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Customer Support Rulings

 
  March 2014

We created Customer Support Rulings (CSRs) to help Postal Service employees and customers use the information in Mailing Standards of the United States Postal Service, Domestic Mail Manual (DMM). The CSRs provide examples of specific mailpieces and an analysis of how our mailing standards are applied.

We publish CSRs when needed; new CSRs are announced in DMM Advisory. We delete or consolidate CSRs as mailing standards change. Below is the complete list of active CSRs.

If you have any questions, please contact your local manager of business mail entry.

 
       
DATESUBJECTRULINGHide SummaryCSR #DMM
March 2014PeriodicalsNominal Rate Subscriptions - Periodicals
This CSR discusses nominal rate subscriptions for publications in the Periodicals general publications category.
PS-132707.6
February 2014PeriodicalsCobundling Multiple Periodicals Publications
This Customer Support Ruling explains when mailers may comail and/or co-palletize Periodicals non-machinable flats that are no more than 3/4 inch thick that weigh over 20 ounces and up to 24 ounces along with Periodicals machinable flats.
PS-325705.11
August 2012Media MailManuals - Media Mail
This CSR discusses the eligibility of manuals at the Media Mail rates of postage.
PS-045173.4
August 2012PeriodicalsRequester Records - Periodicals
This CSR discusses valid requests and the types of records publishers should maintain to support compliance with circulation standards for requester publications.
PS-054707.6.4
August 2012OtherCompany Permit Imprint
This Customer Support Ruling discusses the use of company permit imprint.
PS-342604.5.3
July 2012Priority MailMeasuring Priority Mail Dimensions to Determine Dimensional Weight
This Customer Support Ruling describes the procedure to determine whether a parcel containing selvage is subject to dimensional weight or machinable parcel pricing, eligible for certain preparation options, or is subject to balloon or oversized pricing.
PS-340123.1.4
June 2012Standard MailOptional Pallet Preparation and Labeling for Mailings of Nonmachinable, Nonbarcoded Carrier Route Letters or Flats with In-Home Delivery
This CSR describes optional pallet preparation and labeling requirements that may be used with nonmachinable, nonbarcoded mailings of Standard Mail or Periodicals carrier route letters or flats (saturation, high density or carrier route prices) for which a specific in-home delivery date is requested.
PS-341705.8
May 2012PeriodicalsEnvelopes in Periodicals Publications
This CSR discusses envelopes included in copies of a Periodicals publication.
PS-078707.3.3
February 2012OtherUnopened Parcels
This Customer Support Ruling discusses the procedures when refusing a piece of mail, endorsed 'Return Service Requested' or when any unendorsed piece of mail is opened and the addressee wishes to return the item to the sender without affixing new postage.
PS-177508.1.1.3
February 2012OtherEmbossed Permit Imprints
This CSR discusses the use of embossing techniques on permit imprints.
PS-280604.5.3
February 2012PeriodicalsMobile Barcodes (QR Codes) Printed in Periodicals Publications
This CSR discussses the use of Mobile Barcodes in a Periodicals publication to determine whether it would be considered advertising or nonadvertising content.
PS-338707.3.6
February 2012PeriodicalsSealed See-through Pouches in Periodicals Publications
This CSR discusses perishable matter that may be inserted in copies of a Periodicals publication as unsolicited promotional product samples prepared in completely sealed, sift-proof see-through pouches.
PS-339707.3.3
September 2011Standard MailPallets Containing Simplified Addressed Mailpieces
This Customer Support Ruling discusses the preparation and labeling of pallets of simplified addressed mailpieces, commonly referred to as Every Door Direct Mail (EDDM).
PS-337705.8
April 2011Standard MailIdentification of Nonprofit Standard Mail Matter
This Customer Support Ruling discusses the identification of a nonprofit organization on matter mailed at the Nonprofit Standard Mail (nonprofit) prices.
PS-336703.1.5
August 2010Mixed ClassesRepositionable Notes Application for Destination Delivery Unit Carrier-route Newspapers and Flats
This CSR discusses attaching repositionable notes (RPNs) to newspapers and other flats prepared as Carrier-Route, destination delivery unit entry only mail.
