User Guides
Guide to the Mailer Scorecard

The Postal Service provides mailers with access to a mail quality tool, the Mailer Scorecard, which displays a dashboard view of the results of the letter and flat mailing activity within each of these initiatives over a calendar month.

Presentations
USPS® Intelligent Mail® and Seamless Acceptance (Video)

This document file is an informational video describing Intelligent Mail® Barcode and Seamless Acceptance.

User Guides
Guide to the Mailer Scorecard

The Postal Service provides mailers with access to a mail quality tool, the Mailer Scorecard, which displays a dashboard view of the results of the letter and flat mailing activity within each of these initiatives over a calendar month.

Publications
10/22/2022
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.

Publications
10/22/2022
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.

Fact Sheets
09/14/2022
Seamless Acceptance: Mailer Fact Sheet

Participation Criteria To participate in Seamless Acceptance all pieces must be uniquely barcoded, included in electronic documentation (eDoc) and mailers must meet the following requirements

Fact Sheets
09/14/2022
Seamless Acceptance: Mailer Fact Sheet

Participation Criteria To participate in Seamless Acceptance all pieces must be uniquely barcoded, included in electronic documentation (eDoc) and mailers must meet the following requirements

Fact Sheets
08/18/2022
Seamless Acceptance Undocumented Mail Fact Sheet

Provides insight into the source of undocumented error reporting, common causes, and best practices.

Fact Sheets
08/18/2022
Seamless Acceptance Undocumented Mail Fact Sheet

Provides insight into the source of undocumented error reporting, common causes, and best practices.

Technical Specifications
03/10/2021
Automated Undocumented Intelligent Mail Barcode (IMb) Review Process

The Automated Undocumented Intelligent Mail Barcode Matching Process will depend on SASP being provided with a standardized .txt file of IMbs.  The .txt file should include each IMb to investigate on a separate line within the file, and ONLY those IMbs. 

Tech Guides
12/01/2020
Guide to Seamless Acceptance

The Seamless Acceptance guide has been made part of the Publication for Streamlined Mail Acceptance for Letters and Flats.

Tech Guides
12/01/2020
Guide to Seamless Acceptance

The Seamless Acceptance guide has been made part of the Publication for Streamlined Mail Acceptance for Letters and Flats.

FAQs
11/20/2020
Seamless Acceptance Incentive FAQs

FAQs for the incentive for mailings that are submitted under the Seamless Acceptance program.

Publications
05/08/2020
Federal Register Notice: Seamless Changes for Detached Mail Unit (DMU) and Full-Service Mailings

The Postal ServiceTM is revising Mailing Standards of the United States Postal Service, Domestic Mail Manual (DMM®) to require Detached Mail Unit (DMU) mailers and mailers that enter full-service mailings at a Business Mail Entry Unit (BMEU) to participate in Seamless Parallel by June 1, 2020. In addition, the Postal Service provides advance notice of its intent: To require all mailers with an authorized Detached Mail Unit to enroll in the Seamless Acceptance Program by May 1, 2021; and to verify all BMEU-entered full-service mailings using only automated sampling and verification processes beginning July 1, 2021.

Tech Guides
10/27/2017
Guide to Postage Assessment

For postage assessment information please see the attached guide to Streamlined Mail Acceptance for Letters and Flats.

Tech Guides
10/27/2017
Guide to Postage Assessment

For postage assessment information please see the attached guide to Streamlined Mail Acceptance for Letters and Flats.

User Guides
03/31/2017
Announcements
06/29/2016
Proposed Domestic Mail Manual (DMM®) Language: Seamless Acceptance

Effective TBD, the Postal Service™ will revise the Mailing Standards of the United States Postal Service, Domestic Mail Manual (DMM® ), to add section 705.22.0, the Seamless Acceptance Program. 

Tech Guides
05/08/2015
A Guide to Full Service

This guide will assist users in complying with Section 705.24 and others in the Mailing Standards of the U.S. Postal Service Domestic Mail Manual (DMM) that involve the requirements of two Federal Register notices on the use of Full-Service Intelligent Mail to qualify for automation prices when the mail pieces are First-Class, Standard, Periodicals, or Bound Printed Matter.