Question: Does It Cost Money To Get A PO Box?

Renting a small P.O.

box for six months costs as little as $19 in some locations, while in other locations the cost is $75.

A full breakdown of the costs in each region is available on the U.S.

Postal Service website.

Do you have to pay for a PO box?

Traditionally, you need to go into your local post office to sign up for a PO Box. However, USPS has made the process easier and now allows you to reserve a postal box over the Internet and even pay online with a credit card.

How much does a UPS PO Box cost?

The average price of a UPS mailbox ranges from $20 to $25, depending on the UPS Store location.

Are boxes free at the post office?

You can order free boxes and envelopes online at the USPS store. The Postal Service will even deliver the supplies to your door for free. Most boxes will typically come in packs of 10 or 25, so keep that in mind as you complete your order. You can also pick up free supplies at your local Post Office.

What do I need to open a PO box?

The Post Office will accept a

  • Valid driver’s license or state ID card.
  • Military, government, university, or recognized corporate ID.
  • Passport, alien registration card, or certificate of naturalization.
  • Current lease, mortgage, or deed of trust.
  • Voter or vehicle registration card.
  • Home or vehicle insurance policy.

Many forms will ask for a street address, and will specifically state no PO boxes. However, neither a PO Box nor a “private mail box” can be used as a “registered” address for legal notices. People generally use their law firm for purpose of their business’ registered address, or pay a “Registered Agent” service.

How do PO boxes work?

A PO Box allows you to create a separate business mailing address. As such, all mail will be delivered to the Post Office delivery office rather than a home or business address. An official business address for those who work from home. You can collect mail whenever it is suitable.

How do I get a PO box and how much does it cost?

Renting a small P.O. box for six months costs as little as $19 in some locations, while in other locations the cost is $75. A full breakdown of the costs in each region is available on the U.S. Postal Service website.

Can you receive mail at both your home address and PO box?

With that, you may certainly have mail addressed to either address. There are no regulations prohibiting mail delivery to both a PO Box and a street address simultaneously provided the street address is serviced by the USPS.

Why would someone have a PO box?

A post office box, or commonly known as a PO Box or a Postal Box, is a lockable mailbox located in a post office station. PO Boxes are traditionally used to receive mail when you live in areas where mail is not delivered directly to your home. These days, PO Boxes can be used for other purposes other than necessity.

How much is a box at the post office?

Priority Mail Flat Rate Products

Free Supplies9Shipping PriceGreat for
Medium Flat Rate Box – 2 (side-loading)$12.80 commercial base $14.35 at Post Office (retail & online)Office Supplies Shoes
Large Flat Rate Box$17.60 commercial base $19.95 at Post Office (retail & online)Laptop Computers Gifts etc.

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How do I get free USPS boxes?

To order free labels, boxes, and envelopes online:

  1. Go to The Postal Store® at www.usps.com/shop and select “Supplies” – OR – move your cursor over “Postal Store” in the top navigation and select “Shipping Supplies.”
  2. Order free supplies by selecting “Free Shipping Supplies” in the left hand navigation.

Where can I get boxes for free?

Cardboard boxes are one moving expense that can be had for free—our favorite spots to check out after the jump!

  • Craigslist. Do a quick search in the free section (found underneath the “for sale” heading).
  • Freecycle.
  • Liquor stores.
  • Bookstores.
  • Grocery Stores.
  • McDonald’s fry boxes.
  • Starbucks.
  • U-haul Box Exchange.