The Postal Service’s latest “Shipping Tips” video demonstrates how to properly write an address on a package or envelope.
The 2-minute, 30-second segment reviews the basic format for addressing letters and packages, including writing out the recipient’s full name and address, including the ZIP Code.
The sender should also include a return address and avoid using red ink.
The segment also includes tips on looking up addresses and ZIP Codes on usps.com.
“How to Address a Package” is one of four new videos in the “Shipping Tips” series, which is part of the Postal Service’s efforts to educate customers.
The first entry, “How to Pack a Box,” was released last week.
The videos are also available through Link and the Postal Service’s YouTube channel.