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India Post Speed Post Timing: Domestic and International

What is India post speed post timing? Here in this article, we will see the India post speed post timing and other things about India speed post. India post speed post is the market leader in the national express delivery sector, offers express delivery time for letters and parcels up to 35 kg in India.

It is an economic service and offers nationally @ INR 15.00 for shipments up to 50 grams. Speed Post has by far the largest network it provides to all addresses in the country. For domestic and international consignments and parcels, speed post-India also provides a tracking service to check their status.   

India Post Speed Post Timing

India Post Speed Post Timing Features:

Insurance

Consignments insurance up to INR 1.00 lakh

24 Hours Booking Facility

This facility is available in selected offices in main cities

Click here for the list of offices

Internet-Based Track and Trace System

From booking to delivery of your consignment online track and trace service is available.

Delivery Information on SMS

You will receive an SMS on your registered mobile number upon the delivery of your consignment at the delivery post office and a confirmation SMS when your consignment is delivered. So SMS facility is available for delivery of an item. 

Also Read: India Post Logistics Post Service

Free pick-up

Bulk and Corporate customers can avail of free collection from their place through regular or on-call collection service.

Book Now Pay Later

Corporate and contract customers can avail of credit facilities. No in advance payment is required.

Volume-based discounts

There is a great discount for corporate and other regular customers.

Cash on Delivery

For e-commerce and online sellers, cash on delivery service is available.

Compensation

Double the Speed Post charges or INR 1000 whichever is less in case of loss, pilferage, or damage of the item.

Tariff Structure

Speed Post tariff structure

Weight​ ​​Local ​Up to 200 Kms. 201 to 1000 Kms. 1001 to 2000 Kms.​ ​​​​ Above 2000 Kms.
​Up to 50 grams INR 15​ ​INR 35 ​INR 35 INR 35​ ​INR 35
51 grams to 200 grams INR 25​ ​INR 35 ​INR 40 ​INR 60 ​INR 70
​201 grams to 500 grams ​INR 30 ​INR 50 ​INR 60 ​INR 80 INR 90
​Additional 500 grams or part thereof ​INR 10 ​INR 15 ​INR 30 INR 40​ INR 50

Source www.indiapost.gov.in

The tariff rate does not exclude taxes as notified by the Central Government from time to time.

In addition to speed, post chares proof of Delivery charges is Rs. 10.00 per consignment.

Discount Structure

Discount for walk-in customers

​​​​ Daily Revenue​​​​ ​​​​​ The discount rate for Speed Post
INR 2,000/- to 1,00,000/- ​ 5%
Above INR 1,00,000/- 10%

Source www.indiapost.gov.in

It applies to the same sender’s address, regardless of the number of bookings per day.

India Post Speed Post Timing- Transmit Norms between Cities   

Speed post service standards (From Booking to Delivery)

​Success Indicators​​ Average Time Taken​
Local 1-2 Days
Metro-Metro 1-3 Days
State Capital to State Capital 1-4 Days
Same State 1-4 Days
Rest of the Country 4-5 Days

Source www.indiapost.gov.in

Mail of all categories the Delivery in Branch Offices will take one additional day.

Local shall mean:

Consignments booked and to be delivered in the pin codes identified for metropolitan areas.

Items booked and to be delivered within Municipality limit-for cities other than Metro cities.

Items booked and to be delivered in the same delivery jurisdiction by PIN code for small cities (Kasbas) or areas of Mufussil that do not have a defined delivery area

International Speed Post

India post speed post timing is the international premium postal service and limited in time for documents and goods.

Booking

International Speed Post items can be booked at almost any departmental postal office in the country. By Metro and other big cities, the International Speed Post articles can be booked until late at night.

Localization and tracking system on the Internet

India Post offers online tracking and tracing services for the International Speed Post.

Weight Restrictions

The overall maximum weight for the International Speed Post (EMS) is 35 kg. Some countries have lower weight restrictions. The size of a postal item for the international speed mail service must not exceed 1.5 meters for any size and 3 meters for the sum of the length and largest circumference measured in a direction other than length.

