Edgewater Passport Office: USPS Edgewater Post Office Location Overview
USPS Edgewater Post Office is an acceptance agent/passport office. For passport service in Edgewater, MD you can go here for passport help. USPS Edgewater 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 NO other passport acceptance agent offices located in Edgewater. USPS Edgewater Post Office is located in County, Maryland.
About USPS Edgewater Post Office
USPS Edgewater 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 USPS Edgewater 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.
Passport Services Offered at USPS Edgewater Post Office
Passport Forms - If you need to pick up a physical pre-printed application that you can fill out by hand, the USPS Edgewater 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 - USPS Edgewater 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 at any acceptance agent.
Passport Photos - They can take and print your passport photos on site, typically $10-15.
USPS Edgewater Post Office Service Area Radius
This passport office is located in -
Anne Arundel County and serves the passport needs for residents of other nearby zipcodes including: 21037, 21106, 20764, 20765, 21403, 21140, 21412, 20778, 20776, 21035, 21401, 21404, 21411, 20733, 20751, 21402, 20711, 21405, 21409
Frequently asked questions
How fast can I get a passport at USPS Edgewater Post Office?
USPS Edgewater 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 Edgewater, Washington Passport Agency is only about 50 miles roundtrip from Edgewater. This will be your best option for getting a passport quickly.
Does USPS Edgewater Post Office charge for passports?
USPS Edgewater Post Office is an acceptance agent, USPS Edgewater 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 USPS Edgewater Post Office?
If by walk-in service you mean get your passport there at USPS Edgewater 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 USPS Edgewater 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 USPS Edgewater 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, USPS Edgewater Post Office will not be able to assist any further.
Does USPS Edgewater Post Office take passport photos?
What forms of payment does USPS Edgewater Post Office accept?
At USPS Edgewater Post Office, the passport acceptance fees can be paid for with a check, cash, money order or debit card. Since USPS Edgewater Post Office takes passport photos there, you can also pay for photos with the same payment methods. Passport Fees can only be paid with a check or money order.