The 3 Easy steps to using Royal Mail
Printed Business Reply Barcoded Envelopes
Starting to use
Royal Mail Printed Business Reply and Freepost envelopes is easy
- when you know how!
It is easy! We'll help you all the way. Just follow these three
Using our simple
four step process, you'll be up and running in no time! Just
follow the steps below and
we'll explain how it works. If there is anything that you don't
understand (and yes, it can all seem a bit confusing at first) have
a look at our Frequently
asked Questions page.
Still a bit confused? Send an enquiry
with your question and we'll do our best to help.
need any help or advice, please use our enquiry
form - we know all about business reply envelopes!
Remember, Centreprint offer FREE
typesetting and barcode artwork, FREE layout, FREE
proofing, FREE origination, FREE mainland
delivery and FREE advice.
Step 1 - choose the service
Choose the Royal Mail Response service that you require. There are
four services available from Royal Mail. These are Business Reply
Standard Business Reply PLUS Freepost Standard and Freepost PLUS
(Freepost means free to the person who posts the envelope, not to
you) See business reply styles below.
Step 2 get a licence from Royal Mail
If you have not already got one, you'll need a Royal Mail licence.
This is easily available and opens an account with Royal Mail to
pay for the licence and postage that you will use. You will have
to pay a deposit for the postage, but you only charged for postage
on each envelope that is posted back to you, so there is no risk
or waste. If you already have a Royal Mail Business Reply or Freepost
licence, skip to stage 3. Apply
for a Royal Mail Business Reply Licence Centreprint create the
barcode and finished artwork for you and then submit the mandatory
proof to Royal Mail on your behalf. We also send a copy of the proof
to you at this stage. Centreprint make ordering business reply
envelopes really easy!
Step 3 choose size and quantity
Choose the envelope size and quantity that you need, from the chart
below. The most popular size for business reply envelopes is DL
(220mm x 110mm), which takes an A4 letter, folded into three. You
can order any quantity of any size from just 1000 upwards. The artwork
layout is free from Centreprint once you place an order.