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To work as a mail carrier, you must be a U.S. citizen and obtain a high school diploma or equivalent. Additionally, a valid driver's license and clean driving record are required. You will be asked to complete a criminal background check and drug test. You will also be required to pass the USPS 473 Postal Exam.
Except for a high school diploma, there is no education requirement to be a mail carrier. However, individuals wishing to pursue a carrier in this field should have the following skills: