Mail Scanning

Nomad Postbox offers a secure and convenient mail scanning service, perfect for those living a mobile lifestyle.

With our service, you can have your mail scanned and emailed to you instantly, ensuring you never miss important correspondence while on the go. Get your virtual address today and stay connected, no matter where your adventures take you.

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Instant Mail Access with Our Scanning Service

Our Mail Scanning service provides motorhomers, digital nomads, and individuals living a mobile lifestyle with a convenient and secure solution.

With mail scanning, you can have your mail securely scanned and emailed to you instantly, no matter where you are in the world.

Enjoy the freedom of a mobile lifestyle without worrying about missing important mail.


Find answers to common questions about our Mail Scanning service.

What is Mail Scanning?

Mail scanning is a service that converts your physical mail into digital format by securely scanning each piece and sending you the digital copies via email. This allows you to access and manage your mail from anywhere in the world.

Why Use a Mail Scanning Service?

Mail scanning services are ideal for individuals who need quick and reliable access to their mail without being physically present. Here's why you might need it:

  • Frequent Travellers: Instantly access your mail while on the move.
  • Privacy Concerns: Protect your home address by using a scanning service.
  • Inconsistent Local Postal Service: Ensure you receive your mail reliably, even if your local postal service is unreliable.
  • International Access: Receive scanned copies of your mail no matter where you are in the world.
  • Nomadic Lifestyle: Keep consistent access to your mail despite frequent changes in location.
How Does Mail Scanning Work?
  1. Sign Up: Register for a Nomad Postbox and get a unique virtual address.
  2. Redirect Your Mail: Change your mailing address with your postal service, businesses, and contacts to your Nomad Postbox address.
  3. Mail Processing: We receive your mail and packages at your Nomad Postbox address.
  4. Scanning: Your mail is securely scanned and emailed to you as digital copies.
What Can I Do with Mail Scanning?
  • View Mail Digitally: Access scanned copies of your mail from any device.
  • Immediate Access: Receive notifications and view your mail within hours of delivery.
  • Store Digitally: Securely store digital copies of important documents.
  • Organise & Search: Easily organise and search your digital mail.
  • Shred Mail: Securely dispose of mail after scanning.
Who Needs a Mail Scanning Service?
  • Frequent Movers: Individuals or families that move frequently and need reliable mail access.
  • Travellers: Those who travel for extended periods and need to stay connected with their mail.
  • Expats & Students Abroad: People living abroad who need to access their mail from their home country.
  • Businesses: Companies that require efficient digital management of their incoming mail.
Is Mail Scanning Secure?

Yes, our mail scanning service is highly secure. We implement security measures to protect your mail and personal information. Your mail is handled by professionals to ensure its safety and accuracy.

How Long Does Mail Scanning Take?

Typically, mail is scanned and emailed to you within a few hours of receipt. The exact timing can vary based on the volume of mail and the specific service plan you select.

Can I Choose Which Mail To Scan?

Yes, you can set preferences to scan only certain types of mail or specify which senders' mail you want to be scanned. You can also decide to have certain mail types forwarded or held.

What Happens to My Physical Mail After Scanning?

After scanning, you can choose to have your physical mail forwarded to another address, held for pickup, or securely shredded and disposed.

How Do I Access My Scanned Mail?

You can access your scanned mail through our secure online portal or directly via email. Notifications will be sent to you whenever new mail is scanned and available for viewing.

Can I Integrate Scanned Mail with Other Digital Services?

Available on our business plan, our service can integrate with various cloud storage services and document management systems, making it easy to organise and manage your mail alongside other digital documents.

What If I Miss an Important Piece of Mail?

Our service provides notifications for all scanned mail, so you won’t miss anything important. Additionally, you can set alerts for mail from specific senders or types of mail.

Is There a Limit to How Much Mail Can Be Scanned?

Different plans come with different limits on the number of mail pieces scanned per month. If you expect to receive a high volume of mail, we offer plans with higher limits or the option to pay for additional scans.

Enjoy the convenience and  freedom of a Nomad Postbox

Get a permanent virtual address and have your mail handled securely and conveniently.

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