Where to Buy Stamps Near Me? At These 50+ Places (Gas Stations, etc)

Short Answer: You can buy stamps directly from the U.S. Postal Service at the post office or USPS Self-Service Kiosks, but can also find them at authorized stamp vendors, such as your local bank, convenience stores like 7-Eleven, grocery stores like Kroger, and a variety of other places. Below, we have the comprehensive list of where to buy stamps, including banks, pharmacies, stores, and other stamp vendors.

Need to find a place to buy stamps that is open on Sundays? See our dedicated article: The List of Places That Sell Stamps on Sundays

In This Article

How Many Stamps Do You Need?

How many stamps you need depends on how heavy your piece of mail is and what type of mail it is. To send an ordinary letter one ounce or smaller, it costs $0.55, meaning you need one stamp. For each additional ounce, the price increases by $0.15. Since standard stamps don’t come in increments of $0.15, you’ll normally have to just add an extra stamp or pay exact change at the post office. Larger envelopes cost more — $1.00 for the first ounce.

We’ve broken it down for you based on envelope size to help you figure out how many stamps you may need and how much you can expect to pay.

For First-Class Mail Letters

  • $0.55 for the first ounce (and under) when purchased from USPS (one stamp)
  • $0.15 for each additional ounce, up to 3.5 ounces
  • Maximum dimensions of 6 1/8″ x 11 1/2″

For First-Class Mail Large Envelopes

  • $1.00 for the first ounce (and under) when purchased from USPS
  • $0.15 for each additional ounce, up to 13 ounces
  • Maximum dimensions of 12″ x 15″

In most cases, if you’re sending a simple card or letter, the weight will most likely be under one ounce and a single first-class stamp should cover you for domestic postage. Note that special rates apply for international postage.

Types of Stamps and Prices

Stamps are sold in several different units. Keep in mind that not all units are available at all locations, and the price could be higher if you purchase your stamps at a store instead of a post office. Here are the most common ways that you can purchase stamps and how much each unit typically costs:

First-Class Stamp

A first-class stamp is only worth the amount you pay. (If you buy one for $0.55, it’s always worth $0.55.)

  • Single stamps (individuals, $0.55)
  • Booklets (20 stamps, $11.00)
  • Rolls or coils (100 stamps, $55.00)

The Forever Stamp

A forever stamp’s value increases with the price of first-class stamps. If you purchase a Forever stamp for $0.55 in 2019 but the price in 2021 rises to $0.60 per stamp, your Forever stamp will also rise to be worth $0.60. Click here to see the entire USPS price list, including prices for stamps, priority mail, and services for bigger pieces of mail.

Places That Sell Stamps

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Name Type Amount of Stamps Open on Weekends
Wells Fargo ATM Single stamps Yes
Fifth Third Bank Bank Single stamps Saturday only
KeyBank Bank Single stamps No
US Bank Bank Single stamps Saturday only
Wells Fargo Bank Bank Single stamps Saturday only
Albertsons Grocery Booklets Yes
Copps Grocery Booklets Yes
Farm Fresh Grocery Booklets Yes
Food 4 Less Grocery Booklets Yes
Food City Grocery Booklets Yes
Food Lion Grocery Booklets Yes
Fry's Food Grocery Booklets Yes
Giant Eagle Grocery Booklets Yes
Hannaford Grocery Booklets Yes
Hy-Vee Grocery Booklets Yes
Jewel/Jewel Osco Grocery Booklets Yes
Kroger Grocery Booklets Yes
Meijer Grocery Booklets Yes
Pick N Save Grocery Booklets Yes
Publix Grocery Booklets Yes
Ralphs Grocery Booklets Yes
Randalls Grocery Booklets Yes
Safeway Grocery Booklets Yes
ShopRite Grocery Booklets Yes
Walmart Grocery Booklets Yes
Wegmans Grocery Booklets and Single stamps Yes
Winco Grocery Booklets and Single stamps Yes
Winn-Dixie Grocery Booklets Yes
7-Eleven Convenience Stores and Gas Stations Booklets Yes
Circle K Convenience Stores and Gas Stations Booklets Yes
QuikTrip Convenience Stores and Gas Stations Booklets Yes
Stinker Stores Convenience Stores and Gas Stations Booklets Yes
BJ's Wholesale Club Wholesale Club Booklets Yes
Costco Wholesale Club Booklets Yes
Sam's Club Wholesale Club Booklets Yes
Office Depot and OfficeMax Office Supply Booklets Yes
Staples Office Supply Booklets Yes
University bookstores Office Supply Booklets Yes
Bartell Drugs Pharmacy Booklets Yes
CVS Pharmacy Booklets Yes
Walgreens Pharmacy Booklets Yes
The Post Office USPS Any Saturday only
USPS Self Service Kiosks USPS Any Yes

ATMs

At the time of this writing, Wells Fargo is the only bank that sells stamps at its ATM.

