USPS Delivered To Agent: All You Need To Know

Wondering question in mind, What Does Delivered To Agent Mean? Don’t worry, read this post till the end; you will surely get all of your queries answered.

You’ve shipped a package to somewhere, or someone shipped an item to you through USPS, and while tracking a package, are you getting a Green signal but below down showing USPS Delivered To Agent notification? If yes, 

Maybe it’s confusing you what is this, and you must be wondering What Does ‘Delivered To Agent’ Mean USPS because it also confused me when it happened the first time to me, 

So don’t worry, in this post, you will get all the answers that are wandering in your mind related to ‘Delivered, To Agent.’ also you can checkout this post Can I Pick Up A Package From USPS Before Delivery to know more about the topic.

So let’s come to the topic.

What Does Delivered To Agent Mean

Tons of package shipments deliver daily basis in all over the world, and the package can anythings like mails, parcels, letters, postcards, packages, online order, etc., that anyone send one place to another place, but there is not a fixed time when a delivery man comes to you, and

There is no possibility that every time you’re at your home because there are various kinds of work to do, so if any delivery man comes to your location and you’re not in your place, in that case, they deliver your package to your family member or neighbors.

So the receiver who accepts your package or mail is called an agent.

[Ask your neighbors about your package or try to find out around your home, maybe you’ll find it]

If you’re a student who lives in a university hostel or campus and you get delivered To the agent, then there is a higher possibility that your package is delivered to the university hostel or campus security because

Their authorization has not allowed delivery agents to enter campus or hostel premises because of security reasons, so their staff receives your package on your behalf, and they will deliver it to you soon.

So you do not need to do anything, simply go and collect your packages with the staff or from the recipient and wait till they come to you. 

That’s the main reason USPS shows your item has been delivered to an agent.

USPS Delivered To Agent: All You Need To Know About That

If your mail or package delivered to someone, it’s good, but there are two sides first one is a bad side and the second one is the good side so all you need to know about that, so starts with the first one,

The Bad side

If your package was delivered to someone, i.e., family member, neighbor, and friend, or hostel staff, and if they failed to take care of your package, you may have lost your item.

If your packages contain personal or essential documents like a debit card, credit card, or something else that is important for you and it is lost because of someone’s irresponsible behavior, then may you get in trouble. Or,

Someone from outside may claim to be your neighbor, and he receives your product on behalf of you, then may you lose your item.

The Good side

These days delivey man are becoming smarter, so there are higher chances that the delivery boy didn’t give your item or packages to someone who’s claiming to be your neighbor; first, they will call you several times to ask about that person,

If you don’t receive a call, then may he ask for an identity card for verification purposes then he will deliver your package to them.

So there are higher chances that your package will be delivered to a trusted person, and when you come, they will deliver to you.

How To Safe Your Package From Fake Agents

Nowadays, it will become risky to keep your item or package safe from an agent, so try to stay home on the day of delivery or tell any trusted friend, relative or hostel staff to receive an item from the delivery man.

So when you free from your work or come back from classes, you’ll collect your package from them; this method may work well for you, so try this method to keep your items or packages safe from fake people.

What to do if If the shipment takes too long to deliver

There are various reasons for delays in shipment like how much mail they have, what’s the distance between the warehouse to your city location and post office to your location, etc.

If your packages haven’t come yet, try to contact USPS officials regarding this issue, they will surely help you with this and also clear all your queries related to this.

Also try to find shipment near to your location like ask your family member, friends or hostel staff about this, may they forget to give the product to you and other reasons, so may that will help you to find your package. if you didn’t get it, then contact USPS support.

Also Read: What Does In Transit To Destination Mean? – Everything You Should Know

Also Read: Does USPS Deliver On Sunday and Saturday Or on Weekend?


As you see above all the details related to USPS Delivered To Agent and other queries, I hope you will get all your answers.

I want to tell you one thing, Delivered To Agent USPS is a usual scenario. It can happen with anyone, so without getting panic, try to find a solution for that. Contact officials and also try to find and ask near people about that.

If you didn’t find that shipment, then contact USPS and try to file a complaint about that package; they will help you with this.

I hope you liked this post; if you’ve any queries, comment down below, I will try to reply to you as soon as possible. 

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