Express Mail

Express Mail

Express Mail is our fastest service, with next-day delivery by 12 noon to many destinations. Express Mail is delivered 365 days a year-with no extra charge for Saturday Sunday, or holiday delivery. All packages must use an Express Mail label. Items must weigh 70 pounds or less and measure 108 inches or less in combined length and girth.


Express Mail envelopes, boxes, and labels are available at no charge at post offices or by calling 1-800-222-1811. Features include merchandise and document reconstruction insurance, tracking and tracing, delivery to post office boxes and rural addresses, domestic rates for Army Post Office (APO) and Fleet Post Office  (FPO) addresses, money-back guarantee, collect on delivery (COD), return receipt service, and waiver of signature. Insurance is provided at no additional cost upto $500. Additional merchandise insurance is available up to $5000. Pickup service is available for $10.25 per stop, regardless of the number of pieces to be picked up.

Customer Service 1-800-222-1811

Order Express Mail supplies and labels, arrange pickup service, obtain delivery information between ZIP codes, and determine delivery status.

Post Office to Addressee Service

Weight                                                         Rate

Up to 8 ounces                                           $12.45
Over 8 ounces up to 2 pounds                      $16.25
Up to 3 pounds                                           $19.15
Up to 4 pounds                                           $22.05
Up to 5 pounds                                           $24.85
Up to 6 pounds                                           $27.70
Up to 7 pounds                                           $30.45
Up to 8 pounds                                           $31.65
Up to 9 pounds                                           $32.95
Up to 10 pounds                                         $34.15

For weight and corresponding rate calculation, see the [Link to http://postcalc.usps.gov/] Domestic Rate Calculator. Express Mail rate are also available in PDF format in Ratefold (Notice 123) on [Link to http://pe.usps.gov/] Postal Explorer. The Domestic Rate Calculator will compute rates for all Express Mail packages and provides options for adding special services.

Flat-Rate Envelope

The rate is $16.25, regardless of weight or destination, for matter sent in a flat-rate Express Mail envelope provided by the Postal Service.