Mailing Standards of the United States Postal Service,
International Mail Manual
Issue 35 May 12, 2008
Mailing Standards of the United States Postal Service, International Mail Manual (IMM®) contains our published prices and standards for all international mail services. Many mailers find it helpful to reference these standards as they prepare and deposit their mail.
Mailers looking for an overview of international services can use Publication 51, International Postal Prices and Fees. It provides the most commonly sought international mailing information in a brief, easy-to-read, and easy-to-find format. Publication 51 is available on our Postal Explorer® Web site at http://pe.usps.com. Postal Explorer also provides helpful search features, mailing tools, and price calculators to make mailing easy.
IMM Issue 35 is effective May 12, 2008, and replaces all previous editions.
Summary of Changes
IMM Issue 35 includes changes from the previous issue (Issue 34 dated May, 2007). The changes that have been included for this edition were published in the Postal Bulletin or the Federal Register, or were posted on the Postal Explorer Web site.
IMM Issue 35 includes the following:
Public: The public can access IMM issue 35 in PDF and HTML formats on Postal Explorer at http://pe.usps.com.
USPS: Postal Service employees may also access IMM issue 35 in PDF and HTML formats on Postal Explorer at pe.usps.com or through the internal USPS® Web site.
How to Use This Book
The IMM is organized into nine basic chapters describing size and weight requirements, prices, classes of mail, and other mailing standards. The chapters are followed by Individual Country Listings that contain specific mailing standards for each country.
Contact your local Post Office™, business mail entry office, or the Pricing and Classification Service Center (PCSC) with comments or questions about our mailing standards. Mailing Standards of the United States Postal Service, Domestic Mail Manual (DMM®) provides addresses and telephone numbers of business mail entry offices and the PCSC.