Issue of postal prepaid stationery

Postal pre-paid stationery includes postage stamps and prepaid stationery issued according to the needs of postal transit.

Pošta Slovenije, d. o. o. has the exclusive right to issue postal prepaid stationery.

Postage stamps

Postage stamps are prepaid stationery with denominated value, size, material, print, colour, text and method of distinguishing. Postage stamps are:

  • regular,
  • personal and
  • occasional postage stamps. 

Postage stamps are used for indicating the payment of postal services.

Postage prepaid stationery

Postage prepaid stationery are letters and envelopes with printed stamp or text confirming that the postage has been paid for a particular value of the letter or envelope.

Postage prepaid stationery includes regular letters, regular prepaid letters, aerograms, illustrated letters, postcard letters and occasional prepaid letters.

Within the scope of this activity, Pošta Slovenije, d. o. o.:

  • issues prepaid stationery,
  • notifies postage stamps at the Universal Postal Union and its member countries,
  • sells and exchanges international reply coupons and
  • expert prepaid stationery.

Conditions and evidence


Cross-border/occasional performance of activities is not included in the service directive and is implemented in accordance with the Directives 2002/39/EC, 2008/5/EC and 97/67/EC.

Responsible: Ministry of Economic Development and Technology | Last updated: 16. 08. 2016