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USPS is updating the website responsible for administrating the MDA Test. When the new site is available this class will be rescheduled. We apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused.

2024 Mail Design Professional Class

March 28 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Mail Design Professional (MDP) course provides in-depth training on postal standards related to designing letter and flat mail to facilitate processing on high-speed automation equipment while maximizing cost effectiveness and reducing processing delays.

Upon successful completion of this course and the course assessment, you can receive your USPS Mail Design Professional Certification.

Training & Certification Overview

This session will provide a review of the material covered in final certification process. In order to be certified, the student will need to complete the MDP open-book examination.  Time will be devoted to completing the open-book test which is optional to take after the review, or attendees may complete the test on their own and submit for certification within 60 days.

Industry Participants – includes lunch, training, test and certification. There will be a $25 charge for the class and the USPS has now waived fee for the test to receive certification certificate.

Class will be presented at:

Pitney Bowes
6301 Equitable Road
Kansas City Mo 64120

This course consists of 10 lessons which you can preview below.

Tentative Agenda:

Time Topic
08:00 AM Welcome
08:10 AM Pre-exercise Questions
08:30 AM Classes of Mail
09:00 AM Processing Categories
09:30 AM Basic Addressing
10:00 AM Break
10:15 AM Barcode Formats
10: 45 AM Automation Letters
11:15 AM Automation Flats
11:45 AM Reply Mail
12:15 PM Lunch
1:00 PM Postage Payment Methods
1:30 PM AIS Products
2:00 PM Tads and Tidbits
2:30 PM Break
2:45 PM Administer Test
4:30 PM Day ends when testing is complete.

Cost: $25 The USPS is now waiving the test fee. The $25 is to cover breakfast and lunch as this is an all-day class to become certified for the Mail Design Professional Class.



March 28
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Pitney Bowes
6301 Equitable Road
Kansas City, MO 64120