Silver Spring Post Office

8653 16th St, Silver Spring, MD 20910

Contact Numbers

Phone: 301-608-1300
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 6:00pm
Tuesday 6:00pm
Wednesday 6:00pm
Thursday 6:00pm
Friday 6:00pm
Saturday 3:00pm
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
  • Street Parking

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

*Please call to verify information. Is anything incorrect? Let us know here

Nearby Post Offices:

Silver Spring Mpo Carr Annex
8827 Monard Dr
0.8 mile away

110 University Blvd W
1.3 miles away

Takoma Park Carrier Annex
110 University Blvd W
1.3 miles away

6323 Georgia Ave NW Ste A
1.4 miles away


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The phone number for the Silver Spring Post office - 301-608-1300 doesn't work right now. And why isn't there a place to put comments that the postal employees DO read (header here says "comments are not read by postal employees"). Who reads this?


The Silver Spring Post Office has lost two shipments out of four to my home address in the last month. The shipping company utilized UPS Sure Post where UPS drops off the package with the local post office which then delivers the package to the delivery address. In my case the USPS office in Silver Spring has managed to misplace items twice which had been provided to them by UPS for delivery. The Silver Spring Post Office been useless in trying to resolve this.


We have been having this problem for at least a year. It is not unusual to get mail for someone else. On March 23rd we received 6 envelopes for 2 families in the neighborhood. Sometimes we receive mail for people not in our neighborhood. This month I received 2 letters from my insurance referring to March events. Then I received a letter from same company referring to events in Feb. It is annoying to receive other peoples mail. I am even more concerned worrying about where my letters may go before they get to me. I worry that I may not receive all of my mail.

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