2nd Class Mail

UK-wide letter delivery within 3 working days

2nd Class mail offers a low-cost, reliable, UK-wide delivery service for letters weighing up to 750g that aims to deliver your item in 2-3 working days, including Saturdays.

At a Glance 

  • 2–3 working day delivery, including Saturdays
  • Cost-effective delivery for letters up to 750g
  • Up to £20 compensation cover for loss or damage

What can you send?

Prices for 2nd Class mail delivery vary depending on the size and weight of the item you're sending. Use the table below to determine the size and format of your letter.

Letter formats
Format Examples Max weight Max length Max width Max thickness
Standard letter Greetings cards, personal letters, bills 100g 240mm 165mm 5mm
Large letter A4 documents, magazines, CD or DVD in case 750g 353mm 250mm 25mm

Special requirements? Upgrade your delivery with these options

  • Signature on delivery with Royal Mail Signed For®
  • Customer collection from a local Post Office® branch with Local Collect®

How much will it cost?

You can calculate the price for 2nd class delivery using our Get a price calculator

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