Letters are addressed items of mail meeting the size requirements specified below. Depending on how fast you want a letter delivered, you can choose between these letter products:
- Priority Letters (A)
- Economy Letters (B)
Letters may weigh up to 2 kg
|Minimum size||Maximum size|
|14x9 cm||Length 60 cm and length + width+ thickness = 90 cm|
|Tubes||Rolls or tubes|
|Length 10 cm||Length 90 cm|
|Length + 2 x thickness = 17 cm||Length + 2 x thickness = 104|
If weight or size limits are exceeded, the item can be sent as a parcel.
Special types of items
Letters can be sent as:
- Registered items
In addition, you can opt for:
- Certificate of posting
Economy Letters (B) can be posted in a letter box or at a post office. In rural areas, stamped Economy Letters (B) can be handed to the postman.
Economy Letters (B) posted in time at a letter box, a post office or handed to the postman in rural areas are normally delivered to the recipient within three weekdays.
Economy letters to the Faroe Islands, Greenland and international destinations
If a faster delivery method is not so important, you can opt for the Economy solution when sending a letter to abroad and thereby save on postage.
A range of additional services is available, including:
- Registered Letters (all countries)
- Advice of Delivery
What applies to Priority Letters (A Prioritaire) to the Faroe Islands, Greenland and international destinations with regard to:
- Accompanying documentation
also applies to Economy Letters (B Economique) to the Faroe Islands, Greenland and international destinations.
The conveyance time for an Economy Letter (B Economique) depends on the country to which you are sending it. Further information on the time of conveyance to the country in question can be obtained from your local post office.
Economy Letters (B Economique) to Denmark’s major trading partners in Europe are normally delivered to the recipient within 3-8 weekdays.