USPS Mail Advisories

USPS International Mail Service Disruptions Due to COVID-19

International Service Suspension Notice – effective October 22, 2021

Effective October 22, 2021, the Postal Service will suspend international mail acceptance to destinations where transportation is unavailable due to widespread cancellations and restrictions into the area.Read More

USPS International Mail Service Disruptions Due to COVID-19

International Service Suspension Notice – effective October 15, 2021

The Postal Service™ will temporarily suspend international mail acceptance for certain destinations due to service impacts related to the COVID-19 pandemic.Read More

USPS International Mail Service Disruptions Due to COVID-19

UPDATE 206: International Mail Service Updates Related to COVID-19

On October 8, 2021, Macao Post, the designated operator of Macao, provided notification that as of today, civil servants in the Macao Special Administrative Region have returned to work and all postal services have resumed as normal. Read More

USPS International Mail Service Disruptions Due to COVID-19

International Service Suspension Notice – effective October 8, 2021

The Postal Service™ will temporarily suspend international mail acceptance for certain destinations due to service impacts related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Read More

USPS International Mail Service Disruptions Due to COVID-19

UPDATE 205: International Mail Service Updates Related to COVID-19

On October 5, 2021, the Postal Service received notifications from various postal operators regarding changes in international mail services due to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).Read More

USPS International Mail Service Disruptions Due to COVID-19

COVID-19 CONTINUITY OF OPERATIONS UPDATE

International Service Resumption Notice – effective July 17, 2020Read More

USPS International Mail Service Disruptions Due to COVID-19

International Service Impacts – Country Suspensions as of May 22, 2020

The Postal Service™ will temporarily suspend international mail acceptance for certain destinations due to service impacts related to the COVID-19 pandemic.Read More

USPS International Mail Service Disruptions Due to COVID-19

International Service Resumption Notice – effective May 22, 2020

Effective May 22, 2020, the Postal Service™ will resume acceptance of mail destined to the following countries:Read More

USPS International Mail Service Disruptions Due to COVID-19

International Service Resumption Notice – effective May 15, 2020

Effective May 15, 2020, the Postal Service™ will resume acceptance of mail destined to the following countries: Read More

USPS International Mail Service Disruptions Due to COVID-19

Western NY BSN May 2020 Newsletter

Please read and keep as a reference the attached May 2020 edition of our Business Service Network Newsletter.

USPS International Mail Service Disruptions Due to COVID-19

Handling mail for temporarily closed businesses

The Postal Service is committed to assisting businesses impacted by the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic.

USPS International Mail Service Disruptions Due to COVID-19

International Service Impact: USPS to Use Sea Transportation

The Postal Service will utilize sea transportation to address the issue of limited air transportation resulting from widespread flight cancellations and restrictions due to COVID-19.

USPS International Mail Service Disruptions Due to COVID-19

International Service Impacts – Country Suspensions as of April 24, 2020

The Postal Service™ will temporarily suspend international mail acceptance for certain destinations due to service impacts related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

USPS International Mail Service Disruptions Due to COVID-19

International Mail Service Disruptions Due to COVID-19

On April 22, 2020, the Postal Service™ received notifications from various postal operators regarding changes in international mail services due to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Read More

USPS International Mail Service Disruptions Due to COVID-19

International Mail Service Disruptions Due to COVID-19

On April 22, 2020, the Postal Service™ received notifications from various postal operators regarding changes in international mail services due to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Read More

USPS International Mail Service Disruptions Due to COVID-19

COVID-19 Continuity Of Operations Update

Expected Delivery Changes for Priority Mail and First-Class Package Services Read More

USPS International Mail Service Disruptions Due to COVID-19

COVID-19 Continuity Of Operations Update

Refunds for Items to International Countries where Service Has Been Suspended. Read More

Mailing Industry News

Continuity Of Operations Update International Service Impacts To Global Express Guarantee (Gxg®)

The Postal Service™ will temporarily suspend International Mail acceptance for certain destinations due to service impacts related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Read More

Mailing Industry News- COVID19

International Mail Service Disruptions Due to COVID-19

On April 14, 2020, the Postal Service™ received notifications from various postal operators regarding changes in international mail services due to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Read More

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New Processes for Bulk Hold Mail and Forwarding Requests by Businesses

The United States Postal Service has implemented two new processes to allow businesses to submit Hold Mail requests in bulk (10 or more), as well as requests to forward mail from many locations (10 or more) to one. Read More

USPS International Mail Service Disruptions Due to COVID-19

International Mail Service Disruptions Due to COVID-19

Effective April 10, 2020, the Postal Service™ will temporarily suspend international mail acceptance to destinations where the foreign postal operator has indicated that they are unable to process or deliver international mail or services originating from the United States.

USPS International Mail Service Disruptions Due to COVID-19

International Service Impacts for April 10, 2020

Effective April 10, 2020, the Postal Service™ will temporarily suspend international mail acceptance to destinations where the foreign postal operator has indicated that they are unable to process or deliver international mail or services originating from the United States.

