Does The Name On A Package Matter?

What happens if you don’t put a name on a package?

If you put the correct address on it without the name, it will probably be delivered.

If it’s not delivered, it will be sent to your return address..

Is it illegal to use someone else’s address as your own?

Short Answer: It is not always explicitly illegal for someone to use your mailing address. However, allowing someone else to use your address or using someone else’s mailing address as your own may be considered address fraud.

Do you need to put a name on a parcel?

There is no need to include a county name, your letters and parcels will reach your intended recipient without one. If, however, you’d prefer to include a county name, you’ are welcome to do so.

What to do if you sent a package to the wrong address?

To do USPS Package Intercept, you will need to log in to your USPS account and submit your request. Sometimes if you call your local post office before a shipment arrives, they can hold the packages with the incorrect address. This works well if you moved but are still local.

Can I throw away mail that is not mine?

Throwing away someone else’s mail is a felony — here’s how to get rid of it legally. … Here’s how to stop it – write “Return to Sender” on the mail, or “No longer at this address.” Also, mark out any bar codes. Then pop back into a mailbox. The piece will come up as undeliverable and will be hand-inspected.

Can you sue someone for using your address?

It is possible, yes. However, this is more likely to be a criminal situation than a civil one. If someone uses your ID in an effort to commit fraud, this is a criminal act. If they do not actually manage to harm you, then there would be no basis for a lawsuit, because lawsuits require damages (generally.)

Is it illegal to put a fake name on a package?

It is not illegal in all cases, exceptions are for stage-names and such, but you cannot enter into a contract (as recipient) under a different name than the one you can be identified with. Hence : should the delivery take place, it is illegal to hand a stranger (not identified as the recipient) your (?) package.

What forms of ID are needed to get a PO box?

The Post Office will accept a…Valid driver’s license or state ID card.Military, government, university, or recognized corporate ID.Passport, alien registration card, or certificate of naturalization.Current lease, mortgage, or deed of trust.Voter or vehicle registration card.

Is giving a false address a crime?

Address fraud is a type of fraud in which the perpetrator uses an inaccurate or fictitious address to steal money or other benefit, or to hide from authorities. The crime may involve stating one’s address as a place where s/he never lived, or continuing to use a previous address where one no longer lives as one’s own.

Can I put a fake name on an envelope?

You can put any name you want on a return address, or no name at all. There is no law about what name you put on a package or letter or whether any part of it is correct. The only problem may be if a package has to be returned to you and the postal delivery person doesn’t recognize the name.