Wednesday, 24 October 2018

Israel Post & Tariffs

israel stamp2 One of the first Israeli stamps issued on May 16th, 1948

      

Did you know that according to the Communications Ministry  the average Israeli household spends just 2 shekels per month on local postage? There are 700 post offices branches around the country and once a year all mail addressed to "God" is collected and placed between the stones in the Western Wall in Jerusalem.

 

Current (2015) postal rates in Israel are as follows:

Israel Domestic Mail

Weight Quantity Price (NIS)
Up to 50 grams Any Quantity 2.20
50 - 200 grams Any Quantity 4.10
200 - 350 grams Any Quantity 9.70
350 - 500 grams Any Quantity 10.00
500 grams - 1 kg Any Quantity 14.00
1 - 2 kg Any Quantity 15.50

 

Domestic Mail - Registered letter without delivery confirmation

Up to 50 grams Any Quantity 11.80
     

 

Domestic Mail - Registered letter with delivery confirmation

Up to 50 grams Any Quantity 13.50
50 - 200 grams Any Quantity 15.10
200 - 500 grams Any Quantity 16.70
500 grams - 1 kg Any Quantity 19.50
1 - 2 kg Any Quantity 19.50
   
Note these tariffs do not reflect the prices for 24 hour or express postage
 

Domestic Mail - Parcels - Branch to Branch

Weight Qty Price (NIS)
Up to 2 kg 1 - 10 19.00
11 - 100 17.50
101 - 1,000 15.50
1,001 - 10,000 14.00
Over 10,000 12.00
2 - 5 kg 1 - 10 22.20
11 - 100 21.50
101 - 1,000 18.00
1,001 - 10,000 15.50
Over 10,000 12.00
5 - 10 kg 1 - 10 28.30
11 - 100 22.50
101 - 1,000 18.00
1,001 - 10,000 15.50
Over 10,000 12.00
10 - 20 kg 1 - 10 35.50
11 - 100 30.00
101 - 1,000 24.20
1,001 - 10,000 19.00

Note that there are separate inside the city tariffs and inter city tariffs for parcels.

 

Domestic Mail - Parcel - Military Postal Rates

Weight Qty Price (NIS)
Up to 20 kg 1 - 10,000 11.90

 

Please consult the Israel Post website for a full list of tariffs for letters, postcards, parcels and leaflets, inside city tariffs, intercity tariffs, branch to branch tariffs, international mail and bulk mailing rates. 

 

Israel Post Tracking

You can track your parcel en-route to Israel or sent from Israel via the Israel Post website.  This feature is provided with English instructions.

Post Offices Boxes

Post office boxes can be rented for an annual fee of around 100 shekels.  There is a cheaper rate for 2 and 3 year subscriptions. You may have to put your name on a waiting list until a post box becomes available.

Sending a Telegram

Did you know that in 2015 you can  still send a telegram in Israel?  You can also do this via their website.

Learn Hebrew

How do you say - "I want to buy stamps" - in Hebrew?, Click here to find out

Paying your Household Bills

At Israel's post offices you can pay these bills:

 

 

 

 

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