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PO Boxes

How to Reserve, Renew, or Manage a PO Box

Whether it's for business or personal use, USPS® offers a range of PO Box sizes to hold your mail and packages safely at a Post Office facility near you. Many locations allow 24/7 PO Box access, and if a package is too large to fit in your box, we'll hold it for you. Your location may also offer free Premium PO Box Services such as smartphone alerts to let you know when you have mail.

Choose Your PO Box Size

Reserve a New PO Box

Search for a new PO Box at any Post Office location. Reserve with your existing account or new USPS.com account.

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Renew or Manage

Already have a PO Box? Save time and make an online payment for the PO Box you're managing.

Manage PO Box

Link a PO Box

Once you reserve a PO Box at the Post Office, link it to your USPS.com account and easily manage it online.

Link

Why to Get a PO Box

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Security

Know your deliveries are safe at the Post Office and not sitting on your doorstep unprotected.

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Privacy

Keep your home address private and important documents confidential for peace of mind.

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Accessibility

Get mail at your convenience with 24/7 access in some locations and extended hours in others.

Simple How-To's

Apply for a PO Box

Step 1: Search for Post Office locations near you using the search bar under "Reserve a New PO Box."

Step 2: Choose a Post Office location and make selections on your desired PO Box size and payment period.

Step 3: Enter your contact and billing information to reserve your PO Box.

Set Up Automated Payments

Step 1: Select "Manage Account" and sign in with your USPS.com credentials.

Step 2: Find your PO Box on the "Manage Your Account" page and select "Setup Auto-Renew."

Step 3: Change your payment period if you wish, and enroll in Automatic Renewal.

Link an Existing PO Box

Step 1: Select "Link" above and sign in with your USPS.com credentials.

Step 2: Enter in your PO Box number, ZIP Code, and last name or business name.

Step 3: Confirm your PO Box details and submit. You can now manage your PO Box online.

Choose Your PO Box Size

Size 1—XS

Holds 10-15 letters or 2 rolled magazines.

The depth of most PO Boxes is 14.75".
All sizes not available in all locations.

Size 2—S

Holds 10-15 letters or 5 rolled magazines.

The depth of most PO Boxes is 14.75".
All sizes not available in all locations.

Size 3—M

Allows large envelopes and magazines to be stacked flat.

The depth of most PO Boxes is 14.75".
All sizes not available in all locations.

Size 4—L

Holds 2 shoeboxes and still has room for 10-15 letters.

The depth of most PO Boxes is 14.75".
All sizes not available in all locations.

Size 5—XL

Big enough for multiple Flat Rate Boxes and parcels.

The depth of most PO Boxes is 14.75".
All sizes not available in all locations.

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