Summary of the 2016 Postage Rate Increase:

Effective Sunday, April 10th,

2016, it will only cost 47 cents to mail a letter instead of 49 cents.

Domestic Mailing:

April 2016 Update!

First Class Mail Letters (1 oz.) rates will decrease from $0.49 to $0.47 when purchased at the Post Office. Each additional ounce will cost $0.21.

April 2016 Update!

The discounted “Metered Mail” category for First Class Mail Letters (1 oz.), which includes online postage providers and postage meters, will decrease from $0.485 to $0.465. Each additional ounce will cost $0.21.

April 2016 Update!

First Class Mail Flats (1 oz.) will decrease from $0.98 to $0.94. Each additional ounce will cost $0.21.

April 2016 Update! Postcard rates will decrease from $0.35 to $0.34.