PS Form 1093-A "Application for Post Office Box Service Automatic Recurring Renewal Payment"

What Is PS Form 1093-A?

PS Form 1093-A, Application for Post Office Box Service Automatic Recurring Renewal Payment is a document used by current PO Box customers only to apply for establishing automatic recurring renewal payments at a post office. Renewal payments are due the last day of the month the service period ends. If the payment is late, an individual will not be able to access the mail in the PO Box. The latest version of the form was released by the United States Postal Office (USPS) on January 1, 2012.

The information on this form must always be current. As soon as any information changes (such as the street address, the telephone number, or the email address), an individual is responsible for updating the information. Failure to update this information may result in the termination of the service.

An up-to-date USPS Form 1093-A fillable version is available for download below and can be found through the USPS official website. PS Form 1093-A-S - the Spanish version of the application - is also available to USPS customers.

Other forms in the PS Form 1093 Series include the PS Form 1093 (Application for Post Office Box Service), PS Form 1093-C (Application for Post Office Caller Service), and the PS Form 1093-S - a Spanish version of the Application for Post Office Box Service.

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How to Apply for a Post Office Box?

The PO Box application (PS Form 1093) contains 4 pages and requires the following information.

  • This service is for the business/organization or residential/personal use;
  • The name of the business/organization;
  • The full name of the person applying;
  • The full address;
  • The telephone number;
  • The email address;
  • The Box size(s) required;
  • The ID numbers for two items of valid identification;
  • The names of all individuals, including members of a business, who will be receiving mail at this PO Box number;
  • The names of the persons or representatives of the business/organization authorized to pick up mail addressed to this PO Box number;
  • Terms and agreement for the automatic renewal payment.

A PO Box can be reserved with the online account, or by opening a new account. Once an individual finds the PO Box that is right for them and reserves it, they can apply for PO Box by taking the form to the post office.

Whether people apply online or at a post office station, two valid forms of identification are required when they obtain their keys or combination at the post office where the PO Box is located:

Photo ID options:

  • A valid driver's license or state nondriver's identification card;
  • An Armed force, government, university, or recognized corporate identification card;
  • A passport, passport card, alien registration card, or a certificate of naturalization.

Non-Photo ID Options (traceable to the bearer to prove the physical address):

  • A current lease, mortgage, or deed of trust;
  • A voter or vehicle registration card;
  • A home or vehicle insurance policy.

Social Security cards, credit cards, and birth certificates are not acceptable forms of ID.

