UK letter rates – from 27 March 2017

The UK letter and large letter prices listed below are for stamped items (there's a separate – lower – tariff for those using franking machines).

All Royal Mail UK 'Standard' and 'Confirmed' letter and parcel post for UK addresses are priced by size and weight – what Royal Mail calls Pricing in Proportion (PiP). International post and 'Guaranteed' services are based on weight.


 
Letter format (C5+ or under)  
Maximum size 24 x 16.5 x 0.5 cm thick – e.g. DL and
A5 letters/envelopes less than 5 mm thick. 
Maximum weight 100g.
Weight up to
First class
Second class
100g – letter format
£0.65
£0.56

Large letter format (C4 or under)  
Maximum size 25 x 35.3 x 2.5 cm thick – e.g. flat A4,
larger greetings cards and CD/DVDs. 
Maximum weight 750g.
Weight up to
First class
Second class
100g – large letter
£0.98
£0.76
250g – large letter
£1.30
£1.22
500g – large letter
£1.74
£1.58
750g – large letter
£2.52
£2.14
 

Other postal rates

UK parcel post
International post

Royal Mail's Prices – March 2017

Page updated 11 April 2017