Quick Service Guide 707b
Periodicals Nonprofit, Classroom, and Science-of-Agriculture
Rates and Fees (707.1.0)
Application for Periodicals authorization $500.00
Additional entry application 75.00
Reentry fee 55.00
No additional fee to mail at a Preferred Periodicals rate.
Rates include piece charges, pound rates (advertising and nonadvertising), Outside-County bundle and container charges, and applicable discounts.
The Preferred rate discount applies to Outside-County postage, excluding the postage for advertising pounds, for Nonprofit, Science-of-Agriculture, and Classroom rate publications; In-County rates apply to all eligible in-county copies (707.11.3).
Apply the Outside-County bundle and container rates as follows:
— For bundles placed directly on pallets, mailers pay the container rate for each pallet.
— For trays or sacks on pallets, mailers pay the container rate for each tray or sack, and not for the pallets. The container rate for each tray or sack is based on the tray or sack level and where the pallet is entered.
Available for publications authorized under specific standards for Nonprofit, Classroom (707.10.0), or Science-of-Agriculture (707.11.0) rates. These standards are in addition to the criteria in Quick Service Guide 707a.
See Quick Service Guide 707a for basic eligibility standards.
Application form required (707.5.1).
Nonprofit standards: the publication must be issued by and in the interest of a religious, educational, scientific, philanthropic, agricultural, labor, veterans', or fraternal organization not organized for profit and none of whose net income benefits a private stockholder or individual (707.10.0). Also generally eligible (regardless of the nonprofit status of the publishing organization) are:
Classroom: publication must be designed for educational, religious, or scientific use in school classrooms or religious instruction classes.
Science-of-Agriculture: rates apply to outside-county copies of an authorized Periodicals publication mailed by a publisher or news agent when the total copies provided during any 12-month period to subscribers residing in rural areas are at least 70% of the total number of copies distributed by any means for any purpose.
Identification: title on cover and identification statement (707.4.11).
Postage statement: Form 3541, Periodicals One Issue or One Edition, or approved facsimile.
Advance deposit account(s) at original and each additional entry post office, unless authorized under Centralized Postage Payment (CPP) (707.16.5).
Enter and Deposit (707.29.0)
Deposit only at authorized original and additional entry post office(s), unless authorized exceptional dispatch under 707.29.4.