Turkey Post Carrier Info & Tips
The First Postal Service was established on 23 October 1840 as Nezaret to meet the postal needs of all the people and foreigners of the Ottoman State as a result of the developments with the Edict of Tanzimat. On the other hand, the first officers, Süleyman Ağa, who was opened in the courtyard of the Yeni Mosque in Istanbul under the name of Postahane-i Amire, were appointed as translators to translate the addresses of posts written outside Turkish.
Turkish Post has integrated management System Policy. Information Security requirements, privacy, minimizing environmental awareness, sustainable resource management, and climate change by minimizing the environmental damage, sustainable resource management, and climate change, managing the risks identified while performing their activities in accordance with legal and other conditions, preventing injuries and health deterioration in terms of human health and safety.
With an approach focused on customer satisfaction, which carries out integrity and accessibility in line with the first hand; It has an Integrated Management System approach, which evaluates the potential dissatisfaction of Turkish Post customers with their changing demands, objectively, fairly and confidentially, offers appropriate communication channels, monitors processes to increase performance and constantly improves.
Turkey Post aims to be among the top ten companies among the World Postal Administrations and to become an accessible world brand that offers fast, safe, timely service. It continues to improve to meet the needs and expectations of customers in line with the universal service obligation by adapting the developing technologies with the understanding of continuous improvement and expert personnel in all areas it serves.
Communication Items & Mail
Refers to any kind of shipment, including the telegram, which must be shipped and delivered to the address specified by the shipper. Alternatively, in the form of an electronic message, except for books, catalogs, newspapers, and periodicals.
The fact that the items which are up to date and personal news and written on any physical material, sent to the address specified by the sender by the sender on the post, open or closed, does not change the quality of being a letter. Letters can be posted, registered, or unregistered.
Final weight: Accepted up to 5 kilograms domestically and 2 kilograms abroad. Its maximum length, width, and thickness total not exceed 60 cm in length, 90 cm in total. In the case of wadding, its length and twice the diameter is 104 cm. Its dimensions cannot be less than 14x9 cm with a tolerance of 2 mm. In the case of wadding, its length and twice the diameter, 17 cm in length, not less than 10 cm.
Cards with a picture or without a picture, made of paper or cardboard, which have a current and personal communication text on it, that are requested to be shipped and delivered to the address specified by the shipper. They should not complicate the processing of the mail can be shipped. At least the right half of the face sides of the postcards should be devoted to writing the address of the recipient, stamping, and placing labels or signs for the special service. Postcards can be posted, registered, or unregistered.
- Width: 23,5x12 cm;
- Minimum: 14x9 cm;
- A 2 mm deficiency or excess in dimensions is not considered;
- The length of a postcard should be at least 1.4 times its width.
Printed Greetings & Invitations
Picture cards, business cards, printed greeting and celebration cards with writing in the sense of greeting, thanks, condolence (condolences), compliments, wishes, greetings and love, and printed cards for New Year's Eve and holidays are called "greetings". Congratulations on which there are letters and expressions in the form of communication that are accepted by letter or postal card fee if given openly. Engagement, wedding, opening, etc. Cards with pictures, without pictures, which are posted for reasons and include text in this nature are called "invitations".
Their scope should be easily controllable. More than 250 grams of congratulations are charged based on the weight of the printed paper. Congratulations are posted, as a rule, registered. The acceptance fee includes a commitment fee. Upon request, these shipments can be charged according to the weight levels of the printed papers and then to be sent to the post without registration.
Its maximum length does not exceed 60 cm, when its length, width, and thickness are collected, 90 cm. To have a face with dimensions not less than 14x9 cm with a tolerance of 2 mm. In the case of wadding, its length and twice the diameter, 17 cm in length, not less than 10 cm.
APS Courier Contracted
Shipments accepted by the domestic arrival "APS Courier and contracted special service" accepted by PTT up to a certain weight and volume, including the communication item, file, document, document, or article.
As a general rule, the scope of all shipments with goods is checked. However, if APS Courier shipments that contain communication text or documents are sent to the mail in a closed manner, their scope can be accepted without checking.
- It is the maximum weight is 2 kg;
- As for size, its longest edge cannot exceed 50 cm.
It is an affordable, alternative, safe, and high-quality shipping service that is shipped to all countries of the world by using the plane (airline) or surface (land, sea, etc.) according to the request of the shipper. Thanks to the IPS (International Postal Systems) program, your parcels are tracked through electronic information exchange.
Information transfer is made with 124 countries for parcels. Thanks to this system, every transaction from the acceptance of the parcels to the delivery to its buyers can be monitored, the stage of the shipment, the location, and the responsibility of the lost parcel can be determined.
You can track your parcels in the sender and receiver country here. In case of loss, damage, or rape of your arm (decrease in coverage, etc.), the beneficiary is compensated within the limits specified in the World Postal Union decisions, where Turkish Post is a member of. The duration of requesting news related to these posts is limited to 6 months starting from the day after the post is sent to the post.
It is the Turkish Post priority service given to 110 countries within the framework of bilateral agreements signed with the arrival postal administrations that you can use for the foreign shipments that you want to be delivered to the recipient in a hurry. Thanks to the IPS (International Postal Systems) program, APG is tracked through electronic information exchange with 90 countries. In addition, the sender and receiver can track the APG on the website. This service; private messenger covers aircraft supplementary services and special supplementary services are not applied.
In the event of loss, theft, and damage to these shipments, compensation is paid to the beneficiaries within the framework of bilateral agreements between countries. The time to request, news about these posts are limited to 4 months, starting on the day after the post is posted.
Within the scope of indirect representation and simplified procedure, e-commerce products with a value of up to 7500 Euros are accepted at no additional charge. Turkey Post Company gives customs declaration before the shipments are abroad. Upon the request of the customers, the customs declaration number is sent to them via e-mail. Customers are able to receive tax returns from "Vedop" with this declaration number.
Turkey Post Tracking Number Peculiarities
As Turkish Post operates in cooperation with world delivery companies, it has a very common tracking number format. It consists of 13 characters, with two letters in the beginning and in the end, while in the middle are only digits. Thus, you may have such examples:
Average Delivery Time
On the website of the Turkish Post, you will not find tables with the average delivery time as customers still do not receive enough accurate information. Therefore, you can use an estimator, which allows customers to calculate price and delivery time according to your requirements. The customer simply needs to indicate the destination of delivery and select the shipping option.