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Economy letters


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)

​Maximum weight

​Letters may weigh up to 2 kg

​Minimum sizeMaximum size​
​14x9 cmLength 60 cm and length + width+ thickness = 90 cm​
TubesRolls or tubes
​Length 10 cmLength 90 cm
Length + 2 x thickness = 17 cmLength + 2 x thickness = 104

Oversized letters

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:

  • Size
  • Weight
  • Contents
  • Accompanying documentation

also applies to Economy Letters (B Economique) to the Faroe Islands, Greenland and international destinations.

Conveyance time

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.

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