Welcome to Postcomm - the Postal Services Commission

Postcomm was set up in 2000. It is the independent regulator for postal services in the UK and its primary aim is to safeguard the provision of the Universal Postal Service in this country.


EventsWe hold a range of events all over the country for us to meet postal users and suppliers. Please take a look and let us know if you'd like to come along More...

Consultations and decisions

Consultations and decisionsWe want to know what you think. Changes to postal regulations have an impact on all households and businesses, so we consult you before we make amendments. More...

Apply for a postal licence

Apply for a postal licenceIf you want to handle mail weighing less than 350g and costing less than £1, you must obtain a licence from Postcomm. More...

Review your mail service provider

Review your mail service providerSince the postal market opened up in 2000, you have been able to shop around to see which operator can offer the best benefits for your business. More...


    16 August 2011 - ASA Distribution Limited applies for a postal operator's licence

    ASA Distribution Limited has applied for a postal operator's licence

    12 August 2011 - Zone Marketing (trading as DOR-2-DOR) applies for a postal operator's licence

    Zone Marketing, a partnership which trades as DOR-2-DOR, has applied for a postal operator's licence

    04 August 2011 - Bulk mail products removed from the universal postal service

    Postcomm publishes its universal service decision

    Latest Publications

    The building blocks for a sustainable postal service - universal service - decision document

    Removing bulk products from the universal service and clarifying the status of other universal service products

    Initial proposals for regulatory safeguards

    This document addresses the core question of whether there is a need for ex ante regulation of Royal Mail beyond 2012.