Delivery Signature Services

Shippers can choose from three FedEx® Delivery Signature Options for FedEx Express® and FedEx Ground® shipments:

Option Service Description Restrictions Special Fees
Indirect Signature Required FedEx obtains a signature in one of three ways:
  • From any person at the delivery address.
  • From a neighbor, building manager, or other person at a neighboring address.
  • The recipient can sign a FedEx door tag authorizing release of the package without anyone present.
Not available for shipments to nonresidential addresses. A surcharge applies.
Direct Signature Required FedEx obtains a signature from any person at the delivery address. If no one is at the address, FedEx will reattempt delivery; Direct Signature Required overrides any recipient release that may be on file for deliveries to nonresidential addresses.   A surcharge applies.
Adult Signature Required FedEx obtains a signature from any person at least 21 years old (government-issued photo identification required) at the delivery address. If no one is at the address, FedEx will reattempt delivery. Adult Signature Required overrides any recipient release that may be on file for deliveries to nonresidential addresses.   A surcharge applies.