Using the Pitney Bowes Reserve Account (FDIC Insured)

UPDATED: 11 July 2016

A Reserve Account (FDIC Insured) is a prepaid deposit account used to fund postage for your meter, permit, and mailhouse. Funds are held in an FDIC-insured account at The Pitney Bowes Bank, Inc., and earn interest in the form of postage credits based on the average daily balance.

Options to add funds into your Reserve Account:

How to activate a Reserve Account:

  1. Print the Tax Payer Identification Form. Once completed and signed, fax the form to us: 1-203-546-2277.

    • Your Taxpayer Identification Number (TIN) is your Employer Identification Number (EIN) if you are a partnership, corporation, bank, non-profit organization, state or government agency.
    • Your Taxpayer Identification Number (TIN) is your Social Security Number if you are a sole proprietor.
  2. Send the Reserve Account Deposit Coupon along with your initial deposit to the appropriate address. Be sure to add your 8-digit Postage by Phone Account number to the coupon.

Regular Mail - Allow up to 7-10 days for mail and processing time.

Reserve Account
PO Box 223648
Pittsburgh, PA 15250-2648

Express Mail - Allow up to three days for mail and processing time.

Reserve Account
Attn: PO Box 223648
500 Ross Street Suite 154-0460
Pittsburgh, PA 15262-0001

 TIP:  How to send a payment for your Reserve Account.

Need a deposit coupon?
Send your deposit to the appropriate address using the Reserve Account Deposit Coupon. Remember: Add your Postage Account 8-digit number to the coupon.

  • Postage Account -- often referred to as Postage by Phone (PBP) or Reserve Account -- is an 8-digit number associated with refilling postage and organizing your postage funds
  • Your Account number -- BPN (Business Partner Number) is a 10-digit number