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Make sure your mail is safe while you’re away

Away from home and worried about post piling up in the porch? Or anxious to prevent a buildup of important business mail?

MailMinder lets you suspend mail delivery to your home or business for up to 12 weeks, whether you’re away in Ireland or abroad. Your mail will be stored securely and delivered to you upon your return, giving you peace of mind.

Our Mailminder service:

  • Looks after post for both business (PDF, 501.6KB) and residential (PDF, 731.7KB) addresses
  • Minds your mail for periods of up to 12 weeks
  • Suspends delivery to more than one address

How it works

You can set up the MailMinder service by:

You should send your completed application form and fee to: An Post Redirection Unit, General Post Office, O'Connell Street Lower, Freepost, Dublin 1, D01 F5P2.

We need your completed application form and payment at least five working days in advance of the start date.

You will need to include the following details:

  • The addresses you want MailMinder to cover
  • The date you want MailMinder to begin holding your post
  • The date you want to start receiving mail again
  • The required fee or payment details

What it costs

The cost of the service depends on how long your mail delivery is suspended. You can choose from the following options:


Per residential address

Per business address

Less than four weeks



Four to eight weeks



Eight to 12 weeks



We accept the following methods of payment:

  • Postal money order
  • Credit or debit card
  • Cheque
  • Cash when paying at your local post office

Payment online is by credit or debit card only.

Things to know

Where can I find out more about the service?

If you need more information, or have a problem with our MailMinder service, please contact Customer Service on 353 (1) 705 7600.

How do I cancel the service?

If you wish to cancel the service, you must do so by writing to: An Post Redirection Unit, Freepost, General Post Office, O’Connell Street Lower, Dublin 1,D01 F5P2.

What do I do if I forget my MailMinder reference number?

If you forget your MailMinder reference number, just click Lost your Reference Number on the Resend form. Once you enter your email address, the most recent MailMinder reference number for this email address will be sent through.

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