The Darien Post Office, at 30 Corbin Drive, is expanding its passport hours to include afternoon hours on selected Saturdays.

Currently a passport can be obtained at Darien Post Office Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and Saturdays 9 a.m. to 12.

Citing an "overwhelming demand for passports" in Darien, beginning May 1, passport applications can be filed from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Darien Post Office.

Routine Passport Services: The usual waiting time in Darien to get your passport is four to eight weeks for routine applications, and two to four weeks for expedited application from the Darien Post Office.

Expedited Passport Service: Darien Post Office provides expedited passport service with a two  to four week turnaround time in Darien. This is due to the fact that the Darien Post Office sends out the application for Darien citizens to be processed by the National Passport Center in Philadelphia for expedited services and to New Hampshire for routine service. Darien residents can obtain an expedited passport quicker than the Darien Post Office by visiting any of the passport agencies below for expedited services.