Postal Specifications and Rates

POSTAL SPECIFICATIONS CHART

FIRST CLASS POST CARDS

MIN

MAX

Height 3.5″ 4.25″
Length 5″ 6″
Thickness 0.007″ 0.016″

LETTERS
(ALL CLASSES, EXCLUDES FOLDED SELF-MAILERS)

MIN

MAX

Height 3.5″ 6.125″
Length 5″ 11.5″
Thickness 0.009″ 0.25″

AUTOMATION COMPATIBLE FLAT-SIZE MAIL

MIN

MAX

Height 5″ 12″
Length 6″ 15″
Thickness 0.009″ 0.75″

FOLDED LETTER-SIZE SELF-MAILERS

MIN

MAX

Height 3.5″ 6″
Length 5″ 10.5″
Thickness 0.009″ 0.25″

FIRST-CLASS MAIL RATES

NON-MACHINABLE
(UNDER 3.5 OZ.)

LETTERS

CARDS

FLATS

Single Piece 66.8¢

MACHINABLE

LETTERS (Under 3.5 oz)

CARDS

FLATS (Under 1.0 Oz)

Presorted 45.8¢ 28.0¢ 79.9¢
Mixed AADC Automation 42.4¢ 27.4¢ 70.5¢
AADC Automation 40.8¢ 26.8¢ 63.2¢
3-digit Automation 59.3¢
5-digit Automation 37.8¢ 25.7¢ 47.4¢

MARKETING MAIL RATES

AUTOMATION

LETTERS (Under 3.5 oz)

FLATS (Under 4.0 oz)

Mixed AADC 28.7¢ 59.8¢
AADC 27.4¢ 56.7¢
3-digit Automation 50.0¢
5-digit Automation 25.1¢ 39.5¢
ECR Basic 29.2¢ 29.5¢
ECR High Density 20.0¢ 24.8¢
ECR High Density Plus 19.6¢ 22.7¢
ECR Saturation 18.6¢ 21.9¢

NON-PROFIT MAIL RATES

AUTOMATION

LETTERS (Under 3.5 oz)

FLATS (Under 4.0 oz)

Mixed AADC 17.2¢ 43.2¢
AADC 15.9¢ 40.1¢
3-digit Automation 33.4¢
5-digit Automation 13.6¢ 22.7¢
ECR Basic 21.0¢ 21.3¢
ECR High Density 11.8¢ 16.6¢
ECR High Density Plus 11.7¢ 14.4¢
ECR Saturation 11.1¢ 13.6¢

effective 1/21/18