Postcards (second class mail)

Size and weight of postcard

Handling of postal items according to size and weight

The following is the table showing the size and weight of items that can be sent as postcards.

standard postcards Reply-paid card
2g - 6g 4g - 12g
  • Standard postcard is limited only to a rectangle-shaped piece of paper. Reply-paid postcard should be folded in half by aligning the short side of the rectangle-shaped piece of paper with the folded line at the right side.
    While postcards can be prepared privately in accordance with the prescribed specification, items beyond the specified scope are handled as first class mail.

    Please also refer to the Article 22 of the Conditions of Domestic Postal Mail for the details of privately-prepared postcard.


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