how to stop or manage mail that appears in your mail box or stop the emails

If you want to stop mail from being sent to a deceased individual, you’ll need to register for the Deceased Do Not Contact List.

If you want to manage mail sent to a dependent in your care, you’ll need to register for the Do Not Contact for Caregivers List.

Getting off commercial Email lists

Use the registration form below to register with the eMPS.

  • eMPS is the Email Preference Service and allows you to remove your email from national lists. Find out more about eMPS.


You will continue to receive email from groups or advertisers who do not use eMPS to clean their lists.

Although registration with eMPS will help reduce the number of emails you receive, it will not stop all commercial emails. You may continue to receive emails from groups or advertisers who do not use eMPS to clean their lists. Email of a business-to-business nature received at your place of employment is also not affected through registration with eMPS.

The DMA does not provide marketers with consumer email lists for marketing purposes. The Email Preference Service is available to companies for the sole purpose of removing your email address from their email lists. This service does not apply to advertising emailed to your business address.

If you just bought a new home, you’re probably in the market for furniture. But if you live in an apartment building, chances are you won’t be shopping for a lawn mower. Companies want to reach people who are most likely to be interested in what they have to offer. That’s why they rent or buy relevant mailing lists to help them find prospective customers—instead of just sending mail at random.

These prospect lists are created from information about your past purchases and interests. And this information can come from public records, phone directories, club memberships, and other sources.

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