If no Change of Address is Filed Your local Post Office will automatically hold any accumulated mail for up to 10 calendar days. After that, most mail items are returned to sender(s); items that cannot be forwarded or returned back to the sender will be discarded.
How long does USPS forward mail?
According to USPS, the service can forward mail for 15 days to six months (185 days) initially. If customers plan to stay at their temporary address for longer than six months and wish to continue forwarding mail, they will need to extend the temporary forwarding period.
Will the post office hold my mail if I moved?
Forwarding mail with a temporary address Plan on being away for three to 30 days after the move? The USPS can hold your mail at your local post office until you get back. You can request that your mail be held as early as the next scheduled delivery day or up to a month ahead of time.
What should I do with mail that is not mine?
If youre not sure what to do with mail that isnt yours, its probably easier than you think to get rid of it legally. All you need to do is write “RETURN TO SENDER” on the front of the envelope and put it back in your mailbox. Your postal worker will take care of it for you from there.
What happens to mail if there is no forwarding address?
Simple Technique For Mail From Former Tenants With No Forwarding Address. The post office will take note and return the mail to the sender. That business or individual will hopefully update their records and stop sending mail for that person. The post office will also update their records.