India Post adds more countries to its Speed Post service
18 September 2019
The Department of Posts has announced the commencement of International Speed Post (EMS) Service to some new countries, including Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Ecuador, Kazakhstan, Lithuania and North Macedonia.
EMS or Express Mail Service is a premium service that enables its users to send documents and merchandise faster and with the added facility of being able to track the movement of the item on the internet. This facility is expected to augment people to people contact with these countries and foster trade as EMS is popular channel for small and medium enterprises.
The EMS service to these countries will henceforth be available at major post offices across India.
International Speed Post (EMS), the premium and time bound international postal service for documents and merchandise.
International Speed Post articles can be booked in almost all the departmental post offices across the country. In metro and other major cities, International speed post articles can be booked till late in the evening.
India Post provides online track and trace facility for International Speed Post.
The general maximum weight for International Speed Post (EMS) is 35kg. Some countries have lower weight restrictions. The size of a postal article for International speed Post service shall not exceed 1.5 meter for any one dimension and 3 meters for the sum of the length and the greatest circumference measured in a direction other than the length.