Address to the Philadelphia Passport Expediting Center
Question: My passport was overnighted from Canada to the National Passport Processing Center in Philadelphia for expediting its renewal. I used the P.O. box information listed on the website as the address.
Once it arrived in Philadelphia I was notified by the carrier that they need a physical address as they could not forward it to the P.O. box. I tried calling the 1-877-487-2778 number to ask for this information, but I cannot call an 877 exchange from Canada.
My passport is to expire at the end of the month and I am working in Canada. I need to know if there is a physical address which I can give to the carrier so the passport can be delivered? If I cannot supply a physical address the parcel will be returned to Canada which will cause further delay in the processing.Answer:
Unfortunately, there is no other address to which you can mail your passport application than the PO Box. You must use an express mail service that will deliver to a PO Box. The USPS claims that their Express Mail Overnight Delivery service is the only one that delivers to PO Boxes.
You should be able to call the 877 number from Canada
. However, it will not be toll-free. You will pay international phone rates. Skype allows for calls to toll-free numbers. Read more here
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