Home » Other » USPS Restricted Delivery, Cost, and Form USPS Restricted Delivery, Cost, and Form admin 11/07/2017 Other No Comments USPS Restricted Delivery is for those customers who want to send their critical mail of confidential documents or high value securely. The mail item with Restricted Delivery service can only be delivered to the addressee. At the time of the delivery, the addressee must show any ID proof for identity verification, and if the person who wants to receive the mail item doesn’t show the ID proof or refuses to show it, then the mail carrier will take the mail item back to the post office. So, you must show a valid ID proof. Not every other services are included with it. You have to add other services that you want. USPS Restricted Delivery doesn’t provide the following services and facilities: Tracking Signature receipt Insurance against damage and loss Fix Delivery Time Fast Delivery The cost of USPS Restricted Delivery is $4.95 per mail piece. Exceptions: If two names are written on the box or envelope (For example – John and Dyna), then any of these two or their authorized agents can receive the mail item. If the mail item is sent to both the persons jointly, then signature by both the recipients or by the authorized agents is important. If the mail is for famous person or celebrity, then it can be signed by the agent. The agent can receive the mail item if it is for any government official. Parents/Guardians can receive mail item if the addressee is a minor. If the addressee is in the care of another person, then that other person can receive mail. Authorize a Person to Recieve Restricted Delivery Mail Item: Authorizing a person to pick up or receive any restricted delivery mail is a simple process. For this, you may write a letter to the postmaster or fill a Standing Delivery Order (PS Form 3801). Submit the form at the post office. Also, don’t forget to check out USPS Sunday delivery. Note: Restricted Delivery Service is only available if you also purchase Signature Confirmation, Certified Mail, Insured Mail (over $500), Adult Signature, COD Hold For Pickup, or Registered Mail. Tweet Pin It Related Posts How Much is Certified Mail? Certified Mail Cost What Does a Return Receipt for Merchandise Look Like? What does an Authorization to Hold Mail Form Look Like? Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.