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Headed out of town? We can hold your mail safely at your local Post Office until you return.

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Schedule a USPS Hold Mail® Service. You can notify us up to 30 days in advance or as early as the next scheduled delivery day. Request your start date by 3 AM ET (2 AM CT or 12 AM PT) on your requested day, Monday – Saturday. (NOTE: For hold times greater than 30 days, please sign up for a USPS forward mail service.)

Step 2: Verify your identity.

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You may continue with your USPS Hold Mail request.

Step 3: Choose the dates for your USPS Hold Mail request.

Select the first and last days of your USPS Hold Mail request.

We can hold your mail from 3 to 30 days in a row. For hold times greater than 30 days, please sign up for a USPS forward mail service.

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Step 4: Sign up for Informed Delivery.

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Your information will be used to facilitate enrollment in and administration of Informed Delivery®. Collection is authorized by 39 U.S.C. 401, 403, & 404. Providing the information is voluntary, but if not provided we will not be able to process your request. We do not disclose your information to third parties without your consent, except to act on your behalf or request, or as legally required. This includes the following limited circumstances: to a congressional office on your behalf; to agencies and entities to facilitate or resolve financial transactions; to a U.S. Postal Service auditor; for law enforcement purposes, to labor organizations as required by applicable law; incident to legal proceedings involving the Postal Service; to government agencies in connection with decisions as necessary; to agents or contractors when necessary to fulfill a business function or provide products and services to customers; and for customer service purposes. For more information, please visit our Privacy Policy.

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USPS Hold Mail Request
To look up a previous Hold Mail request you'll need your USPS Hold Mail confirmation number and the email address or phone number you supplied with the original request
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How do I find my confirmation number?

A confirmation number was sent to the email address that was supplied with your Hold Mail request.

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