USPS Postage Rates

USPS® Rates are determined based on a combination of weight, mail class, and shape. For certain services, discounted pricing is available for customers who purchase from online PC Postage services such as Below is a summary of the latest USPS prices:

New Rate (effective May 31, 2015) Postage Rates
First Class Mail Letter (1 oz.) - Retail/Post Office Rate* $0.49
NEW! First Class Mail Letter (1 oz.) - Metered Mail/ Rate $0.485
First Class Mail Letter - each additional ounce $0.22
Postcard $0.35
First Class Mail Flat (1 oz.) $0.98
First Class Mail Flat - each additional ounce $0.22
First Class Mail International Letter $1.20
Priority Mail Express (0.5 lb., zones 1&2) $13.09 (and up)
Priority Mail (1 lb., zones 1&2) $5.05 (and up)
First Class Package Service (1-3 oz.) $2.04 (and up)
Parcel Select (1 lb., zones 1&2) $5.70 (and up)
Standard Post (1 lb., zones 1&2) - Retail/Post Office Rate* $5.75 (and up)
Media Mail (1 lb., zones 1&2) $2.72 (and up)
Priority Mail Express International (0.5 lb., zone 1) $35.53 (and up)
Priority Mail International (1 lb.) - Canada $26.75
Priority Mail International (1 lb.) - Other Countries $32.63 (and up)
First Class Package International Service (1 oz., Group 1) $6.39 (and up)
  • Retail/Post Office Rate: Prices paid when going to Post Office to purchase postage. Unless indicated, rates listed are discounted rates for online purchase available through
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In addition to postage for delivery, the USPS also offers a variety of special services such as Certified Mail, USPS Tracking, and Insurance. Here is a summary of these special services:

New Rate (effective May 31, 2015) Postage Rates
Certificate of Mailing $1.35
Certified Mail $3.45
Collect on Delivery (COD) $7.25 (and up)
Electronic USPS Tracking:
Priority Mail Express, Priority Mail, Parcel Select First Class Package Service & Media Mail
Notice of Non-Delivery No longer available
Registered Mailing $12.20 (and up)
Restricted Delivery $5.15
Return Receipt (Electronic) $1.40
Return Receipt $2.80
Return Receipt for Merchandise $4.40
Signature Confirmation $2.45
Special Handling $10.35 (and up) Insurance $1.89 (and up)
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