IMPORTANT POSTAL INDUSTRY ALERT

USPS Postal Alert 3/17/2020:

Coronavirus (COVID-19) – Periodicals Publishing Frequency

In response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) the following contingency plan has been implemented for Periodicals that will not be publishing per their stated frequency.

Periodicals Publishing Frequency Contingency Plan due to COVID-19

Publishers:

·       Should submit a letter on the publisher’s letterhead to the Original Entry Post Office serving their Known Office of Publication explaining that they will not be publishing as per their stated frequency

·       Should identify what issues will not be published to the Original Entry Post Office serving their Known Office of Publication

·       Should provide an update to the Original Entry Post Office serving their Known Office of Publication if impact to frequency continues beyond original identified issues

Note: PS Form 3510, Application for Reentry or Special Price Request for Periodicals Publication, is not required if frequency change is due to COVID-19

If you have any questions or concerns please reach out to the Mailing & Shipping Solutions Center at 877-672-0007 or your local Business Mail Entry Unit (BMEU).

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