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Tab Placement

Folded or multiple-page items mailed as automation-compatible letters must have the open edge(s) sealed to prevent their jamming in high-speed equipment used by the U.S. Postal Service.

The images below indicate the number and location of tabs required on different types of mail pieces.

Double Postcard

Tabs: 1 (middle)
Folded Edge: Top or Bottom
Sheets: Single
Basis Weight: 75#

Folded Self-mailer
(continuous glue strip)

Open Edge: Top
Folded Edge: Bottom
Sheets: Single
Basis Weight: 20#

Folded Self-mailer

Tabs: 2 (starts ≤ 1 inch from edges)
Folded Edge: Top or Bottom
Sheets: Single
Basis Weight: 20#

Booklet

Tabs: 2 (starts ≤ 1 inch from edges)
Spine: Top or Bottom
Sheets: Multiple with Cover
Basis Weight: 20# (Cover)

Folded Self-mailer

Tabs: 1 (middle)
Folded Edge: Bottom
Sheets: Multiple
Basis Weight: 24#

Folded Booklet

Tabs: Top
Folded Edge: Bottom
Sheets: Multiple with cover
Basis Weight: 20# (Cover)

Folded Self-mailer

Tabs: 1 (middle)
Folded Edge: Bottom
Sheets: Multiple
Basis Weight: 28#

Folded Booklet

Tabs: 2 (starts ≤ 1 inch from edges)
Spine: Top
Folded Edge: Bottom
Sheets: Multiple with Cover
Basis Weight: 20# (Cover)

Folded Self-mailer (1)

Tabs: 1 (middle)
Folded Edge: Right
Sheets: Single
Basis Weight: 75#

Booklet

Tabs: 2 (starts ≤ 1 inch from top and bottom edges)
Spine: Right (open edge left)
Folded Edge: Bottom
Sheets: Multiple with Cover
Basis Weight: 24# (Cover)

Folded Self-mailer
(invitation fold)

Tabs: 1 (middle)
Folds: Top and Bottom
Sheets: Multiple
Basis Weight: 20#