USPS Restores Mail Service to Four International Destinations

May 15th, 2020 Comments off

Effective today, March 15, the USPS will resume service to four international destinations: Bosnia and Herzegovina, Estonia, Moldova, and Montenegro. Service to these destinations was initially suspended on April 24, 2020 due to lack of transportation as a result of coronavirus.

Additionally, the USPS will suspend international service to The British Virgin Islands effective immediately. With these updates, the list of USPS suspended international destinations now stands at 108:

BruneiCubaEritreaFrench Guiana
GuadeloupeLaosMartiniqueMongolia
MyanmarReunion (Bourbon)Saint Pierre and Miquelon (Miquelon)Samoa
South SudanTajikistanTimor-LesteTurkmenistan
Yemen

USPS Resumes Service to 8 Military Mail Destinations

May 6th, 2020 Comments off

The USPS has announced that mail service will resume to eight previously suspended Military Mail ZIPs beginning May 7,2020. The affected ZIPs were initially suspended due to limited transportation as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. For a full list of USPS service alterations due to coronavirus visit the Stamps.com Cornavirus Updates Page.

Mail service to the following ZIPs will be reinstated May 7,2020:

AE DPO 09289-9997
AE DPO 09701-9997
AE DPO 09802-9997
AE DPO 09808-9997
AE DPO 09842-9997
AE DPO 09895-9997
AA DPO 34004-9997
AA DPO 34022-9997

Additionally, the USPS has received notifications from the postal services of Rwanda and Honduras detailing

Honduras
Empresa de Correos de Honduras has extended the suspension of postal services until May 17, 2020.

Rwanda
The National Postal Corporation has advised that due to the prohibition of passenger flights to and from Rwanda, suspension of all mail services will continue until further notice.

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USPS Suspends Service to Namibia

April 29th, 2020 Comments off

Effective May 1, 2020, the USPS is suspending outbound mail services to Namibia. Including Nambia, the total number of international destinations suspended now stands at 112. For a full list of service disruptions due to the coronavirus pandemic visit the Stamps.com Coronvirus Updates Page.

Additionally, the USPS has received communications from international postal services regarding new service interruptions.

British Virgin Islands
BVI Post has suspended all inbound and outbound mail services until further notice.

Honduras
Empresa de Correos de Honduras (Honducor) has extended the suspension of mail services until May 3, 2020.

Italy
Poste Italiane will continue extended measures to minimize the spread of COVID-19 until further notice. These measures include the suspension of signature service and service standards, limitations on the size and weight of parcels, and changes to the number delivery attempts that will be made before a package is returned to sender.

Kuwait
Kuwait Postal Sector has extended the suspension of all inbound and outbound mail services until June 1, 2020.

Poland
Poczta Polska has announced that, until further notice, new procedures will be used for the delivery of items that require a signature on delivery. If the recipient refuses to sign for the items that would normally require a signature, the mail carrier will record the last four digits of the recipients ID.

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USPS International Destination Suspensions April 2020

April 22nd, 2020 Comments off

As of April 22, 2020, the USPS has suspended International Mail services to 111 destinations. As a temporary measure, the USPS will not accept mail addressed to these destinations. Stamps.com software will automatically notify customers when a destination is unable to receive USPS packages—so you don’t have to worry about printing postage for a mailpiece that can’t be sent.

For a full list of service disruptions due to the coronavirus pandemic visit the Stamps.com Coronvirus Updates Page.

USPS International Destination Suspensions

BruneiCubaEritreaFrench Guiana
GuadeloupeLaosMartiniqueMongolia
MyanmarReunion (Bourbon)Saint Pierre and Miquelon (Miquelon)Samoa
South SudanTajikistanTimor-LesteTurkmenistan
Yemen
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Six International Carriers Extend Service Alterations

April 20th, 2020 Comments off

Today, April 20, 2020, the USPS received communications from six international carriers announcing extensions of existing service alterations and one new service alteration. 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.

Cayman Islands
The Cayman Islands Postal Service has extended the suspension of all postal operations until May 4, 2020. 

Curaçao
Cpost International N.V. has extended the suspension of all postal operations until April 27, 2020.

France
La Poste has advised customers that the French Government has extended its orders to combat the spread of coronavirus until May 11, 2020. As a result, La Poste will extend its previously announced service alterations.

Jordan
Jordan Post Company has advised that at this time outbound letter mail can only be sent to Turkey, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab ‎Emirates and the United Kingdom. Express Mail Service is available to all international destinations with the exception of  India. Additionally, all items destined to Jordan are being sanitized, and no signatures are being required for letter-post, parcel-post or EMS items.

Maldives
Maldives Post has extended the suspension of all postal operations until May 3, 2020, or until further notice.

Portugal
CTT Correios de Portugal has extended measures aimed at combating the spread of coronavirus until May 2, 2020.

Rwanda
The National Postal Corporation (Iposita) has extended the suspension of all postal operations until April 30, 2020.

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