Important Due to Covid-19, processing times for passports are taking longer than normal for both standard and expedited services.

Grand Rapids Passport - Where to Apply for a Passport in Grand Rapids, Mi.

The Grand Rapids passport offices listed below along with facilities in nearby towns are places where American citizens can submit applications for new passports. Be sure to call first since most offices require an appointment. If applying at a post office location, an appointment can be scheduled online.

Standard processing is estimated to take up to 6 weeks and expedited service takes up to 3 weeks. Applicants who need to get a passport expedited in less than two weeks (four if a foreign visa is needed) can schedule an appointment at the passport agency in Detroit or authorize a registered expediter such as Rush My Passport to submit the application on their behalf.

You can send your application by mail if you meet the criteria for a passport renewal. For other cities besides Grand Rapids, visit the Michigan passport application acceptance facility list page.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Mailing delays are impacting passport processing. The Department of State's processing times begin when applications are received at a passport agency or center and not when you mail them or apply at a local acceptance facility. Standard service may take between 8 and 11 weeks. This timeframe does not include delivery time. Mailing times vary across the country.

Expedited service takes from 5 to 7 weeks exluding mailing times on the front and back end. Mailing delays may be significant so requesting 1-2-day mailing may greatly help.

Regional passport agencies are offering extremely limited in-person services if you need to travel internationally in the next 5 business days. Those with qualified life-or-death emergencies are prioritized.

Life-or-death emergencies are serious illnesses, injuries, or deaths in your immediate family (parent, legal guardian, child, spouse, sibling, and grandparent) that require you to travel outside the United States within 5 business days.

If you need to travel due to a qualified life-or-death emergency, please call the National Passport Information Center for an appointment:

Mondays through Fridays 8 AM to 5PM, call ET 1-877-487-2778 (TDD/TTY:1-888-874-7793) Outside of these hours, 202-647-4000

You can schedule your appointment up to 2 weeks before your international travel but the date of your appointment must be within 5 business days of your international travel. If you need a foreign visa, the date of your appointment must be within 10 business days of your international travel.

Facility NameStreet AddressCityStateZIPPhone
GRAND RAPIDS CITY CLERKS OFFICE300 MONROE AVE NWGRAND RAPIDSMI495036164563010
GRAND RAPIDS MAIN POST OFFICE225 MICHIGAN ST NWGRAND RAPIDSMI495016167761576
NORTHWEST STATION1625 WALKER AVE NWGRAND RAPIDSMI495046167914005
ROGERS PLAZA POSTAL STORE1026 28TH ST SWWYOMINGMI495096065322218
CITY OF WALKER4243 REMEMBRANCE ROADGRAND RAPIDSMI495346167916865
CASCADE CHARTER TOWNSHIP2865 THORNHILLS AVE. SEGRAND RAPIDSMI495466169491508
ALPINE TOWNSHIP5255 ALPINE AVE NWCOMSTOCK PARKMI493216167841262
CITY OF KENTWOOD4900 BRETON AVE SEKENTWOODMI495086166989610
BELMONT POST OFFICE6220 BELMONT AVEBELMONTMI493066163611120
PLAINFIELD CHARTER TOWNSHIP6161 BELMONT AVENUE NEBELMONTMI493066163648466

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