How to Send a Letter or Postcard: International | USPS

International letter postage depends on the weight, size/shape and price group of the country to which it is being sent. (please refer to the list of country price groups).

You can weigh your letter with a kitchen scale, a postal scale, at a self-service kiosk, or at the post office counter™.

Tip: As a general rule of thumb, you can send a 1-ounce letter (4 sheets of regular printer paper and a business-size envelope) or a postcard to any country in the world. for 1 first-class mail® global forever stamp (currently $1.40). you can also use any other stamp combination that adds up to $1.40.

postage for a large (or flat) envelope starts at $2.75 for 1 ounce.

where can i buy postage?

  • the postal store shop online for all stamps and additional postage for oversized or heavier envelopes.
  • post office™ locations buy stamps at post offices, self-service kiosks, or approved postal® providers, such as supermarkets and pharmacies.

additional postage

If your letter weighs more than 1 ounce, you can purchase additional postage in the amount you need, up to 3.5 ounces. (you can also send a large envelope weighing up to 15.994 oz, paying the large [flat] envelope fee):

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