DMM TOC > 100 Retail Letters, Cards, Flats, and Parcels > 120 Priority Mail|
[1-18-09] Priority Mail weighing 13 ounces or less may be deposited into any collection box, mail chute, or mail receptacle or at any place where mail is accepted if the full required postage is paid with adhesive stamps. Metered mail must be deposited in locations under the jurisdiction of the licensing Post Office, except as permitted under 604.4.0, Postage Meters and PC Postage Products ("Postage Evidencing Systems").
Priority Mail weighing more than 13 ounces must be presented at a Post Office retail counter if postage is paid with adhesive stamps. The sender may be required to provide identification before the mail is accepted by the USPS. Such mail may be presented by a sender known to the postal carrier at the sender's residence or place of business. Priority Mail weighing more than 13 ounces and not complying with the requirements of this section is returned to the sender for proper deposit.