Country specific weighting restrictions for international speed post

S. No Country Max. Weight (Document) in grams Max Weight (Merchandise) in grams
1 Afghanistan​ 30000 30000
2 Argentina 20000 No Service
3 Australia 20000 20000
4 Austria 30000 30000
5 Bahrain 20000 20000
6 Bangladesh 30000 30000
7 Barbados 31500 31500
8 Belarus 20000 20000
9 Belgium 30000 No Service
10 Bermuda 20000 20000
11 Bhutan 30000 30000
12 Botswana 30000 30000
13 Brunei Darussalam 30000 30000
14 Bulgaria 30000 30000
15 Cambodia 30000 30000
16 Canada 30000 30000
17 Cape Verde 30000 No Service
18 Cayman Islands 10000 10000
19 China (People’s Rep.) 30000 30000
20 Cuba 10000 10000
21 Cyprus 30000 30000
22 Democratic Republic of Congo 30000 No Service
23 Denmark 30000 No Service
24 Egypt 30000 30000
25 El Salvador 30000 No Service
26 Eritrea 30000 30000
27 Estonia 30000 30000
28 Ethiopia 30000 30000
29 Fiji 30000 30000
30 Finland 30000 30000
31 France 30000 30000
32 Georgia 30000 30000
33 Germany 30000 30000
34 Ghana 30000 30000
35 Greece 30000 30000
36 Guyana 20000 No Service
37 Hong Kong 30000 30000
38 Hungary 30000 30000
39 Iceland 30000 30000
40 Indonesia 30000 No Service
41 Iran 30000 No Service
42 Iraq 30000 No Service
43 Ireland 30000 30000
44 Israel 20000 20000
45 Italy 30000 30000
46 Japan 30000 30000
47 Jordan 30000 30000
48 Kenya 31500 31500
49 Korea (Republic of) 35000 35000
50 Kuwait 30000 No Service
51 Latvia 30000 30000
52 Luxemburg 30000 No Service
53 Macao 31500 31500
54 Malawi 20000 20000
55 Malaysia 30000 30000
56 Maldives 30000 No Service
57 Mauritius 30000 30000
58 Mexico 30000 No Service
59 Mongolia 20000 20000
60 Morocco 30000 30000
61 Namibia 30000 30000
62 Nauru 20000 20000
63 Nepal 30000 30000
64 Netherlands 30000 30000
65 New Zealand 30000 30000
66 Niger 30000 No Service
67 Nigeria 30000 No Service
68 Norway 30000 30000
69 Oman 30000 30000
70 Pakistan 30000 30000
71 Panama 30000 No Service
72 Papua New Guinea 30000 No Service
73 Philippines 30000 30000
74 Poland 20000 20000
75 Portugal 30000 30000
76 Qatar 30000 30000
77 Romania 31500 31500
78 Russia 30000 30000
79 Rwanda 30000 No Service
80 Saudi Arabia 30000 No Service
81 Senegal 30000 30000
82 Singapore 30000 30000
83 South Africa 30000 30000
84 Spain 30000 30000
85 Sri Lanka 30000 No Service
86 Sudan 30000 30000
87 Sweden 30000 No Service
88 Switzerland 30000 30000
89 Taiwan 20000 20000
90 Tanzania 30000 30000
91 Thailand 30000 30000​
92 Tunisia 30000 No Service
93 Turkey 30000 30000
94 Uganda 30000 30000
95 Ukraine 20000 20000
96 United Arab Emirates (UAE) 30000 30000
97 United Kingdom 30000 30000
98 United States of America 31500 31500
99 Vietnam 31500 31500
100 Yemen 30000 No Service

Source www.indiapost.gov.in

Compensation Policy for the International Speed Post

Following compensation due for International Speed Post items:

For delays: the difference between EMS and registered registration fees

For loss items/ loss of content / damage – 30 SDRs

International Speed Post – Delivery Standards

All International Speed Post (EMS) items are subject to customs examination. The customs examination/custody period is not included in the service standards. These are end-to-end delivery standards.

