Domestic Mail Manual > 100 Retail Mail Letters, Cards, Flats, and Parcels > 130Retail MailFirst-Class Mail > 136 Deposit
1.0 Deposit for First-Class Mail
2.0 Pickup on Demand Service
Single-piece First-Class Mail letters and cards may be deposited into any collection box, mail receptacle, or at any place where mail is accepted if the full required postage is paid with adhesive stamps. Metered mail must be deposited in locations under the jurisdiction of the licensing Post Office, except as permitted under 604.4.0. Permit imprint mail must be presented at a Post Office under 604.5.0, or 705.
Pickup on Demand service (507.7.0) is available for a fee only from designated ZIP Codes and can be requested online at www.usps.com.