The Governors of the U.S. Postal Service have approved new prices for mailing services, including a 2-cent increase in the price of a First-Class Mail stamp to 44 cents. Prices for mailing services are reviewed annually and adjusted each May. The new prices will go into effect Monday, May 11.
For the average household, the First-Class Mail stamp price change will represent an additional $3 over the course of the year
A comprehensive list of the new prices is available at usps.com/prices.
Price change summary:
* First-Class letter: 44 cents (up two cents)
* Postcard: 28 cents (up one cent)
* Additional ounce:17 cents (no change)
Note: Priority Mail, Express Mail, and Parcel Services are not affected.
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