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A Post Office Box is used for the reception of postal packets to be collected by the renter or his agent as an alternative to delivery by postman at the place of address.

This procedure provides you information on how you can rent a Post Office (PO) Box managed by Hong Kong Post.


Post office boxes may be rented by the following:

  • Hong Kong residents of the age of 18 or over
  • Locally registered businesses or organisations

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You may apply for the procedure in person by going the any post office or you may also send your application by post.

Note: Post Office Box allocation is on first-come-first-served basis.

Required Information

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1. Date of Birth.
2. City or County of Birth.


  1. Use the link provided under "Documents to Use" to download the application form.
  2. You may submit the completed application in person at any Post Office or you may also mail your application to: Post Office Box Section, Financial Services Division, 3/F, Hongkong Post Headquarters, 2 Connaught Place, Central, Hong Kong.

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Required Documents

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1. Proof of child birth from the Hospital.


PO Boxes - Annual Fee:

  • General Post Office:
    • Small Box: $680
    • Large Box: $890
  • Tsim Sha Tsui Post Office:
    • Small Box: $680
    • Large Box: $890
  • Kowloon Central Post Office:
    • Small Box: $435
    • Large Box: -
  • Other Post Office:
    • Small Box: $370
    • Large Box: $435


PO Boxes are rented on annual basis and the initial minimum period of rental is twelve months with effect from the day on which the box is supplied and this is renewable at the discretion of Postmaster General.

Documents to Use

Rental of Post Office Private Box - Application Form (Pos 807A)

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Office Locations & Contacts

Hongkong Post
Hongkong Post Headquarters
2 Connaught Place, Central, Hong Kong

General Enquiry
Tel:(852) 2921 2222
Fax: (852) 2868 0094

Post Offices - Locations

Post Office Box Service

Mailing Address:
Post Office Box Section, Financial Services Division
3/F, Hongkong Post Headquarters, 2 Connaught Place, Central, Hong Kong

For Enquiry:
Telephone Number: 2921 2255
Fax Number: 2523 5220

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External Links

Hong Kong Post


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