Contiguous U.S. mail-by dates for expected delivery before December 25th* (excluding Alaska & Hawaii):
*Not a guarantee, unless otherwise noted. Dates are for estimated delivery before Dec. 25. Actual delivery date may vary depending on origin, destination, Post Office acceptance date and time, and other conditions. Some restrictions apply. For Priority Mail Express shipments mailed Dec. 22 through Dec. 25, the money-back guarantee applies only if the shipment was not delivered, or delivery was not attempted, within two business days.
Did you know you can buy stamps, including special holiday stamps, online?Shop holiday stamps
From December 2 to December 31, the Postal Service will postmark stamps with the a special "Happy Holidays" graphic.
Customers can also get letters from Santa with the North Pole Postmark in time for the holidays. Learn more here
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.