Printed matter - Service Description

Printed matter

Send up to 2 kg of printed material to a recipient residing abroad.

Sending of printed matter, weighing up to 2kg, abroad.

Letterpost item with printed material or printed matter item is an open letterpost item that contains books, newspapers, magazines, and other printed material that is not of personal correspondence nature. These are printed in numerous identical copies on paper, cardboard, or other material.

Printed matter item can also contain bills, purchase orders, dispatch notes, payment orders, magnetic media, CDs, etc. relating to the content of the item and making its integral part.

Customer may sand indivisible printed matter weighing over 2 kg in international postal traffic using the M bag service.

Printed matter item size corresponds to that of a letter: the sum of length, width, and height – up to 90 cm, whereby the largest of the three dimensions can be up to 60 cm. The minimum size is 9 x 14 cm.

Examples of proper addressing

Delivery standards for priority letterpost items

What is forbidden to send in postal items?

Postal items must not contain: dangerous and harmful substances, objects whose transfer threatens the health and life of humans and other postal items, narcotics, except when the addressee and the sender are authorized by law for drug trafficking; live animals, money, coins, banknotes, other securities, precious metals and valuable pieces of jewellery, except in insured postal items, and other goods and object the transfer of which is prohibited by law and other regulations.

When sending postal items abroad, you need to find out if the articles you want to send are prohibited for import into the destination or transit country.

Letterpost Items not subject to Customs Clearance

The list of forbidden and conditionally accepted articles for import or transit through a specific country.

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