S.A.M. (State Accountable Mail) service is very similar to the USPS Certified
Mail service. S.A.M. allows you to send mail from one MSC number to another with
When addressing S.A.M. mail, please address just as you would a regular letter,
but attach the S.A.M. card with all fields on the card completed. You may request S.A.M. card supplies online. To view a presentation for S.A.M. card
use, please click here.
To track Statewide Accountable Mail (S.A.M.),
please contact the Mail Service Center Accountable Mail at (919) 733-2913.
S.A.M. mail is billed through the Courier System billing program and is generated
in our Fiscal Office. The cost for S.A.M. mail is the cost of USPS postage plus
a flat $3.50 fee.
View an example of a properly completed S.A.M Card.
Procedure for Using S.A.M.
Separate S.A.M. mail from regular 1st st Class Mail,
Certified Mail, Interoffice Mail, and Courier
View S.A.M. Presentation (pdf)
Download S.A.M. Mailing Form (pdf)
Order S.A.M. Supplies
To track Statewide Accountable Mail (S.A.M.), please contact the Mail Service Center Accountable Mail at (919) 733-2913.