USPS Mail Hold

Anyone with a valid* address may file a USPS Hold Mail request, as well as that person’s authorized agent. The agent is a representative who has been given permission by the client to act. If the client can supply all the information needed to execute the request, a third party may schedule a USPS Hold Mail request for a specific address.

Use the USPS Store Mail® service if you’ll be gone for 30 days or less, and your local Post Office will hold all of your mail until you get back. When you go back, your mail carrier will begin delivering it as usual, or you may pick it up at the post office.

Your mail can be safely held at your neighborhood Post OfficeTM location via the USPS Hold Mail® service until you return, for a period of up to 30 days. Please enroll in a forwarding service if you want your mail held for a longer period of time or redirected. You can submit your request as early as the day after the delivery is planned or up to 30 days in advance. Monday through Saturday, you must request your Hold Mail service start date by 3 AM ET (2 AM CT or 12 AM PT) on the desired day.

USPS Requires Customer Verification for Mail

Enhancing Online Security

We’re implementing a number of modifications to the online USPS Hold Mail procedure to give you more protection. Before submitting an online request to hold your mail, these changes will require you to create or sign into your account and validate your identification.

Requests for New USPS Hold Mail

  • How to make your subsequent USPS Hold Mail request is shown below:
  • Create a account or sign in.
  • Visit USPS Hold Mail and adhere to the instructions to prove your identification.
  • You won’t need to repeat this process after your identification has been satisfactorily validated for your current address.

How can I submit a USPS Hold Mail request?

OnlineIn Person or In Writing
To file a request online, go to USPS Hold Mail Service. To start a USPS Hold Mail request online, you must sign in or create a® account. Before 2:00 A.M. Central Time, online USPS Hold Mail requests can start the following post office work day. Online USPS Hold Mail requests made after 2:00 A.M. Central Time can start as soon as the following post office working day. Except for postal holidays, the days that the post office is open are Monday through Saturday.Please fill out Form PS Form 8076, Authorization to USPS Hold Mail, at your nearby Post OfficeTM. Use Post Office Locator to get the phone number and address. Requests must be received by the close of your local Post Office facility or the Customer Care Center, whether submitted in person, in writing, or by phoning 1-800-ASK-USPS (1-800-275-8777). Otherwise, they won’t be fulfilled by the following delivery schedule.

How do I edit, change or cancel a USPS Hold Mail request?

Edit / change / cancel
As long as you supply a working email address, confirmation codes for USPS Hold Mail requests are issued by email whether made online or through the Customer Care Center. You can modify your request by clicking on the email’s direct link to the USPS Hold Mail program.
You can modify, alter, or withdraw your hold mail request by providing a confirmation number:By following the link provided in your confirmation emailBy calling the Customer Care Center
You are unable to modify, alter, or cancel your hold mail request without a confirmation number: The USPS Hold Mail® request can only be extended in the absence of a confirmation number, please note.Only by going to your neighborhood Post OfficeTM and showing one of the recognized forms of identification. You must phone your local Post Office if you can’t go to your local Post OfficeTM location (because you’re still out of town, on vacation, etc.). Use Post Office Locator to get the phone number and address.

How long could I at any point require mail to briefly wait?

USPS Hold Mail® demands should be for at least 3 days and a limit of 30 days. In the event that you want mail held longer than 30 days, if it’s not too much trouble, pursue a USPS Forward Mail administration. USPS Hold Mail demands are excessive for Mailing station Box™ clients, as mail conveyed to a PO Box™ is permitted to collect as long as 30 days.

Could I at any point approve another person to get my USPS Hold Mail?

You have the choice to approve an outsider to get your held mail by giving composed consent to the proper Post Office™ area. The outsider that you approve should introduce Adequate Types of Distinguishing proof.

How would I receive mail when my USPS Hold Mail demand closes?

Audit the bearings gave when the USPS Hold Mail demand was recorded. You can get your mail at your neighborhood Post Office™ area or your postal worker can convey your mail on the completion date you determine.

If it’s not too much trouble, note the accompanying:

  • You should introduce one of the OK Types of Distinguishing proof assuming that you decide to get your mail.
  • Assuming that you get your amassed mail face to face, ordinary mail conveyance will continue the following Postal work day.
  • Assuming you decide to have your postal worker convey your amassed mail, just the mail that will fit in your mail container will be conveyed on the off chance that you are not home. On the off chance that the gathered mail surpasses your post box size, your postal worker will leave a PS Structure 3849 – We ReDeliver for You! furthermore, return the flood mail to your nearby Mail center area for pickup.

Note: There is a multi day time frame in which to get mail toward the finish of a USPS Hold Mail® administration demand. In the event that not got by this cutoff time, it will be gotten back to shipper. On the off chance that your conveyance doesn’t continue as mentioned if it’s not too much trouble, Get in touch with Us.