The non-denominated stamp that holds its value forever.
The affordable way to send your business letters and documents to a street, rural, New Zealand Post PO Box or Private Bag address in New Zealand.
Standard Post has a one to three working day delivery target and offers a range of letter sizes and postage options.
The required postage to send mail by Standard Post is based on the size and weight of your letter or document.
|Envelope size||Max dimensions (height x length)||Max weight (incl. envelope)||Max thickness||Required postage|
(eg. E9, DLE, cheque mailer)
|130mm x 235mm||500g||6mm||
(or 1 x KiwiStamp postage stamps)
|165mm x 235mm||500g||10mm||
(or 2 x KiwiStamp postage stamps)
|230mm x 325mm||750g||20mm||
(or 3 x KiwiStamp postage stamps)
|260mm x 385mm||1kg||20mm||
(or 4 x KiwiStamp postage stamps)
Items larger than 260mm x 385mm, thicker than 20mm, or heavier than 1kg are classified as parcels
Sending mail by Standard Post
To send a letter or document by Standard Post place it in a blank envelope correctly addressed and with the correct postage or use a Standard Post Postage Included Envelope. If you are a business use a Digital Postage Meter impression.
Post your mail in the Standard Post slot of a New Zealand Post street posting box or PostShop letter slot. Or to get a New Zealand Post Account and discuss having your mail picked up, talk to us today
Compensation, high risk & prohibited items
Ensure your item is safe to send and find out if you’ll be compensated if it goes missing or gets damaged.
Terms and conditions
The standard terms and conditions of the products and services offered by New Zealand Post Limited, including information on the extent of our liability, are set out in the Public Contract and the Postal Users' Guide. They are also available for reference at PostShop stores and selected New Zealand Post retail outlets.
Delivery targets are a guide only and we do not guarantee your item will reach its destination within the delivery target. Delivery to and from rural or remote areas may take longer.
The required postage is the value of postage required for New Zealand Post to carry the item. Actual price paid may vary instore. The required postage and specifications are subject to change.
Compensation, prohibited & high risk items
Before sending mail items, make sure your item is safe to send and will be covered if it goes missing or is damaged. Make sure you read about Compensation, high risk & prohibited items.
Standard Post, PostShop and KiwiStamp are trade marks of New Zealand Post Limited.