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Mailing Permits

As you prepare your online printing piece for mailing, you’ll need to decide on which permit to use. A mailing permit gives you permission to use a specific payment method for postage. As a premium online printer, Smartpress offers convenient permit options to suit your mailing.

Full Mailing Services – Our Permit

  • We use our indicia (an imprint that signifies postage has been prepaid and takes place of a stamp) and handle the mailing at our local post office
  • We can use our regular indicia or company indicia (if we have a return address on the mail piece)
    • Regular indicia will show city and state information; company indicia will not
  • Includes:
    • Coding Accuracy Support System (CASS) Certification
    • Deletion of duplicates upon request
    • Checking for non-deliverable mail
    • National Change of Address (NCOA)
    • We’ll return updated NCOA records and non-mailable records, so you may update your database
    • Postage not included

Full Mailing Services – Customer Permit

  • For when you want to use your indicia and mail from the post office where you hold your permit
  • The mail pieces are bulk shipped to you
  • Includes:
    • Coding Accuracy Support System (CASS) Certification
    • Deletion of duplicates upon request
    • Checking for non-deliverable mail
    • National Change of Address (NCOA)
    • We’ll return updated NCOA records and non-mailable records, so you may update your database
    • Postage not included

Full Mailing Services with Stamp Applications – Our Permit

  • We use our indicia and handle the mailing at our local post office
  • We can use our regular indicia or company indicia (if we have a return address on the mail piece)
    • Regular indicia will show city and state information; company indicia will not
  • Includes:
  • Coding Accuracy Support System (CASS) Certification
    • Deletion of duplicates upon request
    • Checking for non-deliverable mail
    • National Change of Address (NCOA)
    • We’ll return updated NCOA records and non-mailable records, so you may update your database
  • Stamp application includes:
    • First Class postage stamps
    • Precanceled First Class stamps
    • Precanceled Standard stamps
    • Precanceled Nonprofit stamps

Complete mail fulfillment is part of our wide range of superior online printing services. To learn more about Mailing Design Guidelines, Mailing and Addressing Services and more, visit About Direct Mail.

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