Redirection

Get your mail redirected with Post Office®

From just £24.99

Moving house or business premises? Even if it’s just a temporary move, you can save yourself time and effort, and reduce the risk of identity fraud with Royal Mail's mail Redirection service.

Key benefits?

  • Flexible timescales: choose to redirect your mail for period of 0-3, 3-6 or 6-12 months
  • Wherever you are: have your post sent to a new address in the UK or abroad
  • Extend to suit you: renew the service for up to two years

How it works

Using the Redirection service is easy and affordable with prices starting from just £24.99.

Royal Mail can redirect your mail from most UK addresses to any other UK or overseas address, even PO Box addresses. Redirections to European Union destinations (excluding the UK) are subject to VAT at the standard rate.

Royal Mail will usually have your service up and running five working days after the application has been received.

Just take your completed Redirection form to your nearest branch, along with the applicable proof of name and address documents requested on the form.

Did you know? To help prevent identity fraud, the Home Office Identity Fraud Steering Committee recommends you use the Redirection service for at least one year after you move.

Other redirection forms

Please see below for a selection of other redirection forms:

Special Circumstances Redirection Form (PDF 106 KB)
Welsh Redirection Application form (PDF 185 KB)
Welsh special circumstances Redirection application form (PDF 105 KB)
Welsh social & special circumstances terms & conditions (PDF 92 KB)

Ready to redirect your mail?

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Moving away?

Download the Private Address Redirection form or select an alternative form below.

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Can we help?

To change your Redirection details call the Royal Mail customer service line:

0345 777 7888

8am-6pm, Mon-Sun

8am-1pm, Sat

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