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REK envelope. What is it?

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rameezh88
post 8.Feb.2013, 11:55 AM
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Hey guys,

I'm applying to the Indian Embassy for a new passport and they require me to send them somehting called an REK envelope. I don't know what kind of envelope this is exactly. Can anybody help me out? smile.gif
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Bender B Rodriquez
post 8.Feb.2013, 12:33 PM
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It is a service that Posten offers. It means that the receiver has to sign and ID himself to pick up the mail. Much safer than regular mail.

http://www.posten.se/en/Private/Send-lette...l-Domestic.aspx
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Silberfüchschen
post 8.Feb.2013, 12:36 PM
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I believe it is called Registered Mail in English, see Posten's website:
http://www.posten.se/en/Private/Send-lette...l-Domestic.aspx
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Yorkshireman
post 8.Feb.2013, 01:41 PM
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QUOTE (rameezh88 @ 8.Feb.2013, 11:55 AM) *
Hey guys, I'm applying to the Indian Embassy for a new passport and they require me to send them somehting called an REK envelope. I don't know what kind of envelope t ... (show full quote)

If they intend to send back to you the passport via a REK letter, then make sure that You have some other valid ID eg. a Swedish drivers license or ID Card, since you won't be able to use your passport as Id...it will be in the envelope! wink.gif
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rameezh88
post 10.Feb.2013, 06:42 PM
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Thank you everyone. All this information was very helpful. smile.gif
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