Weights and dimensions for shipments abroad

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Maximum and minimum dimensions for letters and parcels to be sent abroad by Posten.

Letters and postcards without value abroad

Maximum dimensions are:
Length + width + thickness: 90 cm
Length: 60 cm
Shipments over maximum dimensions or 2 kg must be sent as a parcel.

Minimum size for all letter mail is 9x14 cm.

Gifts, goods and documents with value abroad

Also check if countries have special rules concerning measurements and content.

1. In a letter abroad

Maximum dimensions are:
Length + width + thickness: 90 cm
Length: 60 cm 
Shipments over maximum dimensions or 2 kg must be sent as a parcel.

Minimum size for all letter mail is 9x14 cm.

2. In a package abroad

Maximum weight: 20 kg per shipment
Maximum dimensions: 120x60x60 cm
Minimum dimensions: 23x13x1 cm

If the parcel is over 120 cm long, has a width of more than 60 cm and/or height above 60 cm, there is a handling fee of 141.–.

Some countries have lower maximum dimensions and weight, check here: what the recipient country allows (only in Norwegian).

3. Sent as Express abroad

Maximum weight: 35 kg per shipment
Maximum dimensions: 120x60x60 cm
Minimum dimensions: 23x13x1 cm

Read more about Express abroad.