Intellectual property rights

Using our brand

The Royal Mail brand, along with its wide collection of assets, represents a powerful and trusted image.

We are both proud and protective of it. Use of our intellectual property is subject to our approval.

As one of the most recognisable brands in the UK, we receive many requests from various businesses and organisations to hyperlink to our website, reproduce our stamps or use our logo.

Stamps

RM logo

Learn more about how you can use some of the world’s finest stamp imagery and find out how you can contact our Stamp Team directly.

Broadcast, production and press

If you would like to use our Intellectual Property for broadcast, production or press purposes, i.e. in TV programmes, commercials, magazines or newspapers, please contact press.office@royalmail.com

Royal Mail logo

Requesting use of our logo is easy, we have a simple four step process to help you get started:

  1. We ask you for your details and reasons for requesting a licence to use our logo
  2. We reply with the logo file that you require
  3. You insert our logo in to your artwork and email it back to us for approval
  4. We approve the artwork and send you back a license agreement

Start our four step process here to request a logo licence. The Royal Mail Brand Team will respond to you within ten working days.

Our logo must appear on relevant website sections such as the delivery, postage, shipping, product or client pages. Please note that we do not generally allow our logo to appear on website home pages.

To ensure our brand values and our visual brand identity are appropriately represented, we ask that approved users of our logo comply with our logo guidelines and standards. Download a copy of our logo guidelines (pdf, 469.83 KB).

N.B. Permission to use the Royal Mail logo does not take effect until the Royal Mail Brand Team has signed off final artwork proofs and issued you a licence.

Questions

If you have any questions, please contact the Royal Mail Brand Team.

Associated brands

Parcelforce Worldwide is our express parcels business. To use any Parcelforce Worldwide images or logos, please visit parcelforce.com/ip or get in touch directly at brand.dept@parcelforce.co.uk

The Postal Museum is an independent charity that works to provide access to its museum collection and the Royal Mail Archive.

Housing public records, a wealth of postal artefacts and a world class philatelic collection, the museum illuminates the history of the postal service.

Find out more at The Postal Museum.

Post Office® is a separate company from Royal Mail. To use any Post Office® images or logos, please contact peter.s.bennett@postoffice.co.uk

Postman Pat® and his friends can be contacted through Classic Media. Please email them at ukinfo@classicmedia.tv