Printing Envelopes

Parmelia Print is the market-leader in supplying high quality custom printed envelopes. We pride ourselves on providing a huge selection of high quality products. With a selection of sizes, styles, colours, and shapes to suit your specific needs. Whether you’re after something personalised and custom or for business communication use we have you covered. We only use premium-grade materials to ensure you get the best outcomes.

Standard Envelope Sizes

Here are the most commonly used envelopes in Australia.

DL Envelopes

A DL (Dimension Lengthwise) envelope measures 110 x 220mm. It fits A4 paper folded into thirds. These envelopes are popular for both professional and personal correspondence.

DLX Envelopes

A DLX envelope measures 120 x 235mm. Slightly larger than DL envelopes, it fits A4 paper folded twice and is suitable for thicker documents.

B4 Envelopes

A B4 envelope measures 250 x 353mm. Slightly larger than C4 envelopes, it fits unfolded A4 paper and is ideal for thicker documents.

C4 Envelopes

A C4 envelope measures 229 x 324mm. It fits unfolded A4 sheets. These are ideal for documents that need to remain straight or unfolded, such as certificates, legal paperwork and business correspondence.

C5 Envelopes

A C5 envelope measures 162 x 229mm. It fits A4 paper folded in half, or A5 paper unfolded.

C6 Envelopes

A C6 envelope measures 114 x 162mm. It fits A4 paper folded into quarters, A5 paper folded in half or A6 paper unfolded. C6 envelopes are commonly used for invitations, greeting cards and handwritten letters.

Other Things to Consider

Flap Styles

There are two style available for the flap.

  • Wallet or Banker envelopes. The flap opens on the long edge.
  • Pocket envelopes. The flap opens on the short edge.

Envelope Face

Envelopes either have a plain face or a window face.

  • Window envelopes have a clear window on the front of the envelope and are commonly used for invoices, statements and other documents with pre-printed addresses.
  • Plain face envelopes allow you to write addresses for a more personalised look, or affix address labels for a more professional look.

Seal Type

There are three types of closures for envelopes.

  • Gummed – moisten the flap, then press down to seal the envelope
  • Peel and seal – remove the strip on the flap, then press down to seal the envelope
  • Self seal – fold the flap onto the envelope and press down to seal it

Speciality Envelopes

Do you need something with a bit more jazz or functionality? We have a range of speciality printed envelopes to suit your needs.

Donation/Payment Envelopes

Ideal for charities or school payments. These specially designed envelope come with a perforated payment slip which can be removed and placed into the reply paid or return to sender secretive envelope which it s attached too.

Speciality Paper

Are you after a  unique design, specific colour or textured stock envelope? We have a selection for you to choose from or if you wanting something unique then we can manufacture to specification.


Envelope Size

Height x Width (mm)

          DL 110mm x 220mm
          DLX 120mm x 235mm
          C3 458mm x 324mm
          C4 324mm x 229mm
          C5 229mm x 162mm
          C6 114mm x 162mm
          B4 353mm x 250mm
          B5 250mm x 176mm
          B6 176mm x 125mm
          11B 90mm x 145mm