Priority Mail Express
Our fastest domestic service, with limited exceptions, available 365 days a year, with a money-back guarantee1 and overnight scheduled delivery to most U.S. addresses, including PO Boxes™2. Plus, discounts off retail prices may be available when you purchase the service online.
Flat Rate Pricing3
No weighing or calculating needed up to 70 lbs. Flat Rate offers one rate to any state.Ship Now
- Free Package Pickup4 service at your home or office
- Price includes proof of delivery signature record (if requested at time of purchase), and tracking information with USPS Tracking®
- Includes up to $100 of insurance5 with most shipments6
- Overnight scheduled delivery by 10:30 am, or on a Sunday or holiday available in many major markets for an additional fee
Except for Priority Mail Express Flat Rate™ pieces, Priority Mail Express® prices are based on weight and zone. Calculate expected domestic shipping costs for domestic shipments using the Price Calculators.Calculate a Price
Additional Pricing Information
|Type||Dimensions||Great for...||Free Supplies7|
|Envelope||12 1/2" x 9 1/2"||DocumentsManuscripts||Order Now|
|Legal Envelope||15" x 9 1/2"||Legal Documents||Order Now|
|Padded Envelope||12 1/2" x 9 1/2"||ClothingBooksBoxed Jewelry||Order Now|
Outside:11 1/4" x 8 3/4" x 6"
Inside:11" x 8 1/2" x 5 1/2"
|Office SuppliesShoes||Order Now|
Outside:14" x 12" x 3 1/2"
Inside:13 5/8" x 11 7/8" x 3 3/8"
|Puzzle BoxesSmall Merchandise||Order Now|
USPS Corporate Account™
Streamline your payments by charging all of your Priority Mail Express shipments to one account. And for easy record-keeping, you'll get a monthly report with an itemized list of shipments.
Priority Mail Express Open & Distribute™
Expedite the transportation of your bulk mailings with Priority Mail Express Open & Distribute. We use regular Priority Mail Express distance-based prices to quickly move your mailings at a reasonable cost. And with a special bar-coded label, you can track your shipment.
Manage Incoming Mail
Our cost-effective and convenient mail services help you keep up with your incoming mail, and manage your outgoing mail, so you can better focus on growing your business.
Drop off times vary by Post Office but it’s easy to find convenient locations when you know the ZIP Codes™ you’re shipping to.
Maximum weight is 70 lbs.
Maximum combined length and girth (girth is the distance around the thickest part of the mailpiece) is 108 inches.
When sealing a Flat Rate Envelope or Box, the container flaps must be able to close within the normal folds.
There are specific regulations and standards for mailing restricted, prohibited, and hazardous materials, including cigarettes and smokeless tobacco.
Packages shipped to a Military Post Office™ (APO/FPO/DPO) pay domestic prices, but require a customs form and have specific restrictions.
Request a Refund
If your shipment didn't arrive on the guaranteed delivery date, submit a refund request for failure of service within 30 days of the mailing date.
Exceptions apply. For details, visit the Domestic Mail Manual.Back to legal disclaimer 1
Scheduled delivery date depends on origin, destination, and drop-off time. Some restrictions apply. For additional information, visit the Price Calculator.Back to legal disclaimer 2
For mailable items up to 70 lbs.Back to legal disclaimer 3
For details on free Package Pickup, visit Schedule a Pickup.Back to legal disclaimer 4
Available only for certain products and to certain destinations. Restrictions and exclusions apply. For details, visit 609.4.3 (Non-payable Claims), 609 (Filing Indemnity Claims for Loss or Damage), and 503.4 (Insured Mail) of the Domestic Mail Manual. Back to legal disclaimer 5
Priority Mail Express shipments with insurance must have an applicable USPS® barcode to qualify for the included insurance. For shipments valued at more than $100, additional insurance may be available for purchase.Back to legal disclaimer 6
Boxes and envelopes are delivered with your regular mail usually within 7 to 10 business days.Back to legal disclaimer 7