Printed Matter - Service Description

Printed Matter

Letterpost item for sending printed material weighing up to 2 kg.

Flats contain books, magazines and other printed matter.

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.

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.

The maximum weight of the printed matter item is up to 2 kg in domestic postal traffic.

Examples of proper addressing

Which articles are prohibited from being sent by mail?

Postal items must not contain: dangerous and harmful substances, objects the transfer of which threatens the health and life of humans and other postal items, narcotics, except when the recipient and the sender are authorized by law to traffic in drugs; 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.

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