Sending Parcels into Ireland | An Post

For businesses sending parcels from overseas

Ireland’s largest and most trusted Postal Delivery Network can help you establish your business in Ireland. Find out how you can target Irish customers from outside the Republic of Ireland with our extensive range of business delivery services.


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For more information on how you can grow your business in Ireland through our customised business parcel delivery email  for more details.

Looking for a business parcel delivery service in Ireland

Depending on what is important to you, be it speed, cost or security, we offer a range of nationwide delivery options to meet your business postal requirements. 

What's important to you?           
Most cost effective 

Highest security

Fast local


Fast & secure International 


Express Post guarantees delivery by close of business on the next working day to any address in the Republic of Ireland.  You can track delivery online and, for an additional fee you can have a signature proof of delivery and insurance.

Standard Post offers a reliable way to send your parcels without any additional costs.  Every working day we deliver more than 2.5 million items to over 2.2 million addresses up and down the country.  You can rely on An Post to deliver your parcel, via our extensive network.

Registered Post provides you with a signature to verify delivery and insurance options to anywhere in Ireland and just about anywhere in the world.  You can even track your delivery online for items sent within Ireland and certain international destinations.

For more information on choosing the right delivery option for your business, contact the team on

Bulk Parcel Delivery Services

If you are sending large volumes of parcels, then you will need a reliable delivery partner and that’s where An Post can help. We deliver to every address in Ireland and worldwide.

If calling from the Republic of Ireland, Please find your Account Manager by Location here:

If you are calling from outside of Ireland, you can contact us on for more information.

Targeting Irish Customers online – An Post’s Online Shopping Directory

If you are an online retailer looking to break into the market, or simply looking for a new way to target online shoppers, then is an ideal way to get their attention. To promote your business with a free trial listing, simply log on to and register your business. Maximise your exposure by uploading any offers or promotions you may have.

Customised Return Service

An Post’s unique retail network of over 1,100 Post Offices offers convenient access to those customers who may need  to return items purchased from you. We offer a customised solution to businesses that need a return service for their goods. As we like to tailor this service to the various needs of our customers, talk to your An Post Account Manager for full details.

An Post Guidelines and Restricted Service Items

Find out more about Packet and Parcel dimensions 
Click here to view An Post’s guide to Restricted Service items for National mail

Tracking and labelling your parcels

The An Post iPhone App
An Post’s iPhone app enables you to find your nearest Post Office, calculate your postage and track delivery all from the palm of your hand.

Real Time Scanning and Reports
Track where your parcels are and when they are due to be delivered with Real Time Scanning from An Post. Download tracking data from real time scanners every hour to your server.

Post Alerts
Set up Post Alerts with your An Post Account Manager so that your recipients get a text messages with updates on the status of your parcels – peace of mind that your parcels are in safe hands when it comes to delivery and service.

Delivery Notifications
Should the recipient of your parcel be out when we arrive we will leave them a docket with information on where they can collect their parcel locally and details on how they can organise for delivery to another address (in selected areas only). For a small fee, customers can also use our online Redelivery service to have their item redelivered to the same or alternative address.

Autolynk – the all Inclusive labelling system
At An Post we know that if you are sending large volumes of parcels, putting a barcode label on each item can be time consuming and so we have developed an integrated system called Autolynk which is capable of producing an all-inclusive single posting label at your business premises.

Customer Service Helpline
Should you have a question or query regarding a delivery, we have a dedicated team of operators who are always happy to take your call. Our team can be contacted on 01 705 7600 or email Alternatively contact your dedicated Account Manager.

Customer Payment Facilities

BillPay from An Post allows your customers to make payments to you conveniently via our unrivalled retailer network.

Help your customers to make quick and simple payments using cash, cheque, debit or credit card. Customers can pay using one of four payment channels:
• Over 1,000 Post Offices
• Over 3,000 PostPoint Retailers
• Billpost Postal Payment Centre

Other Services from An Post

Air Business
Based in the UK, Air Business operates from 3 strategically located sites with close proximity to all major roads and airports. With a dedicated network of quality distribution partners around the globe, Air Business provides An Post with access to a wide range of UK and international postal operators.

Speak to your account manager  or visit to find out about the wide range of services you can avail of through Air Business, including mail distribution, Fulfilment, data management, circulation auditing, courier services and warehousing.

Data Ireland
Data Ireland offers a unique Data Life Cycle Service which involves applying their extensive experience, resources and expertise to raw data and then turning it into useful, variable knowledge to benefit your marketing strategy.

Data Ireland can also provide you with a customised Data Ireland list from the most comprehensive, most accurate, database of businesses and consumers nationwide. For more information on how Data Ireland can help your business, please see

PrintPost, a subsidiary of An Post, can offer you end-to-end print, packing and posting solutions for your business in Ireland.

PrintPost specialises in the secure and speedy production and delivery of business documents. They offer the outsourced processing and distribution of invoices, statements and other business critical documents via a high-speed print and mail service.

PrintPost provide an unparalleled hi-tech document management system  and has the capacity and experience to handle all aspects of stationary management, data processing, printing, enveloping and dispatch.
PrintPost Services include document production, secure enveloping with Optical Mark Recognition codes that control automatic mailing machines, selective inserting allowing you to sell to specific regions or customers, accurate reconciliations unique page numbering making it possible to reprint any individual documents that may have become damaged, print management and a complete range of printing services, postal administration through their connection with An Post, and disaster recover


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