Happy Holidays!

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Holiday Newsroom

National news

All national news

Mail-by dates

Christmas countdown

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Stamps & postmarks

Holiday stamps

Did you know you can buy stamps, including special holiday stamps, online?

Shop holiday stamps

National postmarks

Four examples of this years national postmarks

From November 26 to December 30, the Postal Service will postmark stamps with one of these four a special "Happy Holidays" graphic.

USPS 2022 holiday postmark

North Pole postmark

Customers can also get letters from Santa with the North Pole Postmark in time for the holidays. Learn more here

USPS Postmark for the North Pole.

Holiday tips & resources

Wrap contents appropriately

Fill any open spaces in the box so contents can't move during transit

Load no more than 70 pounds

Seal the package securely and address the package clearly

Fact sheets

We're social for the holidays

Media contact

News Media ONLY: The following information is for news media personnel only. USPS media relations specialists will not be available to handle customer service issues.

Media contact information page