Post Office

0843 208 1759

Post Office Helpline

The Post Office was established in the UK in 1660. It is owned by the UK government and ensures that parcels, letters, and other deliveries are made on time throughout the UK.

Other Post Office Contact Numbers:

Post Office Phone Number
Head Office  0843 208 1759
Post Office Complaints  0843 208 1759
Customer Services  0843 208 1759

Post Office Opening Hours

Department(s) Opening Hours
Post Office Helpline 8:30am-11:30pm, 7 days a week

Post Office Head Office Details

Department Address
Head Office Post Office
FREEPOST
PO Box 740
Barnsley
S73 0ZJ

What are the Post Office opening times?
Who owns the Post Office?
Where is my nearest Post Office?
Can I buy a Passport from the Post Office?
How can I track a package through the Post Office?

Reasons to contact the Post Office Helpline:

      • If you are unsatisfied with your Post Office experience and wish to complain
      • If you need to enquire about a service available from the Post Office
      • If you have been charged for something through the Post Office which you did not purchase and wish to make an inquiry with a member of staff
      • If you wish to make a purchase at a Post Office near you and are unsure if they provide said service
      • If you are unsatisfied with the customer service that you have received previously and would like to complain about a member of staff at a Post Office branch

Post Office Travel InsurancePost Office Helpline

One of the main services that Post Office offer their customers is Travel Insurance. Through the Post Office, you can purchase Single Trip cover, Annual Insurance, and Backpacker insurance, plus much more. Insurance policies from The Post Office are award winning and can be found and purchased online or at your Post Office store branch. With this service, you can also get a quote for a specific insured item. For example, if you would like to take out insurance for your holiday, but do not wish to insure electronic items, you can do so through the Post Office.

If you require more information, ring the number above and we will connect you to a member of staff who can help you further.

Post Office Currency

Post Office Currency is also another large service available from the Post Office. You can choose from a range of currency options both on their website and at a Post Office near you. To see which currency your local branch have, ring the number above. Some currencies may vary at different branches. Both on their website and at your local branch, you will also be able to find the current exchange rate. Many other places in the UK offer foreign currency, however, the Post Office have their currency exchange rate on their website in real time. You can also order your currency online with the company using their hassle free check out method. The maximum you can order online is £2500.

Post Office Mortgage

As well as the above services, the Post Office offer a range of mortgages. From first time buyers to remortgagers, you can check your availability online or at your local branch. If you are wanting to buy in order to let out the property, the Post Office also offer mortgages for this.

If are moving house, and would like some advice on moving and saving money, the Post Office also offer advice on saving money. Guides for these can be found on the Post Office website, or by ringing the number above and talking to a customer service advisor, who can help you further with your query.

Other Services from the Post Offices

Need more information the services available from the Post Office? Ring the number above. We will put you through to a Post Office member of staff.

FAQ’S

What are the Post Office opening times?

The Post Office has over 11000 branches around the UK. Each one of these has their own opening times. You can find out the opening times of specific Post Office branches by visiting the Post Office Branch Locator.

Who owns the Post Office?

The Post Office is owned and run by the Postal service company. Its current CEO is Paula Vennells.

Where is my nearest Post Office store?

You can find your nearest Post Office by using the Post Office Store Locator tool. This can be found on the Post Office website. Alternatively, you can ring the number above and a member of staff will be able to help you further in locating your nearest Post Office branch.

Can I buy a Passport from the Post Office?

The Post Office does have a Passport Check and Send service – which is more likely to be approved by the government than if you decide to apply for a passport yourself. However, this does cost a little bit more than the standard service. You can find out all about it here.

How can I track a package through the Post Office?

To track a package with the Post Office, you will need your parcel reference number. You can find this number on your order confirmation email or text notification from the sender as well as on the Post Office receipt.

More about Post Office

The Post Office is a postal service in the UK that sells stamps, sends parcels and letters, and also offers a wide range of other services such as Passport check and send. It is owned by the Postal Services Holding Company Limited and ran by the UK government.

The Post Office corporation was founded in 1660, and changed the name to the Royal Mail Group in 2002.

Over the years, The Royal Mail Group have expanded into other sectors of business such as The National Lottery and Foreign Currency Exchanges.

Below is a recent video uploaded to the Royal Mail Group Youtube account. To view more videos like this, click through below to be taken to the Royal Mail channel. If you would like to know more about the Royal Mail Group, or about your a Post Office near you, ring the number above and a member of staff will be able to help you with all of your queries and questions.