Private letter box/bags is a uniquely addressable lockable box which offers a safe and secure means of accessing letters. These are delivery points for mail in Kenya as mails are sorted into these boxes/bags at the specific offices the mail is addressed. We have over 400,000 private letter boxes countrywide.

There are different types of Private letter boxes  to suite every requirement.

  1. Corporate boxes –  Caters for business organizations
  2. Individual boxes –  Caters for individuals.
  3. Special Corporate – Caters for special groups (This includes homes for children ,the elderly and destitute and philanthropic organization)
  4. Learning and Religious Organization – Caters for institutions like schools, universities, churches etc
  5. Sub post offices – Boxes are located in sub-post offices
  6. Stand-Alone boxes

The rates charged are as follows:

Type Rates Kshs.(Yearly)
Corporate 9,450/-
Individual 2,000/-
Special Corporate 6,225/-
Learning & Religious Orgs 7,725/-
Sub Post office 1,320/-
Stand-Alone 12,500/-

* For new renters a key deposit of  Kshs. 560/- is payable and refundable upon return of the keys  after surrender of the box.


Box application procedures: 

  • You can download and print the application forms by clicking this link  OR  Pick one from your nearest post office.
  • Attach a copy of certificate of registration or ID/ Passport to the dully filled form and take it to your local post office.
  • Pay the applicable fees and collect your box keys.


Box application Requirements: 

Corporate boxes    

  •  Copy of certificate of registration
  • Kshs. 10,960/- (Renewable annually)
  • Kshs 560/- (Key deposit)

Individual boxes

  • Copy of ID/ Passport
  • Kshs. 2,320/- (Renewable annually)
  • Kshs 560/- (Key deposit)

For further queries visit the FAQs   page OR contact customer service on social media  twitter: @Posta_Kenya   cell+254719072600  Tel: +254203242600