Announcements
08/30/2021
NCOALink® Associated Costs and Fees

This document provides information on the associated costs and fees for NCOALink®.

Announcements
11/22/2017
Updated EPF Monthly Fulfillment (November 20, 2017)

An Update to the NCOALink® End User EPF Monthly Fulfillment Schedule

Announcements
07/21/2017
Announcements
05/13/2016
Licensing Announcement: Updated NCOALink® MPE Performance Requirements

This document provides a licensing announcement for the updated NCOALink® MPE performance requirements.

Announcements
04/19/2016
Licensing Announcement: Zero Table Issues

Information as of April 19, 2016 concerning issues with the Zero Table for National Change of Address (NCOALink®) Mail Processing Equipment (MPE) Data Users. 

Announcements
04/15/2016
Reminder on Updated MPE Testing Requirements

This document provides updated MPE Testing Requirements.

Announcements
01/26/2016
Licensing Announcement: Issue with Downloading Both SHA-1 and SHA-256 Products on Electronic Product Fulfillment (EPF)

This announcement details an issue with downloading both the SHA‐1 and SHA‐256 versions of the products using the SOAP Web Services (ColdFusion).

Announcements
01/07/2016
Licensing Announcement: SHA-256 Products on Electronic Product Fulfillment (EPF)

To comply with the recommendations from the December 2014 Office of Inspector (OIG) audit of the NCOALink® program, the USPS® will begin the transition from SHA‐1 to SHA‐256 technology as the method for data encryption.

Announcements
11/27/2015
Licensing Announcement: NCOALink® Name Presentation

This announcement provides suggestions to assist in the presentation of names on mailing lists and mailpieces.

Announcements
11/05/2015
Licensing Announcement: Clarification to Addresses on NCOALink® PAFs

In an effort to help clarify the PO Box address issues when the physical street is not provided or not valid on the ZIP + 4® database, this announcment provide guidelines to follow.

Announcements
09/14/2015
Licensing Announcement: Addresses on NCOALink® PAFs

As a reminder, all parties signing NCOALink Processing Acknowledgement Forms (PAFs) must provide a physical street address.

Announcements
08/07/2015
Licensing Announcement: NCOALink® Onsite Reviews

In a coordinated effort that began in December 2014, the Licensing and Certification Department and United States Postal Inspection Service (USPIS) have teamed up to conduct NCOALink onsite reviews at Licensees’ site locations.

Announcements
06/02/2015
NCOALink® Pricing Letter

This announcement indicates a change in NCOALink licensing fees.

Announcements
06/02/2015
NCOALink® MPE Pricing Letter

This announcment indicates a change in NCOALink Mail Processing Equipment licensing fees.

Announcements
03/14/2014
Licensing Announcement: Reminder on Electronic Product Fulfillment (EPF) Server Migration

As a reminder, the Electronic Product Fulfillment (EPF) website will be migrated to a new server Saturday, March 15.

Announcements
11/19/2013
Licensing Announcement: Reminder on NCOALink® Weekly Product Updates via Electronic Product Fulfillment (EPF)

This licensing announcement is a reminder that weekly product updates for NCOALink are posted each Monday.

Announcements
05/17/2013
Licensing Announcement: Reminder on Electronic Product Fulfillment (EPF) for Large Files Beta Test

This licensing announcement serves as a reminder that the EPF for Large Files beta test concludes on Saturday, June 15, 2013.

Announcements
02/25/2013
Licensing Announcement: NCOALink® Reporting Reminder

This licensing announcement covers new changes to NCOALink reporting compliance.

Announcements
02/25/2013
Licensing Announcement: NCOALink® Reporting Requirements

Effective with the March 2013 reports, the USPS® will be validating the Monthly NCOALink reports for accuracy.

Announcements
02/22/2013
Electronic Product Fulfillment (EPF) for Large Files

As an effort to provide a more efficient method for USPS® product fulfillment, the USPS is seeking beta testers for a new electronic product fulfillment service.

Announcements
01/11/2013
Licensing Announcement: NCOALink® MPE Pricing Changes Reminder

This licensing announcement serves as a reminder that the NCOALink Mail Processing Equipment (MPE) licensing fees will change on January 27, 2013.

Announcements
01/11/2013
Licensing Announcement: NCOALink® Pricing Changes Reminder

This licensing announcement serves as a reminder, effective January 27, most of the NCOALink licensing fees will change.

Announcements
12/07/2012
Licensing Announcement: NCOALink® Price Change

As a result of the USPS® Domestic and International Mailing Services Price Change, effective January 27, 2013, the NCOALink licensing fees will change.

Announcements
12/07/2012
Licensing Announcement: NCOALink® MPE Price Change

As a result of the USPS® Domestic and International Mailing Services Price Change, effective January 27, 2013, the NCOALink Mail Processing Equipment (MPE) licensing fees will change.

Announcements
09/07/2012
Licensing Announcement: NCOALink® Product Release #1044

It has been determined that delivery of NCOALink product release# 1044, that was shipped Tuesday, September 5, has been delayed.

Announcements
05/07/2012
Licensing Announcement: PAF Requirements Reminder

As a reminder, NCOALink® and FASTforward® licensees are required by their license agreements to acquire a Processing Acknowledgement Form (PAF) for each of their customers.

Announcements
04/26/2012
Licensing Announcement: Issues with NCOALink® 48-Month Hash Data

The NCOALink® hash data product (release# 1025) contains the previous release’s data.

Announcements
12/21/2011
Licensing Announcement: NCOALink® Price Changes

As a result of the USPS Domestic and International Mailing Services Price Change, effective January 22, 2012, the NCOALink® licensing fees will change.

Announcements
02/01/2011
NCOALink® Pricing Changes

Effective April 17, 2011, most of the NCOALink® licensing fees will change.

Announcements
06/30/2010
Licensing Announcement: NCOALink® Release Number 930

The NCOALink® data fulfillment received this week was labeled with the incorrect release number.

Announcements
05/24/2010
Retraction Notice Regarding NCOALink® Release Number 925

The notice regarding NCOALink® release number 925, which was originally sent on Thursday, May 20, has been retracted.

Announcements
05/20/2010
NCOALink® Release Number 925

Regarding NCOALink® release number 925, there will be no additional moves out of ZIP™ codes that begin with ‘00’ and ‘33.’ This release is scheduled to be mailed the week of May 24.

Announcements
11/06/2009
NCOALink® Data Release #897

The NCOALink® data contained in data release #897 will include fewer records due to the expired records rolling off of the database.