PS Form 3600-PM "Postage Statement - Priority Mail - Permit Imprint"

What Is PS Form 3600-PM?

PS Form 3600-PM, Postage Statement - Priority Mail - Permit Imprint is the form you need to complete when sending your mail piece via the Priority Mail Service. The document is issued by the United States Postal Service (USPS). The latest version of the form - also known as the USPS Form 3600-PM - was released on January 1, 2019. A printable PS Form 3600-PM version​​ can be downloaded below or found on the USPS Forms website.

The PS 3600 series includes two other related forms:

Both of the abovementioned USPS Postage Statements are used with the First-Class Mail service.

The Priority Mail Service is typically used to send letters, tubes, packages and large or thick envelopes. The weight of the package should not exceed 70 lbs. The delivery time is about 1 to 3 business days. After preparing your mail piece, you should fill out one of the USPS Postage Statement forms. These are used to document the number of items you are sending and the postage price you are paying for the service.

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PS Form 3600-PM Instructions

The PS Form 3600-PM consists of thirteen pages in total. The first twelve pages are required to be filled out. The last page contains the instructions for filling out the form. Use either Commercial Plus or Commercial Base Prices. You should not combine both in one document.

The first page of the form - the cover sheet - contains the following mandatory fields:

  1. Mailer Section. You must fill out this part completely, including the Permit Holder, the Mailing Agent (if any as described at page 13 of the form), and the Mail Owner (if other than the Permit Holder).
  2. Mailing Section. Provide all the required details relating to the mail piece you are sending in this part.
  3. Parts A through F and S. Complete those pertinent to your mailing.
  4. Postage Section. Checkmark the applicable boxes, add all postages from the Part and Total Boxes, and enter the sum in Total Postage Box.
  5. Certification Section. Read the disclaimer and sign the document.

Attach all filled out sheets to the first page and submit to the USPS.


