A USPS tracking number is a series of numerals allocated to individual parcels by the United States Postal Service to keep a record of where parcels are once they are shipped. A USPS tracking number consists of 22 numerals.Continue Reading
Tracking numbers used by USPS are displayed as five groups of four numerals each plus two numbers on the end. One example would be 9202 0021 3467 8765 3200 46. Tracking numbers are printed onto self-adhesive labels that also comprise a barcode.
Once the parcel with a tracking number has been accepted by USPS, the code is entered at each location on the parcel's journey from origin to destination. Parcels can be tracked by senders and recipients through the USPS online tracking service.Learn more about Mail & Shipping
Track international airmail by sending the letter or package via one of the United States Postal Service options that offers international tracking and using the USPS online tracking system to monitor the status of the mail. Optionally, sign up for text alerts for delivery status updates.Full Answer >
To track a U.S. post office package, enter the assigned tracking number into the special search tool at the USPS website, which provides updates on the status of the package. Some tracking numbers may have to be purchased separately, depending on the method of shipping.Full Answer >
To track a USPS shipment, enter the tracking number into the tool on the USPS website. A tracking number is given to the customer when the package is shipped.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 >