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FedEx Service Type (Signature Type)

(last updated on 1/5/2011)

Service Type: Please refer to the FedEx Service Guide at fedex.com for detailed information on FedEx® services and delivery commitments. If the shipper requires a delivery signature, the signature type will display here, including:

  • Indirect Signature Required: FedEx obtains a signature from someone at the delivery address; from a neighbor, building manager or someone at a neighboring address; or the recipient can also leave a FedEx Door Tag authorizing release of the package without anyone present.
  • Direct Signature Required: FedEx obtains a signature from someone at the delivery address. If no one is at the address, we reattempt delivery.
  • Adult Signature Required: FedEx obtains a signature from someone at least 21 years old (and possessing the required government-issued photo ID) at the delivery address. If no eligible recipient is at the address, we reattempt delivery.