Bulk Mail Permit Application Details

The United States Postal Service offers a variety of forms for customers to use when mailing letters and packages. One of these forms is the Usps Form 3615, which is used to request verification that the address on an item is correct. This form can be used by customers who are uncertain about the accuracy of an address or by businesses that need to confirm an address for shipping purposes. The form can be filled out and submitted online or by mail.

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QuestionAnswer
Form NameUsps Form 3615
Form Length2 pages
Fillable?No
Fillable fields0
Avg. time to fill out30 sec
Other namesps form 3615, usps form 3615, usps bulk mail permit, bulk rate postage forms

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United States Postal Service®

A. Applicant Information (Please print or type requested information)

Mailing Permit Application

1. Mail Owner (Individual or Company Name)

 

 

2. Date

 

and Customer Profile

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Instructions available on reverse

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Two forms of identification are required when

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3. Applicant’s Signature *(See Privacy Notice below)

4. Email Address (required if known)

submitting this application. One form of ID

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

must contain a photograph of the applicant(s).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The applicant must enter the two ID numbers

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

on line 8a and line 8b which is subject to

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

5. Address (Street and number, apt. or suite no., city, state, and ZIP + 4®)

 

 

 

verification by the postal employee completing

 

 

 

the application. Social Security cards, credit

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

cards and birth certificates are not acceptable

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

forms of identification.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

6. Other Names Under Which Company Does Business (If applicable)

7. How Can We Contact You?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Telephone

Email

Mail

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

8a. Enter first ID number.

9. Federal Agency Cost Code (If applicable)

10. Will Present Plant Verified Drop

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Shipment (PVDS)?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Yes

No

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

8b. Enter second ID number.

11. Contact Person

12. Telephone No. (Include area code)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

B. Check Applicable Type of Permit/Authorization Requested

For Postal Service™ Use Only

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Permit

Date

Date

Sample

 

Will you be mailing anything that is liquid, fragile, perishable, or potentially hazardous?

 

Number

Issued

Canceled

Approved

 

See DMM 601

Yes

 

 

No

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1.

Permit Imprint Authorization (One time Application fee required )* Company

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

First-Class® Mail

Standard Mail®

 

 

Package Services

Permit

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Imprint

 

 

 

 

 

 

2.

Precanceled Stamp Authorization*

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Government Precanceled Stamped Envelope Authorization*

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mailer Precanceled Postmark/Preprinted Rate Markings Authorization*

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

See DMM 604.3

Preprinting of Rate Markings

Mailer Precancel Postmark

 

 

 

 

 

3.

Postage Evidencing System (Meter/PC Postage™) Authorization*

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4.

Business Reply Mail™ (BRM) Authorization**

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(Cards, Letters and Flats Only)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

a. Post Office™ (Station or Branch) where BRM will be received:

 

(a)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

b. Post Office where BRM permit number was issued and annual fee was paid, if

(b)

 

 

 

 

 

 

applicable:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Business Reply Mail Account Maintenance Fee (For advance deposit account)***

Qualified Business Reply Mail™ (QBRM) Approved***

*Annual mailing fee is required to present presorted mail ** Annual permit fee required

*** Annual permit and annual account maintenance fee required

Permit Imprint Authorization (Please keep this card for your records. Instructions available on reverse.)

Permit Number

Date Permit Issued

Issuing

 

 

Office

 

 

 

Application Fee Due

AIC

 

$

140

 

 

 

Postmaster or Designee Signature

 

 

 

 

Authorization for Precanceled Stamps or Postage Evidencing Systems (Meter/PC Postage) to Present Presorted Mail in Bulk

(Please keep this card for your records. Instructions available on reverse.)

Permit Number

Date Permit Issued Issuing

 

Office

 

 

Postmaster or Designee Signature

Business Reply Mail Authorization

(Please keep this card for your records. Instructions available on reverse.)

Permit Number

Date Permit Issued Issuing

 

 

Office

 

 

 

Fee Due

Unique BRM ZIP+4(s)

$

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BRM w/Advance Deposit

 

 

Account Maintenance Fee

 

 

Due $

 

 

 

 

 

Postmaster or Designee Signature

PS Form 3615, August 2020 PSN 7530-03-000-6048 *Privacy Notice: Information provided may be used for marketing purposes, see our privacy policy at usps.com

Mailability, DMM 601
1.0 General Standards
2.0 Packaging
3.0 Acceptable Mailing Containers
4.0 Cushioning, Closure, and Reinforcement
5.0 Handling, Content, and Extra Service Markings
6.0 Mailing Containers—Special Types of Envelopes and Packaging 7.0 Packaging Standards for Mail Processed at Bulk Mail Centers 8.0 Nonmailable and Restricted Articles and Substances Generally 9.0 Perishables
10.0 Hazardous Materials
11.0 Other Restricted and Nonmailable Matter
12.0 Written, Printed, and Graphic Matter Generally

Standards for Mailing Using Permit Imprints

1.

