Business Mail Advanced FAQs

How is the license number printed on to
the letters?

You will download the digital license images directly into your franking
machine. You then select Business Mail Advanced in the product menu,
select the Business Mail Advanced license and the franking machine will
automatically print the license on to your letters.

Do I need to send a minimum number
of letters?

Yes. 500 letters per class of mail on the day of posting
Do I have to post 500 letters every day?
No. You only have to use Business Mail Advanced when you need it but you
must send in batches of 500 when you use it.

Is there a weight limit?

Letters can weigh no more than 100g.

Are there any size restrictions?

Maximum size of 240mm x 165mm
Minimum size of 145mm x 110mm
Maximum thickness of 5mm
Minimum thickness of 0.25mm

How do I pay for Business Mail Advanced on
my franking machine?

You simply select Business Mail Advanced on your franking machine
and frank your post as normal. Discount payments will be made up to 6
weeks later.

Is Business Mail Advanced subject to VAT?



The address must be in the correct area on the front of the envelope as
outlined by Royal Mail


Royal Mail require certain areas on letters to be kept clear, these are called
clearzones. These are areas where Royal Mail will print barcodes.