How Long USPS Maintain a Record For Confirmation and Tracking of Delivery?

USPS help their customers in tracking their package or mail. Tracking your package makes you in a safer zone that your package in on the way in the right direction. But this only can happen when you have a tracking number by them. Now you all must be thinking that for How long USPS maintains a record for confirmation and tracking of delivery? The records they maintain are not maintained for a lifetime but for a limited period of time. Now let’s find out how long USPS keeps the record.

How Long USPS Maintain a Record For Confirmation and Tracking of Delivery?

As far as we read about this USPS maintain records of tracking and confirmation of delivery for a different period of time but maintain the record is based on the different class of mail services used by you all. And also, different mails are maintained for a different time period.

Below mention are is the time period of maintaining records:

  • USPS keeps the tracking record only for 120 days or 4 months.
  • Certified Mail service, Priority Mail Express service, Registered Mail service, and Numbered International Mail services USPS kept the record only for 2 years, not more than that and its same for all the services included in an above line.
  • Signature confirmation services are maintained only for 1 year not more than that.
  • Adult Signature Restricted Delivery Mail / Adult Signature Required is maintained for up to 3 years.

This is the time period mentioned above that USPS maintain records, not more than and after time period applicable over then it destroys the records. But customers can request for an archived tracking number as many as a time they but in an applicable time mentioned above.

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