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1.0 Deposit

1.1 Pieces Weighing 13 Ounces or Less

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”).

1.2 Pieces Weighing More than 13 Ounces

Priority Mail weighing more than 13 ounces bearing only postage stamps as postage may not be deposited into a collection box, Postal Service lobby drop, Automated Postal Center (APC) drop, Postal Service dock, customer mailbox, or other unattended location. These mailpieces are also precluded from pickup service. The sender must present such items to an employee at a retail service counter in a Postal Service facility. Improperly presented items will be returned to the sender for proper entry and acceptance.

1.3 Returns

[11-7-11] USPS Priority Mail Return Service, retail option is available either via an Automated Postal Center (APC) transaction or at a retail window with Point of Service (POS) One capability. The Postal Service will apply a tracking barcode to these pieces and provide tracking information, including confirmation of delivery.

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2.0 Pickup on Demand Service

2.1 Availability

Priority Mail Pickup on Demand service is available from designated Post Offices.