Mail News: Customs Forms, Postage Decrease

Mar 29 2017

Logistics

USPS Announces Elimination of Printed Customs Forms
Mail Services has been advised by the Postal Service that effective June 3, 2016, pre-printed hardcopy customs forms will become obsolete. Instead, customers mailing packages that require a customs form are asked to complete the online customs form, available on the USPS website.

USPS Online Customs Form

After completing the form, please print and attach it to your mailing along with a Service Request Form (MSU login required). Mailings should be placed in your mailroom or other established Logistics pick-up location.

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Postage Decrease
  

Did you know?

On April 10, 2016, the Postal Service reduced postage rates for Mailing Services products, including First-Class® Mail, Standard Mail®, and Periodicals.
The decrease is the result of the elimination of the temporary exigent surcharge, granted by the Postal Regulatory Commission in 2014 to offset a drop in mailing activity related to the recession.

First-Class Mail prices has been adjusted as follows:

rate_change_table
Additional pricing information is available in this Postal Service PDF.

Please contact Mail Services at msuservices@usd.msu.edu or 884-6084 with questions.