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How to track my Royal Mail package?

Royal Mail 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.

Royal Mail tracking from USA, Canada and UK

Royal Mail 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 Royal Mail ?

Royal Mail offered many delivery options within the UK and overseas, the company serves more than 230 destinations around the world.

Royal Mail parcel delivery services are declined according to the needs of the sender. Offers depend on the type of package, its weight, size, destination and the urgency of the shipment.

Royal Mail proposes the following solutions:

  • For shipments to the United Kingdom (this area includes England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland):
    • Royal Mail Tracked 24h: This service provides for next day or next business day home delivery in the UK, with tracking included by SMS or email to the recipient. The options available and modifiable before the first presentation are: delivery against signature, delivery to a third party or in a safe place. This service is available for packages up to 20kg.
    • Royal Mail Tracked 48h: this service provides home delivery in about 2 to 3 working days, in the United Kingdom, with tracking included by SMS or email to the recipient. The options available and modifiable before the first presentation are: delivery against signature, delivery to a third party or in a safe place. This service is available for packages up to 20kg.
    • Royal Mail special delivery guaranteed before 9am: this service provides next business day home delivery before 9am, in the UK, with tracking included by SMS or email to the recipient. Delivery is against signature and can be made on Saturday (with a supplement) This service is available for packages up to 2kg.
    • Royal Mail special delivery guaranteed before 1pm: this service provides next business day home delivery before 1pm, in the UK, with tracking included by SMS or email to the recipient. Delivery is against signature and can be made on Saturday (with a supplement) This service is available for packages up to 20kg.
    • Royal Mail Signed For 1st class: this service provides home delivery the next day or next working day in the UK, with tracking included by SMS or email to the recipient and an online delivery confirmation. Delivery is made against signature, including saturdays. This service is available for packages up to 20kg.
    • Royal Mail Signed For 2nd class: this service provides home delivery within the next 3 working hours in the UK, with tracking included by SMS or email to the recipient and an online delivery confirmation. Delivery is made against signature, including saturdays. This service is available for parcels up to 20kg
    • Royal Mail 1st class: this service provides for next day or next business day home delivery in the UK. Delivery can be made on Saturdays. This service is available for packages up to 20kg.
    • Royal Mail 2nd class: this service provides home delivery within 3 working days in the United Kingdom. Delivery can be made on Saturdays. This service is available for packages up to 20kg.
    • Royal Mail Sameday: this service provides same-day home delivery in the United Kingdom, with full tracking and delivery confirmation by email. This service is available for deliveries 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.
  • For international deliveries:
    • Royal Mail International tracked and signed: this service provides for delivery in Europe with an estimated time between 3 and 5 working days approximately and between 5 and 7 working days to the rest of the world. Delivery is made against signature and is fully tracked to the place of delivery. Delivery is confirmed by email. Returns are free for undel delivered packages. This service is available for parcels up to 2kg.
    • Royal Mail International Tracking: this service provides for delivery in Europe with an estimated time between 3 and 5 working days approximately and between 5 and 7 working days approximately to the rest of the world. A complete follow-up is provided to the place of delivery and the delivery is confirmed by email. Returns are free for undel delivered packages. This service is available for parcels up to 2kg.
    • Royal Mail International Signed: this service provides for delivery in Europe with an estimated delay of between 3 and 5 working days approximately and between 5 and 7 working days to the rest of the world. Delivery is made against signature. Delivery is tracked until the package leaves the UK. Returns are free for undel delivered packages. This service is available for parcels up to 2kg.
    • Royal Mail International Standard: this service provides for delivery in Europe with an estimated time between 3 and 5 working days and between 6 and 7 working days to the rest of the world. Returns are free for undel delivered packages. This service is available for parcels up to 2kg.
    • Royal Mail International Economy: this service is available for parcels up to 2kg. Returns are free for undel delivered packages. The estimated delivery times are approximately:
      • up to 2 weeks for deliveries to Western Europe
      • up to 5 weeks for deliveries to Eastern Europe
      • up to 6 weeks for deliveries to North America
      • up to 8 weeks for deliveries to South America, Africa and Asia
      • up to 12 weeks for deliveries to Australia

The countries served by Royal Mail delivery services are organized by zone, which are as follows:

