What is Inland Letter? Format & Images
It is the oldest way to send messages to other or family members.
Before 15-20 years ago, Inland letters are used as one of the best communication for messages.
Generally, the Inland Letter Card is posted across India.
There is no facility to send it to foreign countries.
Inland Letter means (Inland Letter meaning):- It is a simple sheet of paper for writing the message.
Usually, It is foldable and ready to stick to gummy.
It has an impressive postage stamp of a particular value on it.
These are issued by the post office for public use.
People can purchase it from any Post Office and they can send an important message to their friends, customers, family members, etc.
In nowadays, the trends of use of Inland letter is mostly slow, Therefore few Inland Cards are posted in India.
The main reason for decreasing the use of Inland letters is the internet era.
There are many electronic platforms is being used by Indian people to send messages.
like, WhatsApp, Facebook, Instagram, etc.
I may be discontinued in the future.
Inland Letter Format & Letter Card Image:-
Download Inland Letter PDF
If you want to post Inland Letters, then you have to purchase cards from your nearest post office.
After writing the message on it, you have to post it into the letterbox of any post office.
Next dispatch work of this card, is done by the postal staff as per rules and regulation of the Department of Posts.
Size of Inland Letter Card with Dimension
Inland letters have a specific size and dimension which is specified by the Department of Posts (Government of India).
Maximum – 30 cm.
x 21 cm.
Minimum – 20 cm.
x 14 cm.
– Not exceeding 2.5.
x 12.5 cm.
on one side and 1.5 cm.
x 7.5 cm.
on the other.
Maximum – 15 cm.
x 10.5 cm.
Minimum – 10 cm.
x 7 cm.
There shall be printed on the outside at the top left-hand corner on the address side of every folded letter intended for inland transmission, the words “Inland Letter Card”.
How to write an Inland letter?
As per PO Guide Part-1, an Inland letter should be written under the condition and guidelines mentioned below:
You have to write the sender’s name as well as the address in two lines only.
You have to write the next set of lines in the letter (3-4 lines) is for the recipient’s address.
You have to write the message/content/body in the empty parts (typically 4 parts) in the letter.
After writing the message, the letter must be folded as per the rules and guidelines.
Paste gum on three corners.
Now the letter is now ready to send.
You have to post it into a nearest postbox.
How to buy an Inland Letter?
Generally, the Inland letters are available in any post office.
You have to visit any of the post offices to get Inland letters.
Just pay the prescribed fee and get it for the post.
Difference between Inland letter and Post Card
Many people do not differentiate that Inland Letter and Postcard are the same or not.
Here I want to tell you that both items are different.
A postcard is a simple card where the written message is free to open.
Anyone can read it.
But Inland letter is folded and pasted with gum.
Question 01– Are inland letters still available?
Answer- yes, You can purchase it from any post office.
Question 02- How do I get an Inland Letter Card?
Answer- Just visit the nearest post office.
Pay and get an inland letter card.