Registered Postal Items

Registered and traceable items, for which you receive a receipt. These items are delivered to the addressee against a signature for receipt.

You can follow the progress of delivery in section “Track your item”.

Several additional services are available.

 

Postcard

Registered postcard is an addressed written postal item that is posted without inserting it in an envelope. Registered postcards are accepted for mailing domestically and abroad
 

Letter

Registered letter is a type of postal item that allows you to mail different types of correspondence in an envelope.

Registered letters are accepted for mailing domestically and abroad.
 

We also offer mailing insured letters – a traceable item insured against loss, theft or damage.

Printed Papers

Registered printed papers are a type of postal item that allows you to mail different types of printed materials.

Registered printed papers are accepted for mailing domestically and abroad.
 

The packing of printed papers must allow the postal worker to check the contents of printed papers prior to accepting them for postage, and the packing must also ensure preservation of contents during the delivery.

Small Packet

In a small packet you can send unbreakable small items except documents, printed matter and written communication.

Registered small packets are accepted for domestic and international shipping.

The wrapping of international small packet must be such that before acceptance postal employee can check the contents of the small packet. The wrapping must ensure that the content is preserved during transportation. The value of the contents must not exceed 35 EUR.

It is forbidden to send items that are prohibited to import in destination country and that are proxibited to export from Latvia. More information about prohibitions is available in postal offices and in the International postal item acceptance handbook.

 

Conditions for attaching CN22 or CN23 customs declaration:

 

Attach CN22, if:

Attach CN23, if:
  • Non-commercial goods are sent in the small packet (goods that one personal customer sends to another personal customer) 
  • Commercial goods are sen tin the small packet (low value goods usually sold or offered for sale)
  • Small packet is sent to European Union Member states or outside EU Member states and no documents are attached to it.  
  • Small packet is sent outside EU Member states and documents are attached to it (export declaration, invoice, certificate, or licence)
  • The value of contents does not exceed 35,00 EUR
  • The value of contents does not exceed 35,00 EUR
  • CN22 is filled in one copy
  • CN23 is filled in four copies
  • To accelerate customs clearance for international small packets, fill in this form in English, French or in a language accepted by the destination country
  • Pay in cash or with a payment card
  • Form accordingly to Item addressing rules
  • Send in any postal office by presenting a personal identification document (Passport or identity card) or driving licence.

    We offer to send also insured small packets to domestic adressees – a tracked item which is insured against loss, theft or damage.

M-bag

Registered M-bags are special bags, in which printed materials can be mailed to one addressee abroad.
 

  • Pay for postage in cash or by card
  • Prepare in accordance with the Rules on Consigning Postal Items
  • Submit it for postage at any post office, attaching a filled-in PS7 form (for postal items to be mailed within the EU) or a CN23 form (for postal items to be sent outside the EU).

Floppy disks, discs, cassettes, video cassettes, manufacturer or distributor commercial samples and other items or information materials that are not dutiable and not intended for resale may be attached to printed materials.

Attach an address tag of durable fabric, strong cardboard, plastic, parchment or paper glued to wood to the M-bag. The size of the tag must be at least 9x14 cm. Specify the addressee’s and the sender’s address on the tags, writing a letter M in the upper right-hand corner. Attach a loop to the tag.

Submit it for postage at any post office, attaching a filled-in PS7 form (for postal items to be mailed within the EU) or a CN23 form (for postal items to be sent outside the EU).

Parcel

In a registered parcel, you can mail industrial, household, cultural goods, food and other items with or without commercial value.

Registered parcels are accepted for mailing domestically and abroad.
 

  • Pay for postage in cash or by card
  • Prepare in accordance with the Rules on Consigning Postal Items
  • Submit it for postage at any post office, attaching a filled-in CP71 form (for domestic items and items to be mailed to the EU Member States that are not in the list of EPG countries), a CP72 form (for items to be mailed outside of the EU Member States that are not in the list of EPG countries) or CE1 form (for items to be mailed to EPG countries).
  • To accelerate customs clearance for international parcels, fill in this form in English, French or in a language accepted by the destination country

International parcels must not include items that are prohibited from being imported into the country of delivery, as well as items prohibited from being exported from Latvia.

Get more information on prohibitions at the post offices and in the Manual for Acceptance of International Postal Items.

