Ankeny Post Office

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

1011 N Ankeny Blvd, Ankeny, IA 50023

Contact Numbers

Phone: 515-963-8387
Fax: 515-964-5720
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 5:15pm
Tuesday 5:15pm
Wednesday 5:15pm
Thursday 5:15pm
Friday 5:15pm
Saturday 5:15pm
Sunday Closed

Passport Appointment Hours*

Monday 9:00am - 1:15pm, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Tuesday 9:00am - 1:15pm, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Wednesday 9:00am - 1:15pm, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Thursday 9:00am - 1:15pm, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Friday 9:00am - 1:15pm, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
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.

Bulk Mail Acceptance Hours

Monday 9:00am - 2:30pm
Tuesday 9:00am - 2:30pm
Wednesday 9:00am - 2:30pm
Thursday 9:00am - 2:30pm
Friday 9:00am - 2:30pm
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed

  • Bulk Mail Acceptance
  • Bulk Mail Account Balance
  • Bulk Mail New Permit
  • 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
  • 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:

Alleman
14172 NE 6th St
3.2 miles away

Berwick
5760 NE Berwick Dr
3.7 miles away

Elkhart
263 NW Main St
3.7 miles away

East Side
1501 E Fleming Ave
4.3 miles away

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Your passport appointments are a joke first of all. Wednesday I accompany my college bound son who needs a passport to the post office on N Ankeny Blvd to file him passport application to be told we need an appointment, annoying but fine we make an appointment to come back the next day. My son arrives with all paperwork in hand to be told he needs to hand over his original birth certificate even though the confirmation received for the appointment states clearly to bring PHOTOCOPIES OF DOCUMENTATION. When I leave work to accompany my son back in the post office to clear this up the crotchety hag behind the counter states when I explain this says to me “then I guess he doesn’t get a passport if he doesn’t submit his original birth certificate”. Mind you there was no specific person we needed to speak to regarding passports same person who was there when we came to the post office on the first day and they were all standing around with clearly nothing to do so tell me what the purpose of the appointment was other than to use Covid 19 as an excuse to make everyone’s lives more difficult and make lazy post office workers more lazy. I suggest changing your confirmation information.
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Way to go USPS -- making people, including elderly & those at high risk, go to the post office in the middle of a pandemic to pick up a new key to their mailbox - because you changed the locks without notice, essentially locking us out of our mailboxes. Terrible customer service - like every other government agency.
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I AM A CHILD DO NOT HURT ME ON THE INTERNET OR ANYWHERE PLZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ
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On Saturday, the 16th of June I received forwarded mail from my previous address in Ankeny. This was only because I called and asked if there was any mail, especially my tax return. The mail was from MAY 3rd through MAY 6th. It took SIX weeks to get forwarded and only because I called. This is not quality service by the postal service.
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SO, CAN SOMEONE AT THIS USPS LOCATION SEND A FIRST CLASS INSURED PACKAGE TO PHILADELPHIA. PERHAPS YOU HAVE A HIGH HONORS, SPECIALLY EDUCATED SCHOLAR YOU CAN CONSULT WITH...THE POSTMASTER!
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The Ankeny, Iowa post office is a useless establishment. I can get no information or cordial help. My mail comes late, mail lost, etc. The Des Moines post office is worse. I can't start an account because I have no land line, the online sites are useless and go in circles, etc, etc. NO SERVICE
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Extremely upset. Package was to be delivered 7/1/17. I had tracking text info to let me know when delivered. I received text message at 1:10 pm that my package was delivered left with individual at 1:09pm. I heard notice beep, saw it was left with individual and it was not me or my husband (only 2 home) at 1:15 went to door, no package and no postal truck in sight. I have the tracking number. My husband drove to see if he could find carrier to correct this mistake. Now I have no clue who has my package. But I received notice of delivery and went to door and no truck there. It was not left with any individual and want to find my package. Husband got in car and found delivery postal carrier, she states another person delivering packages and we were unable to locate that person. My husband was driving around within 20 min of notice to find truck. Drove around neighborhood looking for another truck,none seen in nust 20min. of delivery that stated it was given to person, not at address it was addressed to though. Now hope honest person will bring. BUT ALL OF THIS HAPPENED WITHIN 20MINUTE WINDOW DRIVING NEIGHBORHOOD LOOKING FOR A TRUCK.
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Very disappointed in your service. It took two weeks for my son in Ankeny to receive a card from us. First was sent back to us be cause they said there was no such address, so our post office in parsons ks resent it and it took another week to get to him. That is very poor service. My husband has been a postal employee for 35 years and could not believe this. From now on we will be sending our stuff through the ups service. His sister will not mail anything also because things have been stolen in the mail from there or lost. You group needs some work. Very poor service. Ks is much better.
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