Spending more than £5,000 per year on postage? Take control of your budget and your cash flow with a credit account. You’ll benefit from:
- convenient payment terms - up to 30 days
- volume-related discounts.
There are two types of credit account you can apply for.
Prepare and send your mail. Then complete and submit a Royal Mail order through your Online Business Account (OBA) - we’ll send you a weekly invoice.
Credit balance account
With a credit balance account, you pay money into your account in advance. Each time you send mail, we deduct the postage cost from your account. When your credit is running low, you simply top it up.
With a standard account, you prepare and send your mail, complete an order using Online Business Account (OBA) – we’ll send you a weekly invoice.
We’ve made it easy to set up a credit account. In fact, it takes just three easy steps:
- Read our Terms and Conditions.
- Contact us on 08457 950 950*.
- We’ll carry out a standard credit check before we open your credit account.
The easiest way to queries your invoice or this is through your Online Business Account (OBA).
Alternatively, please complete one of the enquiry forms below:
If you need urgent help contact us on 08457 950 950*.
Before applying for an account, please read our product documentation.
These Account Terms set out the different ways you can pay postage for the postal services we provide to you and should be read in conjunction with the Royal Mail general terms and conditions, and the terms and conditions for each of your services.
The credit policy explains how we determine credit limits and provide credit accounts, as well as outlining our standard payment terms.
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I’m an existing customer and I still use Posting Cheques. Can I switch to an Online Business Account?
Yes, simply register your interest.Back to top
How do I make changes to my company name?
Please complete our Name change request form.Back to top
What are Volume Related Discounts?
As an account customer you may be eligible for Volume Related Discounts if your mailing meets the entry requirements. You don’t need to claim this discount: we will apply it to your invoice automatically. Both the gross cost and the volume discount will be listed clearly on your invoice.Back to top
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