The right size for an envelope to the card
How big should the envelope for a card be?
since a tolerance of 2mm is allowed, the selected envelope should be 5 mm larger.
Postage fees in general
What are the postal fees in general?
since July 1st, 2019 the postage has changed as follows:
Minimum sizes of envelopes
Postcard € 0.60
Standard letter € 0.80
Compact letter € 0.95
Large letter € 1.55
Maxi letter € 2.70
Registered mail deposit € 2.20
By hand € 2.20
Return receipt € 2.20
A standard letter must have at least the dimensions L: 14 - 23.5 cm W: 9 - 12.5 cm H: up to 0.5 cm. The postage here is € 0.80.
A compact letter must have at least the dimensions L: 10 - 23.5 cm W: 7 - 12.5 cm H: up to 1 cm. The postage here is € 0.95.
A large letter must have at least the dimensions L: 10 - 35.3 cm W: 7 - 25 cm H: up to 2 cm. The postage here is € 1.55.
A maxi letter must have at least the dimensions L: 10 - 35.3 cm W: 7 - 25 cm H: up to 5 cm. The postage here is € 2.70.
Postal charges in the respective sizes of Paper24
How much are the shipping costs for Paper24 envelopes for the different sizes?
Always taking weight, height and color into account.
Postage fees for colored envelopes sizes?
What do I have to pay for a colored envelope to postage?
The formats C6, B6, DIN long, taking into account the weight, are standard letters and cost € 0.80.
The formats 140x190 mm, C5, C4 are compact letters and cost € 1.55.
The formats Mini 52x71 mm, C8, C7, 100x100mm, 110 x 110 mm can be put into a standard letter and then sent - so they only cost € 0.80.
The square envelopes in the format 125 x 125 mm can be sent as compact letters for € 0.95.
The square envelopes in the formats: from 130x130 mm to 220x220 mm are franked at € 1.55.
bright colors cost as much as a white envelope.
dark colors also cost the same if you write the address on a white label.
dotted colors cost 5 cents (without label)