Rates and Fees (707.1.5)
Rates include addressed piece charge, pound rates (advertising and nonadvertising), and applicable discounts; factors include place of mailing, destination, presort, etc.
Basic, 3-digit, 5-digit, and carrier route rates are available; Outside-County rates apply per 707.11;
In-County rates apply to all eligible in-county copies of other than requester publications. The Preferred rate discount is available under 707.10; see reverse.
Eligibility Standards (707.4)
Application form required (707.5.1).
Authorization: Periodicals entry in one of these five categories (707.6):
Records: maintained by publisher to support application and confirm eligibility for entry at Periodicals rates; specific standards by category.
Additional standards: circulation, documentation, advertising limits, and other conditions that vary by category.
Limits apply to nonsubscriber/nonrequester distribution for general and requester publications.
Identification: title, identification statement (707.4.11).
Supplements, enclosures, additions, parts, sections, and editions are permitted under applicable standards.
Additional documentation and separate postage statement required for mailings combining more than one edition or publication.
Limitations apply to advertising percentage and mailpiece components (e.g., independent printed matter and products are not permitted in a publication at Periodicals rates).
The simplified and exceptional address formats are prohibited on Periodicals publications intended to count as subcriber or requester copies (602.3.1.2).
Advance deposit account(s) at original and each additional entry post office, unless authorized under Centralized Postage Payment (CPP) (707.16.5).
For the specific DMM standards applicable to this category of mail, consult the DMM sections referenced above and the general sections within each DMM module.