While all letters are important, delivery is not always urgent. You can use our standard services for letters and packets including envelopes, cards, folders, rolls or packages. Unenveloped or unwrapped correspondence, other than cards or folders, will not be accepted. Cards and folders must be made of ordinary cardboard or of paper not less than 0.25mm thick, and must be rectangular in shape. The packing must ensure the integrity of the contents during transport.

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Delivery standard (Ordinary)

Remarks:

To ensure addresses as printed on mails are effectively and correctly read by Hongkong Post’s Mechanised Letter Sorting System, senders are advised to note the followings in printing addresses:

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LETTERS & PACKETS
Weight not over Small Letter (P)
($)
Large Letter (G)
($)
Packet (E)
($)
30g 2 3.7 5.2
50g 3
100g 5
250g 7.3 7.5
500g 13.7 14
1 Kg 28
2 Kg 45

Note: Any single lot of 2,000 or more identical mail items posting to local addresses is classified as Local Bulk Mail no matter there is a discount or not, and shall comply with the posting procedures and conditions as stipulated in the Posting Guide.

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Letter mail are classified by mail format strictly according to its size and weight to either Small Letter, Large Letter or Packet.
Mail Category Size Limits Maximum Weight
Maximum Minimum
Small Letter Length: 245 mm
Width: 165 mm
Thickness: 5 mm
Length: 140 mm
Width: 90 mm
50g
Large Letter Length: 381 mm
Width: 305 mm
Thickness: 20 mm
Length: 140 mm
Width: 90 mm
500g
Packet

non-Roll Form:

  • Combined measurement of length, width and depth must not exceed 900 mm and the greatest dimension must not exceed 600 mm

Roll Form:

  • Length plus twice the diameter must not exceed 1,040 mm and the greatest dimension must not exceed 900 mm

non-Roll Form:

  • 90 mm x 140 mm

Roll Form:

  • Length plus twice the diameter must not be less than 170 mm and the greatest dimension must not be less than 100 mm
2kg

Frequently Asked QuestionsOpen/collapse

  1. Can I send articles of value by ordinary letter?
  2. Should I put the sender’s address on the letter posted?