When you send an international parcel it gets a bar-code with the shipping number and is registered. The registration guarantees traceability and confirmation of delivery. Iceland Post offers two service levels for parcels sent abroad: airmail and surface mail.
We recommend for shipments of high value that you buy an additional postal insurance, only a minimum insurance is included.
You can register your shipment online before you bring it to a post office or Business service picks it up.
Online registration delivers shipping information directly to Iceland Post and speeds up the process.
Size limits vary between countries as well as delivery time. Look up the estimated delivery time, size limits and added service for each country.
Click the name of the country for more details. The information comes from the UPU database and Iceland Post can not be held liable for incorrect or missing information.
It is prohibited to mail dangerous goods abroad and lithium batteries can only be mailed included in electronics. Make sure that your shipment does not contain hazardous material and ensure that it is adequately packed and undamaged. Sample of dangerous goods and electronics that can not be mailed abroad.
All exported goods for repair or sold need to have an export report attached. Parcels weighing less than 2 kg can be shipped as bulky letters and a customs label filled in.
Delivery of international parcels is determined by service level (airmail or surface mail) and country of destination. Look up the estimated delivery time, size limits and added service for each country.
Airmail parcels are sent with the first available flight out of Iceland. Surface mail has a longer delivery time but also a better rate.
Business parcels are available in all EU countries except Bulgari, Cyprus, Latvia, Malta and Romania. Also available to Luxembourg, Norway and Switzerland.
Business parcels have to be mailed using online registration. Included in the rate are customs process and home delivery. Tracking is available. Sender can ask for Proof of Delivery up to a year after mailing.
Size limits vary between countries as well as delivery time, see terms of service. The same terms apply to contents as for domestic parcels. The sender is responsible for import limitations in the destination country.
Select the service which better suits the needs of your customers.
|Damages||22.500 ISK||82.000 ISK|
|Paper dispatch note||Yes||No|
|Destinations||All countries||Europe (see exceptions)|
|Custom process included||No||Yes|
|Proof of delivery||Yes||Yes|
*Bulky and fragile, incur a surcharge (50%) in addition to the postage rate according to the weight of the item.
Your Business parcel will ship on the first flight the first business day after mailing, if mailed before cut off time.
|Country||Max weight (kg)||Max length (m)||Max size (L+V)||Delivery Business days|
* In Sweden and Denmark the receiver has to have an account with the postal company in order to pay duties and receive home delivery.
All merchandise mailed abroad has to have an invoice stating the value. An online export report to Directorate of Customs is also required.