How To Get a Fax Number

MyFax makes it easy to get a fax number so
you can send and receive faxes online.

  • Get the right type of fax number for your business.
  • Use the number to conveniently send and receive faxes from your email.
  • Transfer an existing number and stop paying landline fees.

Professional Choices for your Fax Number

MyFax gives you multiple options to find the fax number that's best for you.

There are three main types of fax numbers.

Local Fax Numbers

If you're a local business, you can select a fax number with a local area code and let other businesses know you’re a member of their community.

International Fax Numbers

With MyFax, you have the option of selecting an international fax number from several country choices. If you plan on doing business in another country, this could be the best option for you.

Toll Free Fax Numbers

Some businesses may benefit from appearing to be a large company. A great way to generate credibility is with a toll free fax number.

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How Do I Set Up a Fax Number Online?

We make it really easy and convenient for you to set up a fax number with MyFax. There's nothing complicated in how to get a fax number.

Once you’re signed up, you can start using your fax number immediately.

Here’s how getting a fax number works:


Click the signup button and you'll immediately be asked to select a location. You can select the United States, Canada or international for your fax number.


Find your number by picking your state, area code, or choose a toll free number for your fax number.


You'll be taken to an Account Information page, where you'll enter your name and email address for sending and receiving faxes.

And if you want to transfer your existing fax number, we make that easy too. You can call us at (866) 378-2373.

Start sending and receiving faxes from your new fax number anywhere in the world in minutes.

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MyFax is your Complete Internet Fax Solution

Get an online fax number and start getting work done from anywhere. With MyFax, you can start faxing in minutes with a dedicated fax service that has many features and benefits to help your business.

Seamlessly Manage your Fax Account

  • Access everything through the MyFax online portal.
  • Manage your faxing in a simple and easy way with a user-friendly web interface.
  • Keep faxes in a centralized location so you can send, receive and store faxes with the press of a button.
  • Access your customized cover pages, account statements, archived faxes and other account details like activity reports.
  • Use a cost-effective fax option, eliminating all your office fax repair or leasing costs.

Look Like a Pro for Customers and Partners

  • Toll free fax numbers help you establish credibility as a midsized business.
  • Local fax numbers fit businesses that want to connect with their local community.
  • International fax numbers are great if you need to send and receive documents from another country.
  • Keep your fax number if you have one but want a robust faxing platform with great features.

Send and Receive Faxes from your Inbox or Smartphone

  • Read your faxes from wherever you are, on your phone, computer or a tablet.
  • Send and receive faxes from popular email programs like Gmail.
  • Use your Android or iOS smartphone with the free MyFax app to send and receive faxes anywhere at any time.
  • Sign in from your computer and review incoming faxes or send new faxes.
  • Print a fax from your email.
  • Never worry about paper, ink, busy signals or finding a machine to send a fax again.

Share with 5

  • Send and receive faxes using up to 5 different email addresses with one MyFax account.
  • Easily share the MyFax online fax service with your teammates.
  • Promote efficiency in your business rather than wasting time having one person handle faxes.
  • Add, change or remove email addresses directly in the MyFax online portal.
  • Guarantee quick responses to important faxes.

Other MyFax Features to Help Your Business

  • Every fax you send and receive from your fax number is stored online for the lifetime of your MyFax subscription.
  • Easily find faxes because MyFax lets you search by name, date or fax number.
  • Set up your own organizational system with tags and keywords.
  • Attach up to 10 files with a maximum size of 20 MB.
  • Choose from over 100 free cover template options.
  • Eliminate fax software and hardware.
  • Faxes are sent from your phone or computer, so you'll never have to use paper and you’ll save by going green.
  • Fax to 50 recipients at once.
  • Use your address book to instantly select repeat fax numbers.
  • Use phone or chat to reach us 24/7 in our customer service department.
  • No long-term contracts or minimum signup periods.
  • Pay how you want: pay-as-you-go monthly, or opt for our discounted annual plan.


Can I Get a Fax Number for my Gmail?

Getting a fax number for your Gmail account is easy with MyFax. We offer email compatibility so that you can fax by email on many established email platforms, such as Gmail, Outlook, Yahoo and more.

For Gmail, you'll need to provide a Gmail email address and have an internet connection, but we’ll take care of the rest.

Once you sign up for MyFax, you can send faxes from your fax number on any device that you check your email on.

How Easy Is It to Send a Fax?

It’s really easy if you use MyFax!

Step 1

Open a new email message and type the recipient’s fax number followed into the “To:” field.

Step 2

Attach the documents you want to fax.

Step 3

Press Send and the fax is sent from your fax number.

How To Receive a Fax
Step 1

A fax is sent to your fax number.

Step 2

The fax is then delivered to your email address.

Step 3

Read the fax and then store it or forward it on if you need to.

MyFax makes it convenient and easy to get a fax number.
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