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NEW - January 2019 - USPS® Price Changes

Effective January 27, 2019, prices are changing for USPS First-Class Mail and Shipping Services.

The following is a summary of the NEW price changes. These prices will not take effect until January 27, 2019. 

  • First-Class Mail® Forever® stamp from 50 cents to 55 cents
  • First-Class Metered Letters from 47 cents to 50 cents
    5¢ savings over stamps
  • Additional ounces for First-Class letters decreases from 21¢ to 15¢
  • Mailing Services product prices increase approximately 2.5 percent on average
  • Shipping Services products will vary by product
  • Priority Mail increases an average of 5.9 percent
  • Priority Mail Express increases 3.9 percent overall

The Mailing Services price changes include:



New Prices 01/27/19

Letters 1 Oz.



Letters Additional Ounces



Letters (Metered)



The domestic Priority Mail Flat Rate® retail price changes include:



New Prices 01/27/19

Small Flat Rate Box



Medium Flat Rate Box



Large Flat Rate Box



APO/FPO Large Flat Rate Box



Regular Flat Rate Envelope



Legal Flat Rate Envelope



Padded Flat Rate Envelope




For more information about postal changes and ways to simplify your mailing and save, visit Rate Change Central.

Helpful information:

 shipping guide Guide to Office Shipping

rate chart USPS Rate Charts - printable - January, 2018

USPS® Service Alerts
Stay informed about postage mailing disruptions or suspension to domestic and/or international mail due to weather or natural disasters and events: USPS Service Alerts.