Help & FAQ

SHIPPING ? offers free standard shipping for all in stock orders over $99.00 shipped within the continental United States.Shipping is provided by UPS Ground. Next day and 2nd day shipping are available only with a quote provided by a customer service representative on the phone. Next day and 2nd day rates will NOT be calculated at time of checkout. We only ship within the continental 48 United States.

The full amount of your purchase will be displayed including shipping charges(except next day and 2nd day which will be applied on the back end by a customer service representative in the office)before you confirm your order. Out of stock items usually ship within 10 business days. Orders with items on back order are held until they can be shipped complete. Special Order items will take longer to ship. Shipping time for these items depends on availability.

How long will it take for my order to ship and arrive?

Upon authorization of your credit card, an order confirmation will be sent to the specified email address. Most in stock orders are processed and shipped within 1 business day of being placed. Once the order has been shipped, a shipping confirmation will be sent to the specified email address.

Local deliveries, within 50 miles of our MANASSAS, VA warehouse, are delivered within 24-48 hours. Orders outside our local delivery area, depending on location and selected shipping method, may take 2-7 business days to arrive

Do you ship internationally? ships most in stock orders to the 48 continental United States only.     

Customs policies vary from country to country, and you may be subject to import duties and taxes once a shipment reaches your country. Please check with the customs department in your country about its importation policies to avoid unexpected customs fees or duties. is NOT responsible for any sales taxes, customs duties or other taxes charged by your customs department. Additionally, when ordering from, you are considered the importer of record and must comply with all laws and regulations of the country in which you are receiving the goods.

My order should have arrived by now. What should I do?

If you created an account at the time of order placement, you may use the order tracking section of our Web site to see the status of your order. If not, you may contact us by phone or through the Web site email, and we will be happy to track your order.

Privacy and Security Policy

How do I know if I am ordering on a secure site?

Shopping within the is safe and secure. To protect your credit card number and other personal information, uses VeriSign SSL encryption technology. Your credit card number is digitally scrambled to ensure that is not read by unauthorized third parties. When your browser is in secure mode, you will notice an unbroken key or lock at the bottom of the page.

If you're still concerned about internet security, please contact our customer service department to submit your order by telephone or fax.

What are you going to do with my name and order information? does not rent or sell any personal information from Web orders or any off-line orders to third parties. collects personal information from visitors to its website on a voluntary basis; however, visitors are not required to give such information to access our website. Personal information may include, without limitation, name, address, phone number and e-mail address. uses visitors' personal information to assist in marketing products and services, and to enhance the content of our website. We respect your privacy and your information will never be sold, distributed or transferred to any unauthorized party.

Our web server automatically collects the domain names (but not the e-mail addresses) of visitors to This information is aggregated to measure the number of visits, average time spent on the site, pages viewed, and other statistical information. may contain links to other Web sites, and we cannot assume responsibility for the content or privacy practices employed by these other sites.

All information gathered about each visitor to is subject to and protected by the Electronic Communications Privacy Act. We may, from time to time, share visitor information with third party business partners. maintains a private database on its web server for the storage of all such information.

Although we will use all reasonable efforts to safeguard the confidentiality of any visitor information collected, will have no liability for disclosure of any visitor information obtained due to errors in transmission or the unauthorized acts of third parties. reserves the right to change or update this privacy policy, or any other policy or practice, at anytime. Any changes or updates will be effective immediately upon posting to The Paper People Online Store.

If you would like to add your name to marketing list, request that your name be removed, or correct your current information, please write us at:

ATTN: Marketing Department
9344 Mike Garcia Dr.
Manassas, VA 20109

Please include your full name and telephone number in case we have any questions.


How may I pay for my order?

We accept Visa, MasterCard, and American Express.

You can safely enter your credit card number via our secure server, which encrypts all submitted information.

You may also pay for your merchandise by check or money order. To use this method of payment you may send us a note and mail your request together with your payment (Please include shipping charges and 5% sales tax for VA delivery addresses) to:
9344 Mike Garcia Dr.
Manassas, VA 20109


How do I return a product that I purchased on-line?

The Paper People strives to be your first and best source for school and office supplies. Since your satisfaction is a priority, we know it is sometimes necessary to exchange or return an item. You may return your purchase within 30 days of purchase for a refund or replacement, as long as the item is in its original condition.

To process a return, please follow the following steps:

1.Contact us to receive a return authorization. (Returns without authorization may not receive credit.)
2. Indicate the reason for the return on the back of your original packing slip.
3. Secure merchandise in original packaging, or equivalent new packaging with the original packing slip.
4. Return merchandise in "as new" condition by pre-paid mail to:
9344 Mike Garcia Dr.
Manassas, VA 20109

You will receive your credit within 7-10 business days. Shipping charges are not refundable.


All orders shipped to Virginia addresses will be subject to 5% sales tax in accordance with state law. Orders shipped elsewhere will not be charged sales tax. Please note that your state and/or municipal government may require you to declare mail order purchases and pay sales tax on them directly.


The content of this Internet site is owned or controlled by, and is protected by worldwide copyright laws. Content may be downloaded only for personal use for non-commercial purposes, but content may otherwise not be copied or used in any way.

The owners of this site will use reasonable efforts to include up-to-date and accurate information but make no representations, warranties, or assurances as to the accuracy, currency, or completeness of the information provided. The owners of this site shall not be liable for any damages or injury resulting from your access to, or inability to access, this Internet site, or from your reliance on any information provided at this Internet site.

The trademarks, service marks, trade names, trade dress and products in this Internet site are protected in the United States and internationally. No use of any of these may be made without the prior, written authorization of the owners of these trademarks, service marks, or trade names, except to identify the products or services of the company.

Any personally identifiable information in electronic communications to this Internet site is governed by this site´s Privacy Policy. The owners of this site shall be free to use or copy all other information in any such communications, including any ideas, inventions, concepts, techniques or know-how disclosed therein, for any purposes. Such purposes may include disclosure to third parties and/or developing, manufacturing and/or marketing goods or services.

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