Royal Mail Signed For® 1st Class

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Sell online or sending a parcel to friends and family and want added peace of mind your item has been delivered? Royal Mail Signed For® gives you confirmation of delivery with signature.

Key benefits

  • Check your item has been delivered online  or on your mobile
  • Aims to deliver your item the next working day
  • Signature on delivery

You can also benefit from:

  • Compensation up to £50 (excluding cash and jewellery)
  • Free  certificate of posting available - just ask at the counter

Size and weight limits

  Maximum
Weight
Maximum
Length
Maximum
Width
Maximum
Thickness
Small Parcel
(wide)
2kg 45cm 35cm 8cm
Small Parcel
(deep)
2kg 35cm 25cm 16cm
Medium Parcel* 20kg 61cm 46cm 46cm
Rolls or Cylinders

Length plus twice the diameter at a maximum of 104cm
Greatest dimension no more than 90cm

Up to and including 45cm in length, 8cm in diameter and 2kg in weight can be sent as a Small Parcel 

* Parcels bigger than 61cmx46cmx46cm or over 20kg can be sent using Parcelforce Worldwide express services.

Find out more about parcel services or about sending a letter using Royal Mail Signed For™ 1st Class.

Do you have an urgent or valuable parcel to send?

Take a look at Royal Mail’s Special Delivery Guaranteed™ perfect for urgent, valuable or important items?


  Weight Price 
Small Parcel 0-1kg £4.30
1-2kg £6.55
Medium Parcel 0-1kg £6.75
1-2kg £10.00
2-5kg £16.95
5-10kg £23.00
10-15kg £34.50
15-20kg £34.50

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For general product enquiries call Royal Mail:

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8am-1pm, Sat

Closed Sun and bank holidays

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