Below are the new regulations for envelopes and posting mail as required by Pos Malaysia Berhad. Pos Malaysia has implemented a new reclassification of mail products system since 1 January 2006.
Letters are now classified into two categories:
- Standard Letter
- Non-Standard Letter
Maximum weight - 50 g
90 - 165 mm (H) x 140 - 250 mm (W)
The width of the mail must be equal or more than the height of the mail.
Minimum thickness - 0.25 mm
Maximum thickness - 6 mm
|Envelope & Colour
- White colour
This is the standard colour and most preferred one. Its contrast against black/blue ink allows the address to be seen clearly.
- Soft colours
Soft colours are allowed as long as the address can be seen clearly.
Address must be seen clearly. Envelope must be sealed. Do not use staples or metal clips to seal the envelope close.
Size of blank space at envelope's base to print bar codes - 15 mm
||Rate of Postage (RM)
||Up to 20 g
|Above 20 g - 50 g
Standard Mail Format