PO Box locations
Regardless of where you are in the world you can have a PO Box located in one or more of these major cities:
London Manchester Glasgow Birmingham Cardiff Belfast Poole Managing your PO Box, you’re always in control
Every UK Postbox account includes our Premium Mail Manager App – log in and control your post from anywhere, at any time, on any device.
Mail forwarding: read your post online or archive it
Want an item forwarded to one address and another sent elsewhere? Not a problem. Want us to automatically scan the first page of letters and then forward on? Done. Need us to archive your important documents? Just tick the box.
Wait a minute - what about parcels?
Don’t worry we’ve got that covered too. Your Free PO Box account includes a dedicated Courier Point Address for parcels and packages. Get them sent to us just like your letters and then decide what you’d like us to do with them.
Supercharge your PO Box
Link Dropbox and Evernote to your account, and get all of your mail automatically uploaded to cloud storage.
Why choose a PO box from UK Postbox?
Free PO Box Address
(in a choice of UK cities)
Pay only for what you receive
(free setup and free account)
Manage and read your post online
(anywhere in the world)
Free address for parcels and packages
(and free storage for 30 days)
Protecting your privacy, our commitment
Your privacy is of paramount importance to us and something we take very seriously. We’re subject to the 1998 Data Protection Act and will never disclose your information to anyone and will alert you to any requests we might receive.
Frequently asked questions about PO Boxes:
A PO Box is a private mailing address which allows you to maintain the privacy of where you live or work.
How is a UK Postbox PO Box Service different?
UK Postbox doesn’t charge for the setup of PO Boxes, only for the mail received. You can
read and manage your post online
and have it
to anywhere in the world. Choose from multiple UK cities rather than being tied to your local sorting office.
Setting up a PO Box, how long does it take?
The online sign up is quick and easy. Submit your up to date information, upload your documents and ID and we'll give you your address and account within 24 working hours.
How much does it cost to get a PO Box address?
Setup is free and you can then choose either pay-as-you-go or a monthly mail plan.
PO Box Pricing How do you set up a PO Box?
Unfortunately you can’t collect your post because we operate a secure mail sorting facility and don’t allow customers to visit the premises. This is for the security of all of our clients. We can however
forward your post
to anywhere in the world and you can access it online.
How long do you store my post for?
We store all physical post and parcels for 30 days. If you’d like us to store yours for longer please contact us for a bespoke plan. Your post online will be stored for as long as you like.
How can I access my mail online?
Once signed up you can visit our app
from anywhere in the world and access your account. You can also download our
free iOS and Android apps
from the App Store and Play Store respectively.
How secure is the UK Postbox Service?
We intentionally chose to process mail at a single location in the UK, rather than having multiple satellite offices. This ensures that we have maximum security measures in place to monitor our premises, our staff and of course, your mail.
Our online mail system is hosted on UK based Microsoft Azure servers. We use HTTPS to encrypt all data between you and our systems and we’ll soon be launching optional two factor authentication, adding another layer of security. Where can I get a PO Box address?
You can choose from one or more of the following
PO Box locations
: London, Manchester, Glasgow, Birmingham, Cardiff, Belfast and Poole. There’s no additional charge for multiple addresses so you can have a presence in multiple places.
What is a virtual mailbox?
is an online portal where you can log in to view and manage your post. All virtual mailboxes need a real-world address and post that is received to that location can then managed online.
What if something needs to be signed for?
Typically it’s parcels that need to be signed for. If you’d like us to receive your parcels then you can use the
free Courier Point Address
in Poole. Letters sent through Royal Mail that require a signature will be accepted and processed in the same way as your other post.
Can I have multiple PO box addresses?
Yes, with our service you can. Usually you're constrained to the geographic area of your local sorting office, but with our service you can have multiple addresses all over the UK for no additional cost.
Will I pay for junk mail?
Most mailing houses which send junk mail will remove PO Box addresses from their mailing lists. If you do receive some junk mail you can choose how it should be handled, just like any other piece of post.
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