More than 80% of people send parcels and speed post through the Indian Post Office. They still don't know how to write address on envelope in India Post. 

If you are going to send speed post through post offices then this post will tell you the correct way to write address on speed post envelope.
I recommended that after getting proper guidance from this post, you have to follow the right way to write address on the speed post article. Then you have to post it through post offices.

How to write address on Envelope in India Post?

Here I am going to share basic rules for writing addresses on speed post envelopes. These are as under- 

  • First of all, you have to write a complete address on the envelope along PIN code and mobile number. If you don't know the right PIN code then please read a step-by-step guide on how to check Pincode of my location right now
  • The complete address of the receiver shall be written on the front side of the envelope. 
  • Similarly, the complete address of the sender shall be written on the back side of the speed post envelope.
  • A minimum of 15 mm space shall be kept empty from the left, right, top, and bottom sides. 
  • The mobile number of the sender and receiver must be written on the envelope so that postman may contact you when he delivers your speed post or parcel at the destination.
  • India Post Office also has a messaging system called DOPBNK. DOPBNK sends messages to the sender's mobile number containing details related to the location of the speed post article.

How to write address on speed post envelope in India- Sample photo

Make sure you followed the basic rules explained above before posting your parcel or speed post at any post office.

If you still have any doubt or any questions in your mind on how to write address on the envelope in India post. Then I am going to provide a sample image for it.

How to Write Address on Envelope in India Post

Format for writing address on an envelope before post

You have to follow the below procedure for writing the address on the envelope in India Post Office.

  • Line 1: Title and the full name of the receiver.
  • Line 2: Company name (if applicable)
  • Line 3: flat/building/home/house number
  • Line 4: Street number along with the street name.
  • Line 5: Mohalla and city/town/village name 
  • Line 6: District name.
  • Line 7: PIN code

Video on how to write the address on the envelope in India Post

Please watch the below video where a step-by-step procedure is explained live on how to write address on speed post envelope before posting it through post offices.


A right way must be followed for writing the address on envelope whether it is speed post article or parcel. I already explain the right way in this post. If you still have a question on this topic, may ask in the comment section.