PS-335705.21
September 2009Media MailComputer Readable-Media Eligibility for Media Mail Prices
This CSR discusses the eligibility of computer-readable media at the Media Mail prices.
PS-334243.2.2
June 2009Standard MailCooperative Mail Fundraising Exception
This CSR is a case study in the use of Nonprofit Standard Mail prices when mailing under the 'fundraising exception' to the cooperative mail rule.
PS-333703.1.6
September 2008OtherSmall Flat Odd-Shaped Items in Envelopes at Automation Letter Prices
This CSR describes the preparation of letter-size automation compatible envelopes that contain coins, tokens, or similar small flat odd-shaped items. This ruling does not pertain to items thicker than a U.S. nickel.
PS-328201.3.10
September 2008Standard MailPersonal Information
In this CSR, a case study of a financial institution's mailing clarifies what is considered 'personal information' when determining what may be mailed as Standard Mail and what is required to be mailed as First-Class Mail.
PS-332243.2.2
June 2008Hazardous MaterialsMailing Flammable and Combustible Liquids That Do Not Sustain Combustion
This CSR describes the conditions under which certain flammable and combustible liquids that do not sustain combustion are mailable.
PS-331601.10
April 2008Hazardous MaterialsMailing Compact Fluorescent Lamps
This CSR describes the conditions under which Compact Fluorescent Lamps (CFL), also known as compact fluorescent light bulbs or compact fluorescent tubes, are mailable.
PS-330601.10
March 2010OtherPackaging Books, Bound Printed Matter, and Similar Printed Matter
This CSR clarifies that packaging standards apply to all mailpieces that contain books, Bound Printed Matter (BPM), heavy journals or magazines, and similar items.
PS-329601.3
March 2010OtherPreparing and Labeling Low Volume Pallets
This CSR discusses the preparation and labeling of low volume pallets under limited circumstances.
PS-327705.8.5.3
March 2010PeriodicalsProduction of Printed Sheets - Periodicals
This CSR discusses permissible methods of producing printed sheets for Periodicals publications.
PS-070707.4.5
June 2006PeriodicalsPublications of Institutions and Societies with General Advertising - Periodicals
This Customer Support Ruling discusses the adoption of a resolution to substantiate paid circulation consisting of membership subscriptions for certain publications of institutions and societies that may be authorized to carry general advertising-i.e., advertising that includes other than publisher's advertising only.
PS-071707.6.2
June 2006PeriodicalsAlternative Methods of Substantiating Payments for Subscriptions - Periodicals
This CSR discusses alternative methods used to substantiate the payment for subscriptions by membership organizations.
PS-085707.6.1.2
June 2006PeriodicalsPostage for Periodicals Paid at Other Than Periodicals Rates - Periodicals
This CSR discusses circumstances when rates other than Periodicals postage rates apply for mailing copies of a Periodicals publication.
PS-186707
June 2006PeriodicalsPrivileges of Pending Periodicals Publications
This CSR discusses the privileges a publication pending Periodicals authorization is eligible to receive. It also discusses combined mailings of pending and authorized Periodicals publications
PS-211707.5
May 2006PeriodicalsCirculation Standards for General Publications - Periodicals
This CSR discusses the circulation standards that apply to newspapers and other periodical publications authorized Periodicals mailing privileges under the general publications category.
PS-228707.6.1.2
May 2006PeriodicalsMultilayer Pages in Periodicals Publications - Periodicals
This Customer Support Ruling provides examples of permissible multilayer pages in copies of Periodicals publications.
PS-234707.3.3.1
May 2006PeriodicalsTitles on Editions of Periodicals Publications
This CSR discusses how a Periodicals publication's title may appear when the publication is prepared in multiple editions.
PS-286707.4.12.1
May 2006PeriodicalsAttachments to the Covers of Unbound Periodicals Attachments
This CSR clarifies what material that may be attached to the cover of an unbound Periodicals publication without enclosing the publication in a mailing wrapper.
