Frequently Asked Questions

Signing up

How do I sign up?

Signing up is fast and easy. Visit the Pricing page and select the plan that suits you best. You'll verify your email address, provide payment information and other details, submit a US Postal Service Change of Address form and its Form 1583 (see below), and select a virtual address.

How long does it take to get started?

Signing up takes just a couple of minutes.

What documents do you need?

In addition to our contract, we need you to fill out a US Postal Service Form 1583 (see below) and file a Change of Address form with your local post office.


How do I cancel my account?

You can cancel your account by contacting Customer Support.

What happens to my mail when I cancel my account?

We'll return your mail to you. Send us the address where you want us to ship your mail, plus the USPS Form 1583 cancellation confirmation code, which you should receive from your local post office.

Returning mail to you costs $30 per hour for postage fees and labor costs. We keep accepting your mail for 60 days from the cancellation date, and we send the mail to your new address weekly. After 60 days, we discard whatever mail that comes to us addressed to you.

Do you redirect or re-mail my mail?

Yes, we send it to you for 60 days from the cancellation date. See above for details.

After signing up

What happens after I sign up?

We send you your portal login information and address details.

How soon can I start using your service?

As soon as you submit your Change of Address and Form 1583 paperwork and complete the payment process.


Can I access the Digital Mailroom web portal from my phone?

Yes, you can access your DMR portal from any internet-connected device.


How will you bill me?

We bill you automatically on the credit card that you provided to us. We send you an invoice once a month.

Carriers and Couriers

Do you receive mail and packages from all carriers and couriers?

Yes, we do.

Check Deposit

Do you deposit checks?

Yes, we do. We provide both physical check deposit and direct check deposit.

How does physical check depositing work?

  1. You give us information, such as your bank's address, its routing number, and your account number.
  2. We create a generic deposit slip with the numbers and upload it to the DMR portal.
  3. When a check arrives, we scan and upload it to the secure Digital Mailroom web portal, and we stamp the physical check "Deposit Only."
  4. We print out a deposit slip and write in the check amount and other information.
  5. We mail the slip and the check to your bank.

How long does a physical check deposit take?

We mail the check to the bank immediately after we finish scanning it.

How does direct check depositing work?

  1. You give us information, such as your bank's address, its routing number, and your account number.
  2. When a check arrives, we scan and upload it to the secure Digital Mailroom web portal.
  3. Once uploaded to the portal, the check is deposited into a holding account and, once cleared, is routed to your designated account.

Costs, Fees, Prices & Rates

How much does your service cost?

You can find out about pricing and service levels on our pricing page.

What are the fees for shipping?

Shipping fees vary based on the shipping address. We ship by US First Class Mail.

When and how do you charge extra shipping fees?

We don't charge extra shipping fees.

Digitizing and Uploading

How long do you take to digitize mail and upload it to the DMR portal?

We process your mail the day we receive it.

What happens if any of my mail can't be scanned?

We forward non-scannable mail - including packages, magazines, and bound materials - to the shipping address you designate during the signup process. We charge the shipping cost and a modest handling fee. For more information, see our pricing page.


Do I need to purchase any new software or hardware?

Your subscription includes all the services listed under your plan, with no additional software or hardware required on your end.

Form 1583

What is Form 1583?

It's a US Postal Service document that you fill out to authorize us as a commercial mail receiving agent - that is, a business that can receive mail on your behalf.

How do I complete Form 1583?

Open a PDF of the form. The system fills in some of the blanks, and you fill in the rest. If you don't have all of the information, contact us and we'll provide it for you. When you're done and ready to sign the form, have a notary public notarize your signature, either in person or online.

Do we have to fill out multiple 1583 forms?

Only if you're authorizing us as a receiving agent for multiple business entities. If you're authorizing us as the receiving agent for one business entity, you fill out only one 1583 form.

Where do I send Form 1583?

Upload the 1583 form to the DMR portal. We'll submit it to the appropriate post office.


What is forwarding?

Forwarding is accepting any mail that we receive for you and shipping it to you without scanning it.

What couriers and carriers do you use to forward mail?

US Postal Service First Class Mail.

General Questions

How does digital mail work?

First, you authorize us to receive your mail. Instead of coming to you, each piece of mail comes to us. Then we:


Do you accept packages?

Yes, we do.

How do you handle boxes?

We forward them to you.

Can I pick up my mail at your location?

Unfortunately, we don't offer that service at this time.

Does junk mail count toward my account limit or quota?

No, we sort out junk mail and destroy it without scanning it.

How long do you store my mail?

We safely store the physical copies of your postal mail onsite for up to 30 days. During this time, you can have us pull it and ship it to you. After 30 days, we securely destroy the mail.

How soon will I start to receive mail at the virtual address?

Within five business days from the time you submit a completed and notarized USPS Form 1583 and change of address.


What forms of payment do you accept?

We accept payment via credit or debit card.

Recipients and Users

What does the number of mail recipients mean?

It's the number of users that have a login to view their mail digitally in your organization's Digital Mailroom portal.

Can I add recipients or users?

Yes. The cost is $9 per user or recipient per month. For more information, see our pricing page.

How many recipients can receive mail at my chosen address?

See our pricing page for information about the number of recipients per plan.


Is your service secure?

Protecting your information and privacy is of the utmost importance to us. Digital Mailroom encrypts all data in transfer, in transit, and at rest. Digital Mailroom also provides full audit trails, chain-of-custody tracking, and strict, role-based data access to our platform.


Can you mail documents for me?

Yes, we can ship documents to the address provided on the physical pull request you submit to us. But we don't ship to your customers or other business associates.

Can you ship my packages out of the country?

No, we can ship only to your address. The fee is just $3 per package plus cost of shipping.

What carriers or couriers do you use?

We ship all mail by US First Class Mail.


How do I contact you?

Use our Contact Us page.

Virtual Addresses

What is a virtual address?

A virtual address is an office that can receive your mail, digitize it, and upload it to a web portal where you can view, edit, forward, and otherwise manage it. You can use a virtual address as your business address in marketing materials and on government documents that require a physical address.

How can I use a virtual address?

You can use a virtual address to:

Can I use a virtual address for business registration?

Yes. After you sign up for a virtual address, you can register it as your business address with your state's Secretary of State. (It's best if your physical and virtual addresses are in the same state.) If you've already registered a physical address, you can change it to the virtual address.

Can I use a virtual address for a driver's license?

Yes, if your virtual address is in the same state as your residence address. Check with your local Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV), as different states have different rules and the rules can change.

Are your virtual addresses PO boxes?

No, they're actual locations.

Can I change my virtual address?

Yes. Contact us, and we'll walk you through the process.

Can I have multiple businesses at one virtual address?

Yes. As long as the mail is sent to your address and department number, it will show up in the DMR portal.

Can I operate in one state with a virtual address in another?

Yes, you can.

Can people search for this address on Google or map/search engines?

Yes, these addresses are all indexed and searchable. You can register this address as your Google address.

What virtual addresses are available?

You can see the list of all of our virtual addresses during the signup process.

What will my new address be?

Your new address will be one of the virtual addresses you select during the signup process.

Where are you located?

We have offices throughout the world, but the US headquarters is in Irving, Texas.