URGENT Document

There's no faster way

URGENT, the fastest service for urgent mail. Your URGENT documents reach recipients within the shortest time in more than 200 countries. A way-bill must be enclosed with every URGENT document.

URGENT document prices

Maximum size

(in kg)

Europe USA
100 x 60 x 70 cm (L x W x H) up to 0.5 kg

CHF 57.00

CHF 74.00

CHF 90.00

100 x 60 x 70 cm (L x W x H) 1kg

CHF 65.00

CHF 85.00

CHF 110.00

100 x 60 x 70 cm (L x W x H) 2 kg

CHF 76.00

CHF 97.00

CHF 139.00

URGENT document value-added services

URGENT document Price
Bulky consignments

CHF 15.00

Manual processing

CHF 4.00

Bulky consignments

Mail that exceeds the maximum size for standard packages (100 x 60 x 70 cm), mail with a tag, unpacked mail and tubes that are longer than 1 m is regarded as bulky consignments.

Manual processing

Mail in tube format, including tins, pyramids, triangular packages to 1 m length is processed manually. Mail in wooden, metal or leather as well as all canisters.


The security surcharge as well as the liability for the content of your mail upon loss or damage up to an amount of CHF 150.00 is included in the shipping price.

You can find country-specific information on delivery times, maximum weight, size limits and price zones in the document «Country information».

With «Track & Trace» you can find the most important destination countries and learn more about the way your URGENT mail is processed.

The documentation «Letters and Parcels Abroad» (in German) contains information on:

  • Difference between document and goods
  • Free packaging
  • Required accompanying documents for URGENT mail

You can find more information in the mail calculator, from Customer Service URGENT (free phone 0800 45 45 45) or at every post office.

Create freight documents for all speeds abroad easily and conveniently from your home online at  swisspost.ch/waybill