Alternate Address

Alternate Address

Get an Alternate Address for as low as $9.99

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Get an Alternate Address

Unlock versatility with an Alternate Address using our Virtual Mailbox service. Safely receive mail discreetly, ensuring privacy and security. Seamlessly manage personal and business correspondence without committing to a traditional physical address. A flexible and cost-effective solution, tailoring to your diverse mailing needs.

How Does an Alternate Address Work with Anytime Mailbox?

Use Anytime Mailbox as your Alternate Address

Use your Anytime Mailbox virtual address as your alternate mailing address.

We receive your business postal mail and packages

Our staffed locations will always be ready to receive and store your mail and packages, instead of sitting on your porch for porch pirates to take, or in your exposed mailbox for anyone to break into.

We digitize it

At your request, we scan the contents of your postal mail and send it to you securely through our virtual mailbox portal (app and web) so you can view it anytime, anywhere.

*This process is protected by USPS guidelines and federal law

You can access mail remotely

You can do all this remotely on our secure app:

  • open and read postal mail
  • forward mail and packages
  • shred sensitive postal mail
  • discard unwanted mail and packages
  • schedule mail and packages for pickup
  • deposit checks (select locations)

Open & Scan
Request to open mail securely so you can view scanned copies.

Shred any mail items with personal identifying information or confidential content.

Select Recycle to put mail items you don’t need toward recycling, repurposing, or reusing.

Forward mail and packages to any address.

Local Pickup
Schedule mail for pickup so you can be in and out of the mail center to save time.

Check Deposit
Ask to deposit checks you receive in the mail directly to your bank account.
*select locations only

Anytime Mailbox Alternate Address Benefits

Using Anytime Mailbox as an alternate address offers several unique advantages:


A virtual mailbox for an alternate address provides flexibility for various life situations, adapting to changing needs without long-term commitment.

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Safeguard your main address details, ensuring the security of your personal information such as your home address.


Virtual mailboxes often offer competitive pricing, especially considering added features and convenience.

Digital Access

A virtual mailbox offers quick, digital access to your mail items, with different action requests available such as open and scan, forwarding, shredding, check deposit, and discarding, offering convenience when and where it’s needed.

24/7 Accessibility

Manage your mailbox at any time, day or night. This flexibility ensures your mailbox suits your schedule.

Professional Image

If used for business, a virtual mailbox helps project a polished and professional presence, especially when a consistent main address may not apply.

An Anytime Mailbox alternate address offers a modern, flexible, and cost-effective solution, ensuring convenience, privacy, and professionalism for different situations.

What our customers say about using Anytime Mailbox as their Alternate Address

I purchased a mailbox to establish a business address for my home-based web design company. It was quick and straightforward, including the interaction with a notary online. I now have an excellent-looking address!

Joe H.

Greatness! Love the service options! Needed an easy-to-access, efficient business address. A cost-effective and value-focused place that provides the virtual business address that meets my needs.

Ali S.

Great way to live abroad or be nomadic and keep your mail in one spot. We use our mailbox for an LLC and have been happy with the mail forwarding when we need to have something sent to us.

Shane H.

Starting my own business and wanted a solid address that was not a PO box address, I would take the time to look into this as an option as a business owner. Perfect for what I needed!

Devin B.

As my main office is at home, the service provides me with a separate discrete mailing address that protects my home privacy, while giving me a “physical” address for my mail. It’s been an amazing tool for my business.

Matt H.

Service is quick, and the cost is fair. I’m a small business owner so this seemed right up my alley in terms of what I needed. Cost and reliability based on reviews. Needed something that was cheap and cost-effective.

Wade B.

Frequently Asked Questions on an Alternate Address

What is the alternate address?

The alternate address is an extra information field that should be used when the primary address doesn’t apply, such as if you have a P.O. Box or virtual mailbox. This should be filled in instead of the primary address.

Renting a P.O. Box or Virtual Mailbox is the best option if you don’t have an address – head down to your local post office or visit to receive mail without giving out your home address.

If you don’t have an address, you can have your mail delivered to General Delivery at your local post office, rent a P.O. box, try a co-working space, or simply obtain a virtual mailbox with Anytime Mailbox.

Being a permanent resident at a certain address implies that one has made the address their permanent residence in order to be considered a resident for income tax purposes. This excludes financial institutions, post office boxes, and addresses only used for mailing.

A virtual mailbox offers a secure, remote way to manage physical mail, providing users with a real street address that can be used as an alternate address.