September 27, 2021

Upcoming Postage Rate Increase

USPS has filed notice with the Postal Regulatory Commission (PRC) requesting a price increase that, if approved, will apply a 6.8% increase to letters and flats, and would take effect Aug. 29, 2021.

The proposed Mailing Services price changes include:

Product Current Prices Planned Prices
Letters (1 oz.) 55 cents 58 cents
Letters additional ounce(s) 20 cents 20 cents (unchanged)
Letters (metered 1 oz.) 51 cents 53 cents
Domestic Postcards 36 cents 40 cents
Flats (1 oz.)

Outbound International Letters
(1 oz.)

$1.00

$1.20

$1.16

$1.30

 

More information can be found here: https://about.usps.com/newsroom/national-releases/2021/0528-usps-proceeds-with-request-for-postal-rate-change.htm