Track certified mail with receipts from the United States Postal Service by locating the item's unique 20- or 22- digit tracking number on the receipt and putting it into the tracking system on the USPS website. Instant text alerts about an item's status are also available.Continue Reading
This number is below the address listing on the receipt. Look for five groups of four numbers, with each group separated by a space, or five groups of four numbers plus one group of two numbers, for a total of 20 or 22 numbers. This number is also found on the certified mail slip torn from the original certified mail tag during the purchase.
The USPS website has a tracking feature. Get there by going to the USPS website, clicking on the "Manage Your Mail" tab and selecting "Track" from the top of the drop down menu. Enter the tracking number into the large box under the "Tracking (or receipt) number" heading, and click the blue "Find" button underneath.
The website tells where the item was entered into the system, when it was shipped, where it is along the route, and its delivery date or its estimated delivery date.
To use the USPS Track and Manage feature, visit the Track and Manage page on the USPS website, and enter the tracking number of any package shipped with services such as Certified Mail, Priority Mail and Registered Mail. Users can enter the tracking number of up to 35 packages.Full Answer >
The easiest way to track U.S. postal mail is to go to the USPS website and enter the label or receipt number of the item to be tracked. Tracking information can also be accessed by phone. There are separate numbers for domestic and international tracking.Full Answer >
To find United States Postal Service tracking information, visit USPS.com, click on the Tracking link, enter the tracking number into the search box, and press Find. The search function is capable of searching up to 35 tracking numbers at once.Full Answer >
Though the exact length of time varies based on the package's contents and the chosen mail service, as of April 2015, USPS holds certified mail, insured parcels and ordinary parcels for 15 days after the first delivery attempt, as stated by the official USPS website. A package sent via Priority Mail Express is held for 5 days from the initial delivery attempt.Full Answer >