PS-311707.3.3.8
May 2006PeriodicalsRevenue Deficiencies on Inserts to Periodicals Publications
This CSR discusses the assessment of postage charges for ineligible enclosures in Periodicals publications when the material is detected after acceptance.
PS-313707.3.4.2
May 2006PeriodicalsAttachments to Bound Periodicals Publications - Periodicals
This CSR concerns material that may be attached to the cover of a bound Periodicals publication without enclosing the publication in a mailing wrapper.
PS-326707.3.3.8
January 2006Standard MailState Committee of a Political Party - Nonprofit Standard Mail
This CSR discusses the eligibility of a state committee of a political party to mail at the Nonprofit Standard Mail (nonprofit) rates of postage.
PS-055703.1.6
January 2006Standard MailMaterials Furnished to an Authorized Nonprofit Organization Mailable at the Nonprofit Standard Mail Rates
This CSR discusses materials that were provided to an authorized organization by an outside party or entity that are mailable by the authorized nonprofit organization at the Nonprofit Standard Mail (nonprofit) rates.
PS-120703.1.6
January 2006Standard MailIdentification of Nonprofit Standard Mail Matter (a.k.a. and d.b.a.)
This CSR discusses the identification of a nonprofit organization on matter mailed at the Nonprofit Standard Mail (nonprofit) rates of postage.
PS-124703.1.5
January 2006Standard MailPolitical Action Committee - Nonprofit Standard Mail
This CSR discusses the eligibility of a so-called 'political action committee' of an authorized nonprofit organization to mail at the Nonprofit Standard Mail (nonprofit) rates of postage.
PS-128703.1.3
January 2006Standard Mail'Celebrity' Names on Nonprofit Standard Mail
This CSR discusses eligibility of materials to be mailed at the Nonprofit Standard Mail (nonprofit) rates when the name of a celebrity, politician, or other 'endorser' is shown on the envelope or printed materials being mailed.
PS-140703.1.5
January 2006Standard MailCooperative Mailings
This CSR discusses cooperative mailings and lists factors to consider in the determination of an eligible or ineligible cooperative mailing.
PS-209703.1.6
January 2006Standard MailSpecial-Event Fundraising Mailings - Nonprofit Standard Mail
This CSR discusses the eligibility of special-event fundraising mailings sent at the Nonprofit Standard Mail (nonprofit) rates that show the names or logos of sponsoring organizations.
PS-233703.1.6.3
January 2006Standard MailCharge Card Advertisements - Nonprofit Standard Mail
This CSR discusses the eligibility of a charge card advertisement in copies of a circular mailed to members of an organization at the Nonprofit Standard Mail (nonprofit) rates of postage.
PS-257703.1.6
January 2006Standard MailCharitable Gift Annuities - Nonprofit Standard Mail
This CSR discusses the eligibility of charitable gift annuities (CGA) advertisements in mailings at the Nonprofit Standard Mail (nonprofit) rates of postage.
PS-294703.1.6
January 2006Standard MailTravel Arrangements - Nonprofit Standard Mail
This CSR discusses the eligibility of a travel arrangement advertisement in a mailing at the Nonprofit Standard Mail rates of postage.
PS-298703.1.6.4
January 2006Standard MailMembership Benefits - Nonprofit Standard Mail (Permissible References)
This CSR discusses the eligibility of membership benefits in a mailing at the Nonprofit Standard Mail (nonprofit) rates of postage.
PS-299703.1.6.7
January 2006Standard MailMembership Benefits - Labor Unions and Similar Organizations (Permissible References)
This CSR discusses the eligibility of membership benefits for labor unions and similar organizations in a mailing at the Nonprofit Standard Mail (nonprofit) rates of postage.
PS-304703.1.6.7
January 2006Standard MailTravel Arrangements - Recreational or Religious Event
This CSR discusses the eligibility of a travel arrangement advertisement for a recreational or religious event in a mailing at the Nonprofit Standard Mail (nonprofit) rates of postage.
PS-305703.1.6.4
January 2006Standard MailMaterials Mailed by Voting Registration Officials - Nonprofit Standard Mail
This CSR discusses the acceptance of materials mailed by voting registration officials at Nonprofit Standard Mail (nonprofit) rates.
