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Standard Post for affordable delivery

From postcards to parcels, Standard Post is ideal for sending non-urgent items safely and at an affordable price. We deliver all over Ireland and to more than 200 countries worldwide.

What it offers

  • Reliable national and international delivery service
  • Delivery in Ireland in one to two working days
  • Prices start at €1.00 for letters and from €1.80 for large A4 envelopes
  • Depending on packet size, prices begin from €3.60
  • An Post parcel rates start from €8.00
  • Standard Post can deliver parcels up to 20kg in weight

How it works

  1. Bring your item to any post office
  2. Attach the relevant postage to your letter/postcard, large envelope, packet or parcel
  3. Get a Parcel Post label for items weighing more than 2kg
  4. Complete the appropriate customs documentation for international items
  5. Post your item at any post box or post office

What it costs

The cost of Standard Post depends on the size and weight of the item you are posting and its destination. Check our postal rates for details.
Find out if Standard Post is available to your chosen country by using our Calculate the Postage tool which also gives you expected delivery times.
Learn more about the reduced rates we offer for sending books abroad.

Things to know

Read the Terms and Conditions

Standard Post rates

Zone 1 - Ireland and Northern Ireland

Weight

Letter / Postcard

Large Envelope

Packet

Parcel

Under 100g

€1.00

€1.80

€3.60

€8.00

100g - 250g

 

€2.30

€4.50

€8.00

250g - 500g

 

€3.10

€5.80

€8.00

500g - 2kg

 

 

€9.00

€9.00

2kg - 3kg

     

€11.00

3kg - 4kg

     

€13.50

4kg - 5kg

     

€15.50

Each additional 1kg (max 20kg) €1.00


Meter and Ceadúnas discounts

Discounted rates are available for Meter and Ceadúnas post but apply only to items sent by Standard Post in the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland (Zone 1) and weighing up to 2kg.

Weight Not Over

Letter/Postcard

Large Envelope

Packet

  Discounted rate Discounted rate Discounted rate

100g

€0.95

€1.75

€3.50

250g

 

€2.25

€4.40

500g

 

€3.05

€5.70

2kg

 

 

€8.90

 

International Standard Post rates

Zone 2 - Great Britain

Weight Not Over

Letter/Postcard

Large Envelope

Packet

Parcel

100g

€1.50

€2.80

€5.00

€22.50

250g

 

€4.70

€6.00

€22.50

500g

 

€6.00

€7.00

€22.50

1kg

   

€10.00

€22.50

1.5kg

 

 

€13.00

€27.00

2kg

 

 

€13.00

€31.00

2.5kg

 

 

 

€33.50

3kg

     

€38.00

3.5kg

 

 

 

€40.00

4kg

 

 

 

€42.50

4.5kg

 

 

 

€44.50

5kg

     

€46.50

Each additional 1kg (max 20kg) €1.00


Zone 3 - Europe

Weight Not Over

Letter / Postcard

Large Envelope

Packet

Parcel

100g

€1.50

€2.80

€5.00

€28.00

250g

 

€4.70

€6.00

€28.00

500g

 

€6.00

€7.00

€28.00

1kg

 

 

€10.00

€28.00

1.5kg

 

 

€13.00

€33.50

2kg

 

 

€13.00

€35.50

2.5kg

 

 

 

€40.00

3kg

 

 

 

€44.00

3.5kg

 

 

 

€52.00

4kg

 

 

 

€57.00

4.5kg

     

€62.00

5kg

     

€67.00

Each additional 1kg (max 20kg) €1.00


Zone 4 - Rest of World

Weight Not Over

Letter/Postcard

Large Envelope

Packet

Parcel

100g

€1.50

€2.80

€5.00

€28.00

250g

 

€4.70

€6.00

€28.00

500g

 

€6.00

€7.00

€28.00

1kg

   

€13.00

€28.00

1.5kg

 

 

€20.00

€33.50

2kg

 

 

€20.00

€35.50

2.5kg

 

 

 

€40.00

3kg

     

€44.00

3.5kg

 

 

 

€52.00

4kg

 

 

 

€57.00

4.5kg

 

 

 

€62.00

5kg

     

€67.00

Each additional 1kg (max 20kg) €1.00
 

See our full Schedule of Charges