How to Mail a Registered Letter

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Registered letters are recommended for time-sensitive items such as applications, financial transactions and legal documents.

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  1. 1

    Take your letter to the post office.

  2. 2

    Tell the clerk you'd like to send it registered.

  3. 3

    Fill out the registration slip.

  4. 4

    Take your copy of the slip.

  5. 5

    Pay for the postage.

Tips and warnings

  • It will cost you slightly more than the amount of regular first-class postage to send a registered letter, depending on the letter's weight.
  • Avoid losing your registration slip.

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