USPS Stop Mail: Want to stop receiving mails or packages from USPS? There is no point in receiving mail items if you’re are out of a home or don’t have any house sitter to receive your mail. It’s better to put stop USPS from sending mails, receive all mail items once you’re back in town. You will continue to receive mails and your mailbox will overflow with catalogs, bills, and letters if you don’t put a hold on them. It’s better to stop or put a hold on mail items for some time. The Postal Service allows putting a hold on mail for any trips lasting between three and 30 days.
There might be any reason why you want to stop mail such as you might be moving out of a town for holiday, work, or any other reason. Now there are two options that you can use to stop receiving USPS mail, one is package intercept and the other is hold mail service. Get to know about both these services from below and decide which you want to use.
USPS Package Intercept
USPS package intercept allows users to redirect a domestic shipment that has not been delivered or released for delivery. This service is available for packages, letters, and flats with a tracking or extra services barcode.
Also, you can put a stop on mail and packages at a Post Office as a Hold For Pickup or send them to a different domestic address. You can even request to have them redirected as Priority Mail back to your address.
How it Works:
- First, you need to check whether your shipment is eligible for Package intercept or not.
- If your shipment is eligible then log in with your USPS.com account to submit your request online.
- After submitting the request, you will get a postage plus intercept fee, if your package is intercepted successfully then you will be charged the $12.95 Package Intercept fee plus postage. If the actual postage is greater than estimated, any additional postage will be charged accordingly.
- Redirect mail or packages to the sender or new address with package intercept. Your local Post Office can also hold for pickup.
USPS Hold Mail Service
This service allows users to put a hold on mail items or packages for not more than 30 days. You will receive all your accumulated mail items on the last day of hold mail request.
Read the complete guide on USPS Hold Mail to know each and everything about hold mail service. You can put hold mail request at both online and post office. Read the guide to figure which method is most appropriate for you.
If you any questions related to Hold mail service, then read Hold Mail Faqs to an get answer of your queries or questions.
Use USPS Forward Mail Service to hold mail items or packages for more than 30 days.
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