PS-310703.1.3.3
January 2006Standard MailAuthorization to Mail at Nonprofit Rates for Affiliated (Umbrella) Organizations
This CSR discusses the eligibility of an organization authorized to mail at the Nonprofit Standard Mail rates to enter mail on behalf of an integral department of the organization at those rates.
PS-314703.1.6
September 2005PeriodicalsFragrance and Cosmetic Advertisements in Periodicals Publications
This CSR discusses the proper preparation of fragrance and cosmetic advertisements designed to be included in copies of bound publications mailed at the Periodicals rates.
PS-273601.11.15
September 2005OtherSplit Bundles of Flat-Size and Irregular Parcel Mailpieces
This CSR discusses balancing (or leveling) of bundles for those limited situations in which the pieces that would ordinarily constitute the 'last bundle' for a presort destination are less than the minimum amount required for the destination.
PS-308705.8.9.4
June 2005Standard MailDonation Solicitation
This CSR will discuss whether 'personal information' present in the mailpiece of an organization authorized to mail at the Nonprofit Standard Mail rates causes the piece to be ineligible for Standard Mail rates.
PS-262243.2.2
June 2005Standard MailPoints Programs
In this CSR, a case study clarifies whether certain 'personal information' present in the mailpiece of a 'points program' mailing is part of an 'explicit' advertisement where all of the personal information is 'directly related' to the advertisement and the 'exclusive' purpose for including the personal information is in support of the advertisement.
PS-275243.2.2
June 2005Standard MailAdvertising for Services
In this CSR a determination will be made as to whether certain 'personal' information present in the mailpiece is part of an 'explicit' advertisement where all of the personal information is 'directly related' to the advertisement and the 'exclusive' purpose for including the personal information is in support of the advertisement.
PS-318343.2.2
June 2005First-Class MailAnnual Mailings by Credit Card Issuers Organizing All Account Transactions
In this CSR, a case study clarifies whether certain 'personal information' present in the mailpiece of a credit card issuer's mailing is part of an 'explicit' advertisement where all of the personal information is 'directly related' to the advertisement and the 'exclusive' purpose for including the personal information is to support the advertisement.
PS-321233.2.3
June 2005First-Class MailDonation Solicitation/Previous Donation Receipt
This CSR discusses whether 'personal information' in the mailpiece of an organization authorized to mail at the Nonprofit Standard Mail rates causes the piece to be ineligible for Standard Mail rates.
PS-322233.2
May 2005Standard MailComputer-Prepared Mailpieces Entered by Authorized Nonprofit Mailers
This CSR discusses whether 'personal information' present in the mailpiece of an organization authorized to mail at Nonprofit Standard Mail rates causes the piece to be ineligible for Standard Mail rates.
PS-323243.2.2
May 2005Standard MailPersonal Information in 'Advocacy' Mailings Entered at Standard Mail Rates
This CSR discusses whether 'personal information' in an 'advocacy' mailpiece causes the piece to be ineligible for entry as Standard Mail.
PS-324243.2.2
March 2005Standard MailWritten Additions
This CSR discusses whether a mailpiece that bears a handwritten addition may be mailed as Standard Mail, rather than at First-Class Mail or Express Mail rates.
PS-006243.2.6
February 2005First-Class MailOld Letters
This CSR discusses whether the age of documents affects their status as handwritten or typewritten matter that is mailable only at First-Class Mail or Express Mail rates.
PS-091133.3.4
February 2005Standard MailACME Trading Company Catalog - 'Keycode' and 'Customer Number'
This CSR discusses whether certain information inserted into a mailpiece by computer constitutes 'personal information' within the meaning of postal standards governing what may be mailed as Standard Mail and what must be mailed as First-Class Mail.
PS-159343.2.2
January 2005Standard MailPay to Bearer Checks
In this CSR a determination will be made as to whether a 'check' is 'personal' information and mailable only at First-Class Mail or Express Mail rates.
PS-026243.2
January 2005First-Class MailChecks
In this CSR a determination will be made as to whether a 'check' is considered 'personal information' and mailable only at First-Class Mail or Express Mail rates.
