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Maxi letter abroad

Maxi Letter is a convenient way to send documents, objects, small contents or printed material exceeding the dimensions of a standard letter.

  • Global
  • Word "Priority" onto the envelope
  • Leave it at the service point
Detailed information and terms

Destination Countries Global

Delivery Time The delivery time is the same as for Priority letters.

Maximum Weight 2 kg

Maximum Dimensions Length + width + thickness 900mm, maximum length 600mm; for tubular items, max. length + (diameter x 2) = 1,040mm, maximum length 900mm.

Minimum Dimensions If any width, length or thickness dimensions exceed 250mm x 353mm x 30mm. For tubular items, minimum length 100mm, minimum length + (diameter x 2) 170mm.

Indications and Code A blue Priority label or the word "Priority" must be written, printed or stamped onto the envelope.

Sending No Customs declaration needed for EU countries. The green Customs label with a bar code CN 22 must be used for mailings to destinations outside the EU and also to the special regions outside the EU excise and value-added tax area. If the item's value exceeds EUR 300, please complete the required number of the larger Customs declarations CN 23 in a language understood in the destination country.

Receiving Depending on the destination country, Maxi Letters are either delivered on a standard delivery round (no signature required) or a notification of arrival is left with the addressee, in which case the item may be collected from the local Post Office.

Terms Delivery Terms

Retaining If an item cannot be delivered, a notification of arrival will be left with the addressee. The item will be stored at a Post Office, Poste Restante or P.O. Box for a period ranging from two weeks to two months, depending on the country. Undelivered items will be returned to the sender. The reason for failure of delivery will be noted on the item.

Restrictions as to Content The delivery may not contain any items or substances that are prohibited by the Universal Postal Union (UPU), prohibited in air transport or under Posti's general terms of delivery.

Prohibitions and restrictions specific to the destination country must be checked from the country information. Cash, tradable securities, precious metals, gems, and other valuable items must always be insured for the delivery

Other Specifications The postal service will not pay compensation for lost, damaged or delayed items.

Maxi letter prices

You can pay for a Maxi letter by postage stamps or at Posti's service points. Stamps can be any stamp (including domestic No-value indicator stamps) as long as their total value covers the weight.

WeightTo EuropeOther countries
250 g8,50 €12,50 €
500 13,50 €22,50 €
1000 g19,50 €36,50 €
1500 g27,50 €49,50 €
2000 g37,50 €69,50 €