Printed matter is an open mail item whose contents is not intended for personal or business correspondence, printed in several identical copies on paper, cardboard or other material. Mail items containing books, newspapers and magazines are posted as printed matters. Printed matter should be submitted in open envelope or wrapped in such a way permitting quick and easy verification by postal employees.
In the upper left corner of the address side of printed matter the sender is obliged to put the expression “Imprime” (Printed matter).
Printed matter may also include purchase order, invoice, delivery note, money order, magnetic medium, compact disc etc. relating to the content of the mail item and forming its integral part.
Printed matter could weight up to 2kg, but exceptionally, if its contents is indivisible, it may be up to 5kg.