How to Send Overnight Mail

Wondering how to send a letter overnight? is the tool for you

Send Overnight Mail is the quickest and easiest way to send your mail overnight. When sending mail overnight, your best bet would be via the FedEx Standard Overnight letter, online or offline. Instructions are below: 

Here's how to send your mail and letters overnight

  1. First, upload your documents at Multiple documents will be printed as part of the same envelope or package. Next, click "Recipient" Upload your document(s) and click "Recipient"
  2. Enter the recipient address, including the company name if necessary. We only service domestic US addresses. Once you're done, hit "Sender" to continueEnter the destination/recipient address (Domestic US addresses only at this time)
  3. Enter the return address, again including the company name if necessary. Click the Confirm button to continue.

    Enter your return address (where the mail will go if it cant be delivered to the recipient)
  4. To send your mail overnight, you'll need to select FedEx Standard Overnight, and make sure your mail is in before 3pm EST.

    Select FedEx Standard Overnight, and make sure it's in before 3pm EST. Fe
  5. Confirm your options once more, then choose how you'd like to pay: you can pay securely with your credit card or use Paypal.

    Pay and send!
  6. Enter your credit card to complete the order and have your mailing sent.

  7. That's it! You will receive an email receipt shortly. We will also send you a follow up email with the tracking number once it has shipped, as well as a delivery confirmation email once FedEx confirms that the package has been delivered.

How to send FedEx Overnight letters (Video Tutorial)

When will my overnight mail be delivered?

If you want to send via Overnight Mail, your delivery time depends when you hit send, and what day of the week you're sending on. One caveat - during peak times like Christmas season, these SLAs might slip. We'll do our best to ensure that you're aware of accurate delivery times before you complete your order:

FedEx Delivery Times
Ordered By 3PM EST Ordered After 3PM EST 
Order Day Delivered By  Delivered By 
Monday Tuesday Wednesday
Tuesday Wednesday Thursday
Wednesday Thursday Friday
Thursday Friday Saturday
Friday Saturday Monday
Saturday Monday Monday
Sundays Monday Tuesday

These delivery times only apply to domestic deliveries (and only services domestic US addresses). In addition, delivery is available from Alaska and Hawaii to many U.S. markets by 8 or 8:30 a.m., depending on the destination ZIP code. Delivery is also available to many Alaska markets by 9 a.m. For additional details about Alaska and Hawaii shipments, please see FedEx Alaska and Hawaii services. is simply the fastest way to send a Fedex letter overnight; your other option is to head to a Kinko's to print and mail your FedEx letter. This option is obviously available to you, but you'll have to leave your home or office to do it, and with, you can just do it from your browser.

When will my FedEx overnight letter be printed and shipped?

This really depends on when you complete the order. We route all orders to FedEx via their API, who prioritizes routing them to the optimal, open FedEx/Kinko's for printing and shipping. Orders in by 3pm EST are printed and shipped on the same business day, while orders in after 3pm EST are printed and shipped within one business day:

FedEx Print and Ship Times
Ordered By 3PM EST Ordered After 3PM EST 
Order Day Fulfilled Fulfilled
Monday Same Day Next Business Day
Tuesday Same Day Next Business Day
Wednesday Same Day Next Business Day
Thursday Same Day Next Business Day
Friday Same Day Next Business Day
Saturday Same Day Next Business Day
Sunday Next Business Day Next Business Day

What features does offer when sending a FedEx overnight letter?

Customers get to:

  • Send their letter via FedEx, from the internet
  • Print and ship in black and white vs. color
  • Select from several FedEx services, including Same Day, Next Day, Ground, and more. In addition, we offer USPS Certified, Priority Mail and Priority Mail Express. 
  • Receive FedEx tracking numbers, reviewable on, via their email
  • Recieve a shipping notification once a letter has been printed and put in the mail, and receive a delivery notification once a letter has arrived at its destination
  • Send bulk mail via FedEx, with all the above features. 

SendOvernightMail is unparalelled in flexibility. Please email us at with questions, comments concerns or suggestions!