USPS Implementing New Prices for 2019

Beginning Sunday, Jan. 27, it will cost 5 cents more to mail a letter.

The price changes will raise mailing services product prices approximately 2.5 percent, and most of the price increases for shipping services products will vary by product, with Priority Mail increasing 5.9 percent, and Priority Mail Express increasing 3.9 percent. While mailing services price increases are limited based on the Consumer Price Index), shipping services prices are adjusted strategically, according to market conditions and the need to maintain affordable services for customers.

The price changes include:


Current Price

New Price

Letters (1 ounce)

50 cents

55 cents

Letters (2 ounce)

71 cents

70 cents

Letters (3 ounce)

92 cents

85 cents

Letters (additional ounce)

21 cents

15 cents

Postcard rate

35 cents

No change

Global (1 ounce)


No change

Priority Mail flat rate envelope



Priority Mail "Express" flat rate envelope



Stamped Envelope (single)

63 cents

69 cents

For a complete list of Jan. 27, 2019, changes, visit and look under the header "January 2019 Price Change."

For more informations contact Doug Norwood at



Doug Norwood, operations manager
Mailing Services


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