Priority Mail

 

With Priority Mail®, you get more for your money. This service offers fast delivery in 1, 2, or 3 business days1 based on where your package started and where it’s being sent. You also get free boxes and envelopes, free Package Pickup2 at your home or business, limited insurance coverage against loss or damage, and USPS Tracking™, included at no additional charge. Plus, when you ship online, you’ll save even more.

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Features

  • Free Package Pickup2
  • Includes USPS Tracking when you ship online and at retail
  • Includes up to $50 in insurance coverage for mailpieces with barcodes3
  • Delivery within 1, 2, or 3 business days1 based on where your package started and where it’s being sent
  • Saturday delivery and residential delivery at no extra charge4
  • Flat Rate pricing available

You can also use Priority Mail Flat Rate Boxes
and Envelopes ›

Order free Priority Mail Supplies ›

 

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Priority Mail - Retail

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1 Based on origin and destination. Expected delivery day printed on receipt or provided at checkout.
2 For mailable items up to 70 lbs.
3 For details on free Package Pickup, go to usps.com/pickup.
4 Some restrictions apply. Visit usps.com/makingprioritymailbetter for details.

With Priority Mail®, you already get...

Insurance coverage up to $50 mailpieces with barcodes.
USPS Tracking™ to see tracking updates, including date and time of delivery or attempted delivery.
Package Pickup to have your carrier pick up the package at your door.


You can add the following options online…

Insurance coverage from $51 to $5,000.
Signature Confirmation™ to get added security by requiring a signature. Must meet additional requirements.
Package Pickup to have your carrier pick up the package at your door.
Optional Hold For Pickup so customers can pickup valuable and perishable merchandise at a Post Office™.


You can add the following options at a Post Office™ to…

Insure the contents.
Insurance
for additional coverage from $51 to $5,000.
Registered Mail™ for loss or damage up to $25,000. Must meet additional requirements.

Get tracking information.
Signature Confirmation 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.
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.
Return Receipt for Merchandise
with proof that you mailed the contents to your customer and proof of delivery sent by email or mailing receipt and postcard. 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.

Learn more about Extra Services ›

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