Contents Index

 

 

R900 Services

1.0 Address Correction Service (F030)

For all classes of mail:

a. Manual notice, each: $0.70.

b. Electronic notice, each: $0.20.

2.0 Address Sequencing Service (A920)

2.1Basic Service

Each card or address removed because of an incorrect or undeliverable address: $0.30.

2.2Blanks for Missing Addresses

Each card or address removed because of an incorrect or undeliverable address: $0.30.

Insertion of each blank card for missing or new address: no charge.

2.3Missing or New Addresses Added

Insertion of each addressed card for missing or new address: $0.30.

3.0 Bulk Parcel Return Service (BPRS) (S924)

3.1Permit Fee

Annual permit fee: $150.00.

3.2Accounting Fee

Annual accounting fee: $475.00.

3.3Per Piece Charge

For each piece returned, regardless of weight: $1.80.

4.0 BUSINESS REPLY MAIL (BRM) (S922)

4.1Basic BRM

Annual permit fee: $150.00.

Per piece fee (in addition to the applicable First-Class Mail or Priority Mail postage (R100)): $0.60.

4.2High-Volume BRM

Annual permit fee: $150.00.

Annual accounting fee (for advanced deposit account): $475.00.

Per piece fee (in addition to the applicable First-Class Mail or Priority Mail postage (R100)): $0.10.

4.3Basic Qualified BRM

Annual permit fee: $150.00.

Annual accounting fee (for advanced deposit account): $475.00.

Per piece fee (in addition to the automation First-Class Mail QBRM postage (R100.3.0)): $0.06.

4.4High-Volume Qualified BRM

Annual permit fee: $150.00.

Annual accounting fee (for advanced deposit account): $475.00.

Quarterly fee: $1,800.00.

Per piece fee (in addition to the automation First-Class Mail QBRM postage (R100.3.0)): $0.008.

4.5Bulk Weight Averaged Nonletter-Size BRM

Annual permit fee: $150.00.

Annual accounting fee (for advanced deposit account): $475.00.

Monthly maintenance fee: $750.00.

Per piece fee (in addition to the applicable First-Class Mail or Priority Mail postage (R100)): $0.01.

5.0 Caller Service (D920)

Fees are charged as follows:

a. For each separation provided, per semiannual period (all post offices): $412.00.

b. For each reserved call number, per calendar year (all post offices): $32.00.

6.0 Certificate of Mailing (S914)

6.1Individual

Fee, in addition to postage:

a. For each piece (Form 3817): $0.90.

b. For each piece listed (Form 3877): $0.30 (minimum charge $0.90).

c. For duplicate copy of Form 3817 or Form 3877, per page: $0.90.

6.2Bulk

Fee, in addition to postage:

a. For first 1,000 pieces or fraction thereof (Form 3606): $4.50.

b. For each additional 1,000 pieces or fraction thereof (Form 3606): $0.50.

c. For duplicate copy of Form 3606, per page: $0.90.

7.0 CERTIFIED MAIL (S912)

Fee, in addition to postage and other fees, per piece: $2.30.

8.0 Collect on Delivery (COD) (S921)

Fee, in addition to postage and other fees, per piece:

Amount to be collected or insurance coverage desired, whichever is higher1 Fee
$0.01 to 50.00 $4.50
50.01 to 100.00 5.50
100.01 to 200.00 6.50
200.01 to 300.00 7.50
300.01 to 400.00 8.50
400.01 to 500.00 9.50
500.01 to 600.00 10.50
600.01 to 700.00 11.50
700.01 to 800.00 12.50
800.01 to 900.00 13.50
900.01 to 1,000.00 14.50
Notice of nondelivery 3.00
Alteration of COD charges or designation of new addressee 3.00
Registered COD2 4.00
  1. For Express Mail COD shipments of $100 or less, the COD fee charged is based on the amount to be collected.
  2. Fee for registered COD, regardless of amount to be collected or insurance value.

9.0 [9-22-02] CONFIRM (S941)

Fee, in addition to postage and other fees:

Subscription
Level
Subscription Fee
and Term
Additional ID Code Fee and Term Additional Scans Fee and Number
Silver $2,000
3 months
$500 each
3 months
$500
block of 2 million scans
Gold $4,500
12 months
$500 each
3 months
$750
block of 6 million scans
Platinum $10,000
12 months
$500 each
3 months
N/A

10.0 Delivery Confirmation (S918)

Fee, in addition to postage and other fees, per piece:

Type Fee
First-Class Mail1
Electronic $0.13
Retail 0.55
Priority Mail
Electronic 0.00
Retail 0.45
Standard Mail2
Electronic 0.13
Parcel Select1
Electronic 0.00
Other Package Services1
Electronic 0.13
Retail 0.55
  1. Available only for parcels.
  2. Available only for pieces subject to the residual shape surcharge.

11.0 Express Mail Insurance (S500)

Fee, in addition to postage and other fees:

a. For amount of merchandise insurance liability:

Insurance Coverage Desired Fee
$ 0.01 to $ 100.00 $0.00
100.01 to 5,000.00 1.00
per $100 or fraction thereof over $100 in
desired coverage
Express Mail merchandise maximum coverage: $5,000.00.

b. Document reconstruction maximum liability: $100.00.

