After you complete the passport application form and collect all the required supporting
materials, you can apply for a new passport at the four Richmond area post offices
listed below. Other local post offices do not process or accept passport applications.
ALL LOCATIONS: You can search the State Department's web site for places where
you can apply for a passport nationwide.
POST OFFICES: Some, but not all, U.S. Post Offices accept passport applications.
If you plan to apply for a passport at a post office, county clerk's office, or
any location other than one of the Richmond area post officeslisted below, you should first
verify that it accepts passport applications by checking the web page listed in
the previous paragraph.
PASSPORT AGENCIES: You can also apply for a passport in person at one of the State
Department's Passport Agencies. The passport agency
closest to Randolph-Macon College is the Washington
Important: The Washington Passport Agency serves residents of the following
If you plan to apply at a Passport Agency, you are strongly
advised to call the Agency and set up an appointment before going there.
Where to get passport photos- In the Ashland/Richmond
area, passport photos are available at several locations including:
Travel with extra photos- The State Department's
"Tips for Students" web site states; "Students are encouraged to travel with extra
photos, in case they need to get a new passport quickly."
Vending Machine Photos- According to the
State Department's web site, "Vending machine photos are not generally acceptable."
Digitized Photos- For questions about the use of digitized
photographs, see the State Department's
Digitized Photos web site.
NOTE: Hours are subject to change without notice. Call before going to verify times.
Glen Allen Main Post Office, 4990 Sadler Place, Glen Allen, VA 2306
Richmond Main Post Office, 1801 Brook Road, Richmond, VA 23232
Westhampton Station - 805 Glenburnie Road, Richmond, VA 23226
You can also apply at some other locations in the central
Virginia area, including:
Powhatan County Clerk of Circuit Court
3880 Old Buckingham Road
Circuit Court of Essex County
305 Prince Street
Petersburg Post Office
29 Franklin Street