Insured Mail

Accountable Mail includes all Insured, Certified, Registered and Express Mail


Insured Mail – you can obtain payment for domestic mail that has been lost, rifled or damage by having it insured.  You can buy insurance for your mail.  It is also available for merchandise mailed at the Priority Mail or First Class mail rates.  Express Mail includes insurance at no extra charge.

See Sample at the bottom of this page

A numbered label and completed receipt must be affixed.

Return Receipt (Optional) – A return receipt is your proof of delivery. It is available for insured mail and with registered, certified and domestic express mail service.  The return receipt identifies the article number, who signed for it and the date it was delivered.  It is not necessary to utilize a return receipt on all certified or registered mailings.  Be certain to identify your Department Name, Address including the Mailstop (MS) number on any return receipt so we can route them back to your department.

Customer Benefits

  • Protection against loss or damage mail
  • Inexpensive
  • Return receipt service available for insurance mail

The following items are needed to prepare an Insured Mailing:

  • Insured Mailing article number receipt
  • Green Return Receipt (optional but recommended)

Supplies are available upon request through the Campus Mail Center at X-2321.

Insured Mail Sample

  • Under $200

    Insured Mail less than 200 - Front
  • Over $200