Palm Desert Post Office

NOTICE: The Postal Service is an essential government service, and will remain open wherever possible.

74801 Hovley Ln E, Palm Desert, CA 92260

Contact Numbers

Phone: 760-837-9525
Fax: 760-568-9853
TTY: 877-889-2457
Toll-Free: 1-800-Ask-USPS® (275-8777)

Retail Hours

Lobby Hours
PO Box Access Available

Monday 6:00am - 7:00pm
Tuesday 6:00am - 7:00pm
Wednesday 6:00am - 7:00pm
Thursday 6:00am - 7:00pm
Friday 6:00am - 7:00pm
Saturday 6:00am - 7:00pm
Sunday 6:00am - 7:00pm

Last Collection Times

Monday 5:00pm
Tuesday 5:00pm
Wednesday 5:00pm
Thursday 5:00pm
Friday 5:00pm
Saturday 4:30pm
Sunday Closed

Passport Appointment Hours*

Monday 9:00am - 1:00pm, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Tuesday 9:00am - 1:00pm, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Wednesday 9:00am - 1:00pm, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Thursday 9:00am - 1:00pm, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Friday 9:00am - 1:00pm, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed

All applications accepted, but processing is limited. Please see State Department Response to COVID-19 webpage for more information.
  • Visit our Passport FAQ page for a complete overview of what to bring, what you need to know, and how long it will take.
  • You will need two forms of Identification with copies.
  • A passport quality photo. Available at location.
  • The appropriate application form printed and filled out, and the required fee for applying or renewing.
  • You can find up to date costs, information, and forms at the State Departments Travel Site

*An appointment is required to apply for or renew US Passports. Please Call or schedule online.

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

Visit our Links Page for 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:

45300 Portola Ave
1.2 miles away

Rancho Mirage
42222 Rancho Las Palmas Dr
2.0 miles away

Thousand Palms
72630 Ramon Rd
3.1 miles away

La Quinta
79125 Corporate Center Dr
3.4 miles away


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I have an open claim here that I am trying to get information on. I have been calling since last night and this morning 2 min. after they opened and no one will answer the phone!


Called 15 times within an hour and No one answered the phone.


Never answer phone...or pick up and hang up disconnecting the call.


Morons won't answer the phone. Steve Jerome you are a stupid demo-rat.




Generally poor service- as stated earlier, phone calls go unanswered because they leave all the lines on hold so they don't have to be bothered. Only way to get any satisfaction is a face to face with the postmaster.


You can contact the office of your Congressperson or Senator and lodge a complaint about the post office. If it is in disarray and terrible condition, or you are getting shoddy or non-existent service, send a copy of the complaint to your U.S. Representative. When a colleague of mine in a big city couldn't get anything done by going through Post Office, he then went above their head to Senator Feinstein, and filed a formal, written complaint. Sorry to say I don't know how the situation ended up. I just want to let people know that it doesn't have to end at the post can go to your representative. Doesn't hurt to try.


I ordered something online and it shows delivered, but it hasn't been delivered, and I called post office and they said since it says delivered, it was. I gave them tracking Number. We have 96 apts in here with different numbers on each one, but 1-6 apt # for that building. I think they delivered it to another building that has the same apt # and they won't help me solve the problem. We all get wrong mail every single day and have made complaints, but post office won't do anything about it. They keep saying they never got any complaints. I even wrote a letter, and my husband was a Carrier for 33 years not here but somewhere else. This is for Palm Desert, Ca. These were blood glucose strips to check my blood sugar. Now I'm out and have to put out more money to buy them all over again. No one will help me at the Post office.


The Palm Desert Post Office is an eyesore with dead leaves, dead grass, large weeds and debri, and a Fire Hazard. We have city laws they should have to comply with!


My husband and I would like to highly commend Christi Deporter, working out of Post Office #1186 On Hovley in Palm Desert. She has gone over and above to assure our mail is delivered. If there are packages, she brings the package and all ofour mail to our door. She is kind and considerate and an excellent employee. I understand she is "temporary" to the Sun City Del Webb territory, however, wish we could have her all of the time. Our mail is early or on time daily...we have never had such an attenive mail person. Thank you for her...she needs a raise! The Kellers in Sun City Del Webb, Palm Desert, CA 92211


The mailperson stuffed a boxed book in my business mailbox and I cannot get it out. The phone number (760-837-9503) is always busy, so I can't remedy the situation


I called and they answered but then hung the phone up and it seems like they misplace the phone so no calls go through..
• Replied to K Smith

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