Post Office & IPC
Island Package Center ( IPC ) & Post Office located on 106 Lighthouse Wynd across the street from the Lighthouse and Chapel
Bald Head Island NC 28461- 7000
Monday - Saturday
9:00am - 4:00pm
Ship your packages to the Island House physical address with recipient name, contact cell phone number and pick up at our new location.
This business/location manages UPS/FedEx non-postal shipping and receiving for island property owners, businesses and guests.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS:
1) What time is the Island Package Center IPC window open?
The IPC window is open from 9:00am until 4:00pm, Monday through Saturday.
2) Who can receive packages at this location?
Services are available to everyone; property owners, renters, business and island guests.
3) How should I address packages?
Please provide as much information as possible for us to identify your packages
and Island Address
Contact phone number (for notice when pkg arrives on the island)
4) How do we know the package has arrived?
Packages are signed for on the mainland and delivered to the island within one to two business days (depending on the barge schedule). Customers can register for email notifications at IPC or by calling: (910) 457-9700 x 2. When your package is received on island, you will receive an email, please provide contact info. on package when shipping, from the Village confirming it is ready for pick up. Packages arrive on island via the 1pm barge, and have to be scanned into the system . Packages should be ready for pick up after 2:00pm.
5) How long do you hold packages?
Packages are held for five business days before being returned to sender.
6) What services are available?
Fed- Ex and UPS Packages but only offer UPS outbound shipping at this time.
7) Can you do overnight or express mail?
That service is not available at this time but we are working to provide this in the future.
8) When will my package go to the mainland?
Outbound UPS packages leave the island on the 1:00 barge and mail leaves on the 2:30pm
Mon-Sat 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Across from the Lighthouse next to Village Hall