USPS Rates for 2023

usps rates 2023

The United States Postal Service price changes are to take effect on Jan 22, 2023. USPS pricing actions are a part of a 10-year plan “Delivering for America” for achieving financial sustainability and to become more efficient & service responsive. 

In the revised prices, there is a three-cent rise included in the price of a First-Class Mail Forever stamp from 60 cents to 63 cents. The cost of 1-ounce metered mail will rise to 60 cents from 57 cents, while the cost of sending a domestic postcard will increase to 48 cents from 44 cents, as shown below. 

Domestic Letters/Postcards Current Prices Changed Prices 2023
Letters (1 oz.) 60 cents 63 cents
Letters (metered 1 oz.) 57 cents 60 cents
Domestic Postcards 44 cents 48 cents

If you are shipping internationally then a 1-ounce letter mail will increase to $1.45 from $1.40:

International Letters/Postcards Current Prices Changed Prices 2023
International Postcards (1 oz.) $1.40 $1.45
International Letter (1 oz.) $1.40 $1.45

There will be an increase in price on some of the USPS Flat Rate box/envelop options:

Flat Rate Box Current Prices Changed Prices 2023
Medium flat-rate box $17.05 $17.10
Large flat-rate box $22.45 $22.80
APO/FPO large flat-rate box $20.95 $21.20

For certain Flat Rate Envelop/ Box there will be a decrease in price as well:

Flat Rate Envelop/Box Current Prices Changed Prices 2023
Regular flat-rate envelope $9.90 $9.65
Legal flat-rate envelope $10.20 $9.95
Padded flat-rate envelope $10.60 $10.40
Small flat-rate box $10.40 $10.20

The Postal Service is also seeking price adjustments for Special Services products including Certified Mail, Post Office Box rental fees, money order fees, and the cost to purchase insurance when mailing an item.

USPS Price for 2023 on your Online Store

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