India Post Speed Post Timing for international

S. No​​ Qualifying Description Service Standards
1 Afghanistan 3 to 7
2 Argentina 5 to 9
3 Australia​ 4 to 8
4 Austria 4 to 8
5 Bahrain 4 to 8
6 Bangladesh 3 to 7
7 Barbados 5 to 9
8 Belarus 5 to 9
9 Belgium 4 to 8
10 Bermuda 5 to 9
11 Bhutan 3 to 7
12 Botswana 6 to 9
13 Brunei Darussalam 3 to 7
14 Bulgaria 5 to 9
15 Cambodia 3 to 6
16 Canada 5 to 9
17 Cape Verde 6 to 9
18 Cayman Islands 5 to 9
19 China 4 to 9
20 Cuba 5 to 9
21 Cyprus 5 to 9
22 Democratic Republic of Congo 6 to 9
23 Denmark 4 to 8
24 Egypt 6 to 9
25 El Salvador 5 to 9
26 Eritrea 6 to 9
27 Estonia 5 to 9
28 Ethiopia 6 to 9
29 Fiji 4 to 9
30 Finland 4 to 8
31 France 4 to 8
32 Georgia 2 to 6
33 Germany 4 to 8
34 Ghana 6 to 9
35 Greece 5 to 9
36 Guyana 5 to 9
37 Hongkong 3 to 6
38 Hungary 3 to 7
39 Iceland 4 to 8
40 Indonesia 3 to 7
41 Iran 4 to 9
42 Iraq 4 to 9
43 Ireland 4 to 8
44 Israel 4 to 9
45 Italy 4 to 8
46 Japan 3 to 6
47 Jordan 4 to 9
48 Kenya 6 to 9
49 Kuwait 4 to 8
50 Latvia 5 to 9
51 Luxemburg 4 to 8
52 Macao 4 to 9
53 Malawi 6 to 9
54 Malaysia 3 to 7
55 Maldives 3 to 7
56 Mauritius 6 to 9
57 Mexico 5 to 9
58 Mongolia 4 to 9
59 Morocco 6 to 9
60 Namibia 6 to 9
61 Nauru 4 to 9
62 Nepal 3 to 7
63 Netherland 4 to 8
64 New Zealand 4 to 8
65 Niger 6 to 9
66 Nigeria 6 to 9
67 Norway 4 to 8
68 Oman 4 to 8
69 Pakistan 3 to 7
70 Panama 5 to 9
71 Papua New Guinea 4 to 9
72 Philippines 3 to 7
73 Poland 5 to 9
74 Portugal 4 to 8
75 Qatar 4 to 8
76 Romania 4 to 8
77 Russia 5 to 9
78 Rwanda 6 to 9
79 Saudi Arabia 4 to 8
80 Senegal 6 to 9
81 Singapore 3 to 6
82 South Africa 6 to 9
83 South Korea 3 to 7
84 Spain 4 to 8
85 Sri Lanka 3 to 7
86 Sudan 6 to 9
87 Sweden 4 to 8
88 Switzerland 4 to 8
89 Taiwan 3 to 6
90 Tanzania 6 to 9
91 Thailand 3 to 6
92 Tunisia 6 to 9
93 Turkey 3 to 6
94 UAE 4 to 8
95 Uganda 6 to 9
96 Ukraine 5 to 9
97 United Kingdom (UK) 2 to 6
98 United States of America (USA) 4 to 7
99 Vietnam 3 to 7
100 Yemen 4 to 8​

Source www.indiapost.gov.in

International EMS items: All international postal items are subject to customs examination. The customs examination/custody period is not included in the service standards. These are “end-to-end” delivery standards for outgoing items reserved in the city with EO, namely Delhi, Mumbai, Calcutta, Chennai, and Kochi. For articles booked elsewhere, the timeline will be added according to domestic speed post service standards

Forbidden Objects

Under the International Speed Post following items are not accepted:

  • Everything that is sent in violation of any law.
  • Any print, painting, photography, lithograph, print, indecent or obscene book or paper, or any other indecent or obscene element.
  • A letter, postcard, newspaper, parcel, or package bearing on it or on its cover, any indecent, obscene, seditious, scandalous or offensive word, mark, or design.
  • Any explosive, flammable, dangerous, dirty, harmful, or harmful substance.
  • Living creature or anything else harmful or likely to damage the postal object during its transmission by post or any other officer
  • Proposal for tickets or advertisements or any other lottery related matter, except for a lottery organized or authorized by the government

