Capitola Post Office

826 Bay Ave, Capitola, CA 95010

Contact Numbers

Phone: 831-475-5948
Fax: 831-475-4336
TTY: 877-889-2457
Toll-Free: 1-800-Ask-USPS® (275-8777)

Retail Hours

Lobby Hours
PO Box Access Available

Monday 24 hours
Tuesday 24 hours
Wednesday 24 hours
Thursday 24 hours
Friday 24 hours
Saturday 24 hours
Sunday 24 hours

Last Collection Times

Monday 5:00pm
Tuesday 5:00pm
Wednesday 5:00pm
Thursday 5:00pm
Friday 5:00pm
Saturday 2:30pm
Sunday Closed

*This facility does not process US Passports applications or renewals. Check nearby locations below.

  • Burial Flags
  • Business Reply Mail Account Balance
  • Business Reply Mail New Permit
  • Duck Stamps
  • General Delivery
  • Money Orders (Domestic)
  • Money Orders (Inquiry)
  • Money Orders (International)
  • Pickup Accountable Mail
  • Pickup Hold Mail
  • PO Box Online
  • Lot Parking

Visit our Links Page for Holiday Schedule, Change of Address, Hold Mail/Stop Delivery, PO Box rentals and fees, and Available Jobs.

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Nearby Post Offices:

4768 Soquel Dr
0.3 mile away

East Santa Cruz
1146 Soquel Ave
2.2 miles away

500 Cathedral Dr
2.3 miles away

Santa Cruz
850 Front St
2.9 miles away


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FIVE STARS! Super helpful, and actually open on the weekend to mail packages, unlike Santa Cruz.


Interesting the issues of the dissatisfied customer below. I wonder if their location is less straightforward or something. I have had really excellent US Postal service at my home in Capitola since I bought it 27 years ago. I much prefer them over UPS, who has left boxes in plain sight all day or in the rain with no notice. I think the post office is a bargain.


I repeatedly have packages put in the wrong mail box and magazines get torn and crumpled. This post office is a disorganized mess.


Capitola postoffice no longer provides passport service. You can still pick up the form only for new applicant, not for renewal. They told me I have to go to the Santa Cruz main postoffice. Passport hour is 9 am to 12 noon, not 4pm.

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