If you are using any of the Parcels EU productcodes for sending to Belgium, change the productcode for shipments to Belgium to a Parcels Netherlands-Belgium productcode in your pre-announcements and labelling requests. Please make sure you use the Parcels Netherlands-Belgium before 01-01-2022.
See the table below for the advised codes. Please note that not the included services can differ, the services included are stated in the table below per product.
You can use Parcels Netherlands – Belgium from 01-01-2021 and onwards. If you want to use the products before 01-01-2021, please contact your PostNL contact person.
Please use our Labeling API version 2.0 or higher; version 2.2 is advised.
|OLD SITUATION: parcels EU to Belgium*|
(these productcodes can be used until 31-12-2021)
NEW SITUATION: parcels Netherlands-Belgium
|4938||Deliver to stated address only||4912||Parcel Netherlands-Belgium + Signature upon delivery|
|4940||Parcels EU to Business
(Delivery to neighbor)
|4914||Parcel Netherlands-Belgium + extra cover**|
|4932||Parcels EU: Pick up at a PostNL location Belgium***||4936||Parcel Netherlands-Belgium + Pick up at PostNL***|
|4938||Parcels EU to Belgium
(Delivery to stated address only)
|4941||Parcel Netherlands-Belgium + Deliver to stated address only|
|4944||Parcels EU to Consumer
(Delivery to neighbor)
|4983||Belgium + Deliver to stated address only + Return when not home (Monday to Saturday)|
|4950||EPS, toB Combilabel|
|4952||EPS, toC Combilabel|
|4983||EPS business delivery (EU) - Ma t/m Za|
|4985||EPS business delivery (EU) - Ma t/m Vr|
|4993||Pakketten EU via Pickup point|
|4996||Pakketten Belgie. RBGG|
*all Parcels EU products include standard signature on delivery and standard coverage of €500,-.
** Business rules Insurance amount (type 02) is required and cannot exceed the maximum allowed amount (€ 5000,-) Please find more information in the confirming and labelling API specifications that will be available from the 1st of January 2021.
*** It is possible to let your customers choose pick up points in Belgium. It is mandatory to use a frontend solution to let your customer choose a pick up point. See for more information the paragraph Pickup Points (Dutch domestic products).
Please note: if you send parcels to other EU destinations with Parcels EU codes, you can still use these codes for EU destinations other than Belgium.
Please note: for the returns no change is needed. Please see ‘Destination Belgium’ and ‘Return label’ for the most up to date information on returns.