Postal Service announces change in mailing prices

Postmaster USAG Stuttgart

The U.S. Postal Service has scheduled the first increase in three years for First-Class Mail Forever Stamps, effective Jan. 22.

The last time stamp prices increased was in January 2014. Today’s price change filing does not include any price change for Postcards, for letters being mailed to international destinations or for additional ounces for letters.

The First-Class Mail prices for these products are:

Current New
Letters (1 oz.) 47 cents 49 cents
Letters additional ounces 21 cents 21 cents
Letters to all international destinations $1.15 $1.15
Postcards 34 cents 34 cents


Stamp prices have stayed consistent with the average annual rate of inflation since the Postal Service was formed in 1971.

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