First-Class Mail


First-Class Mail® is a fast and affordable service for envelopes and packages weighing up to 13 oz. Delivery is in 2-3 business days. It’s perfect for personal correspondence, bills, and light merchandise.

FeaturesImage of First-Class Mail®

  • Delivery within 1-3 business days in most cases
  • Our best priced service for mail up to 13 oz
  • Can be combined with extra services to confirm delivery

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First-Class Mail - Retail

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You can add the following options to all First-Class Mail® to…

Insure the contents.

Insurance coverage up to $5,000.
Registered Mail for loss or damage up to $25,000.

Get tracking information.

USPS Tracking (packages only) to see tracking updates, including date and time of delivery or attempted delivery.
Signature Confirmation (packages only) to get added security by requiring a signature. Must meet additional requirements.

Get proof of mailing.

Certificate of Mailing as a way of proving the date you sent it. Must meet additional requirements.

Get proof of mailing and delivery information.

Certified Mail See when it was delivered or delivery was attempted.  Requires the signature of the recipient. Must meet additional requirements.

Get proof of delivery.

Return Receipt with proof of delivery sent by email or postcard showing the recipient's signature. Must meet additional requirements.

Get only authorized recipients to sign for the delivery.

Restricted Delivery to specify who is allowed to sign for the delivery.

Get your customers to pay for merchandise.

Collect on Delivery (COD) Recipient pays for merchandise and shipping when they receive the package. Must meet additional requirements.

Send contents needing extra care.

Special Handling to get preferential handling.

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