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1 Prices and Eligibility Overview 1.0 Prices and Fees for First-Class Mail 2.0 Content Standards for First-Class Mail Flats 3.0 Eligibility Standards for First-Class Mail Flats 4.0 Additional Eligibility Standards for Nonautomation First-Class Mail Flats 5.0 Additional Eligibility Standards for Automation First-Class Mail Flats 1.0 Prices and Fees for First-Class Mail 1.1 Price Application Postage is based on the flat-size price that applies to the weight of each addressed piece. 1.2 Price Computation for First-Class Mail Flats First-Class Mail prices are charged per ounce or fraction thereof; any fraction of an ounce is considered a whole ounce. For example, if a piece weighs 1.2 ounces, the weight (postage) increment is 2 ounces. 1.3 Presorted and Automation Prices for Flats For prices, see Notice 123 Price List. 1.4 Presort Mailing Fee Presort mailing fee, per 12-month period, per office of mailing. 1.5 Computing Postage for First-Class Mail Determine single-piece weight and weight (postage) increment for each addressed piece as prescribed in 1.6 and 1.2, Price Computation for First-Class Mail Flats. For First-Class Mail, affix postage to each piece under , Affixed Postage for Presorted First-Class Mail, or, for permit imprint mailings, multiply the number of addressed pieces at each price increment (and in each price category, if applicable) by the corresponding postage price, add the unrounded products, and round off the total postage to the nearest whole cent. 1.6 Determining Single-Piece Weight To determine single-piece weight in any mailing of nonidentical-weight pieces, weigh each piece individually. To determine single-piece weight in a mailing of identical-weight pieces, weigh a sample group of at least 10 randomly selected pieces and divide the total sample weight by the number of pieces in the sample. Express all single-piece weights in decimal pounds rounded off to four decimal places.

2 Content Standards for First-Class Mail Flats 2.1 General With the exception of restricted material as described in , any mailable item may be mailed as First-Class Mail. 2.2 Bills and Statements of Account Bills and statements of account must be mailed as First-Class Mail (or Express Mail) and are defined as follows: a. Bills and statements of account assert a debt in a definite amount owed by the addressee to the sender or a third party. In addition, bills include a demand for payment; statements of account do not include a demand for payment. The debt does not have to be due immediately but may become due at a later time or on demand. The debt asserted need not be legally collectible or owed. b. Bills and statements of account do not need to state the precise amount due if they contain information that would enable the debtor to determine that amount. 2.3 Personal Information Mail containing personal information must be mailed as First-Class Mail (or Express Mail). Personal information is any information specific to the addressee. 2.4 Handwritten and Typewritten Material Mail containing handwritten or typewritten material must be mailed as First-Class Mail or Express Mail. 2.5 Matter Not Required to be Mailed as First-Class Mail Matter eligible for Standard Mail or Package Services prices or authorized as Periodicals is not required to be mailed as First-Class Mail or Express Mail. 2.6 Prohibited Air Transportation All First-Class Mail is subject to limitations for air transportation. Generally, all mailable matter may be transported by aircraft, unless restricted in , Hazardous Materials. 3.0 Eligibility Standards for First-Class Mail Flats 3.1 Description of Service Service Objectives First-Class Mail receives expeditious handling and transportation. Service objectives for delivery are 1 to 3 days; however, delivery time is not guaranteed Price Options First-Class Mail offers the flexibility of single-piece prices ( ), and commercial prices (1.0) for presorted mailings of 500 or more pieces that weigh 13 ounces or less.

3 Defining Characteristics Inspection of Contents First-Class Mail is closed against postal inspection. Federal law and USPS regulations restrict both opening and reviewing the contents of First-Class Mail by anyone other than the addressee Forwarding Service The price of First-Class Mail includes forwarding service to a new address for up to 12 months Return Service The price of First-Class Mail includes return service if the mailpiece is undeliverable Extra Services Exclusive to First-Class Mail First-Class Mail is the only class of mail eligible to receive the following extra services: Registered Mail service and Certified Mail service Additional Extra Services Additional extra services available with First-Class Mail are certificate of mailing service, COD service, Delivery Confirmation service (parcels only), insured mail service (merchandise only), return receipt service, restricted delivery service, Signature Confirmation service (parcels only), and special handling. See information regarding extra services in Additional Basic Standards for First-Class Mail All pieces of presorted First-Class Mail must: a. Meet the basic content standards for First-Class Mail in 2.0. b. Weigh 13 ounces or less. c. Meet the applicable standards in 333, Prices and Eligibility, 334, Postage Payment and Documentation, and , Computing Postage. d. Be part of a single mailing of at least 500 pieces of Presorted First-Class Mail. e. Meet the applicable physical standards in f. Bear a delivery address formatted according to that includes the correct ZIP Code or ZIP+4 code and that meets these address quality standards: 1. The Move Update standard in The ZIP Code accuracy standard in If an alternative addressing format is used, the additional standards in Presort Mailing Fee A First-Class Mail presort mailing fee must be paid once each 12-month period at each office of mailing by any person or organization entering mailings at automation or Presorted First-Class Mail prices. Payment of one fee allows a mailer to enter mail at all those prices. Persons or organizations paying this fee may enter mail of their

6 CASS-certified matching software. 5. USPS Web site Mailer Certification The mailer s signature on the postage statement certifies that the ZIP Code accuracy standard has been met for each address in the corresponding mailing presented to the USPS. 4.0 Additional Eligibility Standards for Nonautomation First-Class Mail Flats 4.1 Basic Standards for Nonautomation First-Class Mail In addition to the standards in 3.0, Eligibility Standards for First-Class Mail Flats, all pieces in a First-Class Mail Presorted price mailing must be marked, sorted, and documented as specified in , Mailing Documentation, and , Preparation of Nonautomation Flats, or, alternatively under , Combining Bundles of Automation and Nonautomation Flats in Trays and Sacks. 4.2 Barcodes on Nonautomation First-Class Mail Any POSTNET barcode on a mailpiece in a nonautomation First-Class mailing must be correct for the delivery address and meet the standards in , Coding Accuracy Support System (CASS), and , Standards for POSTNET and Intelligent Mail Barcodes. 4.3 Nonmachinable Flat-Size Pieces Flat-size pieces that do not meet the standards in through must be prepared as parcels and pay the applicable parcel-size prices. 5.0 Additional Eligibility Standards for Automation First-Class Mail Flats 5.1 Basic Standards for Automation First-Class Mail All pieces in a First-Class Mail automation mailing must: a. Meet the basic standards for First-Class Mail in 3.0. b. Be part of a single mailing of at least 500 pieces of automation price First-Class Mail. c. Meet the physical standards in d. Bear a delivery address that includes the correct ZIP Code, ZIP+4 code, or numeric equivalent to the delivery point barcode (DPBC) and that meets these address quality standards: 1. The address matching and coding standards in 5.5, Address Standards for Barcoded Pieces, and , Coding Accuracy Support System (CASS).

9 5.6 Reply Cards and Envelopes Enclosed in Automation Price First-Class Mail All letter-size reply cards and envelopes provided as enclosures in automation First-Class Mail and addressed for return to a domestic delivery address must meet the standards in , Physical Standards for Machinable and Automation Letters and Cards, for enclosed reply cards and envelopes. The mailer must certify that this standard has been met when the corresponding mail is presented to the USPS.

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