Reference Manual

The PostalMethods Web-to-Postal Web Service is a commercial subscription-based service which enables the automated sending of postal letters and postcards (snail mail), with no need for manual intervention or expensive print, fold and wrap hardware. PostalMethods is provided on a pay-as-you-go software-as-a-service (SaaS) application delivery model.

Documents to be transmitted may be of various formats, such as HTML, Microsoft Word®, PDF, and a variety of other formats.

The service also provides facilities for retrieving status information regarding submitted postal items.

The service supports both secured (HTTPS) and unsecured (HTTP) communications between your custom-programmed applications and the PostalMethods servers.

Postal Web Service See this document for a full explanation of methods and properties used to send letters and postcards, get statuses, cancel delivery and more, using the PostalMethods Web Service.
Email Reference See his document for a full explanation on how to send letters using e-mail messages.
Push Feedback Learn how to receive automatic feedback from PostalMethods upon updates to your mail items’ status. Feedback message may be sent by email or by SOAP XML and HTTP POST.
Administration Web Service (Optional) Use these optional methods for administrative functions, such as opening and closing users under your account, and other advanced actions.
Status And Error Codes See a full list of possible status and error codes and related explanations.
Supported File Types See a list of documents and file types supported by PostalMethods.
Development Requirements Required conditions needed to integrate with the PostalMethods Postal API.
System Limitations General system limitations and thresholds.
Appendices
Send Letters
Securely + Reliably
Send letters securely and reliably from any business application. Use for invoices, quotes, and other important business communications. Enjoy special web-form to postal features and instant notifications.
Simple Process
Easy as 1-2-3
Experience the ease of our streamlined process - developed for efficiency! You submit your document by email or API. We automatically print, collate, insert, and stamp your letter. Your letter is delivered via standard postal service.
Pay As You Go
No Fuss. No Obligations.
Register for free with no obligations! Evaluate the service as long as you need. Once you are ready, set up our user-friendly pay-as-you option to use our service. No fuss. No on-going commitment. Just plain easy!