Wells Fargo ATMs

Banks

Fifth Third Bank

KeyBank

U.S. Bank

Wells Fargo Bank

Want more banks or even ATMs? Here’s our article dedicated to Banks and ATMs That Sell Stamps.

Convenience Stores and Gas Stations

Please note that although some of the following convenience and gas store locations may sell stamps, not all locations will. You’ll want to call ahead to make sure that the location you plan to visit has stamps in stock.

7-Eleven

Suggested Article: What to Know About Buying Stamps from 7-Eleven

Circle K

QuikTrip

Stinker Stores (Idaho)

Grocery Stores

Albertsons

Copps (Wisconsin)

Food 4 Less (California, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio)

Food City (Arizona)

Food Lion

Fry’s Food (Arizona)

Giant Eagle

Hannaford

Hy-Vee

Jewel/Jewel Osco (Illinois, Indiana, Iowa)

Kroger

Meijer

Pick N Save (Wisconsin)

Publix

Ralphs (California)

Randalls (Texas)

Safeway

ShopRite

Walmart

Wegmans

Winco

Winn-Dixie

Office Supply Stores

Office Depot/OfficeMax

Staples

University bookstores

  • Amount of stamps: Varies by store; usually booklets
  • Open on weekends? Yes
  • If you have a university near you, contact its bookstore for more information.

Pharmacies That Sell Stamps

Bartell Drugs (Puget Sound region)

CVS Pharmacy

Walgreens

USPS Offices and Kiosks

The Post Office (USPS)

USPS Self-Service Kiosks

  • Services offered? As well as buying individual stamps, you can also mail parcels, flats, and letters up to 70 pounds by Express, Priority, First Class, or International mail.
  • Open on weekends? Yes, open 24 hours a day, seven days a week
  • Payment? Debit/credit card and EBT card (and they generate a receipt)
  • Find your nearest USPS Self-Service Kiosk

Wholesale Club Stores

BJ’s Wholesale Club

Costco

Sam’s Club

Places Reported to Sell Stamps but Not Officially Recognized by the USPS

The following stores are not officially-recognized USPS stamp vendors; however, customers have reported that some store locations do sell stamps. Call your nearest store to make sure it sells stamps before visiting.

Bi-Lo

Foodtown (New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania)

Fred Meyer

Gelson’s (Southern California)

Kmart

Piggly Wiggly

Rite Aid

Save-a-Lot

Shop ‘n Save

Stop & Shop

Whole Foods

Places That Don’t Sell Stamps

In the course of our research, we found that the following stores and banks do not sell stamps:

  • Bank of America
  • Bank of the West
  • BB&T
  • BMO Harris
  • BBVA Compass
  • Capital One
  • Charles Schwab
  • Chase
  • CitiBank
  • Citizens Bank
  • Comerica Bank
  • Dollar General
  • Family Dollar
  • HSBC
  • SunTrust Bank
  • TD Bank
  • Minyard’s
  • Shoppers Food & Pharmacy (individual locations may vary)
  • Miller’s Fresh Foods
  • Matherne’s Supermarkets
  • Lowe’s Supermarkets
  • Wawa
  • Weigel’s
  • Valu-Rite Pharmacy

In Summary

Whether you need several stamps for a large envelope or a single stamp for a holiday card, you can find stamps for sale at many places including ATMs, banks, convenience stores, gas stations, grocery stores, office stores, pharmacies, and wholesale clubs. Stores typically sell stamps in booklets of 20, and most are open on weekends. You can also buy single stamps or larger quantities and can mail your items at the U.S. Post Office or a USPS Self-Service Kiosk.

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5 comments

    • Rebecca Turley says:
      First Quarter Finance logostaff

      Hi Alex,

      Unfortunately, you cannot order stamps and have them delivered through CVS. However, you can always order your stamps directly here through the U.S. Postal Service.

  • I have seen couple of sites that says that Bank of America and TD Bank sell postage stamps but here you have said they don’t sell stamps can you please confirm it. I don’t know which one to believe.

    • Rebecca Turley says:
      First Quarter Finance logostaff

      Hi Laura,

      We get all of the information in our articles either directly from company websites or by calling company customer service representatives. At the time this article was published, neither TD Bank and Bank of America sold stamps.