Courier Mail is used for official state government mail between state agencies
across the state, as well as, city, county and local governments, and
universities and is delivered to a predetermined drop box. Designated users are
provided with a key to the drop box and have the ability to deposit mail or
retrieve mail daily.
Potential users of the Courier Service are listed
Courier mail is delivered at night in the central portion of the state, delivered
daily in the western portion and the most eastern portions of the state.
Courier mail is billed at the USPS rate less a thirty percent (30%)
discount, plus additional fees for class B and C mail. There are three classes
of Courier Mail.
Courier mail is billed through our Fiscal Office through the Courier Service
billing system and will show up as Class
A, B or C in the billing description.
The thirty percent (30%) discount will reflected on your billing.
When addressing Courier Mail, please be sure your return address with courier
number or MSC number is in the upper left hand corner of your letter/package and
you have the Agency Name and courier number listed in the center of the
View an example of a properly completed Courier Envelope.
When addressing courier mail, please be sure you have attached a Mail Service
Center Mailing Form, with
a valid barcode number on the form. You can bundle all your courier mail with
one mailing form. All mail types should be individually grouped with their own
mailing form properly marked with the mail type. Example, all USPS* mail should
be bundled separately from Courier, etc.
*USPS First Class and Presort services are currently only available to state
agencies inside of Wake County with a valid NCAS code.
Any agency wishing to subscribe to the service should send a notice in writing 30 days prior to desired start date to:
Mail Service Center
5901 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-5901
The agency will then be contacted with the necessary information.
If a change in service becomes necessary such as:
The agency should send a written notice via courier or email to firstname.lastname@example.org with necessary changes and a contact person.