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Getting Started

No, there is no sign-up fee, and no credit card required at sign up. We offer a Free Account and a Premium Membership can be purchased monthly or annual. If you select our Premium Membership, we do not charge membership fees until your first shipped package or assisted purchase. The Premium Membership is $10 USD a month or just $60 USD annually.
Immediately after completion of signup and email verification. Simply use your new Shipito address when checking out at any online retailer and send your first package our way.
The form is required by the USPS (United States Postal Service) for all letters, magazines, and newspapers, that require forwarding.

Important Note: The form must be completely filled out and signed by you, with signature notarized by public notary. Also, Send the original together with 2 forms of I.D. For example, driver license and passport.

Mail the form to:
Shipito LLC,
444 Alaska Avenue,
Torrance, CA 90503 USA

Download form 1583 for our Torrance Warehouse (PDF)

Download form 1583 for our Tualatin Warehouse (PDF)

Need instructions? Click here.

You will be given a unique suite number, which can be used in any of our warehouses.

With a Free Account, your default address is our California warehouse which offers 7 day package storage duration. You may also ship to our warehouses in Austria and Japan.

If you choose a Premium Membership, your will be given a default address in our sales tax free Oregon warehouse. However, you may choose to ship to any of our warehouses. As a Premium Member you will also receive 45 or 60 days of storage at any warehouse.*

*Storage depends on your Membership Level
Customs in some countries, require a Tax or Business ID to be printed on the commercial invoice of a package. A warning will be displayed on your account when selecting a shipping method for the package if a Tax or Business ID is required. The Tax ID needed may be your personal Tax ID or your business Tax ID depending on your country's requirements.

To enter your Tax or Business ID to your profile, please follow the steps:

  1. Login to your account
  2. Click "My Account"
  3. Under "Account Settings", click "Modify Address Book"
  4. Edit your current address OR click “Add a new address”
  5. You will see the option to enter TAX ID/Business ID on the bottom right corner.

Below you will find a screenshot of a typical checkout screen and how to enter your unique Shipito U.S. address. If you have a question about using your Shipito address on a retailer's site, please submit a support ticket through your Shipito account and our agents will be happy to assist you.

We do not provide a domestic U.S. phone number, but you can create your own. Below you'll find some recommendations of where you can obtain a U.S. phone number:

Shipito provides your very own U.S. address with a unique suite number. You can purchase from online retailers around the world and ship to over 220 countries and territories. If you are unable to ship to our warehouse, or if your order is canceled by the retailer and they tell you that they will not ship to us, please contact us.

We also offer a very convenient Assisted Purchase program where we can shop on U.S. websites for you.

U.S. State Sales Tax depends on the retailer you order from and the warehouse you ship to. Our Tualatin, Oregon warehouse is completely sales tax free because the state of Oregon does not charge U.S. sales tax.

You will pay taxes for the state you are shipping to when you purchase the item.

You will pay your countries taxes when the item arrives in your country.