USPS Stamp Issues for 2022

The United States Postal Service (USPS) announced the release of several new stamps for 2022. There are always new stamp issues from the USPS, and this year is no different.

For 2022, the USPS has issued 36 new postage stamps with various themes and designs. This year's new additions include new designs for existing series such as the love series and Black Heritage series as well as new topics such as Title IX. Several of this year's stamps feature women, music, and more. The collection features a wide variety of stamps, twenty-six of which were initially announced on November 1st, 2021. Throughout the rest of 2022 several additional postage stamps were issued and made available to the public for purchase.

Each year the USPS adds to their previous offerings of forever stamps, postcard stamps, global/international postage and stamps for various mail rates such as two-ounce letters. The entire collection for 2022 is shown below:

Pony Cars Postage Stamps

Pony Cars

Issue Date: 
January 1st, 2022

These USPS stamps celebrate five iconic U.S. automobiles, painted using oil paints and evoking the American spirit found in muscle cars.

2022 US Flags Stamp from the USPS

2022 U.S. Flags

Issue Date: 
January 1st, 2022

The 2022 edition of the USPS series dedicated to U.S. Flags celebrates the American flag in all its glory. The design features three U.S. flags are arranged as if in a circular formation around the Washington Monument.

2022 USPS Love Stamp Samples

2022 Love Series Flowers

Issue Date: 
January 14th, 2022

The 2022 issue for the USPS's "Love" stamp stamp series feature floral blooms in two pastel designs.

Lunar New Year of the Tiger Postage

Lunar New Year (Year of the Tiger)

Issue Date: 
January 20th, 2022

The third stamp in this Lunar New Year stamp series is a beautiful and creative way to celebrate the Year of the Tiger. It's a contemporary take on the long tradition of paper-cut folk-art crafts that are traditionally made during this celebratory time of year.

Edmonia Lewis Black Heritage Postage Stamp

Edmonia Lewis

Issue Date: 
January 26th, 2022

The 45th stamp in the USPS's Black Heritage series, this design honors famous sculptor Edmonia Lewis based on a photo that was taken while she was in Boston between 1864 and 1871.

Title IX 50th Anniversary Stamp

Title IX 50th Anniversary

Issue Date: 
March 3rd, 2022

This stamp's release commemorates the 50th anniversary of the passage of Title IX, a civil rights law prohibiting discrimination on the basis of sex in educational programs. Four different stamp designs depict various female athletes: a runner, a swimmer, a gymnast, and a soccer player. Laurel branches, symbolic of victory, are seen on the swimmer's red cap and in their hair.

African Daisy Global Rate Stamp 2022

African Daisy Global Rate

Issue Date: 
March 14th, 2022

This Global stamp which features an African daisy can be used to mail a 1-ounce letter or postcard to any country where First-Class Mail International service is provided.

Mountain Flora Forever Stamps

Mountain Flora

Issue Date: 
March 14th, 2022

This set of four stamps celebrate the beauty of mountain flowers, each hand-drawn design featuring floral plants native to mountain regions.

Sunflower Bouquet Stamp (Two Ounce)

Sunflower Bouquet

Issue Date: 
March 24th, 2022

This new stamp features a bouquet bright and beautiful sunflowers for a cheerful and inviting design. The two-ounce stamp is perfect for envelopes that need extra postage, such as wedding invitations, large birthday cards, and other oversized envelopes.

Tulip UPS Postage Stamps

Tulip

Issue Date: 
March 24th, 2022

The Tulips Forever stamp features a colorful assortment of overlapping tulips in red, orange, yellow, purple. This stamp can be used on RSVP envelopes often enclosed with wedding invitations but they're also perfect for more informal correspondence such as party invitations and thank-you notes.

George Morrison Native American Modernism Stamps

George Morrison

Issue Date: 
April 29th, 2022

Five different designs feature showcase abstract landscapes painted by George Morrison.

Eugenie Clark Stamp

Eugenie Clark

Issue Date: 
May 4th, 2022

The U.S. Postal Service honors pioneering marine biologist Eugenie Clark (affectionately known as the "Shark Lady") with the release of a new commemorative stamp.

Women’s Rowing Postage

Women’s Rowing

Issue Date: 
May 13th, 2022

This stamp series from the USPS celebrates women’s rowing, showcasing the accomplishments of American women in rowing. The stamp sheet collectively illustrates five eight-person rowing teams competing.

