Current Stamp Price

49 cents

How much is a stamp? What does a stamp cost? What are the current stamp prices?
On January 22, 2017 the price of a stamp increased 2 cents from 47 cents to 49 cents.

Retail Prices effective January, 22 2017

Letters (Stamped)1 Large Envelopes (Flats)1 Parcels
Weight Not Over
(ounces)
  Weight Not Over
(ounces)
  Weight Not Over
(ounces)
 
1 $0.49 1 $0.98 1 $2.67
2 0.70 2 1.19 2 2.67
3 0.91 3 1.40 3 2.67
3.54 1.12 4 1.61 4 2.67
    5 1.82 5 2.85
Letters (Metered)1 6 2.03 6 3.03
1 $0.46 7 2.24 7 3.21
2 0.67 8 2.45 8 3.39
3 0.88 9 2.66 9 3.57
3.53 1.09 10 2.87 10 3.75
    11 3.08 11 3.93
    12 3.29 12 4.11
Postcard4 $0.34 13 3.50 13 4.29
  1. Letters that meet one or more of the nonmachinable characteristics in DMM 101.1.2 are subject to the $0.21 nonmachinable surcharge.
  2. Large envelope-sized pieces that are rigid, nonrectangular, or not uniformly thick pay parcel prices.
  3. For weights over 3.5 ounces, see Large Envelopes prices.
  4. The card price applies to each single or double postcard when originally mailed; reply half of double postcard must be designed for reply mail purposes only.

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