No. The postage labels that our online service produces are only for single use. They have built in tracking numbers that are read and recognised by our sorting machines which will detect labels that have been copied and used multiple times.
Yes, the labels that are produced from our online postage system need to be used within 48 hours of printing.
They can be applied using glue or sellotape, but please do not sellotape over any of the barcodes. Sellotape makes it difficult for our machines to read the important codes and could result in a delay to your mail being processed and made ready for despatch.
Once you've securely and correctly affixed the postage label to your item there are a number of ways you can get it to us, either:
If you are interested in registering for a Business Collect service please click here for more information.
Yes you can! Use our online postage tool to buy and print your postage label, then simply affix it to your item and drop it in to one of our Post Offices, or if its fits a Post Box. Remember, if you're sending Goods or Merchandise you also need to attach the relevant customs form.
By buying postage online, you benefit from a 2% discount. It is the simplest and most convenient way to buy postage as there is no need to visit and queue at the post office.
Driven by Universal Postal Union (UPU) regulatory changes, anyone sending parcels internationally must provide electronic pre-advice customs information. This includes information on the sender, the recipient, and the details of the contents within the parcel. For more information, click here.
Dedicated printing machines have been made available at our Broad Street branch for customers that do not have access to printing facilities. This means you can still create and buy your postage online and email it to the printer when you arrive at our branch.