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March 29, 2011

TO: Printing and Publishing Officials of the Federal Government

SUBJECT: Government Paper Specifications No. 12

This is to advise all departments and agencies that the 12th edition of the Government Paper Specifications standards will be available from the Government Print Office (GPO) around the end of April 2011.  The standards for printing papers have been reviewed and updated and now available in a perfect-bound publication, 8-1/2 by 11 inches.  The rider rate is $4.00.  This publication will also be available for purchase through the Superintendent of Documents at a higher rate.

Please submit your rider requisitions for this publication to GPO no later than April 13, 2011.  Note Jacket number 223-945 must be included on your Standard Form 1 to ensure correct processing of your order.  Field or regional activities should coordinate their requirements with their Washington, DC area headquarters’ printing officer before submitting any paperwork to GPO.

If you have any questions regarding the information contained in this circular letter, please contact your account representative.


Acting Managing Director, Customer Services


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