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Frequently Asked Questions

 

  • What is a First Day Cover?

A First Day Cover is an envelope that bears one or more stamps canceled on the day the stamp was first placed on sale by the postal authorities.

  • How can I buy First Day Covers from Malaysia?

Some of the ways that you could buy are -

Standing Order Deposit Account (SODA)

In short it is called SODA and it is a service being offered by the Philatelic Bureau. As a customer, you will need to open an account with some deposits so that these amount could be deducted whenever any philatelic items are sent to you on a regular basis. It is basically a standing instruction.

Mail Order Service

It is a service where you will need to place your order via mail. You will need to remit the funds in advance and should also include the cost of the philatelic items, return postage as well as the registration charges.

Advance Order Service

You can place an order in advance of a week before the issue date with the Malaysian Philatelic Bureau Headquarters. You will need to pay in advance for the full cost of the items ordered and can be collected from the same place in due course.

  • What is the address and contact of the Stamp and Philatelic Division of Pos Malaysia?

Stamp and Philatelic Division

1st Floor, Pos Malaysia Headquarters

Dayabumi Complex

50670 Kuala Lumpur

Malaysia.

Email : filateli@pos.com.my

Tel : 603-2274 1122 Ext 6715 / 6651

Fax : 603-2694 2139