Can Amazon ship to a PO Box?
There are limitations, which prevent us from shipping certain products to some geographical locations in the U.S.. The locations include U.S. territories, protectorates, P.O. Boxes, military installations (APO/FPO addresses), and diplomatic posts (DPO addresses).
Choosing whether to ship to a PO Box address might be a hassle, but Amazon make the process much easier by allowing shipments to PO Box addresses. Here are the steps to take to take when shipping to a PO Box on Amazon:
Step 1: Input Your PO Box Address
First and foremost, you will need to input your PO Box address into Amazon. This can be done by heading over to Account & Lists and selecting ‘Your Addressess’ from the drop-down menu. From there, press ‘Add Address’ and enter your PO box details; make sure you select ‘PO Box’ as your address type.
Step 2: Order Your Products
Once you have your PO Box address saved, you can start to shop on Amazon as normal. Make sure you are logged in when ordering your items, so they are delivered to the PO Box address.
Step 3: Select A Carrier
At the checkout, you will be prompted to select a shipping carrier. Here you can choose if you would like your package to be delivered via USPS or UPS. Please note that USPS is the only carrier that can deliver to PO Box addresses.
Step 4: Receive Your Package
Once your package has shipped, it will arrive at your local post office. You will then be alerted by email or SMS that your package has arrived, and you can go and collect it.
Tips To Remember:
- Make sure you select ‘PO Box’ as an address type when setting up your address.
- Be sure to select USPS as your carrier if shipping to a PO Box.
- Keep an eye on your emails or SMS messages, so you know when the package arrives.
Shipping to a PO Box on Amazon doesn’t have to be complicated. With the above steps, you’ll be able to get your packages delivered and in your hands in no time.