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Why choose this service?


  • Aims to deliver in 2-5 working days, Monday to Friday, with 1 hour time slot notifications available

  • Proof of delivery photo included as standard, available online and on the app

  • The recipient can nominate a safe place or neighbour for the parcel to be delivered to

  • DPD uses over 3,500 all-electric vehicles for delivery, helping us reach our net zero goals

Cover for loss or damage

  • Items covered for loss and damage up to £50 as standard

  • Add optional extra cover up to £1,000 in value

Prices and specifications

Delivery in 2-5 working days. Includes tracking updates, proof of delivery photo and item cover up to £50.

Maximum dimensions
61cm x 46cm x 46cm

Pricing examples are for DPD services bought in branch only

Prices include VAT and are for DPD services bought in branch, not online
Weight Price
Up to 2kg £10.55

Above 2kg and up to 10kg



The first £50 of item value is covered free. You can buy more cover, charged at 5p per £1 in value, up to £1,000 in value. Terms and conditions apply.

How to measure your parcel

Make sure you measure your item in centimetres

  • Measure the longest edge, making sure it’s no longer than 61cm
  • Measure the other two sides, making sure each is no longer than 46cm

Things to know before you send

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Common questions

  • The DPD Northern Ireland service aims to deliver items in 2-5 working days, Monday to Friday. This delivery window is not guaranteed.

  • Yes, but please note that customers wanting to send parcels from Northern Ireland to the EU will need to provide some customs information at the branch counter, such as item descriptions.

  • Yes. Jewellery above £250 in value, cash, vouchers and tickets are all prohibited.

    Please check the full list of prohibited items.

  • Signature on delivery isn’t available with this service, but a proof of delivery photo is included as standard. This can be viewed online or on the app.

Need some help?

Posting with DPD help and support

Visit our sending with DPD support page