USPS Removes 8 Countries from Suspension List

September 23rd, 2020 Comments off

The USPS has resumed services to eight countries that were previously suspended. Normal mail services have once again resumed to The Bahamas, Butan, Botswana, Cayman Islands, Eswatini, Lesotho, Malawi, South Africa.

As of September 23, 2020, 37 counties remain on the USPS Suspension list. For more information visit the Stamps.com Coronavirus Shipping Page.

Additionally, the USPS has received updates from two international postal carriers regarding their response to the Coronavirus Pandemic.

Canada: Canada Post has announced that the delivery procedure changes previously announced remain in effect. Additionally, Canada Post has restored the 15-day limit for customers to retrieve their parcels after receiving a card with instructions. Mail items will be returned to sender if they are not collected within 15 days.

El Salvador: Correos de El Salvador has advised that the closure of El Salvador International Airport has had a direct impact on inbound and outbound mail items. As a result, the processing and delivery of mail is subject to delays.

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International Mail Updates: Lebanon Resumes Mail Service

August 10th, 2020 Comments off

The USPS as received communications from five international carriers announcing extensions of existing service alterations. Be advised that USPS packages sent to these locations may be affected. For a full list of all international service disruptions visit the Stamps.com Coronvirus Updates Page.

Brazil
Correios Brazil has extended measures aimed at combating the spread of COVID-19 will continue until further notice. Customers should expect delays.

Colombia
Servicios Postales Nacionales has advised that the Colombian Government has extended the mandatory isolation until September 1, 2020. The postal service will continue to provide mail services, however, customers should expect significant delays.

Honduras
Empresa de Correos de Honduras (Honducor) has advised that Honduras will remain in lockdown ‎until August 9, 2020 or a later date to be communicated in due course.

Lebanon
LibanPost will begin resuming postal services today, August 10, 2020.

Trinidad and Tobago
Trinidad and Tobago Postal Corporation has advised that due to border closures, inbound and outbound services and service delivery standards cannot be guaranteed until further notice.

USPS Restores International Service to Four Destinations

June 15th, 2020 Comments off

The USPS has resumed service to four international destinations: Colombia, Ivory Coast, Kosovo, and Myanmar. Service to these destinations was initially suspended on April 24, 2020 due to lack of transportation as a result of coronavirus.

With these updates, the list of USPS suspended international destinations now stands at 106:

AzerbaijanLebanonSolomon Islands
BoliviaLiberiaSouth Sudan
BruneiLibyaSyria
CambodiaMadagascarTajikistan
ChadMauritiusTimor-Leste
CubaMongoliaTurkmenistan
EcuadorMyanmarTurks & Caicos
HondurasNigerUzbekistan
IraqPanamaVanuatu
JordanPapua New GuineaVenezuela
KiribatiRepublic of CongoYemen
KyrgyzstanSeychelles
LaosSierra Leone

USPS Restores Military Mail to 40 ZIPs in the Past Three Weeks

June 3rd, 2020 Comments off

Effective today, June 4, 2020, the USPS will restore mail service to 17 Military Mail ZIPs. This announcement comes after the USPS restored service to 15 Military Mail destinations just last week. All 22 ZIPs were previously suspended on April 9 due to a lack of transportation as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. Including the suspensions lifted tomorrow, the USPS has now restored service to a total of 40 Military Mail ZIPs in the past two weeks. For a full list of USPS service alterations due to coronavirus visit the Stamps.com Cornavirus Updates Page.

Mail Service to the following ZIPs is being restored:

AE DPO 09283-9997
AE DPO 09488-9997
AE DPO 09489-9997
AE DPO 09734-9997
AE DPO 09813-9997
AE DPO 09817-9997
AE DPO 09820-9997
AE DPO 09828-9997
AE DPO 09831-9997
AE DPO 09846-9997
AE DPO 09854-9997
AE DPO 09857-9997
AE DPO 09860-9997
AE DPO 09864-9997
AE DPO 09867-9997
AE DPO 09869-9997
AP DPO 96532-9997

Mail Service Restored to 15 Military Mail ZIPs

May 21st, 2020 Comments off

Effective today, May 21, 2020, the USPS has restored mail service to 15 Military Mail ZIPs. These ZIPs were previously suspended on April 9 due to lack of transportation as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. Including the suspensions lifted today, the USPS has now restored service to a total of 23 Military Mail ZIPs in the past two weeks. For a full list of USPS service alterations due to coronavirus visit the Stamps.com Cornavirus Updates Page.

Mail service to the following ZIPs has been restored:

AE DPO 09175-9997
AE DPO 09614-9997
AE DPO 09836-9997
AA DPO 34011-9997
AA DPO 34020-9997
AA DPO 34024-9997
AA DPO 34030-9997
AA DPO 34031-9997
AA DPO 34032-9997
AA DPO 34033-9997
AA DPO 34034-9997
AA DPO 34035-9997
AA DPO 34036-9997
AA DPO 34039-9997
AA DPO 34068-9997

Additionally, the USPS has received notifications from the postal services of Honduras and Nepal detailing service suspensions.

Honduras
Empresa de Correos de Honduras has extended the suspension of postal services until May 28, 2020.

Nepal
Nepal Post has extended the suspension of all postal services until June 2, 2020.

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