USPS includes limited insurance coverage for certain packages and services at no additional charges. Shipments can only be insured if tracking, such as delivery or signature confirmation, is included on the package.
See the table below for specific services and included insurance from USPS.
Included Services for Commercial Pricing
|USPS Insured Services||Domestic||International|
|Priority Mail||up to $100||up to $200*|
|Priority Mail Express||up to $100||up to $200|
*Non-negotiable documents shipped Priority Mail International will be insured up to $100 to cover the costs of reconstructing lost or damaged documents.
Other USPS services do not include insurance in the label price:
First Class Package (domestic and international)
Parcel Select Ground
USPS Retail Ground
First-Class Mail (large envelopes/flats)
If you would like to insure over the USPS included insurance or add insurance to a service that USPS does not cover, you can add additional insurance coverage with ShipWorks Insurance. Want to learn more about ShipWorks insurance? We have several help articles to help you get started.
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