USPS has a premium service called USPS P.O box, This service was introduced by USPS to help the places where the home delivery facility is not available. There are certain places where USPS home delivery is not acceptable,
What is the USPS P.O box?
USPS P.O box is a service started by USPS for those areas where the Home delivery facility is not available. This USPS P.O box is available in different sizes depending upon the use. For opting a USPS P.O box service you need to op it by paying through credit card. By recurring payments through the credit card, you can avail of this service for 3months/6months/12months depending upon your budget.
USPS P.O box sizes
Benifits of USPS P.O Box:
- Cheaply available to people where Home delivery is not available.
- Receive your mail whenever you desire. If you are out of town then the mail will be stored in the USPS mailbox.
- USPS P.O box s much faster as compared to Home delivery.
- USPS P.O box can be renewed anytime anywhere.
Applying for USPS P.O box:
In order to apply for USPS P.O box in person, you need to visit your local post office and submit the form PS 1093. After the form is filled and duly attested with Id proofs, It is submitted and then checked by Post office officials.
In case the officials are not satisfied with the details and you are unable to justify their queries, the may deny your request for the USPS P.O box proposal.
First of all you need to visit their website http://www.usps.com and search for an available PO Box by entering an address or a ZIP Code™ under Reserve a New PO Box. Then you have to select the plan and complete the P.O box payment according to the size selected.
Always do remember to properly review their refund policies before submitting the application online. After submitting the form online, you have to bring a copy of Form 1093 along with proper Id proofs. You will be informed when your P.O box is ready.
Methods of P.O box payment:
- You may pay the fees of your P.O box through Digital cash like: wallets,etc.
- payment of P.O box fees through Credit card. You can also store the card credentials if you want.
- Paying PO box fees at self kiosk desk.
- Visiting the post office personally.
Renewal of P.O box:
If you have stored your credit card when paying for the P.o box fees, then it will automatically deduct the fees from your credit card. On the other hand, if there are no credit card credentials stored, then you will have to renew it manually.
After the P.O box expires, If you haven’t renewed your P.O box for 10 days then you have to personally visit the kiosk engine. If you don’t pay the fees on the 10th day then your P.O box is closed forever. However, It may be an issue to new P.O box users.
After reading the above article, you know how to ent and renew a P.O box service for USPS. Keep visiting USPS Tracking for more USPS related content. We are totally updated with the new trends in USPS.