Current Value of the Forever Stamp (information from the United States Postal Service, 1 ounce)

The current value of the USPS Forever Stamp is: $0.47

Rate last validated December 2, 2016; soonest anticipated rate change: May of 2017

November 18, 2016 update: the Post Office has proposed rate increases for January 22, 2017 and the proposed increases DO NOT currently include any change to First Class Postage. The soonest I anticipate a rate change is now approximately May of 2017.

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Quick Reference: First Class STANDARD SIZE Rates for over One Ounce
Weight: Postage: Translates To:
2 oz. $0.68 1x Forever stamp + $0.21
3 oz. $0.89 1x Forever stamp + $0.42, or, simply 2x Forever Stamps (which results in a $.05 donation to the Post Office)

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Quick Reference: First Class OVERSIZED Letter Chart
Weight: Postage: Translates To:
1 oz. $0.94 Two Forever Stamps
2 oz. $1.15 Two Forever Stamps + $0.21
3 oz. $1.36 Two Forever Stamps + $0.42, or, three Forever Stamps (which results in a $.05 donation to the Post Office)
4 oz. $1.57 Three Forever Stamps + $0.16

Visit the United States Post Office web site for additional rules, regulations, and mailing options.

Forever Stamp Historical Values
Date: Price
April 10, 2016 $0.47
January 26, 2014 $0.49
January 27, 2013 $0.46
January 22, 2012 $0.45
May 11, 2009 $0.44
May 12, 2008 $0.42
April 12, 2007 $0.41
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