Are Stamps 55 cents now?

Are Stamps 55 cents now?

En español | Walk into a U.S. post office today and you’ll pay 55 cents for a first-class stamp. If the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) has its way, however, your stamps will cost 58 cents — a 5.5 percent increase — starting Aug. 29. A first-class stamp covers the price of a one-ounce letter.

How much are stamps going up in January 2021?

for postage purchased at the Post Office will increase 3 cents to $0.58 from $0.55. Each additional ounce for First Class Mail will cost $0.20, no change from the January through July 2021 period.

How much is a USPS Forever stamp?

First-Class Mail Forever® stamps cost $0.58 (the current 1 oz price) and will never expire, even if the First-Class™ postage rate goes up. For packages (up to 13 oz), prices start at $4.30.

Will stamps go up in 2021?

2021 USPS® mid-year postage rate change summary. The USPS has approved a mid-year rate increase for letter mail, postcards and flats that will go into effect on August 29, 2021. With new rates, the discount for First-Class Metered Letters (SendPro rate) increases to 5¢ for every First-Class Letter you send.

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Can you still buy Forever Stamps?

Forever Stamps are available for purchase at post offices nationwide, online at, and by phone at 1-800-STAMP-24 (1-800-782-6724). They are sold in sheets and booklets of 20. The value of the Forever Stamp is the domestic First-Class Mail letter price in effect on the day of use.

What is the current price of a forever stamp?

The forever stamp rate has been at 55 cents since Jan. 27, 2019. The price will hold steady even as other postage rates increase by up to 1.8\% in late January 2021. “The Postal Service has some of the lowest letter-mail postage rates in the industrialized world and continues to offer a great value in shipping,” the agency says in a news release.

What is the max weight for a forever stamp?

One ounce for one stamp, each additional ounce is 21 cents. Maximum weight for First Class letters is 3.5 ounces. For large First Class mail parcels and envelopes, the maximum weight is 13 ounces (over 13 ounces, First-Class Mail becomes Priority Mail).

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How much does a first class forever stamp cost?

The price for First-Class Mail Forever letter stamps last increased in January of 2019, bringing the cost up to the current $0.55 price, which will remain the same in 2020. A sampling of new stamps…

What is the value of a global forever stamp?

Additional Ounce Forever Stamp rate:$0.20

  • Two Ounce Forever Stamp:$0.75
  • Three Ounce Forever Stamp:$0.95
  • Global Forever Stamp:$1.20
  • Postcard Forever Stamp:$0.36
  • Non-Machineable Surcharge Forever Stamp:$0.75