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Domestic Mail Manual (DMM): Mailing Standards of the U.S. Postal Service effective March 4, 2019

Here is the Domestic Mail Manual (DMM) revised and updated effective March 4, 2019 — the Mailing Standards of the United States Postal Service updated 3-4-19:


U.S. Postage Rates All Classes Effective January 27, 2019

U.S. Postage Rates All Classes Effective June 23, 2019


100 Retail Mail Letters, Cards, Flats, and Parcels

200 Commercial Mail Letters, Cards, Flats, and Parcels

500 Additional Mailing Services

600 Basic Standards For All Mailing Services

700 Special Standards

Index and Appendices


100 RETAIL MAIL LETTERS, CARDS, FLATS, AND PARCELS

Design Standards
101 Physical Standards
102 Elements on the Face of a Mailpiece

110 Priority Mail Express
113 Prices and Eligibility
114 Postage Payment Methods
115 Mail Preparation
116 Deposit

120 Priority Mail
123 Prices and Eligibility
124 Postage Payment Methods
125 Mail Preparation
126 Deposit

130 First-Class Mail and First-Class Package Service — Retail
133 Prices and Eligibility
134 Postage Payment Methods
135 Mail Preparation
136 Deposit

140 Every Door Direct Mail-Retail (EDDM-Retail)
143 Prices and Eligibility
144 Postage Payment and Documentation
145 Mail Preparation
146 Enter and Deposit

150 USPS Retail Ground
153 Prices and Eligibility
154 Postage Payment Methods
155 Mail Preparation
156 Deposit

170 Media Mail and Library Mail
173 Prices and Eligibility
174 Postage Payment and Documentation
175 Mail Preparation
176 Deposit and Entry


200 COMMERCIAL MAIL LETTERS, CARDS, FLATS, AND PARCELS

Design Standards
201 Physical Standards
202 Elements on the Face of a Mailpiece
203 Basic Postage Statement, Documentation, and Preparation Standards
204 Barcode Standards

207 Periodicals

210 Priority Mail Express
213 Prices and Eligibility
214 Postage Payment and Documentation
215 Mail Preparation
216 Enter and Deposit

220 Priority Mail
223 Prices and Eligibility
224 Postage Payment and Documentation
225 Mail Preparation
226 Enter and Deposit

230 First-Class Mail
233 Prices and Eligibility
234 Postage Payment and Documentation
235 Mail Preparation
236 Enter and Deposit

240 USPS Marketing Mail
243 Prices and Eligibility
244 Postage Payment and Documentation
245 Mail Preparation
246 Enter and Deposit

250 Parcel Select
253 Prices and Eligibility
254 Postage Payment and Documentation
255 Mail Preparation
256 Enter and Deposit

260 Bound Printed Matter
263 Prices and Eligibility
264 Postage Payment and Documentation
265 Mail Preparation
266 Enter and Deposit

270 Media Mail and Library Mail
273 Prices and Eligibility
274 Postage Payment and Documentation
275 Mail Preparation
276 Enter and Deposit

280 First-Class Package Service — Commercial
283 Prices and Eligibility
284 Postage Payment and Documentation
285 Mail Preparation
286 Enter and Deposit


500 ADDITIONAL SERVICES

503 Extra Services
Basic Standards for All Extra Services
Registered Mail
Certified Mail Services
Insured Mail
Certificates of Mailing
Return Receipt
USPS Tracking
USPS Signature Services
Collect on Delivery (COD)
Special Handling
Return Receipt for Merchandise

505 Return Services
Business Reply Mail (BRM)
Permit, Pre-paid (Metered), and Courtesy Reply Mail
Merchandise Return Service (MRS)
Parcel Return Service
Bulk Parcel Return Service

507 Mailer Services
Treatment of Mail
Forwarding
Hold For Pickup
Address Correction Services
Package Intercept
Requesting Withdrawal and Disposal of a Mailing
Pickup on Demand Service
Mailing List Services
Address Sequencing Services
Informed Visibility

508 Recipient Services
Recipient Options
Conditions of Delivery
Customer Mail Receptacles
Post Office Box Service
Premium Forwarding Services
Caller Service
General Delivery
Firm Holdout
Pandering Advertisements
Sexually Oriented Advertisements

509 Other Services
Address Information System Services
Nonpostal Services
Money Orders


600 BASIC STANDARDS FOR ALL MAILING SERVICES

601 Mailability
602 Addressing
604 Postage Payment Methods and Refunds
607 Mailer Compliance and Appeals of Classification Decisions
608 Postal Information and Resources
609 Filing Indemnity Claims for Loss or Damage


700 SPECIAL STANDARDS

703 Nonprofit USPS Marketing Mail and Other Unique Eligibility
705 Advanced Preparation and Special Postage Payment Systems
709 Negotiated Service Agreements


Index and Appendices
Index
Appendix 1—Forms Glossary
Appendix 2—Summary of Changes

 

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