Special Endorsements

You should consider endorsing your mail so that you can ensure that the person gets the mail as well as correcting your address database. Failure to put an endorsement on Standard Mail will cause the post office to discard any undeliverable pieces, Here are the endorsements and what they do:

No Endorsement

  • Mail piece returned with new address or reason for non-delivery. Address correction fee charged at First-class rate.

Address Service Requested

    • Mail piece returned with reason for non-delivery address correction fee charged.
    • Mail piece forwarded, and separate address correction card sent to shipper address correction fee charged
    • Mail piece returned with reason for non-delivery, Address correction fee charged
    • Mail piece returned with reason for non-delivery, Change service requested

Change Service Requested

  • Separate notice of new addressor reason for non-delivery. Address correction fee charged.

Forwarding Service Requested

    • Mail Piece Returned with reason for non-delivery Fee charged
    • Mail piece forwarded at no charge
    • Mail piece returned with new address or reason of non-delivery, fee charged
    • Mail piece returned with reason for non-delivery or new address, correction fee charged.