Ordinary Mail for the Blind
Ordinary Mail for the Blind enables blind and partially sighted people to send articles for the blind that weigh up to 7kg.
The Ordinary Mail for the Blind scheme enables blind and partially sighted people and organisations or institutions for the blind to send or receive correspondence in Braille or audio records for personal use by the blind.
What can be sent?
- Correspondence produced in tactile form for use by the blind.
- Special papers for use by the blind sent by an organisation or institution for the blind.
- Audio records for personal use by the blind - to use the service, either the sender or the addressee must be a blind person or an organisation or institution for the blind.
- Fast and simple posting - no certificate of posting or delivery is required.
- High-quality, fast and reliable service.
- Basic services are available free of charge.
|Certificate of posting||No|
|Certificate of delivery||No|
|Compensation||No compensation for lost, damaged or part loss items.|
|Maximum weight||7kg (weight precision on posting: 50g)|
|Maximum size||Single dimension maximum length: 60cm. All three dimensions in total may not exceed 90cm.|
You can find details on the service in the Postal Terms and Conditions of the Czech Post - Basic Postal Services (Art. 12 et seq.).
|Category of mail||Weight up to / Price|
|Ordinary Mail for the Blind||Basic services free of charge|
Basic services under the Ordinary Mail for the Blind scheme are free of charge. Items identified as Ordinary Mail for the Blind but containing things that are not eligible are subject to charges according to the valid price list
- Ordinary Mail for the Blind can be posted at a post office or with authorised postal personnel anywhere.
- All mail posted using the service must have the "Slepecká zásilka" label, identifying articles for the blind in the Czech language, in the upper right-hand corner of the front cover. The label is available free of charge from any post office.
- The sender's address must be in the upper left-hand quarter of the front cover.
- All mail posted using the service is subject to inspection and so items must be easy to open and re-seal without damaging the package.
Ordinary Mail for the Blind will be delivered without certificate of delivery.