Australia Post is the best delivery company in Australia and internationally. It provides several types of services to its customers and all the services offered by Australia Post have their own importance and are much used by the people of Australia. One of its most used and popular services is mail redirection service. This is much useful for both home and business customers. Once you apply for this service, all the mail and packages will be delivered from your old address to your new address. Australia Post mail redirection service is for those who are planning to move their location. All the mail will now be forwarded to your new location. Let’s know more about it.


Australia Post Mail Redirection

Australia Post mail redirection service is a much-appreciated service offered by Australia Post. It consists of some good features. You can redirect all the eligible parcels for 1, 3, 6, or 12 months. You have to add 6 names(name of people you live with, legal name before marriage, chosen English name, or alias) in the application where you apply for this service. The selected banks, insurers, and telcos of your new area will automatically be notified once you apply for this service. Mail redirection is not only for business purposes, you can use it personally. Personal mail redirection is the most popular among these services. If you don’t possess a concession card or don’t operate any business then Personal mail redirection is best in that case.

Here is how can you apply for this service at the post office. You must carry proof of identification with your residential mailing address. You have to carry some other documents mentioned below:

* For Home Business: A business tax statement

* For Trust: Trust statement with the mailing address

* For a Self-Managed super fund: A SMSF statement with the mailing address

How To Get Concession:

You can also get a concession at the time of applying the mail redirection service if you have a valid concession card. Different types of concession cards and concessions are discussed below. Check this carefully if you hold any concession cards.

You can apply online or at the post office, if you hold a:

Commonwealth Seniors Health Card

Health Care Card

Pensioner Concession Card

You can apply at the post office if you have a:

Department of Veterans Affairs Card

Veterans’ Repatriation Health Card

MyPost Concession Card

Norfolk Island Social Services Card

Redirection to Up to 1 month Up to 3 months Up to 6 months Up to 12 months
Australia $19.80 $39.60 $59.40 $99
International $39.60 $79.20 $118.80 $198


Australia Post Mail Redirection Cost

When you are going to the post office to buy the mail redirection service then you have to pay some fee for it. Whether you apply online or at the post office you have to pay these charges. For your better experience, see the table below to check these charges according to the time duration. These are the charges for the personal mail redirection.

Redirection ToUp to 1 monthUp to 3 monthsUp to 6 monthsUp to 12 months


If you are applying for the home office then the charges are different. Check the table below here.

Redirection ToUp to 1 monthUp to 3 monthsUp to 6 monthsUp to 12 months

Cancel Or Change Mail Redirection Service

Once you have applied for the mail redirection service and now you’re done with it then you can cancel it easily. There are a few steps prescribed by Australia Post that you have to follow to cancel or change your mail redirection service. You can do that with a few steps only. You will have to carry an identity card at the time of visiting the post office. There they will ask you to complete a few steps. You will also get a refund for the cancellation of the mail redirection service.

Click here to know the refund details if you cancel the Australia Post mail redirection service.

We hope this article will help you to know about the mail redirection service of Australia Post. If you still have any problems then you may comment to us and we will be there to help you in all the possible ways.

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