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How to track my India Post package?

India Post package tracking is easy with Ordertracker, all you have to do is to paste your tracking number in the above field to track a package or go to the track my package section. We provide you with the most powerful parcel tracking system for any post office. Ordertracker accepts any international tracking number, it is an universal tracking website to track a parcel on a global level such as "track my parcel" with accurate informations about your shipment.

India Post tracking from USA, Canada and UK

India Post courier ships to many countries around the world and you can track all packages that are sent through this courier on this site with just a few clicks. When a package is sent to you, the sender must provide you with a tracking number which will then be used on this site to know the status of your delivery and the location of your mail or package.

How long does it take to deliver India Post ?

India Post offers an international delivery service for shipments from India and delivers packages to most countries and regions, with exceptions for certain territories.

Packages departing from India can then be picked up by other transport and logistics providers in the transit and destination countries and differ by location. For example, a package delivered to the United States will likely be supported by USPS.

India Post being a national postal service, for international deliveries, the company collaborates with various international partners and/or other postal services in the recipient countries. UPS, FedEx and DHL are among the employees ofIndia Post to Europe and the United States for example.

Delivery times for packages transported by India Post depend on several factors, including the type of package, its size, weight, also its destination as well as the shipping method selected for shipment.

Several options are available and offered by India Post, including standard shipping; this is the classic and economical delivery service. The delivery time for a package from India to the United States is estimated to be between 30 and 40 working days approximately.

Shipments can also be managed via SpeedPost; This is the premium service, more expensive but faster and reliable. The delivery time for a package from India to the United States with this option is estimated to be approximately 10 working days.

The SpeedPost shipping method is possible for shipments at national and international level, it is the fastest option for parcel delivery for both professionals and individuals.

Delivery times for each selected option depend on the final destination of the package, they are calculated for each country and/or region.

The shipping options available via with India Post are as follows:

  • International letter: India Post offers classic postal services for international shipments of documents and small packages. This includes letters, postcards, newspapers, specific printed materials and small packages. This service, available to 213 destinations worldwide, covers most countries and regions. The International Letter service is possible for sending documents and small parcels or packages up to 2kg.
  • International Air Parcels: This is the preferred economical and fast service for professionals and individuals in the context of retail sales. This service includes a tracking and tracing system available online, India Post provides a tracking tool for the sender and the end customer. The weight of international air parcels must be a maximum of 20kg (or less if the destination country imposes a lower weight). The size of the package is also limited, the length must not exceed 1.5 meters, and the total circumference of the package must not exceed 2 meters. The minimum size of international air parcels is 90 mm X 140 mm. In the same way as for weight, these dimensions are also subject to the restrictions of the destination country and may, if the country imposes smaller dimensions, be revised downwards depending on the destination.
  • International Tracked Packet: The International Tracked Packet service was created specifically to meet the needs of the market in E-commerce, for the movement of cross-border goods. It is available to companies and individuals. This is the most economical offer for sending parcels in the Asia-Pacific region. This service includes online shipment tracking, pickup and volume discounts (on request). Packages must not exceed 2kg. To date, it is available for the following destinations: Australia, Mongolia, Sri Lanka, Hong Kong, New Zealand, Malaysia, Bhutan, Cambodia, Vietnam, Indonesia, Japan, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand, Philippines.
  • International Speed Post EMS Epacket: India Post's premium postal service, this is the fastest option for sending documents and packages. The International Speed Post EMS Epacket service is available in national post offices but also in other points of sale and until late in the evening. An online tracking and tracing system is included in this service, under the function of Track & Trace. Packages sent via the International Speed Post EMS Epacket option must not exceed a weight of 35kg, except in some recipient countries that impose a lower weight. Packages must not exceed the following size: 1.5 meters in length and 3 meters in circumference, except for certain countries that require a smaller size. All parcels sent via the International Speed Post EMS Epacket service are subject to customs control. It is important to note that the time required for customs clearance (examination/holding time) is not included in the estimated and communicated delivery times.

