USPS Rate Changes Effective 1/22/23

January, 2023

The USPS rate changes have been approved, including a 3-cent increase in the price of a First Class Mail Forever Stamp. These new rates take effect January 22, 2023. There will be no change to the additional-ounce price for single piece letters and flats, which remains at $.24.

The most economical pricing can still be found using a Mint Mailing System.

Here's a summary of the new prices:

USPS Prices, effective January 22, 2023
Product Current Price New Price
Letter, metered, 1 oz. $0.57 $0.60
Letter, stamped, 1 oz. $0.60 $0.63
Domestic Postcard $0.44 $0.48
International Postcard $1.40 $1.45
International Letter, 1 oz. $1.40 $1.45

The price change tables are also available on the Postal Service’s Postal Explorer website at