Why does my USPS package say on hold? USPS is telling people their mail is being held ‘at the request of the customer. When a mail carrier cannot deliver a package on the day it
Why does my USPS package say on hold?
USPS is telling people their mail is being held ‘at the request of the customer. When a mail carrier cannot deliver a package on the day it was scheduled because their shift is ending, postal workers say, the system sometimes generates a misleading “held at the request of the customer” message.
How long will USPS hold an intercepted package?
7 business days
USPS Package Intercept® request are active for 7 business days from the date of the request. The Post Office™ will make every attempt to locate the item.
What do I do if USPS holds my package?
You can request that the destination Post Office hold the item for you or have it returned to sender.
- Verify that your shipment is eligible for Package Intercept.
- If eligible, you can submit your request online after logging in with your USPS.com account.
How do I fix insufficient address USPS?
If the mailpiece is delivered to the correct location but the recipient on the mailpiece does not reside at the address:
- Write “Not at this address” on mailpiece.
- Don’t erase or mark over the address.
- Provide the mailpiece to your mailperson or drop into a Collection Box receptacle.
Can USPS hold your package?
USPS Hold Mail® service can hold your mail safely at your local Post Office™ facility until you return, for up to 30 days. To hold your mail longer or to reroute your mail, please sign up for a forwarding service. You can make your request up to 30 days in advance or as early as the next scheduled delivery day.
Can you put a hold on USPS packages?
What happens to USPS packages with insufficient address?
Sometimes USPS returns a package back to you, for one reason or another. Typically, USPS returns a package because of an insufficient address, insufficient postage, or—in rare cases—if a recipient simply refuses to accept the package when USPS tries to deliver it.