USPS Letters from Santa deadline nearing

Published: Nov. 30, 2018 at 7:40 AM AKST
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The United States Postal Service "Letters from Santa" program is a fun way to keep the Christmas spirit alive, and also get a keepsake for your kid.

According to the USPS website, here is how you can get your kid a letter from Santa:

-Have your child write a letter to Santa and place it in an envelope addressed to: Santa Claus, North Pole.

-Later, when alone, open the envelope and write a personalized response.

-Insert the response letter into an envelope and address it to the child.

-Add the return address: SANTA, NORTH POLE, to the envelope.

-Affix a First-Class Mail stamp to the envelope, such as one of the new holiday stamps.

-Place the complete envelope into a larger envelope — preferably a Priority Mail Flat Rate envelope — with appropriate postage and address it to:

North Pole Postmark


4141 Postmark Drive

Anchorage, AK 99530-9998

“Letters from Santa” must be received by the Anchorage, AK, postmaster no later than Dec. 8.