International Express mail service

From parcels to postcards, we've got your posting needs covered.

Express mail is a premium and cost-effective express delivery service that is reliable that guarantees (subject to availability of flights) same or next-business-day air despatch for correctly addressed and lodged envelopes from major cities and to the most popular destinations around the world .

To Be Qualified to the service as a Bulk mailer

  • Purchase your EMS International carton box from Egypt post offices.
  • Complete the address on the front of the box and the sender’s details on the back.
  • Parcel is accompanied by a CN 22 or CN 23 customs declaration form prepared by the sender, the nature of the contents shall be indicated directly on the item (CN 22/CN 23).
  • Lodge EMS Item on Counter.
  • Unique Barcode number comply with S 10 Barcode format with 39 font With 2 Initials EE whether Printed or labeled on envelops on a clear place.
  • Excel Data file with Egypt Post standard data order before 48 hours of Physical mail lodgment.
  • Each mail item of batch must be identical in size and weight.
  • Express parcel doesn't exceed 30 KG.

International Express mail service provides:

  • Proof of posting EMS mail items.
  • Compensation against loss or damage. (Standard Insurance )
  • A unique identification number for each Express mail item
  • Tracking.
  • Compensation against loss (Standard Insurance )

Supplementary services

Supplementary service Extra Insurance is available with Express mail service (additional charges apply).

To guarantee express delivery, please ensure that:

  • The delivery address is complete, including contact phone number.
  • The sender’s details are complete, including contact phone number.
  • Parcel is accompanied by a CN 22 or CN 23 customs declaration form prepared by the sender, the nature of the contents shall be indicated directly on the item (CN 22/CN 23).


Different charges applied according to destinations, weight plus VAT amount and mandatory Insurance Amount.


This service provides extra Insurance for merchandise items and is available as a supplement to merchandise mail items that are forwarded by small packet, parcel mail and express. The standard Parcel mail service includes compensation to 400 LE as part of the service fee. For extra Insurance there are additional fees payable. Proof of posting is necessary to claim compensation in the case of total loss of a Parcel mail item.

Egypt Post excludes any claim for a valuable item that:

  • Is lodged without Extra Insurance
  • Is not securely packed and wrapped or in packaging that has a shape, fastening or transparency that could allow its contents to be identified
  • Is prohibited by the law
  • Compensation of Extra insurance service is up to 10.000 LE
Charges :

1 % of the declared value amount, with minimum charges 5 LE

Prohibited goods

International prohibitions in addition to the items prohibited by the Dangerous and prohibited goods and packaging guide Animals.

  • Antiques
  • Asbestos
  • Bees, leeches, silkworms or any other animals or living organisms
  • Biological substances – infectious or non-infectious
  • Bullion
  • Counterfeit or pirated goods or material
  • Coins /currency
  • Firearms, weapons, ammunition (or parts thereof)
  • Furs
  • Hazardous or combustible materials (as defined in IATA regulations)
  • Human remains (including human ashes)
  • Ivory /jewelry / precious metals and stones
  • Lithium batteries and products containing lithium
  • Narcotics (illegal)
  • Negotiable instruments in bearer form
  • Perfumery products
  • Perishable items
  • Pornography