Advice of Delivery

You will receive a notification confirming that the addressee has received the registered and insured postal item.

Apply for this by filling in CN07 form available at post offices. For domestic postal items, you can use a PS4 form, available at manspasts.lv.

Pay for postage by sticking postage stamps on postcards, letters and printed papers. In case of other registered items, charges for additional services are included in the total amount.
 

Type of additional service EUR
Advice of Delivery 2.20

Additional services are subject to the value-added tax (21%), which is included in the specified rate.

e-invitation

Important for the addressee of the item!

You will receive an SMS and/or an e-mail about the item received, address of the post office, where you can receive the item, and a reference for inquiries.

In order to receive the item:

  • Show the text message, tell the tracking number and your personal information
  • Submit a printed e-mail message

In both cases, you must produce an identity document.

The additional service is provided free of charge.

Cumbersome Parcels

You can mail parcels of a non-standard shape and size:

  • For domestic parcels, the sum of length and the largest perimeter up to 450 cm, neither dimension may exceed 200 cm
  • For international parcels, the sum of length and the largest perimeter up to 300 cm, neither dimension may exceed 150 cm

Weight restrictions are the same as for standard parcels. You may also use additional service “Fragile (Colis Fragile)”.

Label “Cumbersome Parcels (Encombrant)” is put on the item.

Half of the total value of the item is added for “Cumbersome Parcels” and “Fragile (Colis Fragile)” postal items. The additional service fee is added to the total postage fee of the items.

For international shipments, the availability of the additional service is determined by the postal operator of the addressee’s state of residence.

To learn more, check the Manual for Acceptance of International Postal Items.

Fragile (Colis Fragile)

You can mail parcels with fragile contents, when special care is needed throughout the delivery.

Pack the parcel according to its weight, shape and content to ensure its preservation during the transportation. Otherwise, we can refuse accepting the particular item.

Weight and dimension restrictions are the same as for standard parcels. 

You can also use additional service “Cumbersome Parcels”.

Label “Fragile (Colis Fragile)” is put on the item.

Half of the total value of the item is added for “Cumbersome Parcels” and “Fragile (Colis Fragile)” postal items. The additional service fee is added to the total postage fee of the items.

For international shipments, the availability of the additional service is determined by the postal operator of the addressee’s state of residence.

To learn more, check the Manual for Acceptance of International Postal Items.

Office Pick-up

A postman visits your office and accepts postal items to be mailed to addressees.

If you are a manager of an office building or there are several offices in the address, use the service “Business Centre Pick-up”.

We accept both domestic and international postal items:

  • Letters – ordinary, registered
  • Postcards – ordinary, registered
  • Printed papers – ordinary, registered
  • Small packets – registered and insured
  • Parcels – ordinary and insured, up to 20 kg (international – according to the Manual for Acceptance of International Postal Items)
  • Addressed items of direct mail

Documents necessary for submitting postal items to the postman can be prepared at manspasts.lv.

Your benefits:

  • You do not have to spend time going to the post office
  • All orders of a particular month in a single invoice
  • In business centres, the service can be used by several companies simultaneously, thus reducing costs
  • You can also submit items not paid for without postal stamps or labels

You can apply for the service by writing to uznemumiem@pasts.lv

For more information, see here.

Registered postal items can be mailed as priority (Class A) or economical (Class B) items.

Domestic priority mail is delivered on the following business day, while economical mail – within 3 business days. Parcels are delivered within 4 business days.

Items to be mailed abroad are accepted as either priority mail delivered immediately by the fastest means of transportation, mostly by airmail, or as economic mail delivered by airmail if possible.

 

Type of Postal Service

Domestic Postal

International Postal

Postcard

Class B 

Class A 

Letter

Class A or B 

Class A 

Printed papers

Class B 

Class A 

Small Packet

Class B 

Class A 

M - bag

-

Class A 

Parcel

Class B 

Class A or B 

Type of Postal Item

Examples

Dimensions

Maximum Weight

Postcard

A greeting card, as a memory from a trip

-

Letter

Personal correspondence, a bill, a notice

2 kg

Printed Papers

A magazine, drawings, maps

For rolls

5 kg

Small Packet

Clothes, sweets

For rolls

2 kg

M-bag

Handbooks with CDs, booklets with samples of goods

For rolls

30 kg. The weight of each individual object packed in an M-bag may not exceed 2 kg.

