A PO Box is a convenient way to receive your mail without having to worry about your personal address being made public. To keep your PO Box active, it is important to make timely payments.
In this article, we’ll cover the various payment options and procedures for renewing your PO Box.
Payment Options for Your PO Box
You have 4 different options for making a PO Box payment:
Online Payment with a Credit or Debit Card You can make a one-time payment using a credit or debit card by visiting the PO Boxes Online application and clicking on “Renew.” This feature is available 30 days before your next payment is due and allows you to securely store up to 3 credit or debit cards in the system.
Self-Service Kiosk (SSK) You can make payments at a self-service kiosk (SSK) using Find USPS Locations.
- Payment by Mail You can send a check or money order payable to “U.S. Postal Service” to the Postmaster at the location of your PO Box. Be sure to include your PO Box number on the memo line of the check.
- Payment in Person You can make payments in person at the Post Office where your PO Box is located using cash, check, credit card, or debit card.
Payment Terms for Your PO Box
You have 3 payment term options for your PO Box: 3 months, 6 months, or 12 months. A 3-month payment term requires enrolling in automatic renewals, with no opt-out option. However, if you choose a 6- or 12-month payment period, you can opt out of automatic renewals.
Renewing Your PO Box
There are 4 ways you can renew your PO Box:
- Online Renewal with a Credit or Debit Card You can renew your PO Box online with a credit or debit card by visiting the PO Boxes Online application and clicking on “Renew.”
- Renewal at a Self-Service Kiosk You can renew your PO Box at a self-service kiosk using Find USPS Locations.
- Renewal by Mail You can renew your PO Box by sending a check or money order payable to “U.S. Postal Service” to the Postmaster at the location of your PO Box.
- Renewal in Person You can renew your PO Box in person at the Post Office where it is located, paying by cash, check, or credit card.
Timing of Payments
It’s important to make your PO Box payments by the 10th of the month they are due. If you don’t make this payment, your PO Box will be closed on the 11th of the month.
PO Box Refunds
When you pay for a full rental period, there is no refund available. However, if you decide to close your PO Box, you will receive a partial refund depending on how long you have had the box.
With multiple payment options and easy renewal procedures, keeping your PO Box active and in good standing has never been easier. Remember to make payments by the due date to avoid having your PO Box closed. Do you have any other query related to USPS PO Box, if yes then it is recommended to visit: http://faq.usps.com/