Letter

A letter serves for sending communications or small articles within the Slovak Republic and abroad.

You can use it for:
  • sending letters, letters for blind, direct mail (within Slovak Republic),
  • communications can be sent on any kind of physical media (paper, card, CD, DVD).

Characteristics back

Transit time
  • Letters within the Slovak Republic:
    1st Class Letter - D+1 (delivery on the next working day after the day of posting),
    2nd Class Letter - D+2 (delivery on the second working day after the day of posting)
    Letter for blind - D+4 (delivery on the fourth working day after the day of posting),
    Direct mail - D+4 (delivery on the fourth working day after the day of posting),
  • Letters abroad: assumed transit times of letters addressed abroad depend on a respective country of destination, for an expedite transit time, choose the “1st Class” Letter
Weight
  • up to 2 kg
Size
  • Letter of regular shapes:
    minimum: 14 x 9 cm
    maximum: sum of total length, width, and thickness shall be max. 90 cm, while the biggest dimension shall not exceed 60 cm
  • Letter of irregular shapes:
    minimum: distance of two furthermost edge points of an item shall be min. 14 cm
    maximum: distance of two furthermost edge points of an item shall be max. 60 cm
Method of payment
  • cash, postage stamps, bank transfer, postage credit, franking machine

Services to the letter back

Sender
  • Letters within the Slovak Republic:
    Reply service, Withdrawal of an Item from the Post at posting, Withdrawal of an Item from the Post at delivery, Return to Sender immediately, Do not redirect, Return to Sender after ... days, Do not return, Back
  • Letters abroad: Reply service (up to 50 g to all countries, above 50 g to shortlisted countries), Withdrawal of an Item from the Post at posting, Do not redirect, Poste restante
Addressee
  • Time Redirection

Posting procedure back

  1. A letter can be sent without any wrapping (postcard, picture postcard) or in wrapper (you can buy it at the post office directly – e. g. envelope).
  2. If you send small articles by letter, they shall not stick up from wrap.
  3. For an expedite transit time, mark the item with the note "1. trieda" (for items abroad with the note "1st Classe") or aks for this category at the post office.
  4. You shall post the letter at a counter at a post office or put it in a post-box of Slovenská pošta.

Prices for letters back

You can find prices for letters here.

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