PS-319233.2.3
January 2005Standard MailHybrid Coupon/Checks
In this CSR, a determination will be made as to whether a 'check,' while present in a mailpiece, is 'personal' information mailable only as First-Class Mail or at Express Mail rates.
PS-320243.2
December 2004Standard MailRenewal Notices
In this CSR, a determination will be made as to whether a mailpiece containing 'personal' information is eligible as Standard Mail.
PS-238243.2.2
December 2004Standard MailCustomer Markings
In this CSR, a question is raised as to whether certain information is considered 'personal' information for the purpose of classifying mail.
PS-317243.2
February 2004PeriodicalsAgents for Foreign Periodicals Publications
This CSR discusses the 'agents' who perform services on behalf of foreign publishers seeking Periodicals privileges for the purpose of mailing copies of foreign publications.
PS-316707.6.5
January 2004First-Class MailSealing of Double Post Cards
This CSR discusses the standards for sealing a double postcard at the card rate.
PS-315201.1.2
May 2003AddressingOccupant Addresses
This CSR discusses the use of addressee designators on mailpieces using the occupant address or simplified address format.
PS-048602.3
March 2003Mixed ClassesPeriodicals Publications with Printed Standard Mail Enclosures
This CSR discusses the standard for enclosing printed Standard Mail enclosures in a Periodicals publication.
PS-306703.9.3
March 2010Standard MailStandard Parcels
This CSR determines when mailers may enter Standard Mail (STD) parcels at Destination Delivery Units (DDUs) and claim the 3/5 Presorted rate and the Destination Bulk Mail Center (DBMC) discount.
PS-312440
March 2002Standard MailLotteries - Raffles
This CSR discusses the eligibility of lottery advertisements by authorized nonprofit organizations.
PS-307601.13.3
July 2001Mixed ClassesDetermining the Classification of Mail: Host Piece Test
This CSR discusses the use of the 'host piece test' when combining different classes of mail within a mailpiece.
PS-303703.9
April 2001Extra ServicesReturn Receipt for Merchandise (RRM) Service for Documents
This CSR discusses the documents that are eligible to be mailed with return receipt for merchandise service.
PS-288503.8.2.2
April 2001AddressingDelivery Stop Information Updates for Simplified Address Periodicals, Standard Mail, and BPM
This CSR discusses the delivery stop information update requirements for Periodicals, Standard Mail, and Bound Printed Matter (BPM) carrier route/Enhanced Carrier Route rate mailings using the simplified address format.
PS-300602.3.2
March 2001OtherMailer Endorsements
This CSR explains what happens when a mailer uses an endorsement for forwarding and return address correction service(s), but then refuses to pay the fee for the service rendered.
PS-142507.1.5
March 2001Extra ServicesInsured Mail
This CSR discusses insured mail and the payment of claims.
PS-171503.4
March 2001First-Class MailPostcard Rate
This CSR discusses the standards for mailing a postcard at the card rate.
PS-189101.6.3
March 2001Media MailBooks and Charts - Media Mail
This CSR is a case study of a prototype mailpiece containing books and charts that a postal customer wants to mail at the Media Mail rates of postage.
PS-213473.2
March 2001First-Class MailStock Certificates
This CSR discusses whether 'stock certificates' filled out in handwriting or typewriting are considered handwritten or typewritten matter that is mailable only at First-Class Mail or Express Mail rates.
PS-222233.2.4
March 2001PeriodicalsSimplified Form of Address and Exceptional Address Format - Periodicals
This CSR discusses the use of the simplified and exceptional address formats on copies of a Periodicals publication.
PS-223707.6.2
March 2001Bound Printed MatterCalendars - Bound Printed Matter
This CSR discusses the eligibility of calendars as Bound Printed Matter (BPM).
PS-232463.3.1
March 2001Media MailAtlas - Media Mail
This CSR discusses the eligibility of maps in books at the Media Mail rates of postage.
PS-236473.2.2
March 2010Standard MailRefund - Return of Presorted Standard Mail
This CSR discusses a request for a refund of postage on mail recalled by a customer prior to delivery.