Parcel

Clothes, footwear, food-stuffs

By using additional service “Cumbersome Parcels”, you can mail a bigger parcel or a parcel of a non-standard size.

For a domestic parcel – 20 kg.

The maximum weight of an international parcel is set by the postal operator of the country of delivery.

To learn more, check the Manual for Acceptance of International Postal Items.

 

We offer convenient and quick conclusion of agreements on postal services. Concluded agreement provides your company with several benefits:

Convenient payment process, making a payment at the end of the month on the basis of an invoice

Time saved by using postal services remotely

Customized solutions for the use of postal services

Prompt service, when using manspasts.lv

Individual approach, providing customers with a personal adviser

In case your company is interested in becoming our corporate customer, please call 67008002, write to uznemumiem@pasts.lv or fill in the application form at www.manspasts.lv.

Postcard

Calculate the postage fee using the Fee Calculator.
 

Domestic Postcard

This service is not subject to value-added tax. 

Type of Postal Item Class EUR
Registered B 1,35

 
International Postcard

This service is not subject to value-added tax. 

Type of Item Class EUR
Within the EU Registered A 1,71
To other countries Registered A 1,85
 

Letter

Calculate the postage fee using the Fee Calculator. 


Domestic Letter

This service is not subject to value-added tax. 

Type of Postal Items

Class Weight of Postal Items (g)
    <20 <50 <100 <250 <500 <1000 <2000
Registered A 1,42 1,49 1,57 1,58 1,81 2,22 3,04
B 1,39 1,41 1,44 1,55 1,76 2,19 3,02

International Letter

This service is not subject to value-added tax.

Type of Postal Items

Class

Weight of Postal Items (g)

    <20 <50 <100 <250 <500 <1000 <2000
Within the EU A 1,71 1,71 1,78 2,77 4,77 6,12 11,45
To other countries A 2,13 2,13 2,42 3,63 6,47 11,03 20,25

 

Printed Papers

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Domestic Printed papers

This service is not subject to value-added tax.

Type of Posta Item Class Weight of Postal Item (g)
    <20 <50 <100 <250 <500 <1000 <2000

Registered

B 1,41 1,44 1,47 1,59 1,81 2,23 3,04

The service is subject to the value-added tax (21%), which is included in the specified rate. 

Type of Postal Item Class Weight of Postal Item (g)
    <3000 <4000 <5000

Registered

B 5,34 6,46 7,74

International Printed papers

This service is not subject to value-added tax.

Type of Postal Item Class Weight of Postal Item (g)
    <20 <50 <100 <250 <500 <1000 <2000
Within the EU A 1,78 1,78 1,85 2,85 4,84 7,00 12,14
To other countries A 2,13 2,13 2,28 3,27 6,47 11,00 20,11

The service is subject to the value-added tax (21%), which is included in the specified rate. 

Type of Postal Item Class Weight of Postal Item (g)
    <3000 <4000 <5000
Within the EU A 19,02 25,05 31,07
To other countries A 29,37 38,63 47,89
 

Small packet

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Domestic Small packet

This service is not subject to value-added tax.

Type of Postal Item Class Weight of Postal Item (g)
    <50 <100 <250 <500 <1 000 <2 000

Registered

B 2,46 2,48 2,53 2,66 2,89

3,29

International Small packet

This service is not subject to value-added tax.

Type of Postal Item Class Weight of Postal Item (g)
    <50 <100 <250 <500 <1000 <2000
Within the EU A 1,85 1,99 2,56 4,55 6,39 11,54
To other countries A 1,99 2,13 3,70 6,55 10,96 20,35

 

M - bag

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Domestic M-bag

The service is subject to the value-added tax (21%), which is included in the specified rate. 

Type of Postal Item Class Weight of Postal Item (kg)
  <5 For each next kg (full or short)
To Estonia and Lithuania Registered A 5,68 0,94
To other EU countries Registered A 12,56 2,58

The service is subject to the value-added tax (0%), which is included in the specified rate.      

Type of Postal Item Class Weight of Postal Item (kg)
      <5 For each next kg (full or short)
To other EU countries Registered A 10,39 2,13
To other countries Registered A 16,08 3,27

 

Parcel

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The full list of service rates are available here

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