USPS - The United States Postal Service (U.S. Postal Service) Shipment
Salesprice with discount
Sales price 49,00 €
Price excl. VAT: 49,00 €
Tax amount
Extensions Specifications
Joomla! 2.5 Compatible
Joomla 3 compatible
VirtueMart 2.6
VirtueMart 3
license Type: Proprietary
Languages included

Supports :

  • USPS September 2017 API Updates: New service name First-Class Mail Package Service-Retail (formely First-Class Mail Parcel)
  • USPS January 17, 2016 API Maintenance Release: New service name USPS Retail Ground (formely Standard Post)
  • USPS September 7. 2014 API Updates

The United States Postal Service is the independent postal service of United States government, offering domestic and international shipping services by land and air.

Features of the USPS plugin

  • NEW: address validation
  • USPS Domestic API v4 and USPS International API v2 using cURL
  • All Domestic and International options included
  • Options to enable / disable  Domestic or International quotes
  • Different options for requesting quotes based Shipment strategy: Based on average weight of all the products in the order, Based on volume, or Each product sent as one package
  • Automatically update shipping cost for the selected USPS shipping method when the cart is modified.
  • Auto selection during checkout when only one service is available
  • Ability to restrict USPS to some countries
  • Weight Padding, Dimensions padding can be added
  • Shipping costs based either
    • on cart weight, Supports cart with a weight greater than 70lbs, but not with products weight greater than 70lbs
    • each product sent as individual product
  • Option to request for Commercial base postage quotes
  • Domestic Handling Fee and International Handling Fee can be added to the USPS quotes
  • Domestic Free shipping and International Free shipping for a minimum order amount
  • Use of tax rules
  • If needed, use of a proxy server (some hosts require the use of a proxy server)
  • Extra services included: Registered Mail, Insurance, Return Receipt, ..
  • Multivendor mode
  • Own debug option

Easy to install

  • Install the plugin via the extension manager,
  • Go in the plugin manager, and enable it
  • Go in VirtueMart, Shop > Shipment methods


  • the version 1.16 handles the API changes of  January 27, 2013 
  • version 1.26 handles the API changes of  28 July 2013


Monday, 27 August 2012
I had a minor issue getting this plugin working properly on my store, and after a short bit Valérie fixed my problem and also pointed out another misconfiguration in my site. Im very pleased with the support and functionality of this plugin!
Marisa Giancarla

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