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International periodicals service for businesses

International Periodicals

Do you often send member newsletters or other publications abroad? Then International Periodicals is a service for you.

Become a Periodicals agreement customer

Benefits with International Periodicals

  • Tailored – the periodicals service can be adapted to suit your specific needs.
  • Flexible – you can choose to drop off single items or a shipment.

  • Extensive reach – we distribute periodicals to your readers abroad.
Send periodicals to other countries

With International Periodicals, you can send your publications quickly and efficiently to readers outside Sweden. We help you tailor the distribution method to suit your specific needs.


The delivery time varies by recipient country. Check delivery times.

Handing in

If you choose to drop off a sorted shipment, it must contain at least 100 copies. There is no minimum amount if you drop off unsorted items.

A periodical may not weigh more than 2 kilograms and has to be within the following dimensions:

Length: 14–35 cm
Width: 9–32 cm

Dimension and weight for International Periodicals

Max. weight2 kg
Length14–35 cm
Width9–32 cm

Points to consider

Sending periodicals using one of our periodical services is easy, but keep in mind that a periodical must

  • apply and get registered in PostNord’s register of periodicals
  • have a publication license from the Patent and Registration Office
  • contain at least 25 percent editorial material
  • contain no more than 25 percent advertising from a single company.

More information

Here is some further information about periodicals that may be of use:

Would you like to know more about the service?

Contact us.

Apply to be a periodicals agreement customer

You are welcome to apply to have your newspaper or magazine registered as a periodical. It is important that you review all the information, as the newspaper or magazine has to meet certain criteria to be approved as a periodical.

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Domestic Periodicals

Comics, lifestyle magazines or industry journals – you can easily reach all your subscribers across the whole country. Choose whether your publication should be delivered on the first working day after the date of handing in or within three working days.


Free periodicals

With us, your free periodicals can be sent to anyone in the whole of Sweden. Hand in by 4 pm on the day before delivery at the latest – we will take care of the rest.

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