4 Applying for Pictorial Postmarks

4-1 Letter of Request and Pictorial Postmark Artwork

At least 10 weeks before the date of the event, sponsors or organizers of events who wish to use a pictorial postmark must submit a letter of request to the postmaster of the city where the postmark is to be used. Requests submitted less than 10 weeks before the date of the event are subject to rejection.

Each request must include the following information:

  1. The name of a contact person.
  2. The contact’s telephone number.
  3. Camera–ready artwork for the pictorial postmark design.
  4. A complete description of the event.
  5. The dates the postmark will be offered.
  6. Any and all supporting information required for the pictorial postmark (see 4-2).