with Royal Mail Door-to-Door opt out
Stopping the Postman / Postwoman posting junk mail on their rounds.
The Royal Mail gets paid to post advertising when posting your normal letters but you can ask them to stop:
You can phone, email, or write to them to ask for the form to fill in to register (which lasts for 2 years):
- Royal Mail Door to Door opt out, Freepost ROYAL MAIL CUSTOMER SERVICES
- Phone: 0345 266 0858
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Website: https://personal.help.royalmail.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/293/~/how-do-i-opt-out-of-receiving-any-leaflets-or-unaddressed-promotional-material%3F
The Royal Mail will warn you that you might miss vital information if you opt out but councils have said they would tell the Royal Mail to over-ride the opt-out in cases of delivering crucial information from them.
Follow the advice on our other page on reducing junk mail too.