How To Put Hold On USPS Mail

How to put hold on USPS Mail: USPS i.e. United States Postal Service offer multiple services such as track a package, change USPS address, priority mail, certified mail, hold mail and many more. Hold Mail is one of the most used service offered by USPS and through this post we’re going to talk about how you can put a hold on your USPS mail. USPS is a united states postal service which provide postal services to almost every house of the U.S. Hold mail come into existence when you want to put a hold on your mail.

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If you’re moving a new place for few days or out of town for few days and don’t have anybody at home to receive your package or you don’t want anybody else to receive your mail item then in this case you should put a hold on your mail. After availing this service, USPS will put a hold on all your mail item i.e. your mail items won’t be delivered to your address rather than post office will accumulate all your mail items and will deliver them on the last of your hold mail request.

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If you want to use this service then please follow the instruction shared below to know to how to activate this service through different mediums and then pick any medium as per your convenience.

How to Put Hold Mail Request?
As mentioned above that there are multiple mediums available through which you can put a hold on your mail items. Read them in detail below and use any medium to avail this service.

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Post Office
Mobile Phone
Mobile App

Follow the instructions shared below to put hold on mail through online mode.

You need to visit
Then Click on Hold Mail option which is available under Quick Tools,
Then you need to Check whether Hold Mail service is available for your address or not
If available, then fill the form and Submit Hold Mail Request.


Post Office
You can also put a hold on your mail by visiting your local post office. To do that, you need to visit local post office and ask for a PS Form 8076. This form is used to submit hold mail request at a post office. Complete the form by entering all the correct details like your name, address, hold mail start & end date, etc.

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