MDP Participant Guide March 2018
Download the PDF version of the Mail Design Professional Participant Guide
Folded Self-Mailer Reference Guide
Download the PDF version of this excellent resource
USPS Service Alerts
Obtain the latest news on business, residential and international service availability at the USPS Service Alerts page.
Customer Support Rulings
Customer Support Rulings (CSRs) 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.
The Advisory keeps you informed about mailing issues that are important to your business. You will find updates to our mailing standards and prices, information about our Web tools, and helpful reminders about mailing issues.
Federal Register Notices
Current list of the Federal Register notices filed by the Mailing Standards Department of the United States Postal Service
USPS National News
USPS press releases.
USPS Illinois News
Statewide USPS press releases for Illinois.
Mailing & Shipping
Facts and figures about your Postal Service.
Our troops work hard for us overseas. Far from home, few things brighten their days more than mail from friends and loved ones.
Whether you need help promoting your business or are looking to cut costs in your daily operations, the U.S. Postal Service© has the information, tools, and services you need to meet your business goals.
Your shipping label is just a Click-N-Ship© away.
The U.S. Postal Service© has a variety of services to fit your needs. Compare the services and find the one that's right for you.
Global Express Guaranteed
Global Express Guaranteed (GXG) is our fastest international shipping service, with transportation and delivery by FedEx Express. It features date-certain delivery in 1-3 business days* to more than 190 countries with a money-back guarantee** to all destinations.
* For many major markets. Average number of days may vary.
** Some restrictions apply.
Solutions for international shipping and mailing.
Preparing International Shipping
Can you ship It Internationally? Get the information you need to send mail overseas.
The U.S. Postal Service© makes it easy to build your business with mail.
A Customer's Guide to Mailing. This guide will explain your options for mailing and help you choose the services that are best for you.
Priority Mail Domestic
Your choice is Priority Mail, if getting your package there quickly at a great value is your top priority.
Priority Mail International
Priority Mail International service is a reliable and affordable way to send mail and packages up to 70 lbs to over 190 countries. Plus you'll save when you ship online.
Domestic and International retail prices.
How to ship a package
The U.S. Postal Service© offers easy and convenient ways for you to ship packages without leaving your home or office.
Provides up-to-the minute domestic and International mailing information.
Quick Service Guides
Quick reference guides that describe, with words and graphics, how to prepare your mail to qualify for a certain postage price.
Periodicals & Subscriptions
MAIL Magazine is the Journal of Record for the Mail ommunications Industry.
The official source of updates to Postal Service policies and procedures.
News stories of interest to Postal employees, customers and competitors. (Not affiliated with, nor endorsed by the U.S. Postal Service© or any other organization).
PCC Insider is your inbox updater for news about the U.S. Postal Service, Postal Customer Councils, and issues that affect the mailing industry. You'll get the latest information on products and services, technological advances, and pricing and classification.
Forms & Publications
Access the resources you need - Online. Point and click to find exactly what you need to optimize your mailing experience.
Price List (Notice 123)
Current list of all Domestic, International and Extra Services products offered by the U.S. Postal Service©.
Address Management provides value-added product and service offerings that enable U.S. Postal Service© business customers to better manage the quality of their mailing lists while maximizing our ability to efficiently deliver mail as addressed.
Coding Accuracy Support System (CASS) Vendors
CASS/MASS product development information.
Mail Evaluation Readability Lookup INstrument - used by the U.S. Postal Service© to assist with the acceptance of business mail.