Mail forwarding is the facility provided by many postal services. When someone forwards the mail to another person then it is called mail forwarding. Here in this article, we are talking about forwarding a single piece of mail. People usually forward mail because they have recently changed their address another reason could be they have received the mail that do not belong to them or they want forward the mail to some f their friend or relative.
Different postal services offer their own type of mail forwarding service but here we are going to talk about United States Postal Services (USPS). With United States Postal service (USPS) you can forward the mail without spending lot of money. You just have to pay few bucks for stamps and that’s it.
How to Forward Someone’s Mail – United States Postal Services
If the mail you are forwarding belongs to then you have to pay some additional money for stamps to make the valid shipment. The one thing that should be kept in mind before making any changes to the package that it is not legal to change the name of addressee but you can change the address on the envelope. Things to for forwarding the mail.
- Write a new address and cross the current one. Use the dark marker to Write “forward to” and write the new address. Make sure to do all the changes neatly. Try to write the new address just below the previous address.
- Put the package with the new address in the mailbox and make sure if the stamps are still valid.
- Keep in touch with the recipient to know whether they have received the mail or not. If not then you must contact the postal service.
This is how you can forward the mail if it has reached you by mistake. Hope you find this article useful. If you have any questions please feel free to ask.