2020 USPS Postal Price Changes


On October 9th, the United States Postal Service filed notice with the Postal Regulatory Commission (PRC). This filing referred to proposed price changes that will take effect Jan. 26, 2020 if they are approved.

The proposed prices include an average increase of approximately 1.9%. Shipping Services, which are adjusted according to market conditions, will see price increases vary by product. Priority Mail Express would increase 3.5% on average and Priority Mail would increase 4.1% on average. The new prices do not include an increase in the price of a 55 cent First-Class Mail Forever stamp, postcard stamps at 35 cents, and 1-ounce flats at $1.



Proposed Mailing Services Price Changes




Letters (1 oz.)

55 cents

55 cents

Letters additional ounces

15 cents

15 cents

Letters (metered 1 oz.)

50 cents

50 cents

Flats (1 oz.)



Outbound International Letters (1 oz.)



Domestic Postcards

35 cents

35 cents


Proposed Domestic Priority Mail Flat Rate Retail Price Changes

Display the proposed domestic Priority Mail Flat Rate Retail price changes




Small Flat-Rate Box



Medium Flat-Rate Box



Large Flat-Rate Box



APO/FPO Large Flat-Rate Box



Regular Flat-Rate Envelope



Legal Flat-Rate Envelope



Padded Flat-Rate Envelope






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