DMM  USPS Page  Effective December   Quick Service Guide e Additional Services Meter Reply Mail Related QSGs  Business Reply Mail BRM c Courtesy Reply Mail CRM Overview

DMM USPS Page Effective December Quick Service Guide e Additional Services Meter Reply Mail Related QSGs Business Reply Mail BRM c Courtesy Reply Mail CRM Overview - Description

40 Meter stamps may be used to prepay reply postage on Priority Mail Express Priority Mail when the rate is the same for all zones all FirstClass Mail cards letters and flats up to a maximum of 13 ounces single piece Media Mail and Library Mail The U ID: 28241 Download Pdf

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DMM USPS Page Effective December Quick Service Guide e Additional Services Meter Reply Mail Related QSGs Business Reply Mail BRM c Courtesy Reply Mail CRM Overview

40 Meter stamps may be used to prepay reply postage on Priority Mail Express Priority Mail when the rate is the same for all zones all FirstClass Mail cards letters and flats up to a maximum of 13 ounces single piece Media Mail and Library Mail The U

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DMM  USPS, Page 1, Effective December 8, 2014 Quick Service Guide 604e Additional Services Meter Reply Mail Related QSGs 505, Business Reply Mail (BRM) 201c, Courtesy Reply Mail (CRM) Overview 604.4.0 Meter stamps may be used to prepay reply postage on Priority Mail Express; Priority Mail (when the rate is the same for all zones); all First-Class Mail cards, letters, and flats up to a maximum of 13 ounces; single- piece Media Mail and Library Mail. The USPS provides free of charge the FIM (facing ident ification mark) and approp riate barcode to print on meter reply

letter-size mailpieces. The guidelines on page two will help optimize the use of this format. The following conditions apply ( 604.4.5.2 ): Meter stamp amount must be enough to prepay postage in full. Meter stamps may be printed directly on a mailpiece or address label that bear s the delivery address of the meter license holder. A label must adhere so that once applied, it cannot be removed in one piece. Reply mail prepaid with meter stamps is delivered only to the address of the license holder. Any photographic, mechanical, or electronic proces s (other than handwriti ng, typewriting, or

handstamping) may be used to prepare the address si de of meter reply mail. The address side must follow the style and content of the example on the reverse. Meter stamps used to prepay reply postage must not show the date, except for IBI generated by a PC Postage system ( 604.4.6.1 c). Mailers may use FIM A on barcoded letter-size First-Class Mail reply mail except when using PC Postage. When using PC Postage, mailers must use FIM D for prepaid reply mail when the indicium is printed directly on the mailpiece. Print the words NO POSTAGE STAMP NECESSARY PO STAGE HAS BEEN PREPAID BY directly

above the address. Barcodes 708.4.0 Envelopes and cards formatted for meter reply mail on which the mailer failed to imprint a meter stamp are treated as basic BRM. Such mail is delivered after payment of postage and the applicable BRM per-piece charge ( 505.1.0 ). Delivery point POSTNET or Intelligent Mail barcodes on letter-size pieces may be placed either in the address block or in the lower right barcode clear zone. All letter-size reply cards and envelopes (Business Reply Mail, Courtesy Reply Mail, and meter reply mail) provided as enclosures in automation First-Class Ma il, Periodicals,

and Standard Mail must meet the standards in 201.3.18 .
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DMM  USPS, Page 2, Effective December 8, 2014 Additional Services Meter Reply Mail 604e Quick Service Guide Meter Reply Mail Layout Guidelines 000000 NO PO TAGE TAMP NECE SS ARY PO TAGE HA BEEN PREPAID BY RU SS GALLERY LTD 476 BROADWAY TE 100 NEW YORK NY 1001 -2621 5/ Top of FIM ba m us t e within 1/ " of edge. Leftmo t ba r m us t f ll etween 4-1/4" nd -1/2" from right edge. rcode Cle r Zone: 4- /4" x 5/ FIM Cle r Zone: 1-1/4" x 5/ (Not ct ua l ize) 2- /4" 1- /4" 1-7/ " to 2-1/ 1/2" 1/2" 4- /4" /16" B rcode B as

e Height 1/2" Facing Identification Mark (FIM): A FIM A m y e us ed on meter reply m il po tc rd nd letter- ize m ilpiece with the ppropri te PO TNET ba rcode. A FIM D m y e req ired with po ge printed y PC Po ge tem. U e of FIM permit comp terized c ncell tion eq ipment to lign, po tm rk, nd direct the m ilpiece properly. FIM Location: The FIM cle r zone m us t cont in no printed m tter other th n the FIM p ttern. FIM ba m us t e etween 1/2 nd /4 inch high nd 0.0 125 (1/ 2 inch) ( 0.00 inch) wide. PO TNET Barcode Location: Thi re m us t e free of ny printing other th n the ppropri te

ba rcode ee p ge one). A c mer -re dy FIM nd ba rcode re il ab le free of ch rge from yo r loc l Po t Office. Addre ss Format: The complete ddre ss of the meter licen e holder m us t e printed directly on the m ilpiece. Legend: The word NO PO TAGE TAMP NECE SS ARY PO TAGE HA BEEN PREPAID BY re req ired ab ove the ddre ss in pit l letter Dimensions: Between 3-1/2 by 5 inches and 6-1/8 by 11-1/2 inches. To ualify for the card price, cards must be between 3-1/2 by 5 inches and 4-1/4 by 6 inches. Larger postcard sizes are mailable, but they are charged at the regular First-Class Mail letter price.

Card thickness must be between 0.007 and 0.016 inch. If letter mail is more than 4-1/4 inches high or more than 6 inches long, it should be at least 0.009 inch thick. A surcharge is assessed for nonmachinable letter-size mailpieces 101.1.2 ). The surcharge must be included in the prepaid postage amount. Ink/paper Colors and Type Styles: Not all colors of paper and/or ink and type styles are compatible with automated uipment. Contact your local Post Office for guidance. All Letter-size reply cards and en velopes (Business Reply Mail, Courtesy Reply Ma il, and meter reply mail) provided as

enclosur es in automation First-Class Mail, Periodicals, and Standard Mail must meet the standards in 201.3.18