Postal charges are to be increased from August 1, 2014; with the normal letter postage charge going up from Rs. 5 to Rs. 10 and the business mail (20 gram) rate from Rs. 5 to Rs. 15, Post Master General stated.


He said the postal rates had been not been revised for the past six years and the Government had therefore decided to increase them now. The rates for parcel post would be increased from the Rs. 50 for 500 grams to Rs. 90. Thereafter an additional Rs. 20 would have to be paid for every 250 grams.

The charges for bulk mail (mail bag) service would be increased from Rs. 5,000 to Rs. 7,500 annually.

Rates Revisions are as follows

CategoriesPresent RateRevised Rate
Normal Letter5.0010.00
Business mail5.0015.00
Parcel Post50.0090.00
Additional 250g20.00
Bulk mail5000.007500.00

Or you could check the rates from sri lanka postal department website of below link

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