Local Collect at Post Office

  • Christmas good to know 2016 stampLook for the Local Collect option when shopping online
  • Choose from 10,500 Post Offices to collect your item

You can opt to have your order sent directly to your local Post Office branch.

Next time you’re ordering on Amazon, look out for the Local Collect option when reviewing your order during the checkout process. 

This service is available at 10,500 Post Office branches throughout the UK, making it a convenient option for the 99.3% of us that live within one mile of a Post Office. You may be charged for this service by the retailer, though there is no charge payable when you collect your item at your Post Office branch.

You’re free to pick up your item whenever you’re ready within an 18 day timeframe. After that, your item will be sent back to the retailer.

When you come to collect your item

Make sure you bring along the barcode reference number you will have received, a piece of ID and a proof of address (originals, not photocopies).

Any of the following forms will be accepted:

  • Birth Certificate
  • Building Society Book
  • Cheque Book
  • Cheque Guarantee Card
  • Council Tax Payment Book
  • Credit Card or Credit Card Statement (not older than 6 months)
  • Debit Card
  • Full Driving Licence
  • Foreign National Identity Card
  • National Savings Bank Book
  • Valid Passport
  • Paid Utilities Bill (not older than 6 months)
  • Standard acknowledgment letter (SAL) issued by the Home office for Asylum Seekers
  • Marriage Certificate
  • Military Photo ID
  • Trade Union Card

Minors under the age of 18

One of the following (originals not copies) will be acceptable identification if they are unable to provide one of the listed identifications:

  • Medical Card
  • National Insurance Card
  • Savings Book