How to send a certified mail: general steps

Did you know that certified mail can be sent from your email inbox? As with the letters or packages that we take to the Post Office or that we send by courier physically, online transactions can also be recorded and get a guarantee that they have been received.

This serves as legal proof of shipment, so in the cases of sending important documents or crucial notifications, it is a process that will be very useful. And the best, it is very easy to do.

Steps to send a certified mail

The first thing you should do is choose a company that offers this service. For example, Post (@Post) includes it among its services. It depends on the company we choose, it will have some cost or it will be free, in addition, it will also offer some extra or not beyond the shipping certificate. Therefore, it is important that you take into account different options and choose the one that best suits your needs.

In general terms, they all work the same and carry out a very simple process.

How to send a certified mail: general (and very simple) steps 2

The steps begin with the hiring the service, on the web that we have chosen. Once registered, we write the email, depending on the company we have chosen, we can do it in our own inbox or through its website.

The only difference compared to sending a normal email is that in the CC (with copy) or BCC (with blind copy) field we will have to specify an email address that said company will have provided us.

And that’s it. Only with this we will already have our proof of having sent a certified mail. In addition, in some cases we will also be sent a notice when the mail has been opened.

As we mentioned throughout this article, there are different companies that are in charge of providing this service, free or paid, with or without extras, so we recommend you look at several before deciding on one and check if you need to take any steps additional. The indications that we have given you are usually the generic ones and, as you can see, they are very simple.

Less and less written communications are received and more are received online, so if you do not yet have an email address, we encourage you to do so. You’re going to get a lot out of it.