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Economy Letter

Maximum 250 x 353 x 30 mm

Economy letters are primarily delivered to the recipient within four working days of the posting day. As a Posti customer, you will know that your customer will receive the letter even if their address information has changed or it is deficient.

  • Affordable and reliable
  • Suitable for personal and effective communications
  • Delivery days: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Detailed information and specifications

Delivery time Economy Letters mailed on weekdays (Mon–Fri) in accordance with Posti’s instructions are delivered to recipients primarily by the fourth weekday following their mailing date and no later than on the fifth weekday.

Maximum weight 2 kg

Maximum dimensions 250 x 353 x 30 mm.

If the letter item's width, length, or thickness exceeds maximum dimensions, the item will be handled and invoiced as a parcel.

Minimum dimensions 90 x 140 x 0,2 mm

Indications and Codes When using a Port Payé/PP payment method (invoicing based on mailing list), all items must have the Port Payé Finlande indication in accordance with Posti’s instructions. A customer number is always attached to the indication (6 characters), on the basis of which the mailing list for invoicing must be made. The customer is responsible for printing the item and payment indication or having it printed.

When using other payment methods, delivery and payment indication will be printed or has been printed on the item.


Port Payé/PP: Information about an item and/or mailing batch is provided on a mailing list and a covering letter of the electronic mailing list is attached. The postal centers of Helsinki, Tampere, Kuopio and Oulu are the primary posting places, posting time by 5 p.m. at the latest. When items are posted at a terminal, one (1) working day is added to the delivery time. If you are using the Pickup and Delivery Service, please make sure that the items are delivered to the posting place by the last posting time. Batches of less than 100 pcs can be dropped off at a Posti service point or a corporate service point. You can check the locations and posting times here. The items must not be dropped off in a mailbox.

Franking machine and Posti Pre-Paid Envelopes: items can be dropped off in a mailbox.

Read more about delivery and payment methods.

Receiving Economy letter items are delivered to the recipient's mail slot or mailbox in Posti's basic delivery with the day mail.

Pricing The pricing is based on the quantity, weight, batch size and payment method of items. An additional service added to the item, if any, is also subject to item pricing. See price lists.

Payment methods

  • Invoicing on the basis of the mailing list (Port Payé Finlande/PP)
  • Pre-ordered Pre-Paid Envelope
  • Franking machine
  • Create and Send Service

Restrictions as to Content Cash or valuables must not be sent in an Economy letter. Other item content restrictions as specified in Posti's general contract terms.

Product Terms

COD (Cash on Delivery) for a letter

With COD (Cash on Delivery), you can ensure that you receive payment for the item in your account before it is handed over to the recipient. You can add the cash on delivery service to Priority and Economy letters and Insured Items.

We are responsible for forwarding the COD amount that you have specified to a Finnish bank account within 2 to 4 banking days from the payment. The maximum amount of COD is EUR 2,000.

For a payment with a bank reference, the reference number is transmitted to the recipient of the payment; for a payment without a reference number, the payer’s name is transmitted. IBAN account numbers and bank-identifying BIC codes, complying with the SEPA regulations, are used for COD (Cash on Delivery) items. If the account or reference information is incorrect, we accept no responsibility for delays or losses.

There is a separate address label for COD (Cash on Delivery) items. You can add an electronic notice of arrival to a Cash on Delivery Letter.

Domestic and international letters with address labels can be ordered through the Posti SmartShip ordering channel, or through another EDI interface.