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USPS Label Broker and How it works

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What is a USPS Label Broker?

The Label Broker is a convenient service provided by USPS. Small businesses and individual shippers can purchase a USPS shipping label online, generate it as a QR code, and print it at the post office. This service is designed to make mailing easier for people who don’t have access to a printer.

Easy label printing for online shoppers:

With USPS Label Broker, e-commerce businesses and merchants can offer their customers an easier way to print outbound and return shipping labels. Participating label vendors simply provide their customers with a QR code label broker ID and let USPS® print the labels.

How it works

Need a label for your customer: Once the USPS has approved your shipping system, you can store your customer’s prepaid or guaranteed (returned) postage labels in our secure Label Broker storage. You will provide your customers with a unique USPS Label Broker ID that they can use to print shipping labels.

  • Create labels for clients and give them Label Broker as their distribution choice. Store labels in the Label Broker archive and text or email your customers their unique Label Broker ID.
  • Your customers bring their label broker ID with their shipment to the post office. We will scan the ID and print the shipping label at the counter.
  • Or customers can print their shipping labels from when they have access to the printer.
  • Easily manage all your customer labels; update, delete or check tracking status at any time.

Frequently asked questions

1) What is the Label Broker feature?

A) The Label Broker feature supports customers who want to ship using USPS but don’t have access to a printer or shipping labels. You can print prepaid and free shipping labels (e.g. returns) at most Post Offices® and For more information and locations, see “Where are Label Broker printers and where are they located”.

2) If I want to print labels at the post office, what do I need to bring?

A) You must bring the QR Code® or label broker ID provided by the Label Provider. In addition, the card broker ID may be indicated on the package for shipping.

3) Can I print a Label Broker label at the post office and take it home?

A) ARE NOT. Broker Label A label designed to be affixed to packaging at the point of sale.

4) Can I add additional services to the Label Broker label?


5) Where are the Label Broker printers and locations?

A) Most USPS Post Office automated locations can print Label Broker labels. To be sure that a particular location supports Label Broker, you can go to, click the Find Locations link, and select Label Broker from the Services drop-down menu. Labels can also be printed through and at Automated Parcel Drops.

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