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Billing Address (associated with credit card):
State
ZIP+4
Application for Post Office Box™ Service
Automatic Recurring Renewal Payment
(Current Post Office Box Customers Only)
Fill out all non-shaded fields and take this application to the Post Office.
1. Name of Applicant (Last, First, MI) (include title if representing a business/organization) 2. Email Address (required for automatic payment notifications)
3. Name of Business/Organization (if applicable)
4. PO Box Number(s)
5. PO Box ZIP Code(s) (if more than one ZIP Code, specify which box numbers in item 4 are associated with each ZIP Code)
Optional Automatic Renewal Payment — Terms and Agreement
(Required for 3-month payment option)
By initialing below and establishing automatic renewal payments at a Post Office, I hereby authorize the U.S. Postal Service
®
(USPS
) to charge my credit card for the amount of my designated box size per USPS pricing on the scheduled interval
®
I have selected (i.e., 3, 6, or 12 months). This charge could appear on my credit card statement as early as the 15th of
the month prior to the due date. If I provided my e-mail address, I understand that I will receive e-mail notification at least
10 days prior to the actual credit card charge. I will also receive a payment due notice in my PO Box before the payment due
date. I understand that I may cancel the automatic payment option any time after the initial application/payment process is
complete during the business hours at the Post Office where my box is located. If I do not cancel by the 14th of the month
prior to the next payment due date, I understand that the payment will be charged to my credit card. I understand that if the
payment cannot be transacted due to incorrect or obsolete payment information or the transaction would exceed the credit
limit of the account, or the bank or credit card company rejects/returns the payment request, my PO Box may be closed
and any mail received after closure would be returned to the sender. If my PO Box is closed for nonpayment, I understand
that I could be charged a late payment fee to reactivate my PO Box service. If there are any changes to my credit card
number, billing address, or expiration date, I agree to notify the Post Office where my box is located of these changes. I
understand that this agreement will remain in effect until I or USPS terminates the PO Box service. The USPS may receive
updated credit card account information from the institution that issued the card identified for payment. If I decide to close
my PO Box, I must visit the Post Office where my box is located during business hours. (See the PO Box refund policy for
information on refunds.) The USPS may terminate my participation under this automatic payment agreement in the event I
provide incorrect, false, or fraudulent account information or if I have any returned payment items.
Customer Initials
__________
Number, Street, Suite
______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
AL
City
______________________________________________________________________________
_____________
____________________________
®
Application Date
Signature of Applicant (Same as item 1)
I certify that all information furnished on this form is accurate, truthful, and complete. I
understand that anyone who furnishes false or misleading information on this form or
omits information requested on this form may be subject to criminal and/or civil penalties,
including fines and imprisonment.
________________________________________________________________________________
Post Office Date Stamp
Privacy Act Statement: Your information will be used to provide Post Office Box
auditor; to entities, including law enforcement, as required by law or in legal proceedings; to
service and to ensure delivery to the box. Collection is authorized by 39 U.S.C. 401, 403,
contractors and other entities aiding us to fulfill the service (service providers); to process
and 404. Providing the information is voluntary; but, if not provided, we will be unable to
servers; to domestic government agencies if needed as part of their duties; and to a foreign
provide this service to you. We do not disclose your information to third parties without your
government agency for violations and alleged violations of law. Information concerning an
consent, except to facilitate the transaction, to act on your behalf or request, or as legally
individual box holder who has filed a protective court order with the postmaster will not
required. This includes the following limited circumstances: to a congressional office on your
be disclosed except pursuant to court order. For more information regarding our privacy
behalf; to financial entities regarding financial transaction issues; to a U.S. Postal Service
policies, visit usps.com/privacypolicy.
®
2011 United States Postal Service
. All Rights Reserved. The Eagle Logo, PO Box and Your Other Address are some of the many trademarks of the U.S. Postal Service
.
©
®
®
1093-A
PS Form
, January 2012 PSN 7530-13-000-7160
Billing Address (associated with credit card):
State
ZIP+4
Application for Post Office Box™ Service
Automatic Recurring Renewal Payment
(Current Post Office Box Customers Only)
Fill out all non-shaded fields and take this application to the Post Office.
1. Name of Applicant (Last, First, MI) (include title if representing a business/organization) 2. Email Address (required for automatic payment notifications)
3. Name of Business/Organization (if applicable)
4. PO Box Number(s)
5. PO Box ZIP Code(s) (if more than one ZIP Code, specify which box numbers in item 4 are associated with each ZIP Code)
Optional Automatic Renewal Payment — Terms and Agreement
(Required for 3-month payment option)
By initialing below and establishing automatic renewal payments at a Post Office, I hereby authorize the U.S. Postal Service
®
(USPS
) to charge my credit card for the amount of my designated box size per USPS pricing on the scheduled interval
®
I have selected (i.e., 3, 6, or 12 months). This charge could appear on my credit card statement as early as the 15th of
the month prior to the due date. If I provided my e-mail address, I understand that I will receive e-mail notification at least
10 days prior to the actual credit card charge. I will also receive a payment due notice in my PO Box before the payment due
date. I understand that I may cancel the automatic payment option any time after the initial application/payment process is
complete during the business hours at the Post Office where my box is located. If I do not cancel by the 14th of the month
prior to the next payment due date, I understand that the payment will be charged to my credit card. I understand that if the
payment cannot be transacted due to incorrect or obsolete payment information or the transaction would exceed the credit
limit of the account, or the bank or credit card company rejects/returns the payment request, my PO Box may be closed
and any mail received after closure would be returned to the sender. If my PO Box is closed for nonpayment, I understand
that I could be charged a late payment fee to reactivate my PO Box service. If there are any changes to my credit card
number, billing address, or expiration date, I agree to notify the Post Office where my box is located of these changes. I
understand that this agreement will remain in effect until I or USPS terminates the PO Box service. The USPS may receive
updated credit card account information from the institution that issued the card identified for payment. If I decide to close
my PO Box, I must visit the Post Office where my box is located during business hours. (See the PO Box refund policy for
information on refunds.) The USPS may terminate my participation under this automatic payment agreement in the event I
provide incorrect, false, or fraudulent account information or if I have any returned payment items.
Customer Initials
__________
Number, Street, Suite
______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
AL
City
______________________________________________________________________________
_____________
____________________________
®
Application Date
Signature of Applicant (Same as item 1)
I certify that all information furnished on this form is accurate, truthful, and complete. I
understand that anyone who furnishes false or misleading information on this form or
omits information requested on this form may be subject to criminal and/or civil penalties,
including fines and imprisonment.
________________________________________________________________________________
Post Office Date Stamp
Privacy Act Statement: Your information will be used to provide Post Office Box
auditor; to entities, including law enforcement, as required by law or in legal proceedings; to
service and to ensure delivery to the box. Collection is authorized by 39 U.S.C. 401, 403,
contractors and other entities aiding us to fulfill the service (service providers); to process
and 404. Providing the information is voluntary; but, if not provided, we will be unable to
servers; to domestic government agencies if needed as part of their duties; and to a foreign
provide this service to you. We do not disclose your information to third parties without your
government agency for violations and alleged violations of law. Information concerning an
consent, except to facilitate the transaction, to act on your behalf or request, or as legally
individual box holder who has filed a protective court order with the postmaster will not
required. This includes the following limited circumstances: to a congressional office on your
be disclosed except pursuant to court order. For more information regarding our privacy
behalf; to financial entities regarding financial transaction issues; to a U.S. Postal Service
policies, visit usps.com/privacypolicy.
®
2011 United States Postal Service
. All Rights Reserved. The Eagle Logo, PO Box and Your Other Address are some of the many trademarks of the U.S. Postal Service
.
©
®
®
1093-A
PS Form
, January 2012 PSN 7530-13-000-7160