18+ age check

18+ age check

With the age check 18+ shipping option, the PostNL deliverer checks with proof of identification that the person the shipment is handed over to is 18 years of age or older. This way, the legal age requirements for products with a minimum age, such as alcohol and tobacco, are met. For the age check 18+, more than one person can take delivery of the shipment.

Conditions for 18+ age check.

 

Costs for 18+ age check

For the 18+ age check, you pay a surcharge on top of the standard rate for your parcel shipment.

   €1.50 exc. VAT

Setting up 18+ age check

  1. Create a new parcel shipment in the back office.
  2. Enter the recipient’s address details.
  3. Under Shipping options, voor select 18+ age check.
  4. Save the shipment, download the shipping label, print it out and stick it onto the shipment.
  5. Deliver your parcel to a PostNL location or have it collected by the Collection Service.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I send a parcel by registered post? Can my shipment sent with the ‘Signature upon receipt’ option be delivered to the neighbours? What’s the difference between the ‘Signature upon receipt’ and ‘Deliver to recipient only’ shipping options? Which costs do I need to be aware of for the various shipping options? How much does it cost to send a parcel with insurance?