list of additional locations in Wilmington that takes passport photos.

What forms of payment does Rodney Square Station Post Office accept?

You can pay for the acceptance agent fees and passport phtos (if you have them taken at Rodney Square Station Post Office) with cash, check, debit card, or money order. Your passport application fees will be paid separately by check or money order only.