A spine forms the bottom edge. Wallet style booklets must be from 5.2 inches to 8 inches long, 4 inches high; can weigh up to 2.5 ounces; and must be sealed with nonperforated tabs. Tab size and placement are dictated by the weight of the booklet.
Maximum weight: 2.5 ounces | Maximum height: 4 inches | Maximum length: 5.2 to 8 inches | Cover paper weight: 70-pound paper unless otherwise noted
Cover: Entire booklet 60-pound paper, OR
Cover 70-pound paper, inner pages 50-pound paper.
Booklets up to 2 ounces: sealed with 1.5 inch nonperforated tabs placed 1-1/4 inch from bottom leading and trailing edge.
Over 2 ounces: use 2 inch nonperforated tabs placed 3/4 inch from bottom leading and trailing edge.
±1/8 inch vertical tolerance for tab placement in both cases.
Oblong booklets have a spine on the leading (shorter) edge.
Maximum weight: 3 ounces | Maximum height: 6 inches | Maximum length: 10.5 inches | Cover paper weight: 70-pound paper unless otherwise noted
Cover: 5 to 9 inch long: 60-pound paper
Over 9 up to 10.5 inch: 70-pound paper
Place two 1.5 inch nonperforated tabs on the top edge and one tab on trailing edge. Position top tabs 1-inch from left and right edges. Position one 1.5 inch nonperforated tab in the middle of the trailing edge.
Cover: 5 to 9 inch long 60-pound paper
Over 9 up to 10.5 inch 70-pound paper
The front OR back cover sheet is extended on the trailing edge and folded over the non-recessed internal pages. The flap is sealed inside the opposite cover sheet with glue. Extended front and back covers are not allowed with glue line seals.
Seal with a continuous glue line. Place two 1.5 inch nonperforated tabs on the top edge 1-inch from the leading and trailing edges.
Folded booklets are mailpieces that are bound and then folded to letter-size. The folded spine may be the leading edge or at the top of the booklet. If necessary, the booklet may be prepared with the spine as the trailing edge, however, this configuration is not recommended. The cover is at least 40-pound paper. Folded booklets must be sealed with nonperforated 1.5 inch tabs.
Maximum weight: 3 ounces | Maximum height: 6 inches
Cover: paper weight: 40-pound paper
Two 1.5 inch nonperforated tabs on leading edge and one tab on trailing edge. Position upper tabs within 1-inch from the top edge. Position lower leading tab 0.5 inch from the bottom edge.
Cover: paper weight up to 9 inch L = 50lb;
over 9 inch L up to 10.5 inch = 60lb
Tabs up to 2oz = 1.5 inch nonperforated tabs;
over 2oz = 2 inch nonperforated tabs
Spine at top on address-side panel
Place one tab on the leading and trailing edge within 1 inch from the top; position one tab on the lower leading edge 0.5 inch from the bottom.