Bulk Air Mail service is your best option when you need to post large quantities of mail to overseas destinations. Our attractive rates substantially reduce your postage costs while our efficient service ensures prompt delivery.
The Bulk Air Mail service is available to over 90 destinations with a simple kilo rate structure. The posting requirement is at least 7 kg to the same destination for each mail bag in the same posting. You will be required to pre-sort your mail by destination or Office of Exchange, if applicable.
You can select a free value-added tracking feature for your mail bags. This “Mail Bag Tracking Feature” provides two tracking information including “date of posting” and “date of departure” on bag level. Senders can check these two tracking data on EC-Ship online portal upon acceptance. The Bulk Air Mail Service with “Mail Bag Tracking Feature” is ordinary airmail in nature. It does not provide service features of mail tracing enquiry, acknowledge of receipt and compensation, which are applicable to iMail or registered airmail service in letter post mail.
|Minimum Bag Weight||
7kg per bag which contains mail items sent to the same destination or Office of Exchange in the same posting.
We will accept mail bags with weight below 7 kg but the postage will be levied as if the bag had a weight of 7 kg
|Maximum Bag Weight||Each bag: 30 kg|
|Maximum Item Weight||Each item: 2 kg|
A Permit Number shall appear on the top right-hand corner of the envelope. The impression (40mm wide by 20mm high) is shown below.
Please apply to the Postmaster General (Financial Services Division, Hongkong Post Headquarters, 2 Connaught Place, Hong Kong) for the permit mail service beforehand. Please click here to obtain the application forms for Bulk Air Mail service.
Customers should prepare “Bulk Postage Statement” on EC-Ship Online Portal before posting.
Permit mailing account on the posting statement and imprinted on mail items are used for identification as the same posting. For example, mail items sent in different consignments bearing the same permit mailing account will be counted as the same posting.
Permit Deposit Account, Cash, EPS or cheques (by prior arrangement with Financial Services Division)
For payment by Permit Deposit Account, customers should maintain sufficient deposit for immediate postage settlement upon posting.
Customers are required to segregate mail items by destination per bag; some destinations require mail segregation by Office of Exchange.
Customers are required to segregate mail items sent to India according to city (Office of Exchange). Please click here to see the details.
|Individual Mail Item||
Upon posting, each mail bag has to be affixed with an individual bag label. Each bag label (Pos 4N13) must contain the following information:
|Checking before Acceptance||
Mail bag are subject to checking by Hongkong Post staff before acceptance. Mail bags not complying with BAM service posting Terms & Conditions would be returned to senders.
|BA||Bosnia and Herzegovina||165|
|PG||Papua New Guinea||165|
|TZ||Tanzania (United Rep.)||145|
|AE||United Arab Emirates||135|
|VE||Venezuela (Bolivarian Rep.)||180|
^Customers are required to segregate mail items sent to India according to city (Office of Exchange) per bag. The minimum weight requirement of each bag is 7 kg.
The postage rates listed above cannot be applied to if the following conditions are met. The postage rates of bulk posting of lightweight mail items (air) should then be applied.
|1.||Apply to the Postmaster General (Financial Services Division, Hongkong Post Headquarters, 2 Connaught Place, Hong Kong) for the permit mail service beforehand.|
|2.||Prepare the bulk posting statement on the “EC-Ship” online portal (ec-ship.hongkongpost.hk).|
|3.||Collect postal stationery, i.e. mail bags and bag labels from the bulk acceptance offices to prepare mail for posting. Prior to selecting the free value-added “Mail Bag Tracking Feature”, senders should affix a 9 digit barcode label, which is available at bulk acceptance offices, onto the mail bag label (Pos 4N13) properly and input the barcode numbers into the EC-Ship Bulk Posting Statement. Alternatively, senders can generate mail bag label (Pos 4N13), which include the 9 digit barcode, via EC-Ship online portal.|
|4.||Post your mail at a designated bulk acceptance office.|
|5.||Make payment either through a Hongkong Post deposit account or in cash, EPS or cheques (by prior arrangement with Financial Services Division, Hongkong Post) at the time of posting.|
|6.||A transaction summary receipt will be given to you after posting.|
Please click here to see the list of bulk acceptance offices and their acceptance hours.