When will my mail begin to be forwarded after I submit a USPS Change of Address® (COA)? Expand Collapse FAQ question
What if my package hasn't been delivered? Expand Collapse FAQ question
USPS Tracking® comes with a number of shipping services, allowing you to enter the tracking number for your item and see its status. Visit the USPS Tracking® page to search for your item and to see a list of services and label number formats that are compatible.
What's the current price of a stamp? Expand Collapse FAQ question
First-Class™ Forever® stamps are currently $0.49. Forever stamps are always equal in value to the current First-Class Mail® 1-oz price.
Square or Oddly-Shaped Envelope Stamps
Postage for square cards or invitations (under 13 oz) or nonstandard-sized envelopes that have to be hand-cancelled, begins at $0.71.
Standard-sized postcard stamps are $0.35. Oversized postcards are charged as letters or large envelopes.Calculate a Price Size & Weight Requirements
How do I ship a package after business hours? Expand Collapse FAQ question
Once you've printed your label with postage and prepared your shipment, you can schedule a free package pickup during regular mail delivery.
For details on free package pickup, go to Schedule a Pickup.
Where can I purchase stamps after business hours? Expand Collapse FAQ question
The Postal Service® offers multiple options to conveniently purchase stamps. You can order stamps on USPS.com® any time of the day by selecting Buy Stamps in Quick Tools. You can also visit one of our many Approved Postal Providers®, including grocery and convenience stores, or a Self Service Kiosk (Automated Postal Centers®) in your local Post Office™ lobby. Go to Quick Tools on USPS.com under Find USPS Locations for hours and directions. You can also ship packages from many of these convenient locations.
When can I expect my USPS® mail/package to arrive? Expand Collapse FAQ question
To find delivery standards for your mail or package, including when you should contact customer service if you haven't received it, please check the chart below.
Use the Priority Mail® Delivery Map to see how long it may take your package to reach its U.S. destination.
If your mail or package has not arrived within the time noted above, please complete a delayed mail report. Please have your mail or package information available when completing the form, particularly your tracking number if applicable.Learn More
*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.
**Scheduled delivery date and time depend on origin, destination, and Post Office™ acceptance time. Some restrictions apply. For additional information, see the Postage Price Calculator.
What do I do if I get a missed delivery notice? Expand Collapse FAQ question
If we missed you when we tried to deliver your package or mail, you'll see a peach-colored notice left by your carrier with an article number associated with your item. By filling out a form online and including the article number, you can schedule a redelivery on a day that's more convenient for you.
What if I sent a package and need to change its destination? Expand Collapse FAQ question
With USPS Package Intercept® service, you can redirect a domestic item you've sent if it hasn't been delivered or released for delivery. Package Intercept service is available for packages, letters, and flats with a tracking or extra services barcode. You can request to have your item redirected back to the sender's address, sent to a Post Office™ as a Hold For Pickup, or to a different domestic address.