Whether you’re sending post locally or abroad, collecting or returning parcels, moving or away from home, we’ll help find the right service for your needs.
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Royal Mail 1st Class and 2nd Class
Get the best possible value from your postage
Royal Mail Signed For® and
Parcelforce Worldwide express48
Extra peace of mind -
get your item signed for on delivery
Royal Mail Special Delivery Guaranteed™ by 9am & 1pm and
Parcelforce Worldwide express9, express10, expressAM, Express24
Next day delivery options – perfect for urgent or valuable items
Guidelines on prohibited and restricted items
Find out what you can and cannot post in the UK
A reliable and easy way to send parcels anywhere in the world
£20 compensation included as standard. Free returns for any undelivered items
Know your international packages have arrived safely with our tracking and signature services
Aim to deliver to Europe within 3-5 working days, and worldwide within 5-7 working days
Parcelforce Worldwide globalexpress & Parcelforce Worldwide globalpriority
Our fastest international postage services
The easy, inexpensive choice to send international parcels
Ideal for heavier items that don't need to arrive in a hurry, £20 compensation included as standard
Read our guidelines on prohibited and restricted international items.
Find out what you can and cannot post abroad
Save time with our fast, free Drop & Go service for letters and parcels.
It’s available in 97% of Post Office branches.
Information and tips for regular senders, online sellers and small businesses.
Find ways to save on your postage and make the most of online marketplaces.
Not at home? Get your items delivered to a Post Office branch with our Local Collect service.
More branches open for longer, so you can collect when it’s convenient for you.
Return items quickly and easily and safely with our reliable returns service
A range of pricing options are available.
Easy and affordable mail redirection service when you move home
Save yourself time and effort and reduce the risk of identity fraud
Standard HM Forces mail, HM Forces Royal Mail Signed For® and HM Forces Royal Mail Special Delivery Guaranteed®
Send letters and parcels safely to serving personnel with the British Forces Post Office
From posting parcels to buying stamps, it’s the same reliable service
In our larger branches you can now buy stamps and post parcels at our self-service kiosks
Have your incoming mail sent to a
Post Office branch of your choice, anywhere in the UK
Available for up to 3 months
Don't forget to always include the postcode when sending an item
Use Royal Mail's Postcode Finder to search for a UK postal code
Check the progress of your deliveries
Find out if your letter or parcel has been delivered
Learn the correct way to address your letters and parcels so they arrive safely
From parcel sizes to customs forms, advice on valuable items and restricted items, we'll give you the know-how
We offer a range of services that offer different levels of compensation to meet your posting needs
Many services include compensation cover at no extra cost to you
Make sure your valuable item arrives safely
Check out our top tips on sending valuable items such as which service to use and how to pack them safely
All items sent to EU countries require a customs form to be filled out and attached to items.
Use our Local Collect service to pick up missed parcels from your local Post Office branch.
Save time with our Drop & Go service for letters and parcels. It’s fast, free and ideal for online sellers and regular senders.
Return your unwanted online purchases at any Post Office branch.
Save time by stamping, posting and sending mail yourself at our self-service kiosks.
Letters or parcels to send? Let’s find your local branch.
Search for a location by postcode or part of its address. We’ll fill in the gaps.
If you’ve posted something using a tracked service, find out if it’s been delivered.
Have your post forwarded to your new address with a Royal Mail Redirection.
Collect your mail from any Post Office branch while away from home with Poste Restante.
Useful links, extra information and related mails services.