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Franking Forms


Franking Rules and Regulations:

Franking Manual (Red Book)

Additional Forms for Franking:

Notice of Use of an Approved Template (remember 3 copies of this form and 3 copies of the approved template as it was used must be submitted)

Reporting Forms to Finance:

District Office Certification Mail Cover Sheet

District Office Monthly Franked Mail Report

Quarterly Mass Mailings & Communications Reporting Form


*The Commission on Congressional Mailing Standards (Franking Commission) will only accept new Advisory Opinion requests that are submitted through the new online portal (hosted on the House network), beginning on October 2, 2017. This new resource will give Member and Committee offices the ability to submit new requests, track the status of existing requests, verify requests for final approval, and access Advisory Opinions for records and reimbursements.

After October 2, paper-copy Advisory Opinion requests to the Franking Commission will no longer be accepted.

The Online Portal is located here:

Instructions can be found here