How to ship keys by courier | International solutions

Has someone forgotten their car or house keys at your place and you want to give them back, but you are uncertain if you can send keys in the mail or through courier? Shipping a key by courier is possible with Eurosender! All you have to do is choose among the several offered options that will ensure you the best way to mail keys to anyone, whether as an individual or business.

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Express shipping

Intracontinental delivery in 24h, 48-72h worldwide
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Standard shipping

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How to send keys by courier

At Eurosender, we can recommend you several transportation methods for shipping keys by courier.

How to pack a key for shipping

Sending a key abroad in an envelope

Even if you can pack keys in an envelope, you should always make sure you book the right service as keys are always considered as a package. Follow these steps to ensure your shipment is properly protected when sending keys in the mail or by courier.

  • Padded envelope. You must opt for a padded one in order to protect the keys adequately.
  • Place them inside the envelope, and you are ready to ship the keys by courier or mail

Sending multiple keys by courier inside a box

  • Sending keys, among other things. You do not necessarily need to book a service just to mail a key with an envelope, but rather, you can place it inside a box, among other belongings.
  • Sending a larger quantity of keys. Add all the keys you intend to ship and fill up the rest of the voids with padding materials to avoid movement during transit.


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Frequently asked questions about couriering keys

Can I send keys through courier using the Eurosender envelope service?

If you wish to courier keys through Eurosender in a padded envelope, you would have to use our Standard shipping service, or alternatively, the Express service. The Envelope service from Eurosender is exclusively for documents.

What if I had already booked an envelope service with Eurosender for couriering keys?

In such cases, that you had booked our Envelope service for couriering keys, you would have to contact our team to cancel the current order and place a new one. If the service you want to substitute the current one with is slightly more expensive, you would have to complement the difference.

Bear in mind that in order to do so, you would have to contact us latest one-day prior collection.

What will happen if I had already mailed the key in an envelope?

In case that you have mailed the key in a padded envelope with the proper service, the shipment should arrive with no issues. However, if you have used a paper envelope, it may stop at the couriers’ depot and be returned to the sender due to improper packaging and risk of damage.

How to fastest mail a key by courier?

If you need to urgently mail keys to someone, we would recommend you to ship them via our Express service. The estimated delivery time of a package shipped within Europe or intracontinental with the Express service is 24h, and 24-72h globally.

Can I send keys through courier anywhere in the world?

Yes, you can mail keys anywhere in the world. The only thing to remember is to package them correctly. As such, do not use a paper envelope, get either a padded one or place it in a smaller box, previously filled with packing peanuts and other materials. This way, you will be sure that you have taken all the precautions prior to couriering the keys.