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Latest USPS Announcements

Changes effective March 1, 2019:

Several thousand ZIP Codes for Military origins have been removed from the USPS® National Zone Charts Matrix. For details, refer to the National Zone Charts Matrix.

January 2019 - USPS® Price Changes

Effective January 27, 2019, pricing updates went into effect for USPS First-Class Mail and Shipping Services. The following is a summary of the price changes.

  • 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

Mailing Services price changes include:



New Prices 01/27/19

Letters 1 Oz.



Letters Additional Ounces



Letters (Metered)



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



Rate Chart Print a Rate Chart - USPS Summary of Rates & Pricing - January 2019 

  • Domestic Quick Reference Guide and Flat Rates for Domestic
  • Quick Reference for International Prices and International Flats.

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

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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.