Skip to main content
TOP

Mail Anywhere

Full-Service mailers have the opportunity to use the same permit at any location via the Mail Anywhere program. Entry into the Mail Anywhere program is limited to mailers who meet the quality thresholds for Full-Service electronic verification.

Who is Mail Anywhere for?

Mailers who meet quality thresholds for Full-Service electronic verification

First Class Mail
Periodicals
Standard Mail

Latest Updates

Description

Full-Service mailers have the opportunity to use the same permit at any location via the Mail Anywhere program. Entry into the Mail Anywhere program is limited to mailers who meet the quality thresholds for Full-Service electronic verification. The benefits of Mail Anywhere include:

  1. Maintaining a single permit and centralized account to enter and pay for all mailings across the country
  2. Local Permit Number or Company Imprint Indicia may be used at any location
  3. Permit application fee not required at additional mailing locations

Authorization

  • Authorization is at the eDoc submitter CRID

  • Mail Owners fall under MSP

  • Each MSP must be authorized

  • Mail Owners who submit their own eDoc must be authorized.

Supported Classes of Mail 

  • First‐Class letters, postcards and flats
  • Standard letters and flats
  • Bound Printed Matter flats
  • Periodicals letters and flats (Periodicals can use a single Publication ID across multiple locations under status quo operations. Under Mail Anywhere, Periodical mailers do not need to submit a 3510‐M when using multiple entry locations, as long as the Publication ID is included in the eDoc.)

Eligible Permit Types

  • Permit Imprint
  • Pre-canceled Stamps
  • Metered Mail
  • OMAS (future enhancement)
  • Periodicals

Eligible Submission Types

Mail Anywhere requires electronic postage statement (eDoc) submission using:

  • Mail.dat
  • Postal Wizard (Full‐Service)
  • Mail.XML
  • Intelligent Mail for Small Business (IMsb)
  • Permit types are not interchangeable (e.g., you cannot use a Pre-canceled Permit to mail via a Permit imprint)

Criteria for Authorization 

Entry into the Mail Anywhere program is open to mailers who are mailing via Full‐Service standards. Once the mailer is approved for participation in the Mail Anywhere program, failing to meet the Full‐Service thresholds below will not impact eligibility for Mail Anywhere.

To be authorized for Mail Anywhere, a customer must meet the following criteria for the month prior to their request:

Full‐Service Requirement: Customers Full-Service percentage must be at 90% or more of eligible volume during the month prior to their request at the business’ location. Once approved for Mail Anywhere, individual mailings do not need to meet the 90% threshold.

  • The Full-Service percentage is at the eDoc submitter CRID level
  • Viewable on the Mailer Scorecard
  • Calculation: Full-Service Volume/Full-Service Eligible
  • Annual Presort Fee Waiver is at the Permit level and based on eligible Presort Volume.

Sign Up Process

  1. Verify you meet the eligibility criteria by accessing the Mailer Scorecard via the Business Customer Gateway
  2. Email the PostalOne! Help Desk at: postalone@usps.gov with the following information:
  • Request for Mail Anywhere
  • Customer Registration ID (CRID) – for location where mail is prepared
  • Contact Name
  • Company Name
  • Business Address, including City, State, and ZIP code
  • Permit #’s and BMEU’s where the permit is registered
  • Postal Facilities where you plan on dropping your mail
  • Provide the permit #’s that you plan on consolidating and additional customer permits you mail for ‐ so that we can supply the account numbers for each permit.

 

No vendor information posted for this page yet.

Featured Resources

  • Quick Service Guides 03/01/2018

    Mail Anywhere Customer Participation Guide

    This guide covers eligibility requirements, benefits, submission guidelines for the Mail Anywhere program.

  • Fact Sheets 11/06/2017

    Mail Anywhere Fact Sheet

    Full-Service mailers have the opportunity to use the same permit at any location via the Mail Anywhere program. Entry into the Mail Anywhere program is limited to mailers who meet the quality thresholds for Full-Service electronic verification. 

  • Publications

    Publication for Streamlined Mail Acceptance for Letters and Flats (Pub 685)

    Streamlined Mail Acceptance for Letters and Flats (Pub 685) contains the policies and processes for the verification of eligible business mailings using tools provided by Intelligent Mail® Full-Service, eInduction, and Seamless Acceptance.

Related Products

Mailer Scorecard

The Mailer Scorecard provides a dashboard view of the results of the letter and flat mailing activity with the Postal Service over a calendar month. This view is available to both the mailer who submitted the electronic documentation for the mailing (eDoc submitter) and the mail owner/mail preparer. 

Customer Registration ID (CRID)

The USPS® Customer Registration ID (CRID) is a unique number that identifies a specific business location involved in a mailing. In order to submit electronic documentation (and receive Full-Service benefits), customers must have a customer registration ID assigned to their business location. 

Electronic Documentation (eDoc)

To participate in Full-Service Intelligent Mail®, mailers must submit information electronically. This computer-consumable version replaces existing hardcopies and includes the following: postage statement and qualification report.

Intelligent Mail® for Small Business Mailers (IMsb)

Intelligent Mail® for Small Business Mailers (IMsb) is a free online tool which will allow you to produce the presorted Intelligent Mail barcodes (IMb) for your mail pieces, tray labels and submit an electronic postage statement to the acceptance units.

Contact

For more information on the Mail Anywhere program, contact the PostalOne! Help Desk at 800‐522‐9085 or postalone@usps.gov.

Customers can access their Mailer Scorecard to ensure they are meeting the criteria before applying for authorization. To access your Mailer Scorecard, go to https://gateway.usps.com/.

Feedback