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January 2023 USPS Rate Increase

November 7, 2022


Updated Dec, 6, 2023:

It's official, the new USPS rates are now approved: it's time to prepare for a Mailing & Shipping Rate Increase in January.


Hey mailers, the U.S. Postal Service has announced new prices for 2023. The proposed increases will raise First-Class Mail prices by approximately 4.2% if approved. New postage rates are scheduled to go into effect on January 22, 2023.

The proposed Mailing Services price changes include:

Product Current Prices Planned Price Increase
Letters - 1 oz. $0.60 $0.63 $0.03
Letters - metered 1 oz. $0.57 $0.60 $0.03
Domestic Postcards $0.44 $0.48 $0.04
International Postcards $1.40 $1.45 $0.05
International Letter (1 oz.) $1.40 $1.45 $0.05


There will be no change to the single-piece letter and flat additional-ounce price, which remains at 24 cents. All of the official rates files are not published yet, as soon as they will be available, our mailing experts are going to review them and update you with the details and tips to help you save money. 

The complete Postal Service price filings with the new proposed prices for all products can be found here. You also can keep up with the latest mailing, shipping, and postage rate news by subscribing to our newsletter mailing list. No matter what the future brings, we are here to help improve your mailing and shipping processes.


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