New Ancillary Service (ACS) Option Available Beginning July 25, 2015

Introducing - Change Service Requested (CSR) Option 2 for Standard Mail® letters and flats and for Bound Printed Matter flats.

  • Intelligent Mail barcode is required.
  • CSR Option 2 is only available with ACS.
  • Undeliverable mail will be forwarded when there is a current change-of-address on file.
  • All other Undeliverable As Addressed (UAA) mail will be discarded.
  • USPS Provides an ACS notice for both forwarded and discarded mail.
  • A Forwarded Fee* will be charged for each piece that is forwarded. Forwarded fees will be billed via ACS.
    o   Standard Mail Letters – 45¢ plus the applicable ACS fee
    o   Standard Mail Flats – $1.40 plus the applicable ACS fee
    o   Bound Printed Matter Flats – $3.15 plus the applicable ACS fee

The new Standard Mail and Bound Printed Matter Service Type ID’s for Change Service Requested Option 2 are available in the CSR Option 2 Service Type Identifiers effective July 25, 2015 and in Appendix A: Ancillary Services - Service Type IDentifier (STID) Details effective July 25. 2015.