Postage-free postal items for military personnel
Send private letter and parcel consignments to military personnel weighing up to 5 kilogrammes free of charge. Military personnel weighing up to 5 kilogrammes can also send personal and military consignments free of charge. Consignments of up to 30 kilogrammes from army headquarters are postage-free.
In order for us to deliver your letters or parcels, you must address them correctly. Please provide the following information on your consignment:
- Military rank, first name and last name
- Precise designation of the unit, the staff, the school or the course
- For a barracks address: barracks, postcode, town
- For a field address: “Military” remark with the correct military code number on the last line
Useful to know: you can obtain information on military codes from the “Büro Schweiz”, tel. +41 31 381 25 25.
|Field address||Barracks address|
|Sdt Hans Meier |
Inf Kp 13/1
|Rekr Erich Müller |
Pz RS 23–1
Kp2, Zug 1
All you need to know about field post
You can find more information on the Confederation’s “Field Post” website.