How A Virtual Mailbox Works

By
Leela Hopkins
VPM Staff
Updated
October 2, 2020

A question we often get is how does a virtual mailbox work?

Take a look at all the types of mail services available, then choose the mail package that serves your business and personal needs the best. Continue with the following steps below to get a virtual mailbox up and going.

Do this to setup your virtual mailbox.

  1. Complete the USPS 1583 form - you will find detailed directions and resources to complete this form here.
  2. Change of Address With USPS - a change of address is a request to have USPS forward your mail to a new destination address. This can either be temporary or permanent, and it can be done online or in person. You can learn how to file a change of address with USPS here.
  3. Have your mail and packages sent to the new virtual mailbox address as soon as the mail arrives. It will be scanned and uploaded to your virtual mailbox account.
  4. Log in to your new virtual mailbox account and decide on options for mail scanning, mail forwarding, deleting, shredding, or storing.

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