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UPDATED: January 12, 2018

USPS® Price Changes effective January 21, 2018:

Effective January 21, 2018, USPS Mailing and Shipping services prices will change. See complete details at the official USPS filings site.

Rates will be made available for download on January 8, 2018. We urge you to update your meter or shipping solutions software early. The new rates will automatically go into effect on January 21st.

Products that update automatically, such as the SendPro® family and those with a SmartLink™ device (used only with mailstation™, mailstation2™, DM100i®, DM200L™ meters), must be powered on and connected to the internet to get the automatic update.

USPS Rate Charts - printable chart - January 2018


Products Affected



New Prices


First-Class Mail Letters - Metered (not over 1 oz)  



First-Class Mail Letters - Stamp (not over 1 oz)   



First-Class Letters (each additional ounce)    



First-Class Mail Postcards 



New - Certified Mail with Restricted Delivery




Other Products Affected

(but not limited to:)

Approximate % Change

First-Class Package International Service (Retail)

3.9% change

USPS Marketing Mail

1.9% change (overall)

Priority Mail (Retail)

3.9% change

Priority Mail Express (Retail)

3.9% change

Some Extra Services

2.0% change (overall)


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

Additional Information:

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.


Note: Scale charts and overlays for A5xx (models: A500, A550, A55R), B25x (models: B250, B25R), and G7xx (models: G790, G795, G799, G79D, G79R) scales are no longer available. Please visit to view our mailing and shipping solutions.


Note: The way you print restricted delivery on Certified or E-Certified mail on DM-series mailing machines has changed.