Wedding invitation sizes

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North American
Common12.7 × 17.78 cm
Square13.34 × 13.34 cm
Large Rectangle44.87 × 22.23 cm
Skim10.16 × 23.5 cm
International Sizes
A514.8 × 21 cm
A610.5 × 14.8 cm
A77.4 × 10.5 cm
A85.2 × 7.4 cm
A923.7 × 5.2 cm
A102.6 × 3.7 cm
C091.7 × 129.7 cm
C164.8 × 91.7 cm
C245.8 × 64.8 cm
C332.4 × 45.8 cm
C422.9 × 32.4 cm
C516.2 × 22.9 cm
C611.4 × 16.2 cm
C78.1 × 11.4 cm
C85.7 × 8.1 cm
C94 × 5.7 cm
C102.8 × 4 cm
DL11 × 22 cm

Wedding invitations are arguably the most personal stationery you will ever select. Although the options can be overwhelming, having a lot of choices means you're certain to find an invitation style that complements the tone and theme of your big day.

Get help from the size guide to come up with the wedding invitation of your dreams. Choose an existing one and update the details, or personalize it to your taste. In any case, your dream invitation is easier to make than you think!

Wedding invitations come in a broad range of shapes and sizes, and sky’s the limit when it comes to choosing one that’s perfect for your celebration.

Things to consider for wedding invitations


Sticking to common invitation dimensions will significantly help keep costs down as common printers would already have had experience printing them.


Each country has its own minimum and maximum size requirements for standard or first class mail. Consider the weight and dimension restrictions of the countries you’re mailing it to and from.

Common wedding invitation dimensions

North America

5 x 7 inches This is the most common invitation size.

5 ¼ x 5 ¼ inches — The square invitation is well-suited to more modern designs.

6 ½ x 8 ¾ inches — This is a slightly larger rectangle invitation.

4 x 9 ¼ inches This slim wedding invitation is also popular and can be oriented to print vertically or horizontally.


Beyond North America, invitations are usually sized based on the A series or as squares. When an invitation is in the A series paper sizes, choosing an envelope to match is easy because it corresponds directly to its A series counterpart.

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