Royal Mail Postage Labels on Etsy

You can purchase and print Royal Mail postage labels directly from your Etsy shop.

To buy Royal Mail postage labels from Etsy, you must be based in the UK and accept either Etsy Payments or PayPal. Labels can be purchased for both domestic and international addresses.


Postage label costs

Available delivery services

Refunds and Claims


How much do postage labels cost?

There are no additional fees from Etsy to use Royal Mail postage labels. The cost of a postage label will depend on the origin, destination, weight and dimensions of the package. When purchasing a Royal Mail postage label on, you can preview its cost after you add the package details.

The cost of each purchased postage label will appear separately in your account. VAT is not charged on Royal Mail postage purchased from Etsy.


Available delivery services

Etsy and Royal Mail offer a selection of methods for sending letters, parcels, and tubes to both domestic and international addresses. All methods that are available come with some level of compensation coverage included and shown at time of purchase.

For sending items within the UK, you can choose:

Depending on the international destination, we offer International Standard, International Signed, and International Tracked & Signed. When you purchase an international postage label, the necessary forms will be provided to you.

Learn more about what can and can't be sent in the mail.


Refunds and Claims

If you bought a label by accident or no longer need it, you can request a refund for unused, unscanned labels within 14 days of purchase. You can purchase a new label at a later time. Learn how to request a refund for a postage label.

For refunds related to late delivery, loss, damage, or if a signature was not obtained and should have been, you may be able to file a claim directly with Royal Mail. Be sure to do so as soon as possible—within 14 days for Special Delivery Guaranteed by 1PM.

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