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International letter service for individuals

Letters abroad Private

Fast and reliable delivery of individual letters or larger shipments to the entire world.

Customer service

Benefits with Letters abroad Private

  • Secure – fast and reliable delivery of letters around the world.
  • Quick – letters reach recipients within 2-4 days in the Nordic countries, 2-5 days in Europe and 3-10 days in the rest of the world.
  • Easy – simply post the letter in one of our approximately 6,000 mailboxes, or hand it in at one of our 1,100 post offices.
  • Tailored – customized solutions if you send a lot and often.
Letters abroad Private – when you want to send a letter to a different country

Do you need to send letters abroad cost-effectively and securely? Then our Letters abroad service is what you need.

You can send normal letters and also larger items, such as newspapers and magazines, or large amounts of letters in one go.

Letters abroad can have a maximum weight of 2 kg. If you need to send heavier shipments, you can use one of our parcel products instead.

Postage and labeling

Letters abroad are sent using stamps, which can be bought at post offices or in our online store. Click here to view prices in our Postage Guide.

You can also purchase postage codes via the PostNord-app or Online Brevporto.

The PostNord-app allows you to always have the right postage at your fingertips. You can download the app free of charge here:

With Online Brevporto, you can, for example, buy multiple codes simultaneously. You can buy these here.

The letter must be labelled Prioritaire. You can write this by hand or use a label that can be obtained free of charge at the post office.


Min. dimensions9 x 14 cm
Max. dimensionsLength 60 cm (and width+length+heigh no more than 90 cm)

The following dimensions apply to tube or cylinder

Min. dimensionsLength 10 cm (and length + 2 x diameter or length + 2 x height = 104 cm)
Max. dimensionsLength 90 cm (and length + 2 x diameter or length + 2 x height = 17 cm)

Marking and Customs

Marking of letters to abroad
Letters to abroad, Faroe Islands and Greenland must be marked with "Priority" on the front page. You can either write it directly on the letter or attach the label "Priority". You can get labels for free at the post office.
Customs information
If your letters contain anything other than correspondence, and you send to a country outside of the EU, the content and its value must be specified to ensure prompt customs clearance. If the content is below 300 SDR, please describe the contents on a "Green Customs Label", CN22. If the value of the content exceeds 300 SDR, use Customs declaration CN 23 (Form No. K 77). Both customs label and customs clearance can be obtained free of charge at selected post offices.

For private:

  • Letters abroad reach the recipient within 2-4 business days in the Nordic countries, 2-5 business days in Europe and 5-10 business days in the rest of the world.
  • Postage costs from DKK 25 in 2018.
  • Can be handed in at the post office or posted in a mailbox.

Do you need further advice or guidance?

You are always welcome to contact Customer Service at 70 11 12 30. We are available between 8 am and 5 pm on weekdays.

Related services

Registered Mail

When you want the recipient to sign for the letter.


When you want to send something valuable.

Parcel services

When you want to send shipments weighing more than 2 kg.