Standard letter

Deutsche Post's "Standard-Brief" is a cost-effective shipping option for sending letters and documents in Germany. However, you can also send letters internationally.

Standard letter

until 20 g

Dimensions

Large: 14 - 23,5 cm* | Width: 9 - 12,5 cm | Hight: bis 0,5 cm

Basic product

Standard letter
€ 0,85
  • Basic shipment tracking*
  • No liability
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Priority shipment

Standard letter
€ 1,95
  • Shipment tracking*
  • No liability

Registered mail

Standard letter
€ 3,20
  • Shipment tracking
  • Liability up to 20 €

Standard registered mail

Standard letter
€ 3,50
  • Shipment tracking
  • Liability up to 25 €

Handwritten registered letter

Standard letter
€ 5,70
  • Shipment tracking
  • Liability up to 25 €

Express

Standard letter
€ 11,00
  • Shipment tracking
  • Liability up to 500 €
  • Standard up to 0.5 kg, shipping up to 31.5 kg possible for an extra charge**
  • Booking a pick-up possible***

* The shipment is not tracked to the delivery address. Only the processing of the consignment in the origin and destination letter center is documented.

** up to 2 kg 14 €, up to 5 kg 15 €, up to 10 kg 25 €, up to 20 kg 30 €, up to 31.5 kg 45 €

*** Additional costs for collection € 3.00

Size and weight

  • Dimensions up to length: 23.5 cm x width: 12.5 cm x height: 0.5 cm
  • Weight up to 20 g – 3 sides
  • Rectangular

Content

  • Letters
  • Documents
  • Greeting cards
  • unsuitable for goods or other objects

Prices

Depending on the
  • Weight,
  • the size
  • the liability
  • Shipment tracking
  • national or international
  • and the shipping destination.

Franking

Sufficient postage per

  • Stamp,
  • franking via app or
  • create stamps online.

Running times

National Regular

  • 1-2 days,
  • may vary by region.

Addressing

The envelope

  • with window,
  • Otherwise write the address at the bottom right under the franking zone,
  • with the correct address,
  • write clearly,
  • Dark lettering on a white or pastel-colored background.
Briefumschlag
Source: Deutsche Post AG, www.deutschepost.de ➚

Mailing overview

Compact letter

1,00 €
until 50 g

Dimensions

L: 100-235 mm* B: 70-125 mm H: up to 10 mm
More info

Large letter

1,60 €
500 g

Dimensions

L: 100-353 mm* B: 70-250 mm H: up to 20 mm
More info

Maxi letter

2,75 €
until 1.000 g

Dimensions

L: 100-353 mm* B: 70-250 mm H: up to 50 mm
More info

Maxi Letter Plus

4,95 €
until 2.000 g

Dimensions

L: maximum 600 mm* B: maximum 300 mm H: maximum 150 mm or: Length + width + height = 900 mm**
More info

Postcard

Rectangular 0,70 €
Square 1,60 €

Dimensions

L: 140-235 mm* B: 90-125 mm Grammage 150-500 g/m2
More info
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