The estimated delivery times for shipments with theInternational Speed Post EMS Epacket are as follows:

  • to the United Kingdom (United Kingdom): approximately 2 to 6 working days
  • to the United States: approximately 4 to 7 business days
  • to Afghanistan: approximately 3 to 7 working days
  • to Argentina: approximately 5 to 9 working days
  • to Australia: approximately 4 to 8 working days
  • to Austria: approximately 4 to 8 working days
  • to Bahrain: approximately 4 to 8 working days
  • to Bangladesh: approximately 3 to 7 working days
  • to Barbados: approximately 5 to 9 working days
  • to Belarus: approximately 5 to 9 working days
  • to Belgium: approximately 4 to 8 working days
  • to Bermuda: approximately 5 to 9 working days
  • to Bhutan: approximately 3 to 7 working days
  • to Botswana: approximately 6 to 9 working days
  • to Brunei Darussalam: from about 3 to 7 working hours
  • to Bulgaria: approximately 5 to 9 working days
  • to Cambodia: approximately 3 to 6 working days
  • to Canada: approximately 5 to 9 business days
  • to Cape Verde: approximately 6 to 9 working days
  • to the Cayman Islands: approximately 5 to 9 working days
  • to China: approximately 4 to 9 working days
  • to Cuba: from about 5 to 9 working days
  • to Cyprus: from about 5 to 9 days
  • to the Democratic Republic of Congo: approximately 6 to 9 working days
  • to Denmark: about 4 to 8 days
  • to Egypt: about 6 to 9 days
  • to El Salvador: about 5 to 9 days
  • to Eritrea: about 6 to 9 days
  • to Spain: approximately 4 to 8 working days
  • to Estonia: about 5 to 9 days
  • to Ethiopia: about 6 to 9 days
  • to Fiji: about 4 to 9 days
  • to Finland: approximately 4 to 8 working days
  • to France: from about 4 to 8 working days
  • to Georgia: about 2 to 6 working days
  • to Germany: approximately 4 to 8 working days
  • to Ghana: approximately 6 to 9 working days
  • to Greece: approximately 5 to 9 working days
  • to French Guiana: approximately 5 to 9 working days
  • to Hong Kong: approximately 3 to 6 working days
  • to Hungary: approximately 3 to 7 working days
  • to Iceland: approximately 4 to 8 working days
  • to Indonesia: approximately 3 to 7 working days
  • to Iran: approximately 4 to 9 working days
  • to Iraq: approximately 4 to 9 working days
  • to Ireland: approximately 4 to 8 working days
  • to Israel: approximately 4 to 9 working days
  • to Italy: approximately 4 to 8 working days
  • to Japan: approximately 3 to 6 working days
  • to Kenya for about 6 to 9 working days
  • to Kuwait: approximately 4 to 8 working days
  • to Latvia: approximately 5 to 9 working days
  • to Luxembourg: approximately 4 to 8 working days
  • to Macau: approximately 4 to 9 working days
  • to Malawi: approximately 6 to 9 working days
  • to Malaysia: approximately 3 to 7 working days
  • to the Maldives: approximately 3 to 7 working days
  • to Mauritius: approximately 6 to 9 working days
  • to Mexico: approximately 5 to 9 working days
  • to Mongolia: approximately 4 to 9 working days
  • to Morocco: from about 6 to 9 working days
  • to Namibia: approximately 6 to 9 working days
  • to Nepal: 3 to 7 working days
  • to the Netherlands: approximately 4 to 8 working days
  • to New Zealand: approximately 4 to 8 working days
  • to Niger: approximately 6 to 9 working days
  • to Nigeria: approximately 6 to 9 working days
  • to Norway: approximately 4 to 8 working days
  • to Oman: approximately 4 to 8 working days
  • to Pakistan: approximately 3 to 7 working days
  • to Panama: approximately 5 to 9 working days
  • to Papua New Guinea: approximately 4 to 9 working days
  • to the Philippines: approximately 3 to 7 working days
  • to Poland: approximately 5 to 9 working days
  • to Portugal: approximately 4 to 8 working days
  • to Qatar: approximately 4 to 8 working days
  • to Romania: approximately 4 to 8 working days
  • to Russia: from about 5 to 9 working days
  • to Rwanda: approximately 6 to 9 working days
  • to Saudi Arabia: approximately 4 to 8 working days
  • to Senegal: approximately 6 to 9 working days
  • to Singapore: approximately 3 to 6 working days
  • to South Africa: approximately 6 to 9 working days
  • to South Korea: approximately 3 to 7 working days
  • to Sri Lanka: approximately 3 to 7 working days
  • to Sudan: approximately 6 to 9 working days
  • to Sweden: approximately 4 to 8 working days
  • to Switzerland: approximately 4 to 8 working days
  • to Taiwan: approximately 3 to 6 working days
  • to Tanzania: approximately 6 to 9 working days
  • to Thailand: approximately 3 to 6 working days
  • to Tunisia: approximately 6 to 9 working days
  • to Turkey: approximately 3 to 6 working days
  • to the United Arab Emirates: approximately 4 to 8 working days
  • to Uganda: approximately 6 to 9 working days
  • to Ukraine: approximately 5 to 9 working days
  • to Vietnam: approximately 3 to 7 working days
  • to Yemen: approximately 4 to 8 working days

