The USPS Hold Mail Service holds ALL mail (including letters and packages) for ALL people at the specified address. There is no fee to apply for USPS hold mail service.

Does the post office charge a fee for mail hold?

Our hold mail service is offered without many of the Restrictions imposed on you by the USPS. We charge a one-time fee of $9.99 for this service. If you would like to hold your mail directly with the USPS, you can do so for free on their website.

Additionally, how do I temporarily stop mail?

To request a mail hold, call 1- 800-ASK-USPS or fill out a “mail hold form” at the post office. You can make the request up to 30 days in advance or as early as the next scheduled delivery day. The Postal Service holds mail for anywhere from three to 30 days.

Just so, what is USPS mail hold?

The USPS mail hold service allows you to hold mail for anywhere from 3 to 30 days. With the USPS Hold Mail Service, your local post office can hold mail delivery if you are out of town or otherwise need to stop home delivery for a minimum of three days and a maximum of 30 days.

How do I do this the? Have you held my mail?

Tip: You can also make a hold request by calling the USPS customer service number at 1-800-ASK-USPS (1-800-275-8777). Save the confirmation number for your request. When you submit your email hold request online or in person, you will receive a confirmation number. Keep it in a safe place.

Is it safe to keep your mail?

Keep your mail. If you are leaving for more than a few days, call your local post office to hold mail delivery until you get back. You can hold mail from three to 30 days. This is a free feature courtesy of your friendly United States Postal Service.

How do I stop mail from previous residents?

Write down “Not to this address.” the outside of the envelope.. Then place the mail in an outbox. This tells the post office and the original sender that the recipient no longer lives at that address. Hopefully the original sender updates their records and you no longer receive the mail.

Can I pick up held mail at the post office?

USPS Hold Mail ™ – Service can hold your mail securely at your local Post Office™

for up to 30 days until your return. To hold your mail longer or have it redirected, please sign up for a forwarding service. You can submit your request up to 30 days in advance or as early as the next scheduled delivery day.

How do I get USPS to hold my mail?

In person or in writing. Please visit the USPS Hold Mail Service to submit a request online. You must log in to® or create an account to start an online USPS Hold Mail request. Online USPS hold mail requests submitted before 2:00 am Central Time may begin the same postal business day.

Is postage toll-free?

If you are looking for longer Traveling time, the postal service recommends making use of its request hold e-mail service. The service is free and we will keep your mail safe at your local post office until your return. Go to and then Hold Mail Service.

Will held mail be delivered on the end date?

When your mail is held, the post office will hold all packages as good. The “end date” of your mail hold request is the date the mail is delivered by your postman.

What is a mail hold?

Noun. mail stop (plural mail stops) The delivery point where Mail Services delivers and collects mail. Like any other large American corporation, we have mail stations on every floor or building for mail between and within the office.

How do I reschedule a USPS delivery?

How do I reschedule a shipment with USPS?

  1. Your current address.
  2. The item number from the packing slip left by the courier.
  3. Select “Package” from the drop-down menu for “What is the type of mail?”
  4. Enter the date of attempted delivery.
  5. Request delivery on a later date.
  6. Select “Send”

Which post office is mine?

On the Find Locations page, select Post Offices in the location type drop-down area, then enter your address a. USPS will show you which location operates near you.

How long will the mail hold my mail before it is returned to sender?

After unsuccessful delivery, the postman will bring mail back to the post office, and post offices hold the mail for 15 days before returning it to the sender. If someone comes to collect the mail within 15 days, that’s fine, and if nobody comes, this mail will be returned to the sender.

Can I collect the mail from the post office beforehand? it is delivered?

Yes, you can pick up the USPS package delivery at your address before delivery. You must contact the post office to get the tracking number of your package so that it can be delivered quickly. The day before delivery, you can get them at the USPS Delivery Center by showing your ID and other items.

How long does the post office keep packages?

for 15 days

What do you do with the mail when you move?

The United States Postal Service ® offers the following solutions to ensure you get mail while you move receive:

  1. Forward mail to a PO Box box. Once you know the area you will be living in, consider renting a PO Box.
  2. Send via General Delivery.
  3. Temporarily change your address.

How do I set up a mailbox?

How to get a mailbox online

  1. To get a mailbox online, go to PO Boxes Online.


  2. Reserve a mailbox by selecting a location and a mailbox size.
  3. Bring two forms of identification and a 1583 form to the post office where Your mailbox is located.
  4. Get the keys to your mailbox.

How do I stop my mail for vacation?

To request mail hold, call 1-. 800-ASK-USPS or fill out a hold mail form at the post office. You can submit the request up to 30 days in advance or as early as the next scheduled delivery day.