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Express Letter

Maximum 250 x 353 x 30 mm

Express letter brings security to the schedule and provides item tracking. The item will arrive either the following or second weekday from the mailing, also on Saturdays upon request (not public holidays). Check from the delivery time inquiry.

  • Suitable for sending urgent messages, documents and drafts
  • Express letters are delivered every weekday, including Tuesdays
  • Saturday Deliveries are also possible in large cities and towns
  • Not suitable for sending money and valuable items
Detailed information and specifications
Item Tracking

The delivery of the item can be tracked with the help of the tracking code attached to the item in the Item Tracking and mobile app.

The item will be provided with a COD address label with an individual tracking barcode.


Items that could not be delivered to the recipient will be stored at the operating location for fourteen (14) days. The notice of arrival indicates the deadline for picking up the item from the operating location. A second notice of arrival is not sent. Forwarding from outlet to outlet will not extend the combined storage period at different operating locations.

Restrictions as to Content

Not suitable for sending cash or valuables. Posti assumes responsibility for cash, securities or other valuables only if they are sent as Insured Items.

Other specifications
  • No delivery time commitment is issued for an Express letter dropped off in a mailbox or found in other mail.
  • Check delivery areas from the delivery time inquiry
  • Express letters are not delivered on mid-week holidays.



Deliveries using COD as an additional service can be mailed at a postal outlet, sorting office or terminal. Posti can also collect items from the sender (service subject to charge).


A notification of arrival is delivered to the addressee. Items are only handed over against the signature of the addressee or a person authorized by the addressee (Power of Attorney). If the sender specifies that the item may only be delivered to the addressee, no one else is authorized to receive it.

Pursuant to the Postal Act, Posti has the right to enter on the delivery documents of the registered item the entire personal identity number of the person to whom the item is handed over and the document from which the identity has been verified. Posti does not disclose personal identity numbers to other parties.

Registered mail items from abroad are delivered following General Delivery Terms January 1, 2017, where applicable. Eg. boxable items originating from international webshops and containing goods may be delivered directly to the recipient’s address, with a delivery scan verifying the delivery.

Indications and Codes

The item will be provided with a COD address label with an individual tracking barcode.