Will I go through the basic or enhanced process?

Which process you need to follow depends on whether you are an individual or an incorporated business and the UK Postbox address you have chosen. The table below shows the criteria for each process, with a link to further information about them.

Mailing address for individuals

Basic Identity Verification

If all of the following are true, you and others named on the account will do our Basic Identity Verification:
  • You are a private individual, a sole trader or partnership (not LLP)
  • You are applying for any of the following:
    - A PO Box
    - Royal Mail Redirection Address
    - Poole Street Address
    - London N13 Address
    - Parcel Forwarding Address
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Post services for large businesses

Enhanced Identity Verification

If any of the following are true, you and others named on the account will do our Extended Identity Verification:
  • You are an incorporated business (LTD, LLP, LLC or PLC)
  • You are applying for any of the following:
    - London SW19 Street Address
    - London W1 Street Addresses

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