USPS Hold Mail – Most Commonly asked Questions (FAQ)

United States Postal Service (USPS) offers amazing Hold Mail Service. Through hold mail service one can put the hold on their mail in case if you are going on vacation. So, today we will talk about some commonly asked questions about hold mail. We have researched that what questions people usually ask questions about hold mail.

Is it possible to authorize someone else to pick up your Hold Mail?

The three questions are very simple if you have some knowledge about hold mail but can be tricky if you don’t know anything about USPS Hold mail. Those three questions are as follows:-

  • Is it possible to authorize someone else to pick up your Hold Mail?
  • The person, Who can all submit a Hold Mail request?
  • What if You pick up your held mail on the date before the original Hold Mail end date?

We will discuss these questions below;

1. Is it possible to authorize someone else to pick up your Hold Mail?

When you fill the hold mail form they ask few questions, out of them you have to choose one. You can collect your accumulated mails once hold mail service ends just by going to the post office or the mail man would leave your accumulated mails into your own mailbox. So you can choose any option that you want. If you choose the option of picking up your accumulated mail from your local post office then this question would come to your mind that can I authorize someone else to pick up my hold mail? YES!  You can. You can authorize the third person to pick up your held mail by giving written permission to the Post Office. The third person requires to present their ID proof to the post office.

2. The person, Who can all submit a Hold Mail request?

People usually think that only those can file a hold mail request who live at the same address but it’s not true. Anyone can submit the hold mail request at their address or their authorized agent as the hold mail request can also be submitted by the authorized agent.

3. What if You pick up your held mail on the date before the original Hold Mail end date?

Your hold will automatically cancelled If you pick up your “held” mail before the end date supplied on the hold mail request and your mail delivery will start again from the next working day.

So if you also had these questions, this article would have been useful for you.

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