Our cancellations

Åland Post Stamps arranges a number of cancellatons during a year. You can receive five motif cancels and 18 ordinary post office dates marks on your stamps and personal items of mail. In addition to these cancels, you will find first day cancels and special cancels to collect. 

Post office cancellations (17 different date cancels)

These are available to choose from:  Jomala, Hammarland, Godby, Geta, Föglö, Enklinge, Eckerö, Brändö, Sottunga, Mariehamn, Mariehamn Postterminalen, Lumparland, Lemland, Lappo, Kökar, Kumlinge, and Vårdö .

Sund date cancel was discontinued on 30 December 2022.

Ödkarby date cancel was discontinued on 30 September 2021. 


Motif cancellations

Eckerö Post and Customs house, Kasteholm Castle, Hammarland Märket/Lighthouse (in use all year), Mariehamn Camping (in use 2.5-31.8.) and Christmas ( in use from 21.11-30.12)


First day cancels 2023


Special cancellations 2023

4.1. Veteran tractors

15.3. Parrot crossbill

10.5. Åland art association 70 years

9.6. Bark boat in a jar

17.6. Postal boat race

22.9. Åland Post 30 years

9.10. Stamp day

20.10. Dragon


How to order post office and motif cancellations

Send your covers and cards to us for cancellation with your instructions and contact details as well as any customer number. Any services will be invoiced and the invoice will be posted to you after treatment. 

Note! When you send your cards and letters to us for cancellation: remember to affix the green customs label CN22 on your letter and declare the contents “letters for cancellation”. In this way, you facilitate and accelerate our customs clearance process.

Address: Åland Post Stamps, Postbox 1100, AX-22111 Mariehamn, Åland, Finland

Questions? Contact us at stamps@alandpost.com

Price list: 

Service Price
Cancellation of self-addressed and pre-franked letters and cards *Note!

No charges for up to 2 different date cancels/submission*. For subsequent cancellations: €2.10/post office

Cancellation of individual stamps with Mariehamn or Mariehamn-Post terminal date cancel

€0.10/stamp + return postage


Cancellation of individual stamps, different post office cancels 

€0.10/stamp + €2.10 €/post office
+ return postage

Affixing of postage to covers/cards


Printing of franking labels of a value less than €1.00


Handwritten addressing of mail items


Note! We will cancel philatelically up to 30 pre-franked and self-addressed cards and letters submitted in one batch free of charge. You will be charged €0.10/item that exceeds 30 mail items/submission.

Order post office and motif cancellations Price
Submission of 20 pre-franked covers.
Cancellation only 
Submission of 20 covers for franking and cancellation

€25 + affixing €0.15/stamp + postage

Order for 20 covers for franking and cancellation €25 + cover á €1.00/cover + postage


Åland Post Stamps reserves the right to change the above conditions.



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