How to cancel USPS mail forwarding

How to Cancel USPS Mail Forwarding

Last update on June 22nd, 2022 at 12:32 am

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 forwards your postal mail. So 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. The service costs $1 (for verification purposes only), whether you need it temporarily or a permanent change of address. Then, 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 will discuss if you want to cancel USPS mail forwarding. You can do that using one of two methods. First, 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 provide your confirmation code and zip code, it’ll take you to another page so you can specify the type of change you want to make. For example, you can request to cancel the change of address or extend your change of address for up to 12 months.

  • Step 3: File a dispute online

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

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Cancel USPS Mail Forwarding in Person

If you prefer to cancel or edit your USPS mail forwarding service in person, you can visit your local post office or nearest USPS branch. First, you’ll need to fill out the PS Form 3573 to change your mailing address or cancel 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 a utility bill or 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 most active hours.

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