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Israel Postal Services & New Tariffs

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Last Updated on November 21, 2021

Israel postage & tariffs

israel postage stamps 1948
The first Israel postage stamps issued in 1948

Did you know that according to the Communications Ministry  the average Israeli household spends just 2 shekels per month for local postage? There are 700 post offices branches around the country.


Did you know that once a year all mail addressed to “God” is collected and placed between the stones in the Western Wall in Jerusalem.


As of 2019, the current postal rates in Israel are as follows:

Israel Domestic Mail

Weight Quantity Price (NIS)
Up to 50 grams Any Quantity 2.50
50 – 200 grams Any Quantity 4.10
200 – 350 grams Any Quantity 9.60
350 – 500 grams Any Quantity 10.00
500 grams – 1 kg Any Quantity 13.90
1 – 2 kg Any Quantity 15.40

Domestic Mail – Registered letter without delivery confirmation

Up to 50 grams Any Quantity 11.80

Domestic Mail – Registered letter with delivery confirmation

Up to 50 grams Any Quantity 13.40
50 – 200 grams Any Quantity 13.40
200 – 500 grams Any Quantity 14.90
500 grams – 1 kg Any Quantity 17.70
1 – 2 kg Any Quantity 17.70
Note these tariffs do not reflect the prices for 24 hour or express postage

Domestic Mail – Parcels – Branch to Branch

Weight Qty Price (NIS)
Up to 2 kg 1 – 10 18.90
11 – 100 17.40
101 – 1,000 15.40
1,001 – 10,000 13.90
2 – 5 kg 1 – 10 22.20
11 – 100 21.30
101 – 1,000 18.00
1,001 – 10,000 15.50
Over 10,000 12.00
5 – 10 kg 1 – 10 28.30
11 – 100 22.50
101 – 1,000 17.80
1,001 – 10,000 15.40
10 – 20 kg 1 – 10 28.20
11 – 100 22.30
101 – 1,000 17.80

Domestic Mail – Parcel – Military Postal Rates

Weight Qty Price (NIS)
Up to 20 kg 1 – 10,000 11.80

Please consult the Israel Post website for a full list of tariffs for letters, postcards, parcels and leaflets, inside city tariffs, intercity tariffs, branch to branch tariffs, international mail and bulk mailing rates.

Israel Post Tracking

If you’ve been shopping online and expecting a delivery, you can track your parcel en-route to Israel or sent from Israel via the Israel Post website.  This feature is provided with English instructions.

Post Offices Boxes

Post office boxes can be rented for an annual fee of just under 200 shekels.  There is a cheaper rate for 2 and 3 year subscriptions. You may have to put your name on a waiting list until a post box becomes available.

Sending a Telegram

Did you know that in 2019 you can  still send a telegram in Israel?  You can do this via Israel Post website.

Learn Hebrew

How do you say – “I want to buy stamps” – in Hebrew?, Click here to find out

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