The Postal Regulatory Commission (PRC) is committed to providing access to our web pages for individuals with disabilities or impairments.

To meet this commitment, we will comply with the requirements of Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act. Section 508 stipulates that individuals with disabilities, who are members of the public or Federal employees seeking information or services from us, have access to and use of information and data that is comparable to that provided to the public who are not individuals with disabilities or impairments, unless an undue burden would be imposed on us.

Many of the documents on the PRC Web site are in the Adobe Acrobat PDF format. This format is generally not compatible with most screen-reading software. Adobe Systems, Inc. provides information on reading PRC content in their accessibility Web site at

Adobe Systems, Inc. also provides a free translation service, which converts PDF files to simple HTML orASCII text, at

If you use assistive technology, and the format of any material on our Web site interferes with your ability to access the information, please contact for assistance. To enable us to respond in a manner that will be of most help to you, please indicate:

  • The nature of the accessibility problem,
  • Your preferred format in which to receive the material,
  • The Web address of the requested material, and
  • Your full contact information.

Note: The PRC is not responsible for the accessibility of third party Web sites which may be linked from our Web site.

Real Audio Broadcasts can be accessed using audio/video players from

Apple/Mac users wishing to use Windows Media will need appropriate Quicktime Plugins or compatible player from iTunes or free players such as VLC Player for Mac

Notice of Rights

Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended (29 U.S.C. § 794d)
Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act (Section 508) requires all electronic and information technology (also referred to as information and communication technology or ICT) that is developed, procured, maintained, or used by a federal agency to be accessible to people with disabilities. Examples of ICT include web sites, telephones, multimedia devices, and copiers. Access available to individuals with disabilities must be comparable to access available to others. Standards for Section 508 compliance are developed and maintained by the United States Access Board. Further information about the Access Board's standards and Section 508 generally may be found at

If you have questions about the Commission's Section 508 program supporting ICT, or for information about filing a complaint against the Commission under Section 508, contact the Commission at To file a complaint against another agency, contact that agency's Section 508 Coordinator. Contact information for Section 508 Coordinators may be found at

Architectural Barriers Act of 1968 (42 U.S.C. §§ 4151--57)
The Architectural Barriers Act (ABA) requires access to facilities that are designed, built, altered, or leased with Federal funds. The Access Board is the federal agency responsible for enforcing the ABA. The Access Board's accessibility standards are available on their website at, and information about filing a complaint may be found at