Do you need to attend a congressional or judicial hearing but don't have the time to stand in line? Washington Express, a leader in DC area courier services, provides professional, competitively priced Line-standing and seat holding services for congressional and judicial hearings.
Our rate for Line-standing is $40.00 per hour and requires a 3 hour minimum. Washington Express has provided Line-standing and seat-holding services for over 20 years, and in that time, we have developed significant expertise in all of the sometimes complex details of seat holding and Line-standing.
The WEX Advantage
Professional Line-standing team monitors hearing schedule
Regularly surveys committee website to check for hearing relocation and postponements so that your Line-standing is done at the right time and place.
Washington Express constantly checks the demand for individual hearings so we can advise Line-standing start times.
Our Line-standing couriers hold printed WEX signs with hearing attendees names on them for easy identification.
Line-standing procedures change all the time. Please call us at 301-210-3500 for specific information.
Directions for Ordering Line-standing Service
When requesting Line-standing services, please have the following information ready:
Hearing room number
Name of comittee and the name or topic of the hearing
Time and date of hearing
Time you want us to start waiting
Name of the person attending the hearing
Hearing attendee's cell phone number
Washington Express will also provide you with the cell phone number of our staff member doing your Line-standing upon request. Attendees should arrive 30 minutes before the hearing begins. For security purposes, our Line-standing person will ask your attendee for a business card or ID to verify their identity.
Washington Express will call you and suggest an earlier Line-standing or seat holding starting time if the demand for a particular hearing appears to exceed available seating in that room.