Where’s my mailed stimulus check? Here’s how to track through the USPS

With Informed Delivery, you can see when your stimulus check has been mailed.


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Did you know you can see when the post office will deliver your stimulus payment if the IRS is mailing you a paper check? Perhaps you went to the IRS portal to track the payment (here’s how) and saw a message that your check will arrive through snail mail, and you want to know when so that you can budget. Or maybe you’re eligible for a coronavirus payment but haven’t set up direct deposit with the IRS, so a paper check is your only option there. 

Or perhaps you meet the requirements for a check of up to $1,200 but had problems with the IRS portal, threw up your hands and are just waiting now for your check to come in the mail from the IRS. Whichever way you tried to check your payment schedule, you now know that your stimulus money is coming, just not exactly when. 

To see which day it’ll arrive, you can use a free US Postal Service’s mail-tracking app and service known as

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