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Normal Printed Matters

Service for shipment of addressed promotional materials (printed) with appeal for sale and divulgation of products and services.

Service availability: In all national territory

Who can use it: Juridical and natural persons.

How it works: The following items are considered as Printed matters:
- Catalogues; - Books; - Fascicles; - Guides; - Prices list;                      - Magazines;
- Newspapers; - Periodical publications; - Alternative cultural publications; - non-completed forms; - Advertisement propectuses;
- Political propaganda by party or candidate; - Event divulgation.

Delivery: Delivery location: Home

Foreseen delivery terms: Delivery terms for non-urgent objectsincluded in Distribution Terms Matrix shall be observed.

In case of delayed delivery of objects posted under registration, compensation shall correspond to object postage value, excluded registration and other additional services (when applicable) values.

Why use this service?

It is posted upon use of self-adhesive stamps or postage meter imprint, at sight, without contract.

To acquire the service, go to any Correios post office. Payment is at sight, without need of contract.

Individual prices for Printed Matters service are included in Prices List, defined by Correios, according to weight and delivery location, observing minimum value per postage.

Terms: Delivery foreseen terms: Terms for non-urgent objects delivery included in Distribution Terms Matrix shall be observed.

For guard period table of national objects and storage tax click here.

Weight limits: 5 kg.

Dimensions limits: Envelope:
- Minimum: 9 cm x 14 cm.- Maximum: length shorter or equal to 60 cm.

Package and box: - Minimum: 9 cm x 14 cm.- Maximum: 150 cm (length + height + thickness). The largest dimension  (length or height or thickness  = 60 cm maximum).

Roll: - Minimum: 10 cm (length); Length plus two times diameter = 17 cm minimum. - Maximum: 90 cm (length). Length plus two times diameter = 104 cm maximum.


Other objects from different senders shall not be included in printed matters.
The client who opts for non-delivered objetcs return must indicate “Warranted Return” symbol in objects, below Printed Matters franking seal.

Packing: Every printed matter shall be packed and closed by sender in pack that resists to content weight, shape and nature, as well as to transportation conditions. The pack may be acquired in Correios, in other suppliers or fabricated by the client himself, provided that it satisfies recommended conditions:  envelopes, boxes, packages and rolls made out of paper, plastic, polystyrene, wood or metal, wrapped in flat and resistant paper.

When printed matters are posted closed, the following information shall be included on pack: “Authorized closing. It can be opened by ECT”. To learn more.

Optional services: Registration; - Low registration (only for books and didactic materials);  Return receipt – delivery confirmation;  - Mão Própria (Own Hand)  - delivery in addressee hands; - Stated value.

- Mandatory documentation in case of stated Value for juridical person sender: Invoice;  - Warranted return: It is included in Printed Matters contract, without additional costs to the contracting party.