Insurance provides coverage against loss or damage up to $5,000 for Priority Mail Express, Priority Mail, First-Class Mail, Standard Post and Media Mail. Items may not be insured for more than their value. Priority Mail Express provides $100 of insurance coverage and Priority Mail may include $50 or $100.

For an additional fee, insurance may be combined with Return Receipt for Merchandise, Signature Confirmation or Signature Confirmation Restricted Delivery (if insured for less than or equal to $500), Adult Signature Required, or Adult Signature Restricted Delivery. For items insured for more than $500, Return Receipt is also available. The amount of insurance coverage for loss is the actual value, less depreciation. No claim payments are made for sentimental losses or for any expenses incurred as a result of the loss.