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Parcels
Valid Parcel Dimensions

Length is the longest side of the parcel.

Girth is the measurement around the thickest part of the parcel.

Length plus girth cannot exceed 108 inches.

Mailing Services Content
Priority Mail Express

This 1 or 2 day service includes tracking, proof of delivery, and insurance up to $100 with a money-back guarantee. Additional insurance up to $5,000 may be purchased for merchandise. Sunday, holiday, and early in the day delivery is available to many destinations for an additional fee.

Scheduled Delivery Day: 1 or 2 Days

Priority Mail Express Commercial Base prices apply to:

  • Customers who use an USPS Corporate Account (USPSCA), including Federal Agency Accounts.
  • Registered end-users of PC Postage products when using a qualified shipping label.
  • Customers who pay postage using Information-Based Indicia (IBI) postage meters when using a Priority Mail Express shipping label.

Priority Mail Express Commercial Plus prices are available to the following new and existing customers that meet specific volume thresholds or customer agreement requirements:

  • USPS Corporate Account (USPSCA), including Federal Agency Accounts.
  • Registered end-users of USPS-approved PC Postage products when using a qualifying shipping label.
Priority Mail

This service is typically used to send documents, gifts, and merchandise.

Expected Delivery Day: 1, 2 or 3 Days

Priority Mail Commercial Base prices apply to:

  • Registered end-users of USPS-approved PC Postage products when using a qualified shipping label.
  • Commercial Base
  • Customers who pay postage using Information-Based Indicia (IBI) postage meters (in conjunction with an approved shipping label that includes a confirmation services barcode with a postal routing code).
  • Permit imprint.

Priority Mail Commercial Plus prices are available to the following new and existing customers that meet specific volume thresholds or customer agreement requirements:

  • Registered end-users of USPS-approved PC Postage products when using a qualifying shipping label.
  • Permit imprint customers
  • Priority Mail Open and Distribute customers
First-Class Package Service

First-Class Package Service may not contain personal correspondence, handwritten or typewritten material, and bills or statements of account. Parcels mailed may contain advertisements and lightweight merchandise.

Mailings may be paid by:

Nonpresorted mailings at Commercial Base prices may be paid by:
  1. Registered end-users of USPS-approved PC Postage products when using a qualifying shipping label, managed by the PC Postage system.
  2. USPS-approved Information-Based Indicia (IBI) postage meters that electronically transmit transactional data to USPS.
  3. Permit imprint.

Expected Delivery Day: 1-3 days

First-Class Package Service has a maximum weight of less than 16 ounces.

USPS Marketing Mail

Parcels containing mailable items not required to be sent as First-Class Mail may be sent as USPS Marketing Mail. USPS Marketing Mail is typically used for advertisements and flyers.

USPS Marketing Mail Marketing parcels (the only option available for regular prices) have a maximum size of 12" x 9" x 2", and must use an alternative addressing format (exceptional address, occupant address, or for saturation mailings - simplified address).

200 or more pieces or 50 pounds required per mailing.

Expected Delivery Day: 3-10 days

An annual mailing fee is required.

USPS Marketing Mail Nonprofit

Parcels containing mailable items not required to be sent as First-Class Mail may be sent as USPS Marketing Mail. USPS Marketing Mail is typically used for advertisements and flyers. Additional content restrictions must be met for authorized nonprofit mailers.

USPS Marketing Mail Marketing parcels (the only option available for regular prices) have a maximum size of 12" x 9" x 2", and must use an alternative addressing format (exceptional address, occupant address, or for saturation mailings - simplified address).

Nonprofit parcel prices are available for eligible mailings of Marketing parcels (with the restrictions noted above), and for irregular parcels and machinable parcels.

200 or more pieces or 50 pounds required per mailing.

Expected Delivery Day: 3-10 days

An annual mailing fee is required.

Parcel Select

Small and large parcels typically containing gifts and merchandise can be sent using Parcel Select.

50 or more Parcel Select pieces.

Expected Delivery Day: 2-8 days

An annual mailing fee is required for destination entry prices.

Parcel Select Lightweight

Parcels containing mailable items not required to be sent as First-Class Mail may be sent as Parcel Select Lightweight. Parcel Select Lightweight is typically used for lightweight fulfillment products.

200 or more pieces or 50 pounds required per mailing.

Expected Delivery Day: 3-10 days

An annual mailing fee is required.

Parcel Return Service

Return of small and large parcels.

Expected Delivery Day: 2-9 days

An annual mailing fee is required.

Bound Printed Matter

Contents are limited to permanently bound printed sheets of directory, advertising, or editorial matter, such as catalogs or phone books.

300 or more pieces required for Carrier Route and Presorted prices.

Expected Delivery Day: 2-8 days

Annual mailing fee is required for destination entry prices.

Media Mail

Media Mail parcel contents are limited to books, manuscripts, sound recordings, recorded videotapes, and computer-readable media (not blank). Formerly called "Book Rate," Media Mail cannot contain advertising, except books can contain incidental announcements of other books.

300 or more pieces required for Basic and 5-Digit prices.

Expected Delivery Day: 2-8 days

An annual mailing fee is required.

Library Mail

Library Mail is generally used by qualified libraries, schools, nonprofit organizations, universities, and museums to mail specific types of Package Services matter that meet additional eligibility standards. Mailable items are limited generally to books, recordings, educational, and museum materials; advertising restrictions apply. Also, there are provisions for publishers to mail specified items to qualified customers.

300 or more pieces required for Basic and 5-Digit prices.

Expected Delivery Day: 2-8 days

An annual mailing fee is required.