How to Cancel USPS Mail Forwarding

How to cancel USPS mail forwarding

Travelers who take long trips for work or vacation sometimes need to forward their postal mail to another address. USPS (United States Post Office) provides change address for your home, or even mail forwarding your postal mail. It’s quick and easy for you to go.

You can forward your mail from 15 days to 12 months, and you can choose to forward your postal mail when you travel for short trips (15 days) or even long term.

USPS mail forwarding service can forward your mail from one address to another one. The service costs $1 (for verification purposes only), whether you need it temporarily or a permanent change of address. All you have to do is complete the Official USPS Change of Address Online, and you’re good to go.

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Here, we’re going to discuss if you want to cancel USPS mail forwarding. You can do that using one of two methods. To cancel USPS change of address online, or stop mail forwarding in person.

Cancel USPS Change of Address Online

How to View, Edit, Cancel or Extend a USPS Mail Forwarding Online?

  • Step 1: Making the change (cancel, edit or extend)

    – Go to the official USPS change of address form
    – Enter your confirmation code and new ZIP Code
    (If you submitted your form online, the code is included in your confirmation email or printed in the change-of-address order confirmation sent to your new address.
    If you submitted your form at a Post Office or online, the code is printed in the change-of-address order confirmation sent to your new address.).
    – Click “Get Started”

  • Step 2: Specifying the change

    After you provided your confirmation code and zip code, you’ll be taken to another page so you can specify the type of change you want to make. You can request to cancel the change-of-address, or you can extend your change-of-address for up to 12 months.

  • Step 3: File a dispute online

    If you received notice of a change-of-address order but you are not moving, you can file a dispute. You need to provide the information you can see on the page and click “Get Started.”

Cancel USPS Mail Forwarding in Person

If you would prefer to cancel or edit your USPS mail forwarding service in person, you can visit your local post office or nearest USPS branch. You’ll need to fill out the PS Form 3573 to change your mailing address, or canceling mail forwarding. It’s an easy step and will take just a few minutes, but don’t forget to bring two forms of IDs and evidence that you live at your primary address such as utility bill of bank statement.

You can call your nearest branch to check for the least busy time of day so you don’t have to go in the busiest hours.

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