A franking machine is an easy and cost-effective way to pay for daily mailings. The machine prints the payment indications directly on the item or on an adhesive label. You can get monthly a detailed breakdown of postage fees. As a contract customer, you can benefit from a VAT deduction. Tariffs for franking machine.
Other matters regarding franking
Under certain conditions, Posti refunds postmarking errors made with a franking machine. The postmarking errors will be refunded if their value is EUR 20 or more and if they are less than 6 months old.
Note! Posti does not refund the following postmarking errors:
stamps removed from envelopes and postcards
stamps removed from parcel items and cases, unless enough of the package is left around the stamp
stamps removed from sticker sheets
mirror images of the stamps
unclear or incomplete stamps
postage reply mail stamps
stamps on undeliverable items
postmarking errors that cannot be verified
Fill out a postmarking error application. Pack the form and the incorrect postmarks in their entirety with their envelopes into one item, ensuring that the package does not fall apart during transport.
Mail the item to: Posti Ltd Franking machine services ID 5009023 00003 REPLY MAIL ITEM
Posti reserves the right to charge the fee defined in the price list for the refund of postmarking errors.
Approved postmarking errors are added to the operating assets of the franking machine, and the amount can then be transferred to the machine.
Postmarking error application (in Finnish)
Underpaid items are treated as items with an insufficient transportation charge for the chosen service level or an insufficient transportation charge for the item to be delivered to its destination. The items are usually offered to the recipient with an additional charge composed of a fee for claiming the item and the missing transportation charge.