Wednesday 21 August 2019 (UAE)

Public PO Box in UAE

Public PO Box in Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Sharjah, UAE

Public PO Box services in Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Sharjah and other cities and emirates in the UAE. If you don't have your own personal PO Box or access to your employer's PO Box, or are visiting the UAE, you can have mail delivered to a UAE post office address where it will be held for collection.

How to use a public Post Office Box address in the UAE

This information is for Public PO Boxes, i.e. an address anyone can use for mail delivery to or in the UAE. Online shopping orders from Amazon, AliExpress, etc can use these addresses to ship items to you. Information does not apply to Private, Personal, Individual, or Company PO Boxes.

New list of PO Box addresses EPG Aug 2016 (different from lists published in 2007 and 2003, but some reports included the old 2003 list when republishing the EPG press release).

Emirate or City Address Collection location
Abu Dhabi PO Box 3838 or 111188 Madinat Zayed CPO
Ajman PO Box 6263 Al Bustan CPO
Al Ain PO Box 88888 Central PO
Dubai, Bur Dubai PO Box 111311 Karama CPO
Dubai, Deira PO Box 88878 Deira Main PO, Hor Al Anz East
Fujairah PO Box 3999 Central PO
Ras Al Khaimah PO Box 30999 Central PO
Sharjah PO Box 32223 Central PO
Umm Al Quwain PO Box 660 Al Ras CPO

Public PO Boxes in the UAE (central). Almost all post offices in the UAE have a public PO Box address, see EPG website for up to date addresses and locations. Exceptions (not all checked): EPG HQ, Das Island.

News reports and press releases

Current and historical list of public PO box numbers (confirm accuracy direct with EPG)

Emirate or City 2003 list 2007 list 2016 list 2019 check
Abu Dhabi CPO 111188 3838 3838-111188 3838 or 111188
Ajman CPO 666688 6263 6263 PO Box 6263
Al Ain CPO 222288 88888 88888 PO Box 88888
Dubai, Bur Dubai, Karama CPO 333388 111311 111311 PO Box 111311
Dubai, Deira Main 444488 88878 88878 PO Box 88878
Fujairah CPO 888888 3999 3999 PO Box 3999
Ras Al Khaimah CPO 999988 30999 30999 PO Box 30999
Sharjah CPO 555588 32223 32223 PO Box 32223
Umm Al Quwain CPO 777788 660 660 PO Box 660
Collection fee per item AED 0.50-3   AED 5-10 AED 15


Archive list of Public PO Box numbers (full list at URL Jan 2007, service fees 50 Fils to AED. 3.00 per piece.

Public PO Box service launched in Feb 2003 (check date) at 9 post offices (central post office in each emirate, additionally Deira in Dubai and Al Ain in Abu Dhabi) (repeated in news reports Aug 2016 but conflicted with EPG information). Later expanded to other post offices. Original Public PO Box numbers were (assume invalid unless confirmed with current EPG information):



EPG Public PO Box service news

Last update Monday 25-Mar-2019.
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