Current Stamp Price

47 cents

How much is a stamp? What does a stamp cost? What are the current stamp prices?
On April 10, 2016 the price of a stamp decreased 2 cents from 49 cents to 47 cents.

Retail Prices effective April, 10 2016

Letters1 (Stamped) Large Envelopes (Flats)2 Parcels3
Weight Not Over
(ounces)
  Weight Not Over
(ounces)
  Weight Not Over
(ounces)
 
1 $0.47 1 $0.94 1 $2.45
2 0.68 2 1.15 2 2.45
3 0.89 3 1.36 3 2.45
3.54 1.10 4 1.57 4 2.64
    5 1.78 5 2.83
Letters1 (Metered) 6 1.99 6 3.02
1 $0.465 7 2.20 7 3.21
2 0.675 8 2.41 8 3.40
3 0.885 9 2.62 9 3.59
3.54 1.095 10 2.83 10 3.78
    11 3.04 11 3.97
    12 3.25 12 4.16
Postcard5 $0.34 13 3.46 13 4.35
  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 keys and identification devices, add $0.82. If more than 13 ounces, see Priority Mail (footnote #4) on page 3.
  4. For weights over 3.5 ounces, see Large Envelopes prices.
  5. 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.

See page 67 for postcard, letter, large envelope, and parcel dimensions.

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