Q:

How does someone inform the U.S. Postal Service to hold mail?

A:

Quick Answer

To have the U.S. Postal Service hold mail, a person simply fills out the online form or visits a local post office to fill out a mail hold form. The United States Postal Service will hold a person's mail for up to 30 days.

 Know More

Full Answer

When completing the form, people need to know the dates they will be away. They are also asked to select how they want to retrieve their mail upon return. Options include having it delivered after the scheduled return date or picking it up at the post office. For a minimal fee, people can also have their mail held for a period of time and then packaged and shipped at a temporary location.

Learn more about Postal Services
Sources:

Related Questions

  • Q:

    How do you track certified mail with the U.S. Postal Service?

    A:

    Track certified mail from the U.S. Postal Service by using tracking tools on the USPS website. You need the tracking number for the package in order to use this service. Alternatively, send a text message to 28777 with your tracking number to receive updates as your mail travels.

    Full Answer >
    Filed Under:
  • Q:

    How do you change an address at the United States Post Office?

    A:

    It is possible to change an address in person at any post office in the U.S. Making it even easier, the U.S. Postal Service also allows change-of-address forms to be filed online.

    Full Answer >
    Filed Under:
  • Q:

    How do I get mail postmarked before midnight?

    A:

    The safest way to get mail postmarked by midnight is to deliver it in person to a post office before the last mail collection of the day and before the end of that post office's operating hours. Some post offices have automatic postal centers that also deliver the desired postmark.

    Full Answer >
    Filed Under:
  • Q:

    How do you fill out a postal order?

    A:

    To fill out a postal money order, write the name of the intended recipient and the name and address of the person sending the money order in the appropriate fields on the form. The sender may also have to sign his or her name if there is a signature line. Some postal money orders, such as those purchased from the U.S. Postal Service, also have additional fields, including an address line for the recipient and a memo, "C.O.D. Number," or "Re" line, to provide additional information about the money order or recipient. A pen is required to fill out a postal money order.

    Full Answer >
    Filed Under:

Explore