Current Stamp Price

49 cents

How much is a stamp? What does a stamp cost? What are the current stamp prices?
On January 26, 2014 the price of a stamp increased 3 cents from 46 cents to 49 cents.

Retail Prices effective May, 31 2015

Letters1 (Stamped) Large Envelopes (Flats)2 Parcels3
Weight Not Over
(ounces)
  Weight Not Over
(ounces)
  Weight Not Over
(ounces)
 
1 $0.49 1 $0.98 1 $2.54
2 0.71 2 1.20 2 2.54
3 0.93 3 1.42 3 2.54
3.54 1.15 4 1.64 4 2.74
    5 1.86 5 2.94
Letters1 (Metered) 6 2.08 6 3.14
1 $0.485 7 2.30 7 3.34
2 0.705 8 2.52 8 3.54
3 0.925 9 2.74 9 3.74
3.54 1.145 10 2.96 10 3.94
    11 3.18 11 4.14
    12 3.40 12 4.34
Postcard5 $0.35 13 3.62 13 4.54
  1. Letters that meet one or more of the nonmachinable characteristics in DMM 101.1.2 are subject to the $0.22 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 $0.85. 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.
  6. EDDM-Retail: Standard Mail EDDM Flats accepted at retail. See page 140.

See page 69 for postcard, letter, large envelope, and parcel dimensions.

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