How Long Does It Take for First-Class Mail to Arrive?

How Long Does It Take for First-Class Mail to Arrive?

How Long Does It Take for First-Class Mail to Arrive?

The United States Postal Service offers delivery times of one to three days for shipments sent as first-class mail. First-class mail provides a cost-effective shipping option for envelopes and packages weighing up to 13 ounces.

Additional shipping options and services that are offered by the USPS may be used in concert with first-class mail, allowing shippers to purchase insurance for documents and parcels or to arrange for delivery confirmation when their shipments are completed. When shipped locally, 96 percent of all first-class mail deliveries are completed within one day, and 94 percent of deliveries to nationwide destinations arrive within three days.