How To Check On Mail Forwarding

Have you ever thought about what happens to your mail when you’re away or when you change your address? This is where mail forwarding comes in. This convenient service guarantees that your mail will reach you no matter where you are. However, it’s important to verify that your mail forwarding is active. But how can you do that? This blog post will provide instructions on how to check on your mail forwarding.

Checking Mail Forwarding With USPS

If you’re in the US, you likely use the United States Postal Service (USPS). With USPS, you can check on your mail forwarding status online, or by visiting any USPS location. Here’s how to check on mail forwarding using the online method:

  1. Visit the official USPS website.
  2. Sign in to your account. If you don’t have an account, create one—it’s a simple and straightforward process.
  3. On your account dashboard, navigate to the “My Move” section.
  4. Here, you’ll see your mail forwarding status, including the start and end dates.

If you run into issues or can’t see your mail forwarding status, you can call USPS customer service for assistance.

Checking Mail Forwarding With Canada Post

For our Canadian readers, Canada Post provides mail forwarding services. To check your mail forwarding status, simply:

  1. Go to the official Canada Post website.
  2. Log in to your account.
  3. Head over to the ‘Mail Forwarding’ section.
  4. Your mail forwarding status, including the start and end dates, should be displayed on this page.

Checking Mail Forwarding with Other Postal Services

For other countries, the process usually involves logging into an account with your national postal service. You’ll likely find a section dedicated to mail forwarding where you can check on the status. Many postal services also offer customer service lines for any queries or concerns about mail forwarding.


Mail forwarding is an essential service that ensures you never miss important letters, regardless of where you are. Checking on your mail forwarding status can give you peace of mind, knowing where your mail is and when it will reach you. We hope this guide helps you navigate the process with ease.