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United States Capitol Police

Protect and Secure Congress

Deliveries to Capitol Hill

All delivery vehicles are required to report to the Off-Site Delivery Center for the U.S. Capitol Police located at 4700 Shepherd Parkway, SW, for inspections before proceeding to the U.S. Capitol Complex. Following inspection, delivery vehicles will proceed to the U.S. Capitol Grounds via the designated access point as directed by the Off-Site Delivery Center. 

No deliveries will be accepted at any location/loading dock unless the vehicles have been processed at the Off-Site Delivery Center. The hours of the Off-Site Delivery Center are Monday – Friday, 5:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

In order to gain access to the loading docks for the U.S. Capitol, the House and Senate Office Buildings, and the Library of Congress buildings, the delivery company and driver are required to have a letter on file with the U.S. Capitol Police. The letter must be on company letterhead accompanied by signature of the owner, president or manager. Please print or type the names in alphabetical order of persons requesting access. Requests for access must be renewed every year and should contain the following information:
 

  • Name of the Company
  • Name of the Drivers/Employees Requiring Access
  • Social Security Number for each Driver/Employee
  • Date of Birth for Each Driver/Employee
  • Building(s) to be Accessed
  • Company Contact Person and Phone Number


The above information should be provided to:

United States Capitol Police
Off-Site Delivery Center
4700 Shepherd Parkway, SW 
Washington, DC 20032
Fax: (202) 563-5140 

Any questions can be directed to the Off-Site Delivery Center during business hours at (202) 224-0202.