USPS 1583 Instructions

USPS 1583 Instructions


Anyone utilizing the service of a third-party mail servicer to handle their correspondence and packages must complete the USPS Form 1583. This form allows the third-party mail servicer to process and handle mails on the customer’s behalf. The mail servicer is known as a CMRA or Commercial Mail Receiving Agent. Form 1583 applies to both businesses and individuals.


A copy of USPS Form 1583 can be downloaded from this link: USPS 1583. A physical copy can also be obtained from your local post office.

Instructions for USPS FORM 1583

Sections 1 and 2 are required to be completed by the person or business representative that will utilize CMRA services. The third-party CMRA or its agent will complete section 3.

  • Box 1: Enter the date you are filling out the form
  • Box 2: Enter your name or business representative’s name
  • Box 3: Enter the address that Express Destination gave you at the time of your account creation
  • Box 4: LEAVE BLANK
  • Box 5: Signature of the authorized person goes here
  • Box 6 and 7: If any other party will be sharing the assigned address, include their information here
  • Box 8: Indicate the forms of IDs being submitted for verification. One of the IDs must be a photo ID (for business account, the photo ID must belong to the authorized agent)
  • Box 9: Only applicable for business customers
  • Box 10a-10e: Provide the authorized agent’s information
  • Box 11: Indicate the industry of your business
  • Box 12: If additional entities are using the address, their information must be included here.


Form 1583 must be notarized. After the form 1583 is completed, it must be scanned along with your IDs and submitted to Express Destination. We will complete section 3 and submit Form 1583 on your behalf.


  • Vehicle registration card
  • State or federal government issued ID, this includes driver’s licenses
  • Mortgage, deed or lease document
  • Passport or Naturalization card
  • Voter ID
  • Insurance policy declaration page issued to the individual or the business


Birth certificates and/or Social Security cards cannot be used for identification verification purposes.


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