Here you will find detailed information including sizes and costs for sending standard letters and large letters with Royal Mail.
|Max Weight||Max Length||Max Width||Max Thickness|
Ideal for mailing greeting cards, regular letters and postcards, the maximum size that would fall under a 'letter' is 165 mm x 240 mm. We would recommend using an envelope no larger than C5 to fit these restrictions comfortably and avoid any excess costs. The envelope and contents must also weigh under 100g.
Recommended envelope sizes
For mailing contents such as A4 sized documents, DVDs, certificates, large greeting cards and magazines you would need to send as a large letter. The maximum size is 250 mm x 353 mm and and a maximum weight of 750g so a C4 envelope is a good choice.
Recommended envelope sizes for a large letter
|Weight||1st Class||2nd Class|
|up to 100g||£1.01||97p|
|101g to 250g||£1.40||£1.26|
|251g to 500g||£1.87||£1.64|
|501g to 750g||£2.60||£2.22|
1. How to Address an Envelope in the UK (31712)
2. Are envelopes recyclable? (24914)
4. How quick will my order take to get to me? (23789)
6. Is your website secure? (22340)