UK Signed services

Know your important item’s arrived safely. UK Signed services give you peace of mind from just £1.68.

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Royal Mail Signed For®

 

Relax – we’ll get a signature from the recipient when your item’s delivered. Great if you’re sending a gift or selling goods online.

  • Available with Royal Mail 1st and 2nd Class services
  • We take a signature on delivery
  • Online delivery confirmation
  • Includes up to £50 compensation
  • A recognised, eligible service for the eBay Seller Protection programme
  • Prices start at £1.68 for letters up to 100g
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Signed For 1st and 2nd Class prices

 

You’ll find the prices to send different letter and parcel sizes using Signed For 1st and 2nd Class in the drop-down menus below.

Or use our Price Finder tool to find the cost of sending your item with this service. 


Letters and large letters

Get a signature when your parcel’s delivered. Prices start from £3.95.

Category Max weight Signed For 1st Class Signed For 2nd Class

Letter

24 cm long
16.5cm wide
0.5cm thick

100g £1.77 £1.68

Large letters

35.3cm long
25cm wide
2.5cm thick

100g £2.11 £1.89
250g £2.50 £2.36
500g £2.97 £2.74
750g £3.70 £3.32

 

Small and medium parcels

Get a signature when your letter’s delivered from £1.68, or large letters from £1.89.

Category Max weight Signed For 1st Class Signed For 2nd Class

Small parcel

45cm long
35cm wide
16cm thick

1kg £4.45 £3.95
2kg £6.50 £3.95

Medium parcel

61cm long
46cm wide
46cm thick

1kg £6.75 £6.05
2kg £9.95 £6.05
5kg £16.85 £14.75
10kg £22.90 £21.25
20kg £34.40 £29.55

 

Where to buy and send Royal Mail Signed For items

You can buy and send all Royal Mail Signed For items at any of the 11,500 Post Office branches nationwide. Find one near you with our Branch Finder.

 

Get proof of postage in-branch

Royal Mail Signed For items need to be posted in a Post Office branch, not a post box, to make sure that the parcel is tracked from the point its dropped off. When you do, you’ll be given a Certificate of Posting. Keep it safe – you’ll need it if you want to claim compensation for loss or damage.

 

 

Restricted and prohibited items

For safety reasons and to comply with national and international regulations, we restrict or prohibit certain items from our network. We may ask you about the contents of your parcel so we can make sure your items are safe to post.

You're responsible for making sure you're not posting any restricted or prohibited items, so it's best to make sure you know what’s allowed and what isn’t. You might be surprised to learn that items like batteries and perfumes are subject to some restrictions.

View a full list of prohibited and restricted items

 

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Send parcels from a local Post Office

Let’s find the nearest one to you

 
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Parcelforce Worldwide express48

 

Fully tracked delivery within two working days, starting from just £12.12.

  • Track the full journey of your item
  • Know we’ll only deliver it with a signature
  • Get Saturday delivery for an extra £9.00
  • Includes up to £100 compensation
  • Option to buy additional cover up to £2,500
  • 30kg weight limit
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express48 and express48large prices

 

You’ll find the prices to send different parcel sizes using Parcelforce Worldwide express48 services in the drop-down menus below. 


express48 parcels

Prices start from £12.12.

Size Weight express48 price

express48 parcel

Up to 1.5m long

Combined length and girth of up to 3m
up to 2kg £12.12
up to 5kg £13.14
up to 10kg £16.62
up to 15kg £23.40
up to 20kg £28.80
up to 25kg £40.08
up to 30kg £44.22
per extra kg £1.56

 

express48large parcels

Available in selected Post Office branches – find them here. Prices start from £30.30.

Size Weight express48large price

express48large parcel

Up to 2.5m long

Combined length and girth of up to 5m
up to 2kg £30.30
up to 5kg £31.32
up to 10kg £34.74
up to 15kg £41.88
up to 20kg £46.98
up to 25kg £58.26
up to 30kg £62.40
per extra kg £1.56

 

Where to buy and send Parcelforce Worldwide express48 items

You can buy and send Parcelforce Worldwide express48 services at any of the 11,500 Post Office branches nationwide. Find one near you with our Branch Finder

Please note Parcelforce Worldwide express48large is not available in all branches.  Please click here for a list of branches that offer it.

 

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