Certain materials such as bills and statements of account must be mailed using only First-Class Mail; these materials are specifically defined in Domestic Mail Manual (DMM) section 133.3.
Standard Mail is defined in Domestic Mail Manual (DMM) 243.2.0. Nonprofit rate mail is Standard Mail.
Standard Mail is subject to inspection and must conform to DMM criteria to be eligible for Standard Mail rates. Ineligible material will be subject to additional charges.For more information on USPS mailing standards, please refer to the Domestic Mail Manual.
Delivery Expectations - USPS delivery times for Standard Mail are unavoidably inconsistant and can range from 3 to 30 days. Reliable service standards are not available for Standard Mail, but Click2Mail achieves more consistent and predictable delivery nationwide through strategic drop-ship partnerships and destination entry.
Mailing Times - Due to Click2Mail's drop-shipping deadlines, Standard Mail should be submitted to Click2Mail by 8:00 PM ET on Tuesdays to achieve the best delivery times nationwide.