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1st day of issue envelope

Envelope specially produced to follow a postage stamp or postage stamp series launching. They generally present drawings related to issue motive, and are internationally known as “FDC” ou “first day cover”.

Service availability: In all national territory and worldwide

Who can buy it: Natural persons (payment in cash) and juridical persons (payment in cash or to be invoiced).


Material: Coated paper

Dimensions:  - Length: 19 centimeters.  - Width: 10 centimeters.

Printing: Printed in off-set or dry embossing.  

Color: Varies according to launching. They may be fabricated in one, two, three or four different colors.   

Presentation: Teh envelope is offered in two different models:
- Non-sealed. - Sealed: the corresponding issue postage stamp is placed on the envelope, which is stamped with 1st day of issue stamp.

How it works:

When it is issued: Issued in separate issues of Philatelic programming.  

Why use this product?

- Postage of correspondences in differentiated envelope; - It can be used for collection; - It can be used in philatelic pieces assembly;  - It presents general culture themes.

- At Correios philatelic agencies; - At Correios post offices with philatelic counter; - At Correios virtual store.

How much:
See price at  Correios virtual store.

How to pay:

At post offices

  • Cash;
  • Credit card;
  • Debit card;
  • Checks from the same city and by the interested person, order check to ECT or to Empresa Brasileira de Correios e Telégrafos (Brazilian Post and Telegraph Company).  Learn conditions for payment with check. Link to (http://www.correios.com.br/precosPrazos/pagamentoCheque.cfm)
  • To be invoiced – Monthly invoice only for juridical person, upon contract to be sign in each state Commercial Management.
  • In Correios electronic store:
  • bank payment slip;
  • credit cards: American Express, Visa, Mastercard and Diners;
  • Correios postage card (only for juridical person, upon contract)

Use for postage:
National: It can be used in non-commecrial letter, commercial letter and normal printed matters postage.  

International: It can be used in Economic and Priority Documents postage.