USPS International Mail Service Disruptions Due to COVID-19

UPDATE 18: International Mail Service Disruptions Due to COVID-19

On April 8, 2020, the Department of State notified the Postal Service™ that effective April 9, 2020 through May 8, 2020 diplomatic mail will be temporarily suspended to the following ZIP codes:

USPS International Mail Service Disruptions Due to COVID-19

UPDATE: International Mail Service Disruptions Due to COVID-19

On April 7, 2020, the Postal Service received notifications from various postal operators regarding changes in international mail services due to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

USPS International Mail Service Disruptions Due to COVID-19

New Mail Preparation Recommendations for PMOD Carrying Political Mail and Election Mail

The United States Postal Service is committed to providing a streamlined experience for voters, candidates, and elections officials in the 2020 elections season.

USPS International Mail Service Disruptions Due to COVID-19

Temporary Service Suspension

The Postal Service™ will temporarily suspend international mail acceptance for certain destinations due to service impacts related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

USPS International Mail Service Disruptions Due to COVID-19

Coronavirus and the Mail

Service Updates Available for Customers on USPS Website.

USPS International Mail Service Disruptions Due to COVID-19

COVID-19 continuity of operations update

The United States Postal Service is proud of the work our more than 600,000 employees play in processing, transporting, and delivering mail and packages for the American public.

USPS International Mail Service Disruptions Due to COVID-19

Extension of PO Box Renewal Fee Payment

To assist our customers amid the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, effective immediately the Postal Service™ is extending the Post Office Box (PO Box) renewal fee payment due date.

USPS International Mail Service Disruptions Due to COVID-19

UPDATE: Temporary Service Suspension

The Postal Service™ received notice that various postal operators are no longer able to process or deliver international mail or services originating from the United States due to service disruptions related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

USPS International Mail Service Disruptions Due to COVID-19

COVID-19 Continuity Of Operations Update

Detached Mail Unit (DMU) Health Screening - Requests for Bulk Mail Techs/Clerks

USPS International Mail Service Disruptions Due to COVID-19

COVID-19 Continuity Of Operations Update

Policy for Customers Requiring Visitor- Medical Screenings for Letter Carriers.

USPS International Mail Service Disruptions Due to COVID-19

UPDATE 11: International Mail Service Disruptions Due to COVID-19

The Department of Defense notified the Postal Service™ that effective March 30, 2020, the temporary service suspension to the APO/FPO ZIP codes listed below will be LIFTED immediately:

USPS International Mail Service Disruptions Due to COVID-19

COVID-19 CONTINUITY OF OPERATIONS UPDATE

Business Closed—Hold Mail: Mail hold date is being extended from 10 to 30 days.

USPS International Mail Service Disruptions Due to COVID-19

Everyday Life and COVID-19 Tips

This document provides helpful tips on how best to navigate through everyday experiences while dealing with COVID-19.

USPS International Mail Service Disruptions Due to COVID-19

UPDATE 9: International Mail Service Disruptions Due to COVID-19

On March 26, 2020, the Postal Service™ received notifications from various postal operators regarding changes in international mail services due to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

USPS International Mail Service Disruptions Due to COVID-19

COVID-19 CONTINUITY OF OPERATIONS UPDATE

Postmaster General Letter to Customers.

USPS International Mail Service Disruptions Due to COVID-19

UPDATE: International Mail Service Disruptions Due to COVID-19

The Department of Defense notified the Postal Service™ that effective March 25, 2020 through April 15, 2020 military mail will be temporarily suspend to the following ZIP codes, due to the loss of transportation to/from Norway:

USPS International Mail Service Disruptions Due to COVID-19

International Mail Service Disruptions Due to COVID-19

On March 24, 2020, the Postal Service™ received notifications from various postal operators regarding changes in international mail services due to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

USPS International Mail Service Disruptions Due to COVID-19

Priority Mail Express International Guarantee Suspension to Certain European Countries

Effective March 23, 2020, the USPS will be temporarily suspending the guarantee on Priority Mail Express International due to airline travel restrictions and widespread airline cancellations destined for the following countries:

USPS International Mail Service Disruptions Due to COVID-19

COVID-19 Continuity of Operations Update/ Safety of the Mail #2

The United States Postal Service continue to follow the strategies and measures recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and public health departments.

USPS International Mail Service Disruptions Due to COVID-19

PME Int'l Guarantee Suspension to Certain European Countries beginning March 23, 2020

The U.S. Postal Service (USPS) will be temporarily suspending the guarantee on Priority Mail Express International due to airline travel restrictions and widespread airline cancellations destined for the following countries:

USPS International Mail Service Disruptions Due to COVID-19

UPDATE: International Mail Service Disruptions Due to COVID-19

On March 23, 2020, the Postