2017 USPS Postal Rate Changes

The following new pricing takes effect January 22, 2017.

Changes to First-Class Mail®:

First-Class Mail® Letters up to 1 ounce: price increase from $0.47 to $0.49
First-Class Metered Mail: price decrease from $0.465 to $0.46. Metered mail discount is now 3 cents when compared to stamped letters.
First-Class Mail® Flats up to 1 ounce: price increase from $0.94 to $0.98
First-Class Mail® Parcels (Retail): pay one price up to 4 ounces: $2.67
There are also increases for Media Mail, Library Mail, Certificate of Mailing, Return Receipt and Signature Confirmation™.
Changes to Presorted mail:

Presorted First-Class Mail Letters/Postcards: There’s an overall average price decrease of 0.25 percent, although many presort prices are increasing.
Mailers that presort their First-Class Mail will be able to send up to 3.5 ounce letters for the same price as a 1-ounce letter (previously same price up to 2 ounce.)
3-Digit and AADC workshare categories combined for First-Class Mail Presorted Automation Letters and Postcards, and for USPS Marketing Mail® (previosuly Standard Mail) Automation Letters.
Additional Service Changes:

Standard Mail will be rebranded as USPS Marketing Mail®.
“Alternate Postage” will now be “Share Mail”, and how it’s priced is being simplified.
Select rates for First-Class Mail®

Expiring

Prices

New Prices

01/22/17
Single-piece Letter – First ounce

$0.47

$0.49

Single-piece Metered – First ounce

$0.465

$0.46

Single-piece Flat – First ounce

$0.94

$0.98

Each additional ounce (letters and flats)

$0.21

$0.21

Parcels – Retail

$2.62 (up to 3 oz.)

$2.67 (now up to 4 oz.)

Each additional ounce after 4 oz. (parcels)

$0.19

$0.18

Postcards

$0.34

$0.34

Presorted letter – (now same price up to 3.5 oz.)

$0.452

$0.453

Surcharge for non-machinable letters

$0.21

$0.21

Presorted flat – First ounce

$0.798

$0.798

Each additional ounce (presorted flats)

$0.21

$0.21

Automation letters & Postcards – 5-digit – First ounce

$0.376

$0.373

Automation flat – 5-digit – First ounce

$0.438

$0.446

Surcharge for non-machinable letters

$0.21

$0.21

Select rates for USPS Marketing Mail® (previously Standard Mail®)
Letter 3.5 ounces or less – AADC (Non-automation)

$0.290

$0.284

Flat 4 ounces or less – ADC (Non-automation)

$0.546

$0.555

Select rates for Other Services
Certified Mail™

$3.30

$3.35
Media Mail® – 1 lb. Single-Piece

$2.61

$2.63
Library Mail – 1 lb. Single-Piece

$2.48

$2.50
Return receipt – retail

$2.70

$2.75
Return receipt – electronic

$1.35

$1.45

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