The postage rates of bulk posting of lightweight mail items (air) should be applied if the following conditions are met :-

  1. Items not exceeding 50 g sent to Croatia, Egypt, France, Germany, United Kingdom, India, Japan, Korea, New Zealand, Philippines, Russia, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, United Arab Emirates or Viet Nam; AND
  2. Posting of 1,500 items or more per day, or 5,000 items or more over a 2-week period to addressees in the same destination by a single mailer.

Normal postage rates of other services including Bulk Air Mail service and Air Mail service will not be applicable to the above circumstances.

Service FeaturesOpen/collapse

The service comes with the following features:

Delivery Standard


(Effective from 1 January 2018)

Average weight per item not exceeding

per item (HK$)

India, Korea, Philippines, Taiwan, Thailand and Viet Nam

Group 1 destinations

France, Germany, United Kingdom, New Zealand and Switzerland

Group 2 destinations

Croatia, Egypt, Japan, Russia and United Arab Emirates

Group 3 destinations
20 g 4.1 5.9 5.5
30 g 4.5 6.4 5.9
40 g 4.7 7.0 6.6
50 g 5.1 8.2 7.9

* For mail sent to France, Germany, United Kingdom, Japan, New Zealand, Russia and Switzerland, customers are required to presort their mail by format. Packet (E) should be sorted into bags separated from bags containing Small Letter (P) and Large Letter (G).

How to use the serviceOpen/collapse

1. Apply to the Postmaster General (Hongkong Post Headquarters, 2 Connaught Place, Hong Kong) beforehand to use the permit mail service.
2. Prepare the bulk posting statement on the “EC-Ship” on-line portal (
3. Collect postal stationery, i.e. mail bags and bag labels from the bulk acceptance offices for preparation of mail prior to posting.
4. Post 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 the Director (Finance)) at the time of posting.
6. You will receive transaction summary after posting.

Weight LimitsOpen/collapse

Each bag 30 kg (20 kg for United Kingdom and Switzerland)
Each item Not exceeding 50 g

Where to post the itemsOpen/collapse

Hong Kong Island


New Territories

Please click here to see the bulk posting acceptance hours.

Frequently Asked QuestionsOpen/collapse

  1. Can I pay the fee to exempt from items sortation?
  2. How the postage is calculated if more than 5,000 lightweight items were posted to the same destination in a period of two weeks?
  3. If the destination request to segregate mail in according to different format, can I just mix all mail format when prepare posting?