U.S. Postal Service Addressing Requirements

  • Each piece should have a clear space for the address, postage postmarks, and postal endorsements.
  • The address should appear on one side of the mail piece only.
  • The address should be centered on the envelope and all lines of the address should have a uniform left margin.
  • The address should be parallel to the bottom edge of the envelope.
  • Use capital letters when possible.
  • The return address must be in the upper left-hand corner.
  • Do not print anything below the city/state/zip code line. Put the “attention” line above the firm name.
  • The address must be visible in windowed envelopes even if the contents shift.
  • Be sure to use zip codes. (Fredonia's zip +4 is 14063-1127.)
  • International Mail – the country name must be typed in CAPITAL LETTERS on the last line.
  • International Mail - First class letters do not require any additional customs paperwork to be filled out. Packages and flats that are up to 4 pounds require customs declaration paperwork 2976. Packages over 4 pounds require customs declaration paperwork 2976-A. Customs forms are available from Mail Services.
 

Domestic

 

 NAME or DEPARTMENT
DEPARTMENT ACCT #
280 CENTRAL AVE.
FREDONIA, NY 14063

 

  MR. CHARLES SMITH
BLUE JAY COMPANY
1629 HOLLOW TREE LANE
ANYWHERE, ND  78934

 

 

International

NAME or DEPARTMENT
DEPARTMENT ACCT #
280 CENTRAL AVE.
FREDONIA, NY 14063

 

  MR. CHARLES SMITH
BLUE JAY COMPANY
1629 HOLLOW TREE LANE
OTTAWA ON KIA OBI 
CANADA

 

Mail Services

280 Central Avenue
Maytum Hall Mailroom, Ground Floor
State University of New York at Fredonia
Fredonia, NY 14063
(716) 673-3157