PS-260604.9
March 2001Extra ServicesInsurance for Airline Tickets
This CSR discusses the availability of postal insurance for airline tickets.
PS-287503.4
March 2010Standard MailMultiple Entry Discounts in a Single Mailing - Standard Mail
This CSR discusses how a single mailing can be eligible to receive multiple entry discounts.
PS-295246.2.2
February 2001PeriodicalsMeasurement of Advertising Matter
This CSR discusses the methods that can be used to measure the advertising portion of a Periodicals publication.
PS-012707.17.5.2
January 2001Media MailLoose Leaf Pages - Media Mail
This CSR discusses the eligibility of loose-leaf pages as books at the Media Mail rates of postage.
PS-010473.2
January 2001Media MailObjective Test Materials - Media Mail
This CSR discusses the eligibility of objective test materials at the Media Mail rates of postage.
PS-017473.2.2
January 2001Media MailManuscripts - Media Mail
This CSR discusses the eligibility of manuscripts at the Media Mail rates of postage.
PS-018473.2.2
January 2001First-Class MailPostcard Size Pieces Bearing Attachments
This CSR discusses whether a postcard mailed at the card rate may bear an attachment.
PS-020201.1.2
January 2001Library MailLibraries
This CSR provides a definition of 'libraries' as stated in the Domestic Mail Manual.
PS-022483
January 2001First-Class MailSealed Envelopes
This CSR determines the rate of postage required on a sealed envelope enclosed in a mailpiece.
PS-044343.3.2.3
January 2001PeriodicalsAdvertising Matter - Periodicals
This CSR provides a definition of advertising matter in a Periodicals publication.
PS-047707.4.13.1
January 2001Media MailBooks - Media Mail
This CSR discusses the eligibility of books at the Media Mail rates of postage.
PS-064473.2.2
January 2001PeriodicalsIn-County Rates - Periodicals
This CSR discusses the standards for mailing subscriber and nonsubscriber copies at the In-County rates of postage.
PS-069707.11.3
January 2001Media MailBook Advertisements - Media Mail
This CSR discusses advertisements in books mailed at the Media Mail rates of postage.
PS-072473.2.2
January 2001PeriodicalsReentry and Additional Entry Fees - Periodicals
This CSR discusses reentry and additional entry fees when the geographic area of an authorized entry is modified.
PS-076707.9
January 2001Package ServicesSealing of Package Services Matter
This CSR discusses the sealing of matter mailed at the Package Services rates of postage.
PS-100453.2.4
January 2001Media MailMotor Common Carrier Tariffs - Media Mail
This CSR discusses the eligibility of motor common carrier tariffs at the Media Mail rates of postage.
PS-102473.2.2
January 2001Media MailCopyright Material - Media Mail
This CSR discusses the eligibility of copyright material at the Media Mail rates of postage.
PS-109173.3.2
January 2001Library MailScientific Instruments - Library Mail
This CSR discusses the eligibility of scientific instruments at the Library Mail rates of postage.
PS-112483.2.4
January 2001PeriodicalsNonsubscriber Copies - In-County Rates
This CSR discusses the standards for mailing nonsubscriber copies at the In-County rates.
PS-122707.7.9.3
July 1997Standard MailDocumentation to Support ECR Mailings Prepared in Walk Sequence using CDS
This CSR pertains to documentation submitted to support Enhanced Carrier Route (ECR) Standard Mail rate mailings prepared in walk sequence using the Postal Service's Computerized Delivery Sequence (CDS) product.
PS-293708.3.5
October 1996First-Class MailDouble Post Cards
This CSR discusses the standards for mailing a double postcard at the card rate.
PS-005201.1.2.8
October 1996PeriodicalsRequester Subscription with Premium Offers
This CSR discusses the eligibility of a request for a Periodicals publication that was induced by a premium offer.
PS-009707.6.4.2
October 1996Free MatterFree Matter for the Blind or Other Physically Handicapped Persons - Extra Services
This CSR discusses the use of extra services when mailing material as Free Matter for the Blind and Other Physically Handicapped Persons.
