First-Class Postage Increases One Cent

The price of the stamp just went up.

The United States Postal Service has raised the price of a First-Class Stamp one cent to $.46. First-Class Mail, Standard Mail, Periodicals, Package Services, First-Class Mail International and Extra Services have all increased in price. This is only the second increase in the price of a first-class mail stamp since May 2009.

The price for mailing a single-piece First-Class Mail postcard is going up 1 cent to 33 cents. Stamped postcards will increase to 37 cents.

These prices were effective as of yesterday, Jan. 27.