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Convenient Domestic Shipping

Want to save time and ship from home? Use enhanced Click-N-Ship® service to:

  • Pay for postage and print a shipping label from your printer. No printer? Get labels delivered to your address for a small fee or print them at a Post Office location with Label Broker® service.
  • Schedule USPS® Package Pickup from your home or office.1
  • Bonus: Get access to lower Commercial Rates for shipping labels.

Print a LabelLearn More about Click-N-Ship

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Find a Location

Search for Post Offices and other locations to buy stamps, ship packages, apply for passports, and more.

Calculate a Price

Determine how much postage or how many stamps you need for your letter or package based on size, weight, and destination.

Look Up a ZIP Code™

Find a ZIP Code by street address or city and state to make sure your mail arrives at the right place.

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Order Free Supplies

Start your shipping with free Priority Mail® and Priority Mail Express® envelopes and boxes, and other supplies.

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Buy Stamps

Browse our collection of postage stamps. Find stamps by theme, color, season, mail service, and more.

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Schedule a Pickup

Get a free package pickup during your regular mail delivery or pay a fee for a pickup at a time that works for you.

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Learn how to choose the best envelope or card size, follow Postal addressing standards, and get stamps for your mail.

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Prepare Your Package

Get tips on how to pack your box, choose a mail service, and add enough postage so your package arrives on time.

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Ship to Military

Sending APO, FPO, or DPO mail? No matter where your loved one is stationed, you’ll pay domestic prices for military and diplomatic mail.

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Many domestic2 and international3 services include free insurance and USPS Tracking®. You can get additional coverage and extra services like Certified Mail® for peace of mind.

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Personalize cards and envelopes with your own photos or use third-party vendor templates to help you create a unique design.

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Purchase Money Orders

Sending money orders at any Post Office is easy to do. Pay with a debit card, cash, or traveler’s check. Money orders are safe, cost-effective, and never expire.

Domestic Mail & Shipping Services

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Service Shipping Time Pricing Mail or Package
Priority Mail Express®

Next Day to 2 Days4



Priority Mail®

1–3 Days5



USPS Ground Advantage®

2–5 Days6



Media Mail®

2–8 Days



First-Class Mail®

1–5 Days



See International Shipping Services

1. For details on free Package Pickup, go to Schedule a Pickup.Back^

2. Available only with certain products and to certain domestic destinations. Insurance does not cover certain items. For details regarding claim exclusions, see Sections 609.4.3 (Non-payable Claims), 609 (Filing Indemnity Claims for Loss or Damage), and 503.4 (Insured Mail) of the Domestic Mail Manual.Back^

3. Not available with Flat Rate envelopes and small Flat Rate boxes or when shipping to certain destinations. Purchased insurance replaces ordinary indemnity coverage. See the International Mail Manual for availability and limitations of coverage.Back^

4. Scheduled delivery date and time depends on origin, destination, and Post Office acceptance time. Some restrictions apply. For additional information, visit the Postage Calculator.Back^

5. In most cases, the expected delivery date that is printed on your receipt or provided at checkout will reflect a delivery time of 1, 2, or 3 days based on origin, destination, and Post Office acceptance time. Exceptions and restrictions apply. Visit Priority Mail for details. Back^

6. For mailable items up to 70 lbs. Expected delivery in 2–5 days. Packages going to certain places (including Alaska, Hawaii, and offshore destinations), or containing hazardous materials or live animals may receive slower service. Back^

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