USPS Holidays

Keep Post Office Holidays in Mind As You Prepare Your USPS Mailings & Shipments.

Except for postal holidays, the USPS is at your service. Be aware of the federal holiday structure so you can plan your shipment schedule accordingly.

The USPS follows a federal holiday structure in which Post Office buildings are closed and shipping services are not available. Since postal holidays may differ from other bank, school and local government holidays, make sure to take note of the following and plan your shipping needs around them.

US Post Office Holidays, 2021

HOLIDAY DAY DATE
New Year’s Day Friday January 1, 2021
Martin Luther King Jr.’s Birthday Monday January 18, 2021
Presidents Day Monday February 15, 2021
Memorial Day Monday May 31, 2021
Independence Day Monday July 4, 2021
Labor Day Monday September 6, 2021
Columbus Day Monday October 11, 2021
Veteran’s Day Thursday November 11, 2021
Thanksgiving Day Thursday November 25, 2021
Christmas Day Friday December 24, 2021
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Note: When a federal holiday falls on a Saturday or Sunday, the legal public holiday will be the closest weekday to the actual holiday. For example, in 2017, New Year’s Day fell on a Sunday so the following day, Monday, January 2, was treated as a holiday; USPS did not operate on that day.

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Stamps.com customers can continue to print postage on USPS holidays, however the software will automatically use the next day’s date for when their mail pieces are collected.


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