For all shipping services and regardless of the shipping method selected, the destination address must include the following information and in this order:

  • name and surname of the recipient
  • dwelling number (house/apartment), floor number, subdivision number
  • name of street, road, avenue
  • name of the delivery post office
  • name of province, state, department
  • delivery area number, postal code
  • country name

As parcels can be picked up by several successive carriers to its final destination, senders are advised to take care of the legibility of the address and the recipient's contact details.

How do I contact India Post ?

the head office ofIndia Post is based in New Delhi at the following address:

  • Postal Directorate, Dak Bhavan, New Delhi, 110001

Customer service can be reached by phone at the following number:

  • 18002666868 from Monday to Saturday except public holidays from 9am to 6pm

Also by email, depending on the location, to the following addresses:

Information about India Post deliveries

India Post, originally known as Department of Post, is the national postal service operator, managed by the Government of India and under the responsibility of the Ministry of Communications. Commonly referred to as India Post in India, it is a widely distributed postal system both nationally and internationally. Originally, Warren Hastings established a postal service in the country, under the British East India Company, in 1766. The service was then founded under the name of "Company Mail", it was then refounded by Lord Dalhousie, in service under the Crown in 1854. Lord Dalhousie established a universal service with widespread postal rates and reorganized the structure as the India Post Office Act in 1854 with fixed post offices in India and a post of general manager of posts who managed offices throughout the country. India Post is in charge of postal mail and parcel delivery services, sending and handing over money by money order, postal savings and various other services such as life insurance, sale of different forms, collection of invoices. As an agent who reports to the government, India Post also offers services related to the government, including the payment of old age pensions.

India Post represents one of the most developed postal service networks in the world, with more than 150,000 physical post offices.

The organization ofIndia Post provides for 23 postal circles, each headed by a general manager of the posts. These circles are divided into regions which are themselves organized into divisions or units of land. Each division contains several subdivisions Note that in addition to the 23 circles, there is a specific additional circle to support the postal services of the Indian Armed Forces, which is managed by its own Director General.

India Post covers the entire national territory, and has a post office that is one of the highest postal offices in the world, based at an altitude of 4,440 meters, in Hikkim, in Himachal Pradesh (northern Indian state).

The scope of intervention ofIndia Post as well as the extent of the services provided make the structure a major player in the Indian postal service, acclaimed by the government, it is the main operator that Indians use for the shipment and delivery of their packages nationally and internationally.

India Post is very popular in India, thanks in particular to the extent of its network and the many services offered, the possibility of express shipping via SpeedPost to speed up deliveries, all over the world.

The tracking number of a India Post delivery

The tracking number format for packages shipped by India Post usually includes between 10 and 15 characters mixing numbers and capital letters.

Most often, the tracking number consists of 13 characters, it begins with two capital letters, followed by 9 numbers and ends with two capital letters.

The first letter indicates the type of shipment (SpeedPost, registered, standard), the 2nd letter and the following numbers are specific to the package and finally, the last two letters indicate the location of the postal service that ships the package (IN for India, CN for China, US for the United States, etc.).

For example:

  • EA123456789IN indicates a package shipped by express SpeedPost via India Post
  • RN123456789IN indicates a package shipped by registered mail (small package) via India Post
  • CT123456789IN indicates a standard package shipped via India Post
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