  • The Europe zone:
    • Albania, Denmark, Andorra, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Estonia, Armenia, Estonia, Latvia, Faroe Islands, San Marino, Austria, Liechtenstein, Finland, Lithuania, Slovakia, Azerbaijan, France, Luxembourg, Serbia, Finland, Slovenia, Azores, Balearic Islands, Belarus, Germany, Switzerland, Gibralta, Macedonia Sweden, Madeira, Spain, Malta, Bosnia, Moldova, Tajikistan, Greenland, Turkey, Bulgaria, Montenegro, Turkmenistan, Netherlands, Canary Islands, Iceland, Ukraine, Ireland, Norway, Uzbekistan, Croat ie, Vatican, Cyprus, Kazakhstan, Poland, Italy Portugal, Romania Czech Republic, Kosovo
  • one zone includes the countries of South and North America (excluding the United States), Southeast Asia and the countries of the Middle East and The Far East
  • an area includes Australia, New Caledonia, the Democratic Republic of Laos, the Antarctic Territory of New Zealand, New Zealand, Singapore, Tahiti, Papua New Guinea, French Polynesia and many other territories and islands
  • an area includes the territory of the United States

How do I contact Royal Mail ?

the registered office of Royal Mail is located in the United Kingdom, at the following address:

  • 100 Victoria Embankment, London EC4Y 0HQ, United Kingdom

Customer service is available Monday to Friday from 8am to 6pm, Saturday from 8am to 1pm and Sunday from 9am to 2pm at the following number:

  • 03457740740 in the UK and +441782668007 from abroad

Contact mail:

Information about Royal Mail deliveries

Royal Mail is a postal service operator in the United Kingdom, a public service until 2013, the company has since been listed on the London Stock Exchange. Royal Mail Holdings is now a private company.

Historically, Henri VIII of England, created in 1516 la Poste Royale, ancestor of Royal Mail which evolves by changing its name, organization and structure until today.

In 2000, the United Kingdom government decided to open up the postal market to competition and set up a postal regulator in charge of issuing operating licences to private companies.

Royal Mail has been subject to competition since 2006 and then privatised by the UK government in 2013.

As the designated provider for the UK's universal postal service, Royal Mail offers mail and parcel delivery solutions across the country. The company offers flexible and adaptable services, with a delivery service 6 days a week.

Royal Mail owns a European parcel delivery subsidiary, General Logistics Systems (GLS) which complements the company's offer by operating one of the largest land parcel delivery networks in Europe.

Royal Mail employs more than 150,000 people and is considered one of the world's most reliable suppliers for the transport and delivery of parcels.

Royal Mail is famous and recognizable for its bright red mailboxes, present throughout the UK, where individuals can drop off their mail to be picked up by postmen to be delivered.

Royal Mail offers comprehensive delivery services nationally and internationally with many options, including same-day delivery, full tracking, signed deliveries, delivery confirmation emails to the sender. etc.

The Royal Mail network is widely used by e-commerce leaders for the delivery of parcels and products to the UK and around the world.

The tracking number of a Royal Mail delivery

The delivery tracking number format Royal Mail is 9 to 27 characters long, and consists of either numbers or capital numbers and letters. Like for example: AA123456789GB.

(the two letters GB at the end of the tracking number indicate a shipment from the United Kingdom)

The different tracking states Royal Mail

  • ARRIVED AT WEMBLEY PDO
  • ARRIVED IN COUNTRY BEIRUT LEBANON
  • AT DELIVERY OFFICE BOSTON PDO
  • ACCEPTED AT INWARD MAIL CENTRE
  • ADDRESS INCOMPLETE OR INCORRECT RETURN TO SENDER
  • ACCEPTED AT OUTWARD MAIL CENTRE
  • ACCEPTED BY CARRIER
  • AVAILABLE FOR PICKUP
  • ARRIVED AT UNIT
  • ACCEPTANCE
  • DELIVERED - NO SIGNATURE
  • DELIVERED - SIGNATURE
  • DELIVERY ATTEMPTED UNKNOWN DELIVERY REASON
  • DELIVERY MADE NOTIFICATION
  • ON ITS WAY TO CAMBRIDGE PDO
  • OUTWARD RDC VOLUMETRIC ACCEPTANCE
  • ON DELIVERY
  • OUTBOUND IN SORTING CENTER
  • UNDELIVERED MISSED DELIVERY
  • UNDELIVERED NOT AT ADDRESS, OFFICE CLOSED
  • UNDELIVERED ITEM WRONGLY DIRECTED
  • UNDELIVERED ADDRESSEE HAS PO BOX
  • RECIPIENT COLLECTED
  • INBOUND OUT OF CUSTOMS
  • INBOUND IN SORTING CENTER
  • ITEM COLLECTED
  • IN TRANSIT TO DESTINATION
  • SALES ORDER RAISED
  • PRE-ADVICE RECEIVED
  • READY FOR DELIVERY
  • SUSPECTED DANGEROUS GOODS
  • READY FOR DELIVERY NOTIFICATION
  • WAITING FOR PICKUP
  • SHIPMENT CONFIRMATION
  • PROCESSED THROUGH FACILITY
  • SENT AT POST OFFICE
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