Headed out of town? We can hold your mail safely at your local Post Office until you return.
Sign up for USPS Hold Mail Service in two simple steps.

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Sign up for Hold Mail Service in two simple steps.

Schedule 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 )

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 1: Check if Hold Mail is available for your address.

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What is your address?

Please verify if all your information is correct, and click Check Availability to continue.

*Please read our Privacy Act Statement.

The information you supply will be used to provide Hold Mail Service at the address and for the date(s) that you request. Please be aware that this service is voluntary; and that requested information is required to provide the service. Collection of information for this service is authorized by 39 USC 403 and 404.

We do not disclose your personal information to anyone, except in accordance with the Privacy Act. Authorized disclosures include limited circumstances such as the following: (a) in a legal proceeding in which the USPS is a party or has an interest, or pursuant to federal court order. (b) to a congressional office at your request; (c) to a contractor, such as a technology provider, customer service provider, or other service provider, acting on behalf of the Postal Service. (d) to a government law enforcement agency in accordance with law. (e) to the sender or address of the mail-piece in connection with the resolution of a claim. (f) to an expert consultant for the purpose of determining the value of a lost or damaged item, or to determine otherwise the validity of the claim. For information about additional protections we provide you, please visit our Privacy Policy.

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*Please read our Privacy Act Statement.

The information you supply will be used to provide Hold Mail Service at the address and for the date(s) that you request. Please be aware that this service is voluntary; and that requested information is required to provide the service. Collection of information for this service is authorized by 39 USC 403 and 404.

We do not disclose your personal information to anyone, except in accordance with the Privacy Act. Authorized disclosures include limited circumstances such as the following: (a) in a legal proceeding in which the USPS is a party or has an interest, or pursuant to federal court order. (b) to a congressional office at your request; (c) to a contractor, such as a technology provider, customer service provider, or other service provider, acting on behalf of the Postal Service. (d) to a government law enforcement agency in accordance with law. (e) to the sender or address of the mail-piece in connection with the resolution of a claim. (f) to an expert consultant for the purpose of determining the value of a lost or damaged item, or to determine otherwise the validity of the claim. For information about additional protections we provide you, please visit our Privacy Policy.

Step 2: Choose the dates for your Hold Mail request.

Select the start and end dates of your Hold Mail request.

We can hold your mail from 3 to 30 days in a row. You can select how you would like to receive your mail on your selected end date. For hold times greater than 30 days, please sign up for USPS Forward Mail Service.

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The person who prepares this form states that he or she is the person, executor, guardian, authorized officer, or agent of the person for whom mail would be redelivered under this order. Anyone submitting false or inaccurate information on this form is subject to punishment by fine or imprisonment or both under Sections 2, 1001, 1702 and 1708 of Title 18, United States Code.

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