Current Stamp Price

50 cents

How much is a stamp? What does a stamp cost? What are the current stamp prices?
On January 21, 2018 the price of a stamp increased 1 cent from 49 cents to 50 cents.

Retail Prices effective January, 21 2018

Letters (Stamped)1,4 Large Envelopes (Flats)2 First-Class Package Service - Retail
Weight Not Over
(ounces)
  Weight Not Over
(ounces)
  Weight Not Over
(ounces)
 
1 $0.50 1 $1.00 1 $3.50
2 0.71 2 1.21 2 3.50
3 0.92 3 1.42 3 3.50
3.53 1.13 4 1.63 4 3.50
    5 1.84 5 3.75
Letters (Metered)1,4 6 2.05 6 3.75
1 $0.47 7 2.26 7 3.75
2 0.68 8 2.47 8 3.75
3 0.89 9 2.68 9 4.10
3.54 1.10 10 2.89 10 4.45
    11 3.10 11 4.80
    12 3.31 12 5.15
Postcard4 $0.35 13 3.52 13 5.50
  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. 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.
  4. For weights over 3.5 ounces, see Large Envelopes prices.

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