4 CHOICES OF POST OFFICE BOXES
- A true professional and affordable business address
- You are telecommuting and do not want to be disturbed at home
- While you are out of the country
- Your company needs a business address
- Drop Shipping service that leaves the same day
- Open a Google my business listing
- We make a bid for Express Shipping with Signature.
- Additional service offered to manage your mail scanning and sending in PDF by email or on a secure cloud the same day.
- P.O. Boxes that go the extra mile for you, available 24 hours a day
In addition, all carriers are accepted, UPS, DHL, FEDEX, Purolator, Canada Post, Canpar, Intelcom Express, Amazon
The UPS Store in Repentigny offers you or your company post office box rental, mail forwarding and package receiving services.
If you travel frequently or plan to be away for a long period of time, The UPS Store in Repentigny can provide you with a secure lockbox where you can store your mail until you can retrieve it. By renting a P.O. Box, you no longer have to wait for packages to be delivered to your home and no longer risk having valuable packages left unattended on your doorstep.
We are able to receive packages from all courier companies and keep them safe. With the centers mail forwarding service with the UPS Store in Repentigny, you get a real street address P.O. Box and secure access to your mail 24 hours a day. We can reroute your shipment to you wherever you are.
If you run a mobile business or work from home, a UPS Store P.O. Box will give you a street address and make you easier to reach for your customers. We also offer other services such as fax reception, so you can call the center to see if there is mail waiting for you. We can even notify you of the arrival of your mail by email!
A post office box in Quebec
In Canada, the addressing standard favours the use of P.O. Box and its abbreviation, as prescribed by Canada Post, for the sake of uniformity. However, P.O. Box and its abbreviation B. P. is used throughout the French-speaking world. In Quebec, for the Authority’s forms intended for the general public, the term P.O. Box is used as the wording in the Identity Information section.
This article deals mainly with the writing of the address. It is not limited to an envelope; it also applies to an address on a form, invitation card, resume, letter, etc. The heading for a letter is identical to the heading for a description, i.e. the name and address of the recipient on an envelope. If an item is to be delivered to a post office, the P.O. Box, which can be abbreviated to P.O., and its number are indicated. and its number. In this case, the geographic address is not indicated, even if the sender mentions it in his letterhead. For more information, you can consult the article Street Address and Postal Address.
Do not confuse a box with a locker. The latter word refers to a set of boxes and is not appropriate in the context of writing an address. Also, for reasons of consistency, Canada Post Corporation requests that the term P.O. Box, and its abbreviation B. P. box in an address in Canada. This term and its abbreviation are however correct and in use in the French-speaking world.
The word branch (which can be abbreviated to branch or sle) should replace the word station for certain post offices. The specific element of a postal branch begins with a capital letter. In the case of the common noun downtown, a capital c is used. If this specific element is the official name of a district, we reproduce the exact spelling, which generally includes a capital letter for each of the components linked by a hyphen, as in other toponyms and odonyms; we thus write: Haute-Ville branch.
What is a post office box in Quebec?
A post office box allows individuals and professionals to receive their mail in a predefined location, usually in a post office, in order to outsource its storage. This service is regularly used by businesses that do not have a mail management service or wish to obtain a postal address.
Definition: A P.O. box is a letter box installed in a post office and intended to receive mail. Any legal entity or individual can obtain a P.O. box on a periodic subscription basis.
The individual or company that has a P.O. box must come and pick up their mail in their box, during the opening hours and accessibility of the post office or the premises. Each box has a number and a locking system.
Why get a post office box?
Post Office Box for individuals. Individuals who have regular correspondence and are often away (or away for a long period of time) have every interest in having a P.O. box to avoid losing their mail.
Post office box for professionals. The mail reception service in post office boxes is also aimed at companies that do not have a mail management service. Letters are stored safely in the sealed box at the post office until the recipient decides to pick them up.
How do I get a post office box?
Post Office Boxes are installed in a UPS Business. They are available for seasonal or annual rental to individuals and businesses. Businesses use P.O. Boxes more frequently than individuals. To obtain a P.O. Box, simply visit the UPS Store that handles delivery in the geographic area where you are located.
You must present proof of address. The manager will offer you different types of periodic subscriptions. You will sign a rental agreement and the manager will give you the key to your mailbox. Your post office box is operational from the date of handing over the keys until the date of the end of the contract. For private mailboxes, it’s easier. Just go to a site that specializes in mail management for individuals, like UPS440.
The advantages of a PO Box
It often happens that mail is returned to the sender or never arrives at the right destination because of an error in the address: name and/or number of the street, building, etc. A P.O. Box number is much easier to remember than a traditional address containing various encrypted and literal information. There is therefore less risk of falsifying the address or confusing it.
In addition, having a P.O. Box allows you to pick up your mail yourself without waiting for the mailman. Mail is delivered in advance to post office boxes. So you can run to your locker and pick up a letter as soon as the post office opens.
Limitations of the post office box
To obtain a post office box, you must show proof that your place of residence or business premises are within the delivery area of the given postal facility. Some post offices do not offer the service of receiving mail in P.O. Boxes due to lack of a locker. The advantage of having a P.O. box is therefore quite limited from a geographical point of view.
In Quebec, post office boxes cannot be used as a business address. The domiciliation is a legal obligation for a company. A company must have a registered office in order to start its commercial activities: commercial exchanges, work meetings, mail management, especially for all official correspondence (administrative, legal and judicial) related to its existence and evolution.
Mail management is one of the services offered by a domiciliation company, allowing new entrepreneurs to reduce their expenses. Moreover, the domiciliation company is usually located in a strategic geographical area.