UPS Tracking | Track your shipment online

UPS is one of the leading courier companies in the United States. International shipping is one of the services of this company. UPS delivers packages to almost every country in the world. If you are a client of this company, then on this page you can track your package online in real time.

Examples: Y0084838637

Here you can track UPS package you are waiting for. Enter correct tracking number and put on the button “Track”. It will show all details immediately.

How to track a package from UPS?

If you need to track a parcel, you should use special service called package tracker UPS. Our tracker has similar functionality. That’s why you can track package at UPS as well as on this page. All you need is to know tracking number of your package and to rewrite it correctly here.

Where is the UPS tracking number?

Everybody who asks “where is my package UPS tracking”, needs to know that such information can be found in the following places:

  • Shipping receipt.
  • Email confirmation (in case you shipped from
  • The outer package of the shipped item (in case if you took a photo of it).

Where is tracking number on UPS receipt? If you need to know it, look for heading “Package Information”. It can be found towards the lower part of your receipt as usual.

UPS tracking without tracking number

If you don’t have information about tracking numbers for UPS, you can try to track the parcel in alternative ways. Below we will look at possible solutions, as well as non-working ones:

Tracking UPS without tracking number Is it possible?
By phone number No, but you can call to the UPS help center to know more details
By reference number Yes, but you also need to fill in other fields of the form (on the official website)
By AWB number (Air Waybill number) Yes, it is alternative way to track your parcel. You should know the airline code and the Air Waybill number in the boxes here
By QR-code Yes, you can scan QR-code which can be found in email or on the Order Status page
Online Yes. You should register or sign in on UPS My Choice or on the official site


UPS tracking number example & format

You should fill the form correctly without mistakes to track UPS parcel. How many digits does it have:

  • If it is a domestic package within the United States, UPS tracking number will usually start with “1Z”. Then it is followed by a 6 character shipper number (numbers and letters), a 2 digit service level indicator, and finally 8 digits identifying the package (the last digit being a check digit). In total it turns out 18 characters.
  • If it is an international package, UPS tracking numbers are also 18 numbers long.

However, UPS tracking number can be appeared in the following formats:

  • 1Z9999999999999999 (the most common);
  • 999999999999;
  • T9999999999;
  • 999999999.

In addition, UPS can track certain types of track numbers that contain between 7 and 20 characters. For example, the air waybill can indicate an eleven-digit reference number for the shipment.

UPS tracking results: status meanings

Tracking by UPS can show one of the following statuses:

  • Label Created;

This means that UPS has already received some information from the sender of the shipment (the shipment details and billing — in particular). The status will be updated as soon as company has received the parcel and sent it for delivery.

  • Shipped (the same as “On the Way”);

This means that the shipment is moving through the UPS network. At this stage, in addition to the status, you can also see scheduled delivery date.

  • Out for Delivery;

This means that the shipment has achieved the local UPS facility and has been dispatched to a driver for the final delivery.

  • Delivered;

This means that UPS has already delivered the shipment to its final destination. If your parcel is delivered but not received, try to find it. Sometimes UPS drivers leave shipments in a safe place nearby (for example, it can be front porch, side door, back porch or garage area, etc.).

  • Delivered to a UPS Access Point;

This means that you package has achieved selected UPS Access Point location. From this moment you can picked up the shipment at your convenience.

  • Transferred to Post Office for Delivery;

This means that you need to wait for an extra day or two for final delivery. It might be connected with transferring to the local post office by the sender request.

  • Exception.

This means some unexpected errors which may result in a change in the scheduled delivery date. Exact reason for that will be noted in the Shipment Progress section of the Tracking Detail page. You should wait until status update (as well as a new date).

Other statuses

UPS clients also can meet with unpredictable delivery cases. It may be the reason of the following statuses:

  • Delay.

This means that your package delivery has been rescheduled for the next business day. Most of these delays are due to an emergency situation or severe weather condition.

  • Update (with yellow triangle).

This may mean that the actual delivery time has exceeded the estimated time. In such cases you must wait for a status update or contact UPS Support.

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