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Mail Endorsements

First-Class Mail Including Postcard Paid at the Card Rate

Mailer Endorsement USPS Action on Undeliverable-As-Addressed Pieces

"Address Service Requested"

If undeliverable:

Mail piece returned with reason for nondelivery attached; no charge.

If change-of-address on file:

Month 1 - 12:

Mail piece forwarded; no charge; separate notice of new address provided to sender; address correction fee charged.

Month 13 - 18:

Mail piece returned with new address or reason for nondelivery attached; no charge.

After Month 18:

Mail piece returned with reason for nondelivery attached; no charge.

"Return Service Requested"

If undeliverable or change-of-address on file:

Mail piece returned with new address or reason for nondelivery attached; no charge. 

"Change Service Requested"

If undeliverable or change-of-address on file:

Electronic ACS notice of new address or reason for nondelivery provided to sender; address correction fee charged; mail piece disposed of by USPS.

Use of this endorsement on First-Class Mail is limited to mailers that participate in Address Change Service (ACS).
This endorsement may not be used for mail with any special service (e.g., certified, registered mail).

First-Class Mail with no ACS participant code:

Same as USPS action for "Return Service Requested". 

"Forwarding Service Requested"

If undeliverable:

Mail piece returned with reason for nondelivery attached; no charge.

If change-of-address on file:
Months 1 - 12:

Mail piece forwarded; no charge.

Months 13 - 18:

Mail piece returned with new address or reason for nondelivery attached; no charge.

After 18 months:

Mail piece returned with reason for nondelivery attached; no charge. 

"Temp-Return Service Requested"

If undeliverable:

Mail piece returned with reason for nondelivery attached; no charge.

If temporary change-of-address on file:

Mail piece forwarded to temporary change-of-address; no charge.

Otherwise:

Mail piece returned with new address or reason for nondelivery attached; no charge.

Temporary change-of-address information is not provided to the sender. 

No endorsement

If undeliverable or change-of-address on file:

Same as USPS action for "Forwarding Service Requested". 

Postcards paid at the card rate under DMM C100 are returned only if a return address is placed in the upper left corner of the address area or the upper left corner of the postcard, as appropriate. If no return address appears as described, then UAA postcards, paid at the card rate are not returnable, and are disposed of by the USPS.

Standard Mail (A)

Mailer Endorsement USPS Action on Undeliverable-As-Addressed Pieces

"Address Service Requested"

If undeliverable:

Mail piece returned with reason for nondelivery attached; weighted piece charge.

If change-of-address on file:

Month 1 - 12:

Mail piece forwarded;  separate notice of new address provided to sender; address correction fee charged.

Month 13 - 18:

Mail piece returned with new address or reason for nondelivery attached; weighted piece charge.

After Month 18:

Mail piece returned with reason for nondelivery attached; weighted piece charge.

 "Return Service Requested"

If undeliverable or change-of-address on file:

Mail piece returned with new address or reason for nondelivery attached; first class postage charged. 

"Change Service Requested"

   For First Class Mail only!

"Forwarding Service Requested"

If undeliverable:

Mail piece returned with reason for nondelivery attached; weighted piece charge.

If change-of-address on file:
Months 1 - 12:

Mail piece forwarded; address correction fee charged.

Months 13 - 18:

Mail piece returned with new address or reason for nondelivery attached; weighted piece charge.

After 18 months:

Mail piece returned with reason for nondelivery attached; weighted piece charge.

No endorsement

If undeliverable or change-of-address on file:

Mail piece is discarded as per USPS regulations.

Standard Mail is forwardable only to domestic addresses.

Weighted Fee used only when returning pieces endorsed "Address Service Requested" or "Forwarding Service Requested."

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