Mighty Mississippi Postage Stamps

Mighty Mississippi

Issue Date: 
May 23rd, 2022

This set of 10 stamps honors the Mighty Mississippi using a portfolio of beautiful photographs, each representing states along the course of the Mississippi river.

Katharine Graham Two Ounce Postage Stamps

Katharine Graham

Issue Date: 
June 14th, 2022

The United States Postal Service honoris pioneering business leader Katharine Graham with this two-ounce stamp. the 17th stamp in the 'Distinguished Americans' series.

Postage Stamp of First Lady Nancy Reagan

First Lady Nancy Reagan

Issue Date: 
July 6th, 2022

This U.S. postage stamp commemorates the late Nancy Reagan. An iconic woman who was married to the 40th president, Ronald Reagan, and served as first lady of the United States from 1981 to 1989.

Mariachi Postage Stamps

Mariachi Band

Issue Date: 
July 15th, 2022

This series of Mariachi-themed postage stamps celebrates a unique aspect of Mexican heritage. The stamps feature colorful images of Mariachi musicians in traditional clothing, playing a variety of instruments.

Pete Seeger Stamp

Pete Seeger

Issue Date: 
July 21st, 2022

Iconic musician Pete Seeger is the 10th subject in The Music Icons series from the United States Postal Service. He was an advocate for traditional music and its power to bring about social change.

Buzz Lightyear Forever Postage

Buzz Lightyear

Issue Date: 
August 3rd, 2022

Four different postage stamp designs celebrate Buzz Lightyear--the action-loving character from the Toy Story movies.

National Marine Sanctuaries Postage

National Marine Sanctuaries

Issue Date: 
August 5th, 2022

The 16 photographic stamps on this pane of postage stamps all feature sites which are part of the National Marine Sanctuary System.

Elephants Postage Stamp

Elephants

Issue Date: 
August 12th, 2022

Celebrating America's love for elephants, this lighthearted and playful stamp is perfect to send to loved ones. A graphic illustration of an elephant interacting with its young calf represents the loving nature of these beloved animals.

Holiday Elves USPS Stamps (2022)

Holiday Elves

Issue Date: 
September 15th, 2022

The U.S. Postal Service released four new stamps in 2022 which feature whimsical elves. They're perfect for sending Christmas cards to friends and family. The design is based on an original digital illustration of four elves preparing holiday goodies for gift-giving.

Virgin and Child 2022 Christmas Postage Stamp

Virgin and Child

Issue Date: 
September 22nd, 2022

This stamp issued in time for Christmas 2022 features a 16th century painting of Virgin and Child, one of the most popular subjects in Renaissance Italian Art. It's prefect for sending holiday mail.

Charles M. Schulz Peanuts Postage Stamps

Charles M. Schulz Peanuts

Issue Date: 
September 30th, 2022

Ten new stamps salute the birth centennial of cartoonist Charles M. Schulz whose “Peanuts” characters (such as Charlie Brown and Snoopy) are some of the best known and most beloved in all of American culture.

James Webb Space Telescope Stamps

James Webb Space Telescope

Issue Date: 
October 8th, 2022

The USPS has issued a new postage stamp that celebrates the James Webb Space Telescope. The telescope, which is the largest and most complex ever deployed in space, is featured on the stamp against a dazzling starry background.

Snowy Beauty Stamps (2022)

Snowy Beauty

Issue Date: 
October 11th, 2022

This stamp collection celebrates the unexpected beauty of flowers dotted with snow. Ten stamp designs feature as many different plants painted in oils for a touch of warmth in the cold winter months.

Kwanzaa 2022 USPS Postage Stamp

Kwanzaa 2022

Issue Date: 
October 13th, 2022

The U.S. Postal Service continues it's tradition of releasing a new stamp design to mark Kwanzaa, the Pan-African celebration. Celebrated by many African Americans, Kwanzaa is known for bringing families, communities, and cultures together through seven holy days of unity.

Women Cryptologists Postage

Women Cryptologists of WWII

Issue Date: 
October 18th, 2022

The U.S Post Service is honoring the women cryptographers with this special stamp. Their service played an inestimable role in Allied victory during World War II.

2022 Hanukkah Stamps from the USPS

Hanukkah 2022

Issue Date: 
October 20th, 2022

The USPS is celebrating the Jewish holiday of Hanukkah with a new stamp design for 2022. The postage features a hanukiah (or menorah) on a colorful abstract background.