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January 21, 2024 – New U.S. Postal Service prices take effect for USPS Market Dominant (Mailing Services) and Competitive (Shipping Services).

Below is a short summary of the changes. For more information about these changes, visit

Market Dominant Change Highlights:

Product Current Proposed Change % Change
Letters (1oz.) $0.66 $0.68 $0.02 3.0%
Letters (metered 1oz.) $0.63 $0.64 $0.01 1.6%
Domestic Postcards $0.51 $0.53 $0.02 2.477%
International Postcards $1.50 $1.55 $0.05 2.773%
International Letters (1oz.) $1.50 $1.55 $0.05 2.773%

Pricing will also increase for Special Services products including Certified Mail, Post Office Box rentals, money orders, and insurance when mailing an item.


Competitive Change Highlights: 

Price Changes for: 

  • Priority Mail Express
  • Priority Mail
  • Parcel Select
  • USPS Ground Advantage
  • Most International Products
  • Certain Nonstandard Fees (NSFs) applicable to competitive products will see a 20 percent increase in 2024. 

Domestic Extra Services which include: 

  • Premium Forwarding Service
  • Competitive Post Office Boxes
  • Adult Signature Service

Post Office Box prices will remain within existing ranges.

Classification Changes

  • Renaming eVS Unmanifested Fee to Unmanifested Fee
  • Elimination of Parcel Select LightWeight Price Category from the Parcel Select product. 
    o In its place, ounce-based prices will be added under the destination-entered categories at 4-, 8-, and 12-ounce increments.
    o 15.999 ounce rate increment would be eliminated in published rates (remains for NSAs).
    o Former PSLW items inherit Parcel Select product characteristics.
    o At this point BPRS (Bulk Parcel Return Service) would not be available for Parcel Select.