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How to Schedule a Free Package Pickup (Video)

February 22nd, 2013
Prepare your package, complete with postage, then request pickup online. Your Postal carrier delivering your mail will pick it up for free when your mail is delivered. You can also request that your package be picked up on specific days.
No time for the Post Office™? Schedule a free Package Pickup and we’ll come get your shipment during regular delivery.
To schedule multiple pickups, sign in to your USPS.com account.
Why make a trip to the Post Office when the USPS will pickup your packages for free.  Using Stamps.com simply select the packages you want collected, click Submit, and we will notify the USPS for you.  Your mail carrier will then collect all of your packages on the next USPS delivery day (excluding postal holidays).
To qualify for free package pickup you simply need one or more domestic Priority or Express Mail shipments printed and ready to ship.  Mailpieces using other mailclasses will be collected as well, but only as long as there is one of the qualifying mailclasses in the shipment.
Scheduling a USPS Pickup
Before you get started make sure you have a Priority, Express or International Mail mailpiece printed and ready to ship.
#1 Click “USPS Pickup” under the View History menu, which is located in the left navigation bar when using the software or in the top navigation bar for the website. This page only will show packages whose mailing date is tomorrow or greater.
#2 Choose the packages you want to be included in the pickup by checking the corresponding check box and you will notice that the “Schedule Pickup” button activates. However to proceed, one of the selected mailpieces must qualify as described earlier.
# Click the “Schedule Pickup” button
#4 Make sure that all the contact and package info is correct
#5 Select the location that the packages will be placed for the carrier pickup
#6 If necessary, enter in any special instructions for the carrier
#7 Click “Submit”
You will be taken to a confirmation screen that includes a confirmation number. It’s important that you print out or otherwise record this number, as you will need it if you later need to change or cancel your reservation.

No time to drive to the Post Office™? Good news! The USPS® offers a service called Carrier Pickup™ that allows you to get your packages picked up by your letter carrier at the same time your mail is delivered.

To qualify for free USPS Carrier Pickup service, you simply need one or more domestic Priority Mail or Express Mail shipments printed and ready to ship.  Mailpieces using other mail classes will be collected as well, but only as long as there is one of the qualifying mail classes in the shipment.

Scheduling a USPS Package Pickup
Before you get started make sure you have a Priority Mail, Express Mail or International Mail mailpiece printed and ready to ship.

Step #1 Click “USPS Pickup” under the View History menu, which is located in the left navigation bar when using the software or in the top navigation bar for the website. This page only will show packages whose mailing date is tomorrow or greater.

Step #2 Choose the packages you want to be included in the pickup by checking the corresponding check box and you will notice that the “Schedule Pickup” button activates. However to proceed, one of the selected mailpieces must qualify as described earlier.

Step #3 Click the “Schedule Pickup” button

Step #4 Make sure that all the contact and package info is correct

Step #5 Select the location that the packages will be placed for the carrier pickup

Step #6 If necessary, enter in any special instructions for the carrier

Step #7 Click “Submit”

You will be taken to a confirmation screen that includes a confirmation number. It’s important that you print out or otherwise record this number, as you will need it if you later need to change or cancel your reservation.

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