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United States Postal Service
Post Office: Note Mail Arrival
Date & Time (Do Not Round-Stamp)
Postage Statement—Priority Mail—Permit Imprint
Use this form for Priority Mail.
Permit Holder
Mailing Agent
Mail Owner
Name, Address, Email, Telephone
(If other than permit holder)
(If other than permit holder)
Name, Address, Telephone
Name, Address
CAPS Cust. Ref. No.
CRID
CRID
CRID
Post Office of Mailing
Mailer’s Mailing Date
Federal Agency Cost Code
Statement Seq. No.
No. and type of Containers
Sacks
1 ft. Letter Trays
Hold For Pickup (HFPU)
Customer Generated
Total Pieces
SSF Transaction ID#
Electronic Labels
2 ft. Letter Trays
SigCon
No. of pieces
EMM Letter Trays
Total Weight
Permit #
Flat Trays
Pallets
Processing
For Mail Enclosed Within Another Class
Weight of a Single Piece
Other
Category
Marketing Mail
Library Mail
.
Letters
pounds
Media Mail
Bound Printed Matter
Flats
First Class
First-Class Mail
This is a Political Campaign Mailing
Yes
No
Parcels
Package Services
Parcel Select
Parcel Select
Priority Mail
Periodicals
Lightweight
Open and
This is Official Election Mail
Yes
No
Distribute
(PMOD)
Parts Completed (Select all that apply):
A
B
C
D
E
F
S
Commercial Base
Commercial Plus
Total Postage (Add parts totals)
Additional Postage Payment (State reason)
Total Adjusted Postage Permit Imprint
Postmaster: Report Total Postage in AIC 237
Incentive/Discount Claimed:
Type of Fee:
The mailer’s signature certifies acceptance of liability for and agreement to pay any revenue deficiencies assessed on this mailing, subject to appeal. If an agent signs this form,
the agent certifies that he or she is authorized to sign on behalf of the mailer and that the mailer is bound by the certification and agrees to pay any deficiencies. In addition,
agents may be liable for any deficiencies resulting from matters within their responsibility, knowledge, or control. The mailer hereby certifies that all information furnished on
this form is accurate, truthful, and complete; that the mail and the supporting documentation comply with all postal standards and the mailing qualifies for the prices and fees
claimed; and that the mailing does not contain any matter prohibited by law or postal regulation. I understand that anyone who furnishes false or misleading information on this
form or who omits information requested on this form may be subject to criminal and/or civil penalties, including fines and imprisonment.
Privacy Notice: For information regarding our Privacy Policy visit www.usps.com.
Signature of Mailer or Agent
Printed Name of Mailer or Agent Signing Form
Telephone
Weight of a Single Piece
Total Weight
Are postage figures at left adjusted from mailer’s
Round Stamp (Required)
Payment Date
.
entries?
Yes
No If yes, reason:
pounds
Total Pieces
Total Postage
Presort Verification Performed? (If required)
Yes
No
I CERTIFY that this mailing has been inspected for
Date Mailer Notified
Contact
each item below if required:
(1) eligibility for postage prices claimed;
(2) proper preparation (and presort where required);
(3) proper completion of postage statement;
By (Initials)
Time
AM
(4) payment of annual fee; and
PM
(5) sufficient funds on deposit (if required)
USPS Employee’s Signature
Print USPS Employee’s Name
PS Form 3600-PM1, January 2019 (Page 1 of 12) PSN 7530-13-000-5565
This form and mailing standards are available on Postal Explorer at pe.usps.com.
United States Postal Service
Post Office: Note Mail Arrival
Date & Time (Do Not Round-Stamp)
Postage Statement—Priority Mail—Permit Imprint
Use this form for Priority Mail.
Permit Holder
Mailing Agent
Mail Owner
Name, Address, Email, Telephone
(If other than permit holder)
(If other than permit holder)
Name, Address, Telephone
Name, Address
CAPS Cust. Ref. No.
CRID
CRID
CRID
Post Office of Mailing
Mailer’s Mailing Date
Federal Agency Cost Code
Statement Seq. No.
No. and type of Containers
Sacks
1 ft. Letter Trays
Hold For Pickup (HFPU)
Customer Generated
Total Pieces
SSF Transaction ID#
Electronic Labels
2 ft. Letter Trays
SigCon
No. of pieces
EMM Letter Trays
Total Weight
Permit #
Flat Trays
Pallets
Processing
For Mail Enclosed Within Another Class
Weight of a Single Piece
Other
Category
Marketing Mail
Library Mail
.
Letters
pounds
Media Mail
Bound Printed Matter
Flats
First Class
First-Class Mail
This is a Political Campaign Mailing
Yes
No
Parcels
Package Services
Parcel Select
Parcel Select
Priority Mail
Periodicals
Lightweight
Open and
This is Official Election Mail
Yes
No
Distribute
(PMOD)
Parts Completed (Select all that apply):
A
B
C
D
E
F
S
Commercial Base
Commercial Plus
Total Postage (Add parts totals)
Additional Postage Payment (State reason)
Total Adjusted Postage Permit Imprint
Postmaster: Report Total Postage in AIC 237
Incentive/Discount Claimed:
Type of Fee:
The mailer’s signature certifies acceptance of liability for and agreement to pay any revenue deficiencies assessed on this mailing, subject to appeal. If an agent signs this form,
the agent certifies that he or she is authorized to sign on behalf of the mailer and that the mailer is bound by the certification and agrees to pay any deficiencies. In addition,
