The PostNL Parcels API can be used with a variety of PostNL Pakketten shipping products. Each shipping product requires to be agreed upon in a contract between PostNL Pakketten and customers. The product codes mentioned must be used in various requests. The combilabel product codes are mapped to regular product codes.

Some specific product codes have different business rules which they need to comply with.

Destination Netherlands

Standard Dutch domestic

Extra cover

Signature on delivery

Pickup Points

Mailbox parcel (Brievenbuspakje)

ID check

Registered letter labels

Dangerous goods


Pickup service

Evening delivery

Sunday delivery

Today delivery

Sameday delivery

Guaranteed/ Morning delivery

Instant/On demand Bike Delivery

Destination Belgium

Belgium domestic

Pickup at PostNL Location Belgium

Netherlands to Belgium

Return label

Destination EU

Parcels EU

Easy Return Service (ERS)

Destination Rest Of World

Parcels Non-EU

US Delivery Duty Unpaid (US DDU)

UK Delivery Duty Paid (UK DDP)

International Mail & Packets

International Mail & Packets


Cargo products

Guaranteed delivery Cargo

Cargo Pickup


Returns to a Business reply number (Antwoordnummer)

Returns to a home address

Digital notification

Extra @ home

Extra @ Home

Extra @ Home Pickup service