how to open cod account in pakistan post

Opening COD Account in Pakistan Post | Requirements & Guide

We all know sending a parcel through Cash on Delivery channels is a hassle for most of us. It requires a bank account and follows a long process to open an account in a courier office. Similarly, questions like how to open a cod account in Pakistan Post, or whether does Post Office offer COD wander in many minds when they want to send an article.

So, you’ll be happy to hear that Pak Posts allows its customers to send/receive their deliveries and get payments without opening an account.

Sound crazy to you, it will save one’s effort of getting payables after visiting corporate offices again and again. Since COD-UMS service is totally dependent upon the Money Order form, you need to know how to fill it out for successful transit.

Sending UMS-COD via Pak Post

Here in the steps below, I’ll tell you how to send a COD (Cash on Delivery) parcel via National Post:

  1. Pack your item(s) securely and make sure to include all necessary paperwork (like invoices, receipts, etc.).
  2. Visit your nearest Post office and ask for a COD or VPP shipment form. Complete the form with accurate data from both parties (sender and receiver).
  3. It will include the name, address, amount payable, and your own contact numbers.
  4. Pay the booking fee at the counter. The cost will vary depending on the weight of your parcel and the delivery location.
  5. The postal worker will give you a receipt and attach a COD label to your parcel. Make sure to keep the receipt in a safe place until you receive its amount or Money Order.
  6. When the recipient receives the parcel, he will be required to pay the amount. The postman will collect the payment and issue a return money order for you.
  7. You’ll get the parcel’s payment within the next 5-7 working days.

You can get this form from your local postal office. It will cost you only Rs.1/-. See the picture of the paper and then follow these instructions to send someone a package.

money order form cod vpp front
front (don’t write anything)
money order form cod vpp back
write only in a rectangle
  • Amount: Write the amount in rupees and then in words. For example, (500/- & five hundred rupees only.)
  • Receiver Name: Here, write your name; you may need clarification as there should be the name of the person who got the package. But it is the VP form, and you are the payment receiver.
  • Sender Name: Now, write the name of the parcel receiver. Meanwhile, he is the sender of the payment.

Don’t write anything else on the paper except the highlighted rectangular area. The staff will fill in the remaining required blanks.





Fee/ Commission Chargeable

UMO (Local)

Upto Rs. 10,000/- Rs. 135/-

UMO (City to City)

Upto Re 10,000/- Rs. 175/-

UMO (Local)

Upto Rs. 10,001/- to Rs. 20,000/-

Rs. 160/-

UMO (City to City)

Upto Rs. 10,001/- to Rs. 20,000/-

Rs. 200/-

UMO (Local)

Above Rs.20,000/- to Rs.50,000/-

Rs. 185/-

UMO (City to City)

Above Rs.20,OOO/- to Rs. 50,000/- Rs. 225/-

UMO (Local)

Above Rs.50,000/-to Rs. 100,000/-

Rs. 210/-

UMO (City to City) Above Rs.50,OOO/- to Rs. 100,000/-

Rs. 250/-

Track COD Shipments

Once the packet is booked, the very next step tracking to get the up-to-date status of it. Most clients or consignees wants to see the status. So, here’s how you can easily get the latest transit update:

  1. Type your tracking number in the bar below.
  2. Hit enter and paste it on the field.
  3. That’s it you will get the last transit details  🎉.

Entered Tracking Number:

Things you should know

  • The amount for COD Packets shouldn’t exceed Rs. 100,000/- (Rupees One Hundred Thousand Only).
  • The maximum limit of UMS-COD is a value of Rs. 50,000/-. And can be received by the beneficiary via Urgent Mail Order at his doorstep.
  • On the other hand, a value ranging from Rs. 50,000/- to Rs. 100,000/- is collectable by the addressee at the designated Post Offices via Ordinary Money Orders only.


  • Convenient for customers
  • Widely Coverage
  • Wide coverage area


  • Delayed payment
  • High return rate

Delivery Time

The delivery time will depend on the delivery location and shipping zone. Usually, it takes 2-3 working days to get the parcel delivered after the booking date.

Issues with Parcel

If there are any issues arise, such as damaged or missing items, you should report this to the main GPO office immediately. Or lodge an online complaint or through the helpline at 111-111-117.


Does Pakistan Post offer COD?

Since most people are uncommon about their service. Pakistan Post officially offers COD postal deliveries.

How can I open a COD account?

There is no need to open a C-O-D wallet, you can collect the receiving amount at your doorstep or from the booking office.

How much does Pakistan Post cost?

Well, it depends on several factors including size, weight, and destination of an article. You can get a rough estimate from Calculate Postage page.

Can I send a COD parcel to any foreign country?

Unfortunately, you can't send a COD packet to any country. However, this service is designed to meet the domestic needs of local sellers.


  1. All the Pak Post Staff is illiterate and unsupportive.
    I went to Pak Post Morgah and Pak Post DHA Phase 1, they refused to give me the proclaimed service.
    They told me to get a stamp paper and submitt to GPO then they will send my UMS-COD.
    Its totally a fraud to claim that we don’t require any account opening procedure.
    Pak post have to train their illiterate staff about their policies before uploading on website, to save the time of peoples.

  2. Slam sir main g.p.o green town main 3 bar ja chuka hun cod acount k liay mujhay koi malomat nahi de ja rahi or na he acount open kia ja raha hay jub b jata hun kahtay hain banda chuti pr hay pher chakar laga layna hum post office ke servis use karna chahtay hain lakin amla nahi chahta to asay main kia kia jay ?

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