Basic Postal Information

Straight 1st Class

Delivery time 2-5 business days. Undeliverable mail returned to sender. $0.49 for the first ounce. Additional ounces: $0.21/oz. (max 13 oz.)

First Class Presort:

Delivery time 2-5 business days. Undeliverable mail returned to sender. Barcode required. Automation or non-automation discounts applied. Straight First Class mail with indicia requires minimum of 200 pieces. Presort First Class mail requires minimum of 500 pieces. Indicia or stamps are permitted on both straight and presort first class.

Standard Presort

Delivery time up to 10 business days. Undeliverable mail is not returned to sender. Standard mail requires minimum of 200 pieces. Barcode required. Automation or non-automation discounts applied.

Non-Profit

Delivery time up to 10 days. Undeliverable mail is not returned to sender. Organization must obtain their own non-profit permit number. Non-profit mail requires minimum of 200 pieces. Barcode required. Automation or non-automation discounts applied.

(Postage rates based on automation & machinable requirements)

Card Rate

1st Class Only. Must meet the requirements below:

• Size: Minimum 3 ½“ x 5”, Maximum 4 1/4“ x 6”
• Paper Weight: 7 pt. (minimum)
• Cost: 1st Class Retail $0.34, First Class Presort $0.251 – $0.293 (requires barcode)

Letter Rate

A letter, self-mailer, postcard or booklet** that meets the requirements below:

• Size: Minimum 3 ½“ x 5”, Maximum 6 1/8“ x 11 ½ ”
• Paper Weight: 9 pt. (minimum)
• Cost: 1st Class Presort $0.381 – $0.435 (less than 2 oz.). Standard Presort $0.261 – $0.301 (less than 3.3 oz.), Non-Profit $0.143 – $0.183 (less than 3.3 oz.)

*Booklets saddle stitched or perfect bound, cannot exceed 3.0 oz.
**Booklet size cannot exceed 6″ x 10 1/2″

Flat Rate

A letter, self-mailer*, postcard or booklet that meets the requirements below:

• Size: Minimum 6 1/8“ x 11 ½ ”, Maximum 12“ x 15”
• Paper Weight: 9 pt. (minimum)
• Cost: 1st Class Presort $0.451 – $0.782 (less than 1 oz.), Standard Presort $0.386 – $0.553 (less than 3.3 oz.), Non-Profit $0.237 – $0.404 (less than 3.3 oz.)

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