Priority letters

Need it to arrive a bit sooner? Buy a Priority label for 50c and attach it to your regular letter to speed things up.

Stick a Priority label on your envelope* for faster delivery. Your letter will take 1-4 business days to arrive within Australia, instead of our regular 2-6 business days. Buy a Priority label from a Post Office for 50c, or get a pack of 5 from our online shop.

How to send your Priority letter

1. Apply your stamp

Stick it in the top-right corner of your envelope.

2. Apply Priority label

It goes next to your postage stamp.

3. Post your letter

Any red street posting box or Post Office will do.

Price of a regular letter with Priority

Regular - $1.50 
Concession - $1.10

Priority letters delivery timeframes

Delivery within the same state

Posted for delivery Estimated delivery time (business days)
Within metropolitan areas of capital cities, or within the same city or town or an adjacent city or town in the same state 1 day
Between metropolitan areas of capital cities and country locations 2 days
Between country locations 2 days

Delivery between states

Posted for delivery Estimated delivery time (business days)
Between metro areas of capital cities 2 days
Between metro areas of capital cities and country locations 3 days
Between country locations 4 days

Letters sent at the Regular speed will take 1-2 business days longer than the estimated delivery times above, dependent on your posting origin and destination.

Frequently Asked Questions

* Rigid or inflexible items such keys, pens, USBs or CDs should never be sent in a regular paper envelope as they could easily be damaged by our sorting equipment or torn from the envelope and lost. Items like these should always be packaged correctly and sent as a parcel. View our packaging hints and tips and domestic parcels.

Concession stamps

MyPost Concession stamps card and stamp booklet

If you're a Federal Government concession card holder, you could get discounts on stamps and other offers.

Learn more