12.0 INSURance (S913)

Fee, in addition to postage and other fees, for merchandise insurance liability, per piece:

Insurance Coverage Desired Fee Bulk Insurance Fee
$ 0.01 to $ 50.001 $1.30 $0.70
50.01 to 100.002 2.20 1.40
100.01 to 200.00 3.20 2.40
200.01 to 300.00 4.20 3.40
300.01 to 400.00 5.20 4.40
400.01 to 500.00 6.20 5.40
500.01 to 600.00 7.20 6.40
600.01 to 700.00 8.20 7.40
700.01 to 800.00 9.20 8.40
800.01 to 900.00 10.20 9.40
900.01 to 1,000.00 11.20 10.40
1,000.01 to 5,000.00 11.20 plus
$1.00 per $100 or fraction thereof over $1,000 in desired coverage
10.40 plus
$1.00 per $100 or fraction thereof over $1,000 in desired coverage
Insured mail maximum coverage: $5,000.00.
  1. For merchandise insured for $50 or less, Form 3813 is used with an elliptical insured marking (no insured number is assigned).
  2. For merchandise insured for more than $50, Form 3813-P is used with an insured number.

13.0 MAILING LIST SERVICE (A910)

13.1List Correction

Minimum charge per list (30 items): $9.00.

For each address on list: $0.30.

13.25-Digit ZIP Code Sortation

For sortation of mailing lists on cards into groups labeled by 5-digit ZIP Code, per 1,000 addresses or fraction: $100.00.

13.3Election Boards

For address changes provided to election boards and voter registration commissions, per Form 3575: $0.27.

14.0 MERCHANDISE RETURN SERVICE (S923)

14.1Permit Fee

Annual permit fee: $150.00.

14.2Accounting Fee

Annual accounting fee (for advance deposit account): $475.00.

15.0 METER SERVICE (P030)

Fees for on-site meter service:

a. Meter service (per employee, per visit): $35.00.

b. Meters reset/examined (per meter): $5.00.

c. Checking meters in/out of service (per meter; fee does not apply to secured postage meters that use a USPS-approved automated process for checking in and out): $4.00.

16.0 MONEY ORDERs (S020)

Fee, each:

a. Domestic money order:

Amount Desired Fee
$ 0.01 to $ 500.00 $0.90
500.01 to 1,000.00 1.25

b. APO/FPO money order ($0.01 to $1,000.00): $0.25.

c. Inquiry (includes the issuance of a copy of a paid money order): $3.00.

17.0 PARCEL AIRLIFT (PAL) (S930)

Fee, in addition to postage and other fees, per piece:

Weight Not More Than (pounds) Fee
2 $0.45
3 0.85
4 1.25
30 1.70

18.0 PERMIT IMPRINT (P040)

Application fee: $150.00.

19.0 PICKUP Service (D010)

Available for Express Mail, Priority Mail, and Parcel Post, per pickup: $12.50.

20.0 POST OFFICE BOX SERVICE (D910)

For service provided:

a. Deposit per key issued: $1.00.

b. Additional keys, key duplication, or replacement, each: $4.40.

c. Post office box lock replacement, each: $11.00.

d. Box fee per semiannual (6-month) period:

  Box Size and Fee
Fee Group 1 2 3 4 5
1 $35.00 $50.00 $100.00 $205.00 $330.00
2 29.00 45.00 80.00 170.00 315.00
3 24.00 38.00 68.00 118.00 209.00
4 19.00 34.00 63.00 110.00 175.00
5 13.00 22.00 34.00 65.00 125.00
6 12.00 18.00 33.00 60.00 97.00
7 9.00 13.00 23.00 40.00 70.00
E1 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  1. A customer ineligible for carrier delivery service may obtain one post office box at the Group E fee, subject to administrative decisions regarding customer's proximity to post office (see D910).

21.0 REGISTERED MAIL (S911)

Fees and charges are in addition to postage:

Declared Value1 Fee Handling Charge
$0.00 $7.50
$0.01 to $100.00 $8.00
100.01 to 500.00 8.85
500.01 to 1,000.00 9.70
1,000.01 to 2,000.00 10.55
2,000.01 to 3,000.00 11.40
3,000.01 to 4,000.00 12.25
4,000.01 to 5,000.00 13.10
5,000.01 to 6,000.00 13.95
6,000.01 to 7,000.00 14.80
7,000.01 to 8,000.00 15.65
8,000.01 to 9,000.00 16.50
9,000.01 to 10,000.00 17.35
10,000.01 to 25,000.00 $17.35 plus
85 cents per $1,000 or
fraction over $10,000
$25,000.01 to $1,000,000.00 $30.10 plus
85 cents for each $1,000 (or fraction thereof) over $25,000
1,000,000.01 to 15,000,000.00 858.85 plus
85 cents for each $1,000 (or fraction thereof) over $1,000,000
15,000,000.01 + 12,758.85 plus
amount determined
by the Postal Service based on weight, space, and value
Maximum coverage: $25,000.00.
  1. Articles with a declared value of more than $25,000 can be registered, but compensation for loss or damage is limited to $25,000.

22.0 RESTRICTED DELIVERY (S916)

Fee, in addition to postage and other fees, per piece: $3.50.

23.0 RETURN RECEIPT (S915)

Fee, in addition to postage and other fees, per piece:

Type Fee
Requested at time of mailing $1.75
Requested after mailing 3.25

24.0 RETURN RECEIPT FOR MERCHANDISE (S917)

Fee, in addition to postage and other fees, per piece: $3.00.

25.0 Shipper Paid Forwarding (F010)

Annual accounting fee for (optional) advance deposit account: $475.00.

26.0 Signature Confirmation (S919)

Available for First-Class Mail parcels, Priority Mail, and Package Services parcels. Fee, in addition to postage and other fees, per piece:

Type Fee
Electronic $1.30
Retail 1.80

 

27.0 SPECIAL HANDLING (S930)

Fee, in addition to postage and other fees, per piece:

Weight
(pounds)
Fee
Up to 10 $5.95
Over 10 8.25

 

 

DMM Issue 58 (8-10-03)