Registered Post

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Secure delivery throughout Australia

Overview

If you're sending important mail that weighs less than 500g within Australia, Registered Post gives you an added level of security.

Benefits

  • Proof the item was sent, when it's lodged over the counter at a post office
  • Proof the item was received, with signature upon delivery and online tracking#
  • Compensation for loss or damage - up to $100 included (for higher coverage, add Extra Cover)

Optional extras*

  • Delivery Confirmation: we'll return a card to you with the recipient's signature 
  • Person-to-person delivery^: your item will only be delivered to the addressed recipient (Australian deliveries only) 
  • Extra Cover of up to $5,000 (Australian deliveries only)

Please note: You must lodge Registered Post items at a post office if you require proof of posting. If you lodge them in a street-posting box, you will not receive this feature.

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Sending an important letter within Australia? Get a signature on delivery with Registered Post.

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Sending an item over 500g? View our domestic parcels services.

 # Please note that tracking may be limited in some remote and regional areas.

*Additional fees apply

 ^ Person-to-person article will be delivered to the addressee, except where:

  • the addressee is a minor (it will be delivered to a parent or guardian)
  • the addressee has given us prior written authority requesting delivery to a nominated person
  • it is impractical for us to deliver to the addressee (this is at Australia Post's discretion)

Registered Post pricing

Pricing

Registered Post starts from $2.95, in addition to the cost of postage.

You can buy prepaid Registered Post envelopes and labels for your items at any post office or in our Online Shop.

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Buy in packs of 10 and save up to 10% on your secure delivery costs.

Type  Price  Bulk price (pack of 10) 

Small DL envelope up to 250g 

$4.30 

$40.85 (1 pack)
$38.70 ( 5+ packs) 

 Large B4 envelope up to 500g $5.90

$56.05 (1 pack)
$53.10 (5+ packs) 

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 Type  Quantity Price 

Prepaid label

Roll of 50 

$147.50 ($2.95 each) 

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 Type Conditions   Price

Delivery Confirmation
The sender of a Registered Post article receives a card signed by the recipient

Charge per article - purchased at the time of lodgement plus postage and Registered Post fee. 

$2.30 

Person-to-person
The Registered Post article must be signed for by the person named in the address 

Charge per article plus postage and Registered Post fee.

 $5.95

Extra Cover 

Extra Cover on Registered Post articles

$1.50 per $100, or part thereof, in excess of $100 and up to $5,000 

Using our Registered Post service

Posting your item

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  1. Complete the lodgement receipt on the back of your prepaid Registered Post envelope.
  2. Lodge your envelope at a post office

Keep the receipt from the back of your envelope and your payment receipt as 'proof of posting' if you need to make an enquiry later.

Important note: Make sure you lodge your item over the counter at a post office to receive proof of posting. 

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  1. Attach the prepaid label to your item
  2. Fill in the following documentation:
  3. Lodge your item with the affixed label and accompanying documentation at a post office.

If you need to make a claim, you'll need the postmarked lodgement receipt and your tax invoice as 'proof of posting'.

Important note: Make sure you lodge your item over the counter at a post office to receive proof of posting.

Tracking your item

Registered Post now includes delivery scan events as a standard feature. This means that you can use our online tracking tool to see the recorded delivery date and time for your item. 

To receive the recipient's signature as further proof of delivery, please ask for the additional Delivery Confirmation service as an optional extra when posting your item over the counter at a post office.

Find out more about our tracking service.

Bulk lodgements

If you have a business making regular Registered Post deliveries, using the Registered Post imprint could save you time and money. For more details please ask your Australia Post Account Manager or contact us

* Please note that tracking may be limited in some remote and regional areas.

Support & FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions

Price changes

Prices for selected products and services will change on 6 October.

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