every door direct mail documents

Every Door Direct Mail Documents

Understanding the EDDM Paperwork

On this page of our website you will find the 4 Post Office forms used in connection with Every Door Direct Mail.
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sample image of every door direct mail documents including the post office location and drop information form

Post Office Location and Drop Information

This form is for information only and is not submitted at the post office when mailing your postcards.

The form provides the following information

  • Post Office Address
  • Post Office Phone and Fax Number
  • Hours of Operation
  • List of Zip Codes and Carrier Routes being mailed
  • Total number of postcards to be mailed
  • Postage amount to be paid

PS Form 3587 Every Door Direct Mail (EDDM) Retail

Page 1 of 2
This form must be submitted to the post office along with the number of postcards indicated and postage payment.

If you are mailing to more than one zip code, you will need to process your mailing at the post office that handle each zip code. A PS Form 3587 will be required for each post office and mailing.

The maximum number of postcards that can be mailed per day at each post office is 5000

sample image of e d d m PS form 3587 page one required for every door direct mail
sample image of e d d m PS form 3587 page two required for every door direct mail

PS Form 3587 Every Door Direct Mail (EDDM) Retail

Page 2 of 2
Page 2 of PS Form 3587 contains a list of the mail carrier routes included in your mailing and the number of postcards allocated to each carrier route.

Every Door Direct Mail – Retail – Facing Slip

Postcards must be bundled and have 2 rubber bands. Each mail carrier route will have a specific number of bundles. Each bundle will need an official Facing Slip indicating the number of postcards per bundle and how many bundle are included for each route.

sample image of every door direct mail retail facing slip which must be attached to every bundle that is part of the mailing