PS-013703.5
October 1996Free MatterMaterials Mailable as Free Matter for the Blind or Handicapped
This CSR discusses material that is eligible to be mailed as Free Matter for the Blind and Other Physically Handicapped Persons.
PS-014703.5
October 1996Free MatterUnsealed Letters and Other Items Mailable as Free Matter for the Blind or Handicapped
This CSR discusses requirements for material mailable as Free Matter for the Blind and Other Physically Handicapped Persons.
PS-015703.5.3.1
October 1996Free MatterCartons Used for the Conveyance of Free Matter for the Blind or Handicapped
This CSR provides a determination on the mailability of shipping cartons as Free Matter for the Blind and Other Physically Handicapped Persons.
PS-016703.5.2.1
October 1996AddressingSimplified Address - Governmental Bodies and Organizations
This CSR discusses the use of the simplified address format for government organizations that also qualify for Nonprofit Standard Mail rates.
PS-032602.3.2
October 1996PeriodicalsReader Service Cards - Periodicals
This CSR discusses the classification of a reader service card enclosed in a Periodicals publication.
PS-034707.3.3.4
October 1996Free MatterMinimum Type Size - Free Matter for the Blind or Handicapped
This CSR discusses the minimum type size for material mailable as Free Matter for the Blind and Other Physically Handicapped Persons.
PS-046703.5
October 1996AddressingAdvertising on Detached Address Labels
This CSR discusses the placement of advertising on detached address labels.
PS-049602.4.2
October 1996PeriodicalsFiling Monthly Postage Statements - Periodicals
This CSR discusses the standards for newspapers authorized to use a monthly postage statement.
PS-063707.17.5
October 1996Business Reply MailBusiness Reply Mail Cards, Envelopes and Labels
This CSR discusses the improper use of Business Reply Mail cards, envelopes, and labels.
PS-086507.9
October 1996PeriodicalsAdvertisements Printed on Plastic Wrappers - Periodicals
This CSR discusses advertisements that are printed on wrappers covering individual copies of a Periodicals publication.
PS-104707.3.3
October 1996Hazardous MaterialsMailability of Live Animals
This CSR discusses the mailability of live animals.
PS-106601.9.3
October 1996Free MatterLibrary Order Forms - Free Matter for the Blind or Handicapped
This CSR provides a determination on the mailability of library order forms as Free Matter for the Blind and Other Physically Handicapped Persons.
PS-108703.5
October 1996PeriodicalsSimilar Newspapers or Other Publications - Periodicals
This CSR discusses the eligibility of mailing similar copies of newspapers or other publications under different permits.
PS-141707.6
October 1996PeriodicalsPage Headings - Periodicals
This CSR discusses the rate of postage charged for page headings.
PS-143707.4.13
October 1996PeriodicalsPages and Advertising Content of Requester Copies
This CSR discusses the page and advertising standards required for a requester publication.
PS-147707.6.4.1
October 1996PeriodicalsExpired Subscriptions - Periodicals
This CSR discusses the eligibility of expired subscriptions of a general publication.
PS-153707.7.6
October 1996OtherUnauthorized Endorsements
This CSR discusses the use of unauthorized endorsements.
PS-178507.1.5.3
October 1996Free MatterTranscribers - Free Matter for the Blind or Handicapped
This CSR discusses the provisions for transcribers and typists to mail material as Free Matter for the Blind and Other Physically Handicapped Persons.
PS-194703.5.2.1
October 1996OtherMail Addressed to Prisoners
This CSR discusses mail addressed to inmates or prisoners, including forwarding and undeliverable items.
PS-206507.1.4.1
October 1996OtherPrecanceled and Unprecanceled Stamps
This CSR discusses the use of precanceled and unprecanceled stamps to pay for regular postage and fees.
PS-225604.1.2
October 1996PeriodicalsQuestionnaires/Order Forms - Periodicals
This CSR discusses whether a questionnaire may be considered matter related exclusively to a subscription or a request for a Periodicals publication.
PS-239707.3.3
October 1996PeriodicalsAdvertising in Periodicals Issues
This CSR discusses the advertising content of an issue of a general or requester publication prepared in editions.
