International Signed letters

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Sending letters to friends and family overseas and want the reassurance of a signature taken on delivery? Choose Royal Mail International Signed For™

Key benefits

  • International Signed items are tracked until they leave the UK.
  • Signature on delivery - the item will only be delivered if it's signed for
  • Compensation cover - up to £50 inclusiveIncluded in the price you are already paying. compensation cover. Plus the option to increase cover up to £250

You also benefit from:

  • Free returns: undelivered items are returned provided there is a UK return address on the item

Size and Weight Limits

Item type Maximum size Maximum weight
Letter or Postcard One surface at least 90mm X 140mm.  Maximum dimensions 240 X 165mm and no thicker than 5mm. 100g

Prohibited and Restricted Goods

There are some goods that are restricted and/or prohibited that you cannot send. Also some countries overseas have their own rules on what they will and will not allow to be sent by post. Click here to learn more

Find out more about sending a Parcel using International Signed For™

Weight up to and including Price for Europe Price for World Zones 1 & 2
20g £5.97 £6.28
60g £6.47 £7.15
100g £7.35 £8.48

International Signed is exempt from VAT

For compensation for up to £250 add £2.50 to the prices in this table.

Looking for your letter to get to its destination with end to end tracking?

Take a look at Royal Mail’s International Tracked

Sending abroad?

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