The content and format must meet the standards in the

2020

 

 

Domestic Mail Manual (DMM®).

August

2.

Mail must be presented and accepted where the permit

 

was issued unless permitted by other applicable

 

standards.

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3.

Payment for each mailing must be made when the

Form

 

mailing is presented at the Post Office.

 

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4.

Mail must not be deposited in street collection boxes.

Detached

5.

Minimum quantities apply and all pieces must be of

 

identical weight, unless otherwise authorized.

NOTE: Application fee applies. Annual fees apply to presort or destination entry mail.

Standards for Precanceled Stamps or

 

Postage Evidencing Systems (Meters/PC

 

Postage) to Present Presorted Mailings

2020

 

 

Presorted mail must:

August

1. Be presented for acceptance and verification where the

 

 

permit is held.

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2. Not be deposited in street collection boxes.

3. Bear markings and endorsements required for the rate

Form

 

 

claimed or service requested.

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4. Bear a complete return address

Detached

NOTE: Annual fees apply to presort or destination entry mail.

 

(Precanceled stamp mail).

 

Obtain appropriate meter slug from meter manufacturer.

 

 

 

2020

Standards for Business Reply Mail (BRM)

 

 

 

August

1.

Permit holder guarantees payment for proper

 

 

First-Class™ postage, plus a per-piece fee.

3615,

2.

Permitted for cards, letters, and flats only.

Form

3.

No extra services are permitted.

 

4.

Mail may not be converted for any other purpose

from

 

than that intended by the permit holder.

 

Detached

6.

Annual permit applies.

5.

Format requirements apply.

 

7.

Annual account maintenance fee may apply.

 

Instructions (For information about postage payment methods and permits, please refer to the DMM)

This form creates a comprehensive file about customers who use these services, including a record of customers mailing in bulk with meter postage affixed and those who are presenting plant verified drop shipment (PVDS) or approved for Qualified Business Reply Mail (QBRM) rates. This form also documents when permits were issued or canceled, initial fees paid, and samples approved. You may use one form and update it as needed. If files are kept in separate locations, you may use a separate form for each service.

How to Complete This Form

Section A, Applicant Information

1. Enter applicant’s name and company/agency name under which mailings will be entered.

2. Enter the date application was completed.

3. Signature of person completing form.

4. Applicant’s email address or contact email address.

5. Enter the complete company mailing address.

6. Enter all other names under which company does business.

7. Enter method(s) of contact.

8. a. Complete first form of identification number. b. Complete second form of identification number.

9. Complete if applicant is a federal agency presenting mail under Official Mail Accounting System (OMAS).

10.Indicate whether mailer is or will be presenting plant verified drop shipments (PVDS). (For informational purposes only).

11.Enter the name of the contact person (a person with whom Postal Service personnel can discuss mailing differences, etc.).

12.Enter the telephone number (include area code) of contact person named in item 11.

Section B, Check Type of Permit/Authorization Requested

1.Complete if mailer will mail using a permit imprint.

2.Complete if mailer will mail using:

Precanceled stamps.

Government precanceled stamped envelopes.

a.Mailer precanceled postmark.

b.Preprinted rate markings authorization (check appropriately).

3.Complete if mailer will mail using a postage evidencing system (Meter/PC Postage).

4.Complete if mailer applies for a Business Reply Mail permit.

a.Post Office (Station or Branch) where mail will be received.

b.Post Office where BRM permit number was issued/annual fee was paid, if applicable. Check if Business Reply Mail Annual Account Maintenance Fee was paid.

Complete/check if Qualified Business Reply Mail (QBRM) Approved.

What to Give the Customer

Complete and detach the coupon corresponding to the service(s) requested and give to the customer. Advise the customer to keep their coupon(s) to reference the account(s). Customers should keep the coupon(s) along with their copy(ies) of PS Form 3544, Post Office Receipt for Money, which they will receive after paying the required fee.

How to File This Form

File the form alphabetically by customer’s business name. Post Offices where records are maintained manually must use PS Form 3609, Record of Permit Imprint Mailings, to establish a corresponding numerical record of permit holders. Use PS Form 25, Trust Fund Account, for all other services. Post Offices with a mail classification automated system (such as the Postal One!® system) that provides computation and individual customer account recordkeeping need not maintain a separate manual record.

REMINDER:

*Annual mailing fee is required to present presorted mail ** Annual permit fee required

*** Annual permit and annual account maintenance fee required

PS Form 3615, August 2020 (Reverse)