Tariff

The tariff structure for International Speed Post

S.No. Country/Continent/Sub-continent Documents Merchandise
First 250 grams or part thereof INR For every additional 250 grams or part thereof INR First 250 grams or part thereof  INR ​For every additional 250 grams or part thereof  INR
1 Afghanistan 970 100 970 100
2 Argentina 1000 160 1000 160
3 Australia 860 110 860 110
4 Austria 1230 70 1230 70
5 Bahrain 1240 50 1240 50
6 Bangladesh 670 50 670 50
7 Barbados 1240 270 1240 270
8 Belarus 1310 100 1310 100
9 Belgium 1430 80 1430 80
10 Bermuda 1050 80 1050 80
11 Bhutan 910 50 910 50
12 Botswana 1310 130 1310 130
13 Brunei Darussalam 750 120 750 120
14 Bulgaria (Rep) 860 70 860 70
15 Cambodia 680 60 680 60
16 Canada 1180 140 1180 140
17 Cape Verde 1170 150 1170 150
18 Cayman Island 1360 220 1360 220
19 China (People’s Republic) 680 60 680 60
20 Cuba 1090 140 1090 140
21 Cyprus 1190 110 1190 110
22 Democratic Republic of Congo 1310 160 1310 160
23 Denmark 1740 70 1740 70
24 Egypt 1030 70 1030 70
25 El Salvador 1220 140 1220 140
26 Eritrea 1300 110 1300 110
27 Estonia 1160 130 1160 130
28 Ethiopia 1380 100 1380 100
29 Fiji 980 240 980 240
30 Finland 1370 80 1370 80
31 France – for French Antilles(Guadeloupe, Martinique), Reunion,Corsica, New Caledonia, Mayotte,French Polynesia, Saint Pierre et Miquelon 3660 340 3660 340
32 France – Rest of France 1150 70 1150 70
33 Georgia 1280 120 1280 120
34 Germany 1300 80 1300 80
35 Ghana 1140 130 1140 130
36 Great Britain 1390 110 1390 110
37 Greece 1260 80 1260 80
38 Guyana 1200 280 1200 280
39 Hong Kong 1180 60 1180 60
40 Hungary 1260 80 1260 80
41 Iceland 1690 120 1690 120
42 Indonesia 790 90 790 90
43 Iran 1130 70 1130 70
44 Iraq 830 80 830 80
45 Ireland 1380 80 1380 80
46 Israel 1150 80 1150 80
47 Italy 1320 70 1320 70
48 Japan 910 60 910 60
49 Jordan 1250 60 1250 60
50 Kenya 1280 90 1280 90
51 Korea (Republic of) 820 50 820 50
52 Kuwait 910 50 910 50
53 Latvia 980 130 980 130
54 Luxembourg 1150 70 1150 70
55 Macao (China) 1290 90 1290 90
56 Malawi 960 110 960 110
57 Malaysia 1250 60 1250 60
58 Maldives 680 50 680 50
59 Mauritius 1070 110 1070 110
60 Mexico 1100 140 1100 140
61 Mongolia 1060 110 1060 110
62 Morocco 1410 130 1410 130
63 Namibia 870 130 870 130
64 Nauru Islands 840 160 840 160
65 Nepal 670 40 670 40
66 Netherlands 1110 80 1110 80
67 New Zealand 990 120 990 120
68 Niger 1080 130 1080 130
69 Nigeria 1140 140 1140 140
70 Norway 1910 90 1910 90
71 Oman 1240 40 1240 40
72 Pakistan 810 70 810 70
73 Panama Rep. 1330 140 1330 140
74 Papua New Guinea 1440 200 1440 200
75 Philippines 860 70 860 70
76 Poland 1030 80 1030 80
77 Portugal 1060 90 1060 90
78 Qatar 1180 50 1180 50
79 Rwanda 950 100 950 100
80 Romania 1370 80 1370 80
81 Russia 1310 110 1310 110
82 Saudi Arabia 1020 60 1020 60
83 Senegal 1100 130 1100 130
84 Singapore 1080 60 1080 60
85 South Africa 1120 110 1120 110
86 Spain – Canary Island 1550 80 1550 80
87 Spain – Rest of Spain 1050 80 1050 80
88​ Sri Lanka 790 50 790 50
89 Sudan 1280 120 1280 120
90 Sweden 1710 80 1710 80
91 Switzerland 1600 80 1600 80
92 Taiwan 730 80 730 80
93 Tanzania 1060 100 1060 100
94 Thailand 790 60 790 60
95 Tunisia 1180 120 1180 120
96 Turkey 1030 80 1030 80
97 Uganda 1280 90 1280 90
98 Ukraine 1310 130 1310 130
99 United Arab Emirates 1240 50 1240 50
100 United States of America 850 150 850 150
101 Vietnam 690 70 690 70
102 Yemen 730 110 730 110

Source www.indiapost.gov.in

Customer Forms and Regulations 

Forms used:

CN22 and CN23 forms are used.

CN22: This is for articles of value below SDR 300.

CN23: This is for articles of value SDR 300 or above.

Conclusion

Speed post service is offered by the India post throughout the country at an affordable rate of R. 15-00 for shipment up to 50 grams. India post speed post timing delivers letters, parcels, etc, on time and on all addresses in the country. It provides tracking services for domestic and international consignments.  

Corporate and regular customers can get a good discount on charges. Cash on delivery facility is available for eCommerce and online sellers. You can book international speed post items almost at any post office in India. For international speed post, the highest weight allowed is 35 kg.  Tariff rates are different for different weights.

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