2021 USPS Rates

A new year means new USPS rates. So how much is a stamp? What changes can I expect for other postage rates? Mitchell Graphics has the answers. The new changes coming to the US postal rates starting January 24, 2021. Your direct mail and personal mail will be affected.


The Breakdown
PRICES Effective January 24, 2021

*Polybag/Clear Bag = NonMachineable Rates*

First Class

First Class Letter/FSM

(Stamped up to 3.5 oz): $0.55 to $1.115

NonMachinable surcharge: +$0.20

(Metered up to 3.5 oz): $0.55 to $1.11

First Class Letter/Cards

(Pre-Sorted): $0.398 to $0.46

NonMachinable: $0.606

First Class Postcard Single Piece: $0.36

First Class Postcard (Pre-Sorted): $0.26 to $0.293

First Class Flat

First Class Flat Single Piece: $1.00

Additional ounce rate: +$0.20

(Presorted 1 oz): $0.46 to $0.87

EDDM Retail: $0.192


International Stamp (1oz): $1.20

USPS Marketing Mail Up to 3.5 oz Letter/4oz Flat (Automation Rates)

Letter/FSM/Booklet: $0.259 to $0.304

Non-Automation $0.302 to $0.311

Saturation/Carrier Route: $0.191 to $0.296

*NON MACHINABLE $0.538 to $0.748*

Flat: $0.45 to $0726

Non-Automation $0.538 to $0.748

Carrier Route: $0.224 to $0.32

Non-Profit Up to 3.5 oz letter/ 4 oz flat (Automation Rates)

Letter/FSM/Booklet: $0.138 to $0.183

Non-Automation $0.181 to $0.19

Saturation/Carrier Route: $0.111 to $0.21

*NON MACHINABLE $0.418 to $0.581*

Flat: $0.256 to $0.532

Non-Automation $0.344 to $0.554

Carrier Route: $0.144 to $0.223


The ranges are subject to weight and presort conditions.

Card Size: 3.5 x 5” to 4.25 x 6”


Letter Size: 3.5 x 5” to 6.125 x 11.5”

FSM/Booklet Size: 6 x 10”

Flat Size: 6.125 x 11.5” to 12 x 15”

EDDM: Must exceed one letter-size dimension

Save and Work Smarter

Mitchell Graphics can do it all for you. Check out our postcard pricing, and take a look at our variable data printing which allows you to customize and personalize the mailing. Our print on demand capability ensures you don’t have to keep products on hand, but if you want a large run we can help with storage and order fulfillment too.

As always, presorting and metering your postage will give you the best value. For the occasional mailing, a postage meter or printable postage solution will help but when it comes to quantity, trust Mitchell Graphics to save you hassle and money.

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