Official overview of Nonprofit Standard Mail eligibility and requirements, Official Mail, Penalty Mail, Balloting Materials, and Mixed Classes.
Applications/ Forms 07/01/2016
Only federal agencies that have an Official Mail account can use this form.
Applications/ Forms 12/13/2012
Form 1952 (Agency Estimates-Form) is sent to an agencies mail manager each year in July.
Fact Sheets 12/18/2013
On July 11, 2013, the Postal Service published a proposed rule in the Federal Register (78 FR 41721–41731) to announce its proposal to require an IMpb on all commercial parcels and to require the transmission of supporting electronic documentation including piece-level address or ZIP+4 Code information.
As of January 25, 2015, the Intelligent Mail® Package Barcode (IMpb) is required for Certified Mail®, Registered Mail®, Priority Mail® and all packages.
Quick Service Guides
Quick Service Guide 604c: Basic Standards for All Mailing Services, Postage Meters and PC Postage Systems
Postage meters and PC Postage products are collectively identified as “postage evidencing systems.” A postage evidencing system is a device or system of components a customer uses to print evidence that postage required for mailing has been paid
Agencies who want to receive email updates on OMAS changes and other mailing information should email OMASHQ@usps.gov.