Signing up for Mail Scanning with POBoxes.com
Sign up for our service by selecting the PO Box plan that suits you. We have a variety of plans with different contract lengths. The longer you sign up, the bigger the discount we can offer you. Light User accounts get a limit of 25 pieces of mail or 100 page scans, and Standard Users get a limit of 75 pieces of mail and 300 page scans.
Issued a PO Boxes.com Mail Address
Once you have signed up, you are issued with a full postal address. (examples of these can be seen on the right of this page) You can give this address to friends or family, businesses, clients or set up a royal mail redirect.
PO Boxes.com Processes your Mail
Once we receive your mail, we scan the front and back of the envelope. The envelope is then opened, all the contents are scanned and uploaded to our secure server for access by you through your PO Boxes.com account. A notifiction of new mail is sent automatically to your chosen email address.
Whats required to open an account?
In order to detect and avoid possible fraud and to comply with data protection laws and money laundering regulations, we require two forms of ID to be sent to us within your first month as a POBoxes.com user. These need to be sent via email to firstname.lastname@example.org for us to validate and upload to your account.
Any account which does not have the Proof of ID verified within the first month will be put on hold until the issue is resolved.
Click here for a list of all acceptable documentation
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Options for Mail Received
When selecting to view the envelope or mail, the image is quickly loaded up into your browser and can be increased in size to aid identification.
You can choose to download the image of the envelope or the content in a PDF file. (if you have trouble viewing PDF files please visit Adobe
Send Via Email
Your mail can be automatically attached to an outgoing email sent from your personnal POBoxes.com
account and forwarded anywhere in the world to any other email address.
Letters can be kept in storage for up to 6 months, any longer than this will result in a charge to your account.
Forward Via Postal System
If you wish to receive your original mail, you can choose to have it forwarded to an address of your choice - an additional fee will be payable, dependant on local postage.
We believe in keeping your documents safe from the moment we receive them until the moment they leave, this includes a secure recycling service provided by a 3rd party at no extra charge. If you wish for specific details on the firm we use, please contact us directly and we will happily go through the process with you.