Guidance: British Forces Post Office locations

Defence Equipment Support

October 2
15:03 2020


This document lists British Forces Post Office (BFPO) locations, together with their respective numbers and their postcodes for MOD personnel and their families.

For information on how to use the British Forces Post Office, claim compensation and use the Enduring Families Free Mail Service (EFFMS) please read our BFPO services guide.

A list of all companies that are able to send items using the British Forces Post Office (BFPO) mail system is available in the BFPO commercial contracts list

There is a separate list of BFPO locations for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office personnel.

Published 26 April 2012
Last updated 2 October 2020 +show all updates
  1. Updated the locations list: added BFPO 206 & 536 and removed BFPO 759.

  2. Updated: British Forces Post Office locations.

  3. Addition of: BFPO 647.

  4. Removal of BFPO 255 and 625.

  5. Addition of: Box 2033 RNLO-GNHQ.

  6. Updated the BFPO list as follows: BFPO 105 section deleted Box 2001 and renamed Box 2009 as RAF, RRC Bavaria.

  7. Removal of BFPO 668.

  8. Removed 627 OP SHADER.

  9. Updated the page with the addition of BFPO 84, 662, 663, 668 & 669.

  10. Updated the BFPO locations list by removing 572 Op Litten.

  11. Removed items 530 and 536.

  12. Added British Forces Post Office locations (updated 4 March 2020).

  13. Addition of, BFPO 530 and 536, removal of 552 Op Master and amendments made to isolated box numbers: 2024, 2025 and 2035.

  14. Addition of HMS Tamar and removal of Ex Cetus Enabler.

  15. Updated the BFPO location list with the latest information.

  16. Updated the list with 4 new additions: 510, 521, 527 in the exercise section and 552 in the Operations section.

  17. Updated the list with the latest amendments from the British Forces Post office team.

  18. Updated the location lists with the latest amendments.

  19. British Forces Post Office locations list (updated 21 August 2019).

  20. Updated the BFPO locations list for July 2019.

  21. Added British Forces Post Office locations (updated 17 June 2019) in HTML format.

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