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How to post a letter

These days, people usually send letters because they’re important. Make sure you’ve got it right

Whatever the reason you’re sending a letter – whether it’s an important document or a heartfelt message to someone special – we know it’s important that it arrives on time. Here’s how to make sure of that

Guide

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Example of a letter layout

Example

Here’s an example of how to address and stamp your post. You’ll see that the address is on the left-hand side of the item while the stamp is in the top right-hand corner. We know that sometimes, especially if you’re reusing packaging, this isn’t always 100% possible. But get as close as you can and make sure that the address is clearly legible and the stamp clearly visible.

Example of a letter layout
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