Government Services


From delivering ballots to troops overseas to distributing tax forms, mail moves our government.

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Election Mail
Authorized elections officials use USPS® to deliver and receive mail that enables citizens to vote, including…

  • Mail-in ballots
  • Ballot materials
  • Voter registration cards
  • Absentee applications
  • Polling place notifications

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2014 Americans Overseas Ballot Mailing Deadlines PDF | XLS

APO/FPO Ballot Procedures ›

Passport Services
You can apply for your passport at many Post Offices™ around the country.

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Official Mail

Official Federal government mail includes Penalty Mail, Franked Mail, and Prepaid Mail. Penalty Mail is authorized by law to be transmitted in the mail without prepayment of postage. Federal agencies can use Penalty Mail via meters, permits, Business Reply Mail® (BRM), PC Postage®, and Priority Mail Express™. The use of Franked Mail is generally restricted to current and former Presidents and Vice Presidents of the United States and members of Congress.

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United States Postal Inspection Service® ›
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