P.O. Box
Early access to incoming mail every day

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With the “P.O. Box” service, you can receive your letter mail early every morning. In many locations, A Mail items are delivered to P.O. Boxes by the time counters open in the morning.

  • Early A Mail delivery – in many locations by the time counters open in the morning
  • Secure storage and a discreet address
  • You are free to choose the location of your P.O. Box anywhere in Switzerland
  • As a rule, access to the P.O. Box around the clock

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Important information

Delivery times 

  • A Mail: until counters open in the afternoon or according to local conditions
  • B Mail: during the day
  • Collections (registered mail): during local post office opening times

Access

As a rule, access to the P.O. Box is guaranteed round the clock. 

Addressing 

The penultimate address line of the letter mail must indicate “P.O. Box”. Any additional number for the P.O. Box location must appear on the last line after the postcode and town. By ensuring correct addressing, you help ensure your P.O. Box consignment is delivered on time.

Examples of correct addressing for letter mail:

P.O. Box “Standard”

Private customer Business customer
Jürg Meier
P.O. Box
3000 Bern 8
Schweizer Ltd
P.O. Box
3000 Bern 8

 

All persons/businesses recorded at your domicile address must be registered at your P.O. Box as joint users (private individuals) and sub-addresses (businesses). If a sub-address is cancelled, incoming letter mail will be returned to the sender. This will take place irrespective of whether or not the business on the private letter box is written to.

P.O. Box “Separate”

Private customer
Business customer
To the P.O. Box
Jürg Meier
P.O. Box
3000 Bern 8
Schweizer Ltd
P.O. Box
3000 Bern 8
To the private letter box
Jürg Meier
Kramgasse 10
3011 Bern
Schweizer Ltd
Kramgasse 10
3011 Bern

P.O. Box “Association”

Associations without a domicile address
Example Association
P.O. Box
3000 Bern 8

Restrictions 

The following types of consignment are not delivered to P.O. Box addresses:

  • Parcels
  • Letter mail from other delivery businesses

Prices

P.O. Box “Standard”

  • Replaces your private letter box as the main address for letter mail
  • All letters addressed to the household will also be delivered to the P.O. Box

Price per year

120.00

P.O. Box “Separate”

  • Is an additional place of delivery besides your private letter box
  • Only letter mail addressed directly to the P.O. Box is delivered there
  • The P.O. Box is valid for one person / one business only
  • Also suitable for customers with a permanent place of residence or business domicile abroad (registration only possible at the counter)

Price per year

240.00

P.O. Box “Association”

  • Suitable for associations without a domicile address
  • The P.O. Box is valid for one association only
  • Registration only possible at the counter

Price per year 1

120.00

Prices for opening and managing online in CHF, incl. VAT

A one-off processing fee of CHF 12.00 will be charged at the counter.

1 This product may be opened only at the counter.

P.O. Box locations

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