Can I redirect mail for someone else?

You can’t arrange a Redirection for people who don’t live at the same address as you, unless there are special circumstances. This is due to the high number of people living at the address with one communal letter box / reception. …

How much notice is required for redirection of mail?

To give at least 5 working days’ notice of the date you want your Redirection to start.

How much does redirection cost?

If you’re moving home or moving your business, redirect your mail at the Post Office from just £33.99. In light of Covid 19, for personal redirections please apply online.

Can you extend Royal Mail redirection?

Your Redirection can run for up to four years from the original start date. You won’t be able to renew beyond this length of time. You can redirect to a PO Box® for up to four years.

Is forwarding post free?

Under something called the inland letter post scheme, you are allowed to forward a letter free of charge within 24 hours of receiving it. But whenever you forward a letter (and even if you do it within 24 hours) it won’t get priority. It is quite likely to take 10 days or so to reach its new destination.

What to do after moving house?

Read our checklist for the big day.

  1. Confirm the date of your move.
  2. Give notice to your landlord (if you’re renting)
  3. Contact your utility suppliers.
  4. Get quotes on your removal costs.
  5. Have a big clear out before you move.
  6. Make a list of where everything is in your new home.
  7. Pack everything and label boxes.

How long does a Royal Mail redirection take?

How long does it take to get a Royal Mail Redirection set up? Royal Mail recommend allowing up to three weeks to get a redirection set up, but they can be processed in as little as five working days. You can apply for a redirection up to 3 months before moving, so try to give as much notice as you can.

Is Royal Mail redirection free?

The service lets you redirect your mail online for over 1500 organisations completely free. This service is useful for if you are moving home permanently, for periods of over a month, or if you want your mail going to another address.

Can you forward mail longer than a year?

When you initially set it up, you can arrange for mail to be forwarded up to 6 months. You can extend this after your initial request up to one year (12 months).

Can you extend mail forwarding past one year?

Extended Mail Forwarding is only available for permanent Change of Address. These extensions are in addition to the initial Change of Address forwarding time period of 12 months.

Is the Royal Mail Redirection service for business?

The Redirection service is available for personal customers or business customers. Information for personal customers on the Redirection service is below. If you are a business customer please click here to understand more about our Business Redirection service.

When do you need to register for redirection in the UK?

You can register for redirection for up to 6 months before your moving date. Most changes can only be made once a written request is posted to the Royal Mail. Some minor changes can be made online through your Royal Mail account, such as these:

What do I need to redirect my mail to my new address?

To start redirecting your mail you’re going to need to register for the Royal Mail Redirection service, here’s everything you should have on hand: Full Name and date of birth of everyone that requires mail redirection from your old address. A payment card that is either registered to your previous or new address.

What do I need to renew my Royal Mail account?

To continue, you’ll need: 1 to login or register for a Royal Mail account. 2 your renewal reference number, as stated in the letter or email. 3 your unique renewal code, as stated in the letter or email Renew your Redirection.