Stop Sending Copies of PS Form 8176, Premium Forwarding Service Application, to Headquarters

Offices are no longer required to send a copy of PS Form 8176, Premium Forwarding Service® (PFS®) Application, to Head­quarters. This requirement ended in 2007 when the application was revised and page 4 (HQ copy) was removed. In 2005, the PFS program office at Headquarters (HQ) required a copy of page 4 when PFS was an experiment. However, the experiment ended in 2007 when PFS became an official product offering. Offices that still send copies to HQ are wasting workhours and money—especially some offices that send them by Express Mail®, Registered Mail®, and Priority Mail® service.