agents may be liable for any deficiencies resulting from matters within their responsibility, knowledge, or control. The mailer hereby certifies that all information furnished on
this form is accurate, truthful, and complete; that the mail and the supporting documentation comply with all postal standards and the mailing qualifies for the prices and fees
claimed; and that the mailing does not contain any matter prohibited by law or postal regulation. I understand that anyone who furnishes false or misleading information on this
form or who omits information requested on this form may be subject to criminal and/or civil penalties, including fines and imprisonment.
Privacy Notice: For information regarding our Privacy Policy visit www.usps.com.
Signature of Mailer or Agent
Printed Name of Mailer or Agent Signing Form
Telephone
Weight of a Single Piece
Total Weight
Are postage figures at left adjusted from mailer’s
Round Stamp (Required)
Payment Date
.
entries?
Yes
No If yes, reason:
pounds
Total Pieces
Total Postage
Presort Verification Performed? (If required)
Yes
No
I CERTIFY that this mailing has been inspected for
Date Mailer Notified
Contact
each item below if required:
(1) eligibility for postage prices claimed;
(2) proper preparation (and presort where required);
(3) proper completion of postage statement;
By (Initials)
Time
AM
(4) payment of annual fee; and
PM
(5) sufficient funds on deposit (if required)
USPS Employee’s Signature
Print USPS Employee’s Name
PS Form 3600-PM1, January 2019 (Page 1 of 12) PSN 7530-13-000-5565
This form and mailing standards are available on Postal Explorer at pe.usps.com.
Priority Mail—Permit Imprint
Part A
Check box if prices are populated in this section.
Flat Rate & Commercial Prices
No. of
Subtotal
Discount
Fee
Total
Price
Pieces
Postage
Total
Total
Postage
A1
Flat Rate Envelopes (EP 14 B, F, H, GT)
A2
Padded Flat Rate Envelope
A3
Legal Flat Rate Envelope
A4
Small Flat Rate Box
A5
Medium Flat Rate Box
A6
Large Flat Rate Box
A7
Large Flat Rate Box APO/FPO/DPO
A8
Local, Zones 1 & 2
A9
Zone 3
A10
Zone 4
A11
Zone 5
A12
Zone 6
A13
Zone 7
A14
Zone 8
A15
Zone 9
A16
Pieces from USPS Marketing Mail
Permit Reply Mail
No. of
Subtotal
Discount
Fee
Total
Price
Pieces
Postage
Total
Total
Postage
A17
Flats
Dimensional Prices
Dim-Weight
No. of
Subtotal
Discount
Fee
Total
Price
Pieces
Postage
Total
Total
Postage
Local, Zones 1 & 2
A18
Zone 3
A19
Zone 4
A20
Zone 5
A21
Zone 6
A22
Zone 7
A23
Zone 8
A24
Zone 9
A25
Part A Total (add lines A1–A25)
PS Form 3600-PM, January 2019 (Page 2 of 12)
Priority Mail—Permit Imprint—Com. Base/Com. Plus
Part B—Regional Rate Box*
Check box if prices are populated in this section.
Box A (Maximum Weight 15 lbs.)
No. of
Subtotal
Discount
Fee
Total
Price
Pieces
Postage
Total
Total
Postage
B1
Local, Zones 1 & 2
B2
Zone 3
B3
Zone 4
B4
Zone 5
B5
Zone 6
B6
Zone 7
B7
Zone 8
B8
Zone 9
Box B (Maximum Weight 20 lbs.)
No. of
Subtotal
Discount
Fee
Total
Price
Pieces
Postage
Total
Total
Postage
B9
Local, Zones 1 & 2
B10
Zone 3
B11
Zone 4
B12
Zone 5
B13
Zone 6
B14
Zone 7
B15
Zone 8
B16
Zone 9
* USPS-produced Regional Rate Box packaging required.
Part B Total (add lines B1–B16)
PS Form 3600-PM3, January 2019 (Page 3 of 12) PSN 7530-13-000-5566
Priority Mail—Permit Imprint—Commercial Plus
Part C—Cubic*
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Tier 1 (Up to .10)
Price
No. of Pieces
Subtotal Postage
Discount Total
Fee Total
Total Postage
C1
Local, Zones 1 & 2
C2
Zone 3
C3
Zone 4
C4
Zone 5
C5
Zone 6
C6
Zone 7
C7
Zone 8
C8
Zone 9
Tier 2 (Up to .20)
Price
No. of Pieces
Subtotal Postage
Discount Total
Fee Total
Total Postage
C9
Local, Zones 1 & 2
C10
Zone 3
C11
Zone 4
C12
Zone 5
C13
Zone 6
C14
Zone 7
C15
Zone 8
C16
Zone 9
Tier 3 (Up to .30)
Price
No. of Pieces
Subtotal Postage
Discount Total
Fee Total
Total Postage
Local, Zones 1 & 2
C17
Zone 3
C18
C19
Zone 4
Zone 5
C20
C21
Zone 6
Zone 7
C22
Zone 8
C23
Zone 9
C24
Tier 4 (Up to .40)
Price
No. of Pieces
Subtotal Postage
Discount Total
Fee Total
Total Postage
Local, Zones 1 & 2
C25
Zone 3
C26
C27
Zone 4
Zone 5
C28
C29
Zone 6
Zone 7
C30
Zone 8
C31
C32
Zone 9
Tier 5 (Up to .50)
Price
No. of Pieces
Subtotal Postage
Discount Total
Fee Total
Total Postage
Local, Zones 1 & 2
C33
Zone 3
C34
C35
Zone 4
Zone 5
C36
C37
Zone 6
Zone 7
C38
Zone 8
C39
C40
Zone 9
* C1–C40 for Commercial Plus Cubic eligible mailers only.
Part C Total (add lines C1–C40)
PS Form 3600-PM, January 2019 (Page 4 of 12)
Priority Mail—Permit Imprint—Negotiated Service Agreement (NSA)
Part D
Check box if prices are populated in this section.
Flat Rate & Commercial Prices—NSA
No. of
Subtotal
Discount
Fee
Total
Price
Pieces
Postage
Total
Total
Postage
Flat Rate Envelopes
D1
(EP 14 B, F, H, GT)
Padded Flat Rate
D2
Envelope
Legal Flat Rate
D3
Envelope
D4
Small Flat Rate Box
D5
Medium Flat Rate Box
D6
Large Flat Rate Box
Large Flat Rate Box
D7
APO/FPO/DPO
D8
Local, Zones 1 & 2
D9
Zone 3
D10
Zone 4
D11
Zone 5
D12
Zone 6
D13
Zone 7
D14
Zone 8
D15
Zone 9
Pieces from
D16
USPS Marketing Mail
Dimensional Prices—NSA
Dim-Weight
No. of
Subtotal
Discount
Fee
Total
Price
Pieces
Postage
Total
Total
Postage
D17
Local, Zones 1 & 2
D18
Zone 3
D19
Zone 4
D20
Zone 5
D21
Zone 6
D22
Zone 7
D23
Zone 8
D24
Zone 9
D25
Part D Subtotal (Add lines D1–D24)
Part D continued on next page
PS Form 3600-PM5, January 2019 (Page 5 of 12) PSN 7530-13-000-5567