The Postal Corporation of Kenya offers various services including postal mail services in Kenya. In order to enjoy mail services in Kenya, one requires getting a Post office box in any part of Kenya where mails are delivered.
Ownership of a business or private letter box in Kenya is cheap and comes with many benefits including receiving local and international mails safely. One also gets newsletters and information from Posta Partners in Kenya about their products and services for free. Post in Kenya is also rated as an efficient means of communication, and most towns in Kenya have post offices.
To get a post box in Kenya, one requires visiting a post office in Kenya that is near them whereby they will apply for a post office box in Kenya by filling up a form. The application form for getting a post box in Kenya is available over the counter in all post offices in Kenya during weekdays from 0800hrs to 1700hrs and Saturdays from 0800 to 12 noon. The application form for getting a post box in Kenya can also be downloaded from Post website in Kenya on http://posta.co.ke/boxApp.asp. The details required on the Post application form to get a post box include Demographics (Title, Last Name First Name or Company Name for corporate, P.O. Box Post Code Town, Physical address, Registration No, Mobile, e-mail, Gender, Identification number, National ID/Driving License/Passport), Entity (i.e. Individual, Corporate or Special Corporate), specific area of trade or profession and a signature to agree to terms and conditions of Postal Corporation of Kenya.
The rates of getting and having a Post office box in Kenya for a year are Ksh. 2,000 per year for individuals with postal address and box. The charges of having a post box in Kenya for Corporates are Ksh. 6,000 and a rate of Ksh.4, 500 for Special Groups. A payment to Postal Corporation of Kenya of Ksh.800 is done for Sub-Post Offices with post boxes.
The major post offices in Nairobi CBD are General Post Office – GPO located in Posta House, along Kenyatta Avenue and City Square Post office next to Technical University of Kenya along Haile Selassie Avenue. There is also a postal office in Kenya along Tom Mboya Street near Odeon Cinema in Nairobi.
More information can be found on Postal Corporation of Kenya website here www.posta.co.ke