Letters and packages will be held securely at your Post Office until you pick them up or request they be delivered to your home. Plan ahead. Ship using Hold for Pickup. When shipping packages, you can choose the Hold for Pickup option, and the recipients can collect their packages at their local Post Office.

Can I get packages delivered to the post office?

Re: Can I have a parcel delivered to post office for pick up? No, the post office will not accept pkgs for you as you. Agree that UPS store or Amazon pick up site will hold it.

Can I pick up my mail at the post office instead of having it delivered?

You can pick up your mail at your local Post Office™ location or your letter-carrier can deliver your mail on the ending date you specify. Please note the following: You must present one of the Acceptable Forms of Identification if you choose to pick up your mail.

What ID do I need to pick a parcel up from Post Office?

To collect a parcel from a Post Office, you’ll need some proof of identity, as well as the tracking ID. It could be a full driving licence, passport or any of the list below. Just make sure it’s the original (not a copy) and for the person the parcel’s addressed to.

How long does Post Office hold packages?

For the vast majority of their mailing services, the United States Postal Service holds packages up to 15 days after the date of attempted delivery. In each case, USPS also issues a second and final notice a few days later. After the 15 days, packages are returned to the sender.

Can I pick up a package from UPS before delivery?

If you happen to be call in after the driver left the facility and do not want to wait until the driver completes his route that day so you can pick up the package in the evening, in some rare cases, you can request an on-road pickup of your package.

Will USPS deliver to my door if I don’t have a mailbox?

The Postal Service provides three modes of delivery for existing delivery points — to the door, to a mailbox on the curb, and to a centralized point that serves several addresses.

Will USPS attempt to deliver again?

What is Redelivery? If we missed you when we tried to deliver your mail, you can schedule a Redelivery online using a tracking number or the barcode number shown on the back of your PS Form 3849, We ReDeliver for You! Scheduling a Redelivery is free.