Rock Rapids Post Office

Find Rock Rapids Iowa post offices and USPS mailing boxes. Post offices provide information on bulk mail services, domestic mail delivery, international shipping, change of address, mail forwarding, PO boxes, and passport services.


Rock Rapids Post Office 217 North 2nd Avenue Rock Rapids IA 51246 712-472-3215


About Rock Rapids Post Offices

Rock Rapids Post Offices are branch locations of the customer service postal facilities of the United States Postal Service (USPS) in Rock Rapids, IA. The USPS is an independent agency of the federal government that provides mail and package delivery services to all states and territories. Rock Rapids post offices are supported entirely by revenues generated by their own operations. Operational authority over the USPS lies with a Board of Governors and rate setting authority falls under the Postal Rate Commission.

You may contact the Post Office for questions about:
  • Rock Rapids Post Office hours and locations
  • Mail and package delivery services
  • Rock Rapids PO Box services
  • Passport applications and renewals
  • Rock Rapids Post Office jobs and employment
USPS Mail Services

The USPS uses a vast network of Post Offices, Processing and Distribution Centers, Priority Mail Processing Centers, Air Mail Centers, and Bulk Mail Centers to sort, process, distribute, and deliver mail. Rock Rapids Post Offices serve as one of the primary points of customer contact in the mail delivery process.

Rock Rapids Mail Delivery Services

Post Offices in Rock Rapids accept mail and packages from senders, offering a range of mailing and pricing options. The most common form of mail delivery, and one for which the Rock Rapids USPS has a legal monopoly, is residential first-class mail. First-class mail is designed for envelopes and lightweight packages, and it provides delivery to any location in the U.S. at a flat rate of one first-class mail stamp. Multiple other mailing options are available for letters and packages of any size. Priority mail options provide faster delivery at a higher cost than first-class mail. Rock Rapids Post Offices sell stamps, shipping supplies, and certain collectors' and gift items. Customers can also choose Registered, Certified, and Return Receipt mail for varying degrees of verification of an item's delivery. Post Offices also sell money orders. Shipping and customs forms are also available at Lyon County Post Offices.

Rock Rapids PO Boxes

Businesses and residential customers can also use the Post Office to receive their mail instead of choosing delivery to their door. Post Office Boxes, also called P.O. Boxes, are available for rent in multiple sizes for a monthly rental fee.

Rock Rapids Passport Applications & Renewals

The Rock Rapids Post Office provides passport services. Passport services in Rock Rapids may include help with renewing passports, applying for a new passport, changing names on a passport, and processing expedited passport services. Passport acceptance services provided by Rock Rapids Post Offices often require having a scheduled appointment.