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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:
- Mail your check with the Reserve Account Deposit Coupon.
- Use our Scheduled Pay option to arrange electronic deposits at set intervals (monthly, weekly, semi-monthly), or when the balance reaches a minimum threshold you define. Learn how to set up recurring Reserve Account deposits.
- Add funds directly into your account with ACH & Fed Wire Reserve Account Deposits.
How to activate a Reserve Account:
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.
Regular Mail - Allow up to 7-10 days for mail and processing time.
PO Box 223648
Pittsburgh, PA 15250-2648
Express Mail - Allow up to three days for mail and processing time.
Attn: PO Box 223648
500 Ross Street Suite 154-0460
Pittsburgh, PA 15262-0001
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