USPS Shipping Labels on Etsy

You can purchase and print USPS shipping labels directly from your Etsy shop.

To buy USPS shipping labels from Etsy, you must be based in the US and accept either Etsy Payments or PayPal. Labels can be purchased for both domestic and international addresses.

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How much do shipping labels cost?

There are no additional fees, outside Etsy’s normal fees (i.e. transaction fee), from Etsy to use USPS shipping labels. The cost of a shipping label will depend on the origin, destination, weight, and dimensions of the package. When purchasing a USPS shipping label on, you can preview its cost after you add the package details.

The cost of each purchased shipping label will appear separately in your account.

Available shipping services

Etsy and the USPS offer a selection of methods for sending parcels and tubes to both domestic and international addresses, as well as lettermail and flats for domestic addresses. Some methods that are available come with insurance coverage included and shown at time of purchase.

For sending items within the US, you can choose:

  • Includes $100 insurance: Priority Mail® and Priority Mail Express®
  • Doesn’t include insurance: First Class Package Service®, Media Mail® (restrictions apply), and Parcel Select Ground®

Depending on the international destination, we offer:

When you purchase an international shipping label, the necessary forms will be provided to you. It’s your responsibility to ensure the required information is completed.

Learn more about what can and cannot be sent in the mail.

Refunds and Claims

If you bought a label by accident or no longer need it, you can request a refund for unused, unscanned labels within 10 days of purchase. You can purchase a new label at a later time. Learn how to request a refund for a shipping label.

For refunds related to late delivery when using Priority Mail Express, you may be able to file a claim directly with USPS. You may also be able to file a claim if your package was automatically insured.

If you insured your package through Shipsurance, learn how to file a claim.

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