Express Post

- speed, guaranteed in the Republic of Ireland

Need an item delivered within the Republic of Ireland with guaranteed next day delivery? Express Post is a reliable, fast and cost-effective way to get your item delivered on time, every time. We guarantee next working day delivery in the Republic of Ireland.


How does it work?

Express Post promises speedy delivery for less. Pick up an Express Post label at any Post Office.  Attach the label to your item and apply the appropriate postage.  We will deliver your item on the next working day. You can track your items progress online and, for an additional fee of €2, a signature will be collected on delivery and insurance cover up to €350 in the Republic of Ireland will be included. 

Step by step

Pick up an Express Post or Express Post (with Signature & Insurance) label from your local Post Office, pay the appropriate postage and attach to your item. 

After you post:

  • Keep your receipt - it's your proof of postage
  • Track your item online using the unique number on the receipt
  • If you paid the additional €2 for Signature and Insurance the signature will be available online for up to a month after delivery
  • If you require evidence of whom the item was sent to please ask for a Certificate of Posting at the time of posting. We guarantee next working day delivery to addresses nationwide. Terms and conditions apply


How much?

Get Signature and Insurance for an additional €2.00.

Express Post Ireland



Large Envelope



Up to 100g





100g - 250g





250g - 500g





500g - 1kg





1kg - 2kg





Up to 2.5 kg 



3kg - 5kg



Each additional 1kg (max 20kg) €1.00

For more information

Express Post items can also be included for those with scheduled collections or access to meter posting boxes. Business customers please contact your An Post Account Manager for further information .  Alternatively you may contact Customer Services 017057600.

General Service Information

Service Guarantee

  1. Express Post : An Post guarantee to deliver Express Post items by close of business the next working day nationwide.  Express Post with Signature & Insurance is only available in the Republic of Ireland.
  2. What is meant by 'next working day'?
    Working days are Monday to Friday and exclude Saturdays, Sundays, Good Friday and Bank or Public Holidays. Express Post items posted on Friday before the latest time of posting are guaranteed for delivery nationwide on Monday.
  3. A P.O. Box is an insufficient address for any signature service.


  1. Consequential loss: no compensation is paid, however it arises.
  2. Contents: money, jewellery or valuables should not be sent using the Express Post or the Express Post with Signature & Insurance service.  Customers wishing to post such items should use Registered Post. The Express Post and the Express Post with Signature & Insurance service is provided under the Inland Post Warrant, 1939 (as amended).
  3. On Express Post with Signature & Insurance, compensation is payable up to a maximum of €350, based on the declared value of the item at the time of posting.

Standard terms and conditions apply

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