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International Royal Mail Pricing / Size Guide Help

International Royal Mail Pricing / Size Guide Help

International Mail Formats

Below you will be able to find a helpful table which can be used as a guide when sending your mail. Work our what format your item falls under.

FormatMax. WeightMax. LengthMax. WidthMax. Depth
Letter100g24cm16.5cm0.5cm
Large Letter750g35.3cm25cm2.5cm
Small Parcel2 Kg*Not exceeding:
Height + Width + Depth no greater than 90cm with no single side longer than 60cm
Tube / roll2 Kg*Not exceeding:
Length: 90cm
Length + 2 x diameter should not be more than 104cm

*Printed papers allowable up to 5kg.

You can send anything bigger or heavier through Parcelforce Worldwide.

Minimum Sizes

Below you will be able to find a helpful table which can be used as a guide when sending your mail. Work our what format your item falls under.

FormatMin. LengthMin. Width
Letter140mm90mm
Large Letter140mm90mm
Small Parcel140mm90mm
Tube / rollLength + 2 x diameter, must be more than 170mm (with the greatest single dimension more than 100mm)

Books and pamphlets - You can send books and pamphlets (meaning any papers ‘bound’ together), up to 5kg.

Printed papers - Items between 2kg and 5kg in weight which contain books or pamphlets must be marked as ‘Printed Papers’ in the top left hand corner on the front of the parcel.

You should not include personal correspondence with these items.

Exceptions to the above

Ireland – only books can be above 2kg.

Canada – no items can be above 2kg.

Cambodia - no items can be above 2kg.

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