How to Address an Envelope

How to Address an Envelope

Step 1 – Choose the Envelope

  • Make sure the Thank You Card fits easily into the envelope provided and the back flap folds closes easily.

Step 2 – Choose the Correct Example

  • Select an example to refer to according to the school you attend. The examples are on the reverse of this paper.

Step 3 – Return Address

  • Make sure the envelope is not upside down.
  • The return address is written in the upper left-hand corner of the envelope. Sometimes, with very small envelopes, the return address is written on the back flap of the envelope.
  • Use a pen with blue or black ink.
  • Make sure your writing or printing is very legible.
  • Should you make a mistake, carefully apply white-out. Do not scribble out your mistake.

Step 4 – Recipient’s Address

  • The recipient’s address is written in the centre of the envelope.
  • Copy the information from the large box on your After Placement Package
  • Make sure to leave room for the stamp in the upper right-hand corner of the envelope.

Step 5 – Final Steps

  • Return to How to Write a Thank You Card.
  • Complete Step 11 – Adding Enclosures and Step 12 – Final Step.

Examples

Charles Hays Secondary School

Charles Hays Secondary School                                                                                            Stamp

Box 520

Prince Rupert, BC

V8J 3R7

 

 

 

Business’ Name

Supervisor’s Name

Street Address

City, Province

Postal Code

 

Pacific Coast School

Pacific Coast School                                                                                                               Stamp

Box 520

Prince Rupert, BC

V8J 3R7

 

 

 

Business’ Name

Supervisor’s Name

Street Address

City, Province

Postal Code