PS-241707.6
October 1996PeriodicalsVerification of Circulation
This CSR discusses a procedure to assist in the verification of records for publications with large circulations.
PS-248707.8
October 1996PeriodicalsQuestionnaires/Reader's Profile - Periodicals
This CSR discusses whether a 'reader profile' questionnaire is considered advertising or nonadvertising matter.
PS-250707.4.13
October 1996PeriodicalsAdvertiser Index Page - Periodicals
This CSR discusses whether an advertiser index page is considered advertising or nonadvertising matter.
PS-251707.4.13
October 1996Free MatterUnsealed Letters Sent by Blind or Other Handicapped Persons
This CSR discusses the requirements for unsealed letters sent by blind or other handicapped persons.
PS-254703.5
October 1996AddressingSaturation Requirements for Detached Address Label Mailings
This CSR discusses detached address labels and the saturation requirements for Periodicals and Standard Mail flats.
PS-276602.4.1.2
October 1996Free MatterSubscription Order Forms - Free Matter for the Blind
This CSR provides a determination on the mailability of a Periodicals subscription order form as Free Matter for the Blind and Other Physically Handicapped Persons.
PS-277703.5
October 1996PeriodicalsClassroom Rate Publications
This CSR discusses the factors used to determine if a publication qualifies for classroom rates.
PS-278707.10.4.2
October 1996PeriodicalsKnown Office of Publication Change Within Same Jurisdiction or Ownership Change
This CSR discusses a change in a publisher's known office of publication when it remains within the jurisdiction of the same original entry post office. It also discusses a change in ownership of a Periodicals publication.
PS-285707.9.1.2
May 1995OtherTorn Postage Stamps
This CSR discusses the operational impact of torn postage stamps, and replacement procedures.
PS-281604.1.3
July 1993First-Class MailComputer Prepared Mortgage Payment Cards
This CSR shows whether a computer-prepared mortgage payment card is considered a bill or statement of account that is mailable only at First-Class Mail or Express Mail rates, rather than as Standard Mail.
PS-031233.2.2
July 1993Free MatterForwarding of Mail Marked as Free Matter for the Blind or Handicapped
This CSR discusses forwarding of mail marked as Free Matter for the Blind or Handicapped.
PS-041703.5
July 1993OtherUnited States Postage Stamps
This CSR discusses the use of postage stamps with advertising stickers in an advertising campaign.
PS-081604.1.4
July 1993Free MatterEligibility of Blind or Other Handicapped Persons
This CSR defines persons who are eligible for Free Matter for the Blind and Other Physically Handicapped Persons mailing privileges.
PS-107703.5
July 1993First-Class MailAlumni Records - Computer Generated
This CSR determines whether a computer-generated 'alumni record' contains 'personal information' and is mailable only at First-Class Mail or Express Mail rates.
PS-154233.2.3
July 1993First-Class MailInterest Statements
This CSR determines whether two computer-generated 'interest statements' contain 'personal information' and are mailable only at First-Class Mail or Express Mail rates.
PS-210233.2.3
July 1993First-Class MailIdentification Cards
This CSR determines whether computer-generated 'identification cards' contain 'personal information' and are mailable only at First-Class Mail or Express Mail rates.
PS-227233.2.3
July 1993First-Class MailBirth Registration Notification Forms
This CSR determines whether computer-generated 'notification of birth registration forms' contain 'personal information' and are mailable only at First-Class Mail or Express Mail rates.
PS-235233.2.3
July 1993Business Reply MailBusiness Reply Mail
This CSR discusses why Business Reply Mail is not eligible to be sent as Certified Mail.
PS-243507.9.4.3
July 1993Express MailExpress Mail Reship Service
This CSR discusses Express Mail Reship Service and the collection of caller service fees for services rendered under this program.
PS-264507.6.6
July 1988First-Class MailDrivers' Licenses, Motor Vehicle Registrations, and Titles
This CSR determines whether a driver's license, motor vehicle registration, and title contain 'personal information' and are mailable only at First-Class Mail or Express Mail rates.
PS-160233.2.3
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