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7 Treatment of Inbound Mail > 750 Extra Services > 753 Return Receipt
Inbound registered or insured mail for which the sender requests advice or confirmation of delivery will be endorsed with the words “AVIS DE RECEPTION” or with the letters “A.R.,” and be accompanied by a light red or pink card similar to PS Form 2865, Return Receipt for International Mail. The office of delivery must complete the receipt as follows:
When inbound registered or insured mail is marked A.R. or bears the notation Avis de Reception but is not accompanied by a receipt form, the delivery office must complete and attach a pink PS Form 2865.