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2021 USPS Certified Mail® Rates

And how SimpleCertifiedMail.com gets you the
USPS® Return Receipt (Electronic) within 24 hours!

Certified Mail Rates and Fees for 2021
20212020Increase
Certified Mail Fee$3.60$3.55$0.05
Return Receipt – Old-Fashioned Green Card$2.85$2.85$0.00
Return Receipt Electronic – PFD File (Replaces the Green Card)$1.75$1.70$0.05
First Class Letter Postage – At Post Office (1 Oz.)$0.55$0.55$0.00
First Class Letter Postage – Online Postage and Meters (1 Oz.)$0.51$0.50$0.01
First Class Letter Postage for Additional Ounces$0.20$0.15$0.05
Flats (1 Oz.)$1.00$1.00$0.00
Flats – Additional Ounces$0.20$0.20$0.00
Restricted Delivery Service Fee$5.50$5.45$0.05

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Get the USPS® Return Receipt ElectronicTM
within 24 hours.

If your business depends on Certified Mail®, you can't afford to wait up to a week for those old-fashioned Green Cards to get back to you. With SimpleCertifiedMail.com® you receive the Return Receipt Electronic®, the USPS’ modern replacement for the Green Card, in 24 hours or less. Plus, it’s archived in your account for 10 years, eliminating the need to store Green Cards.

In addition, SimpleCertifiedMail.com offers many time-saving features, each designed to accelerate your business:
  • No more USPS hand-written forms and postage meters.
    You print Cover Sheets and Labels with electronic postage right from your home or office printer. It’s much faster and more accurate.
  • Automatic address validation
    saves you from sending to incorrect addresses.
  • No more Post Office visits.
    Just leave the Certified Mail envelope for your Mail Carrier to pick up or drop in any USPS Mailbox.
  • Receive Proof of Acceptance (Electronic) as a PDF
    soon after the Certified letter receives its first outbound scan.
  • Administrative features
    make it easy to manage hundreds of users working from regional offices or home.
  • An online record of your Certified Mail expenses
    makes it easy to seek reimbursement from clients when appropriate.
  • Batch processing capabilities
    make sending hundreds or thousands easy. Remote printing available.
  • Automatic refunds
    for Certified Mail prepared but not mailed.
  • REST APIs
    make integration with other software easy.

SimpleCertifiedMail.com® has been the leader in Certified Mail® automation for more than 10 years, always focused on making Certified Mail® more efficient for our clients.

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No setup or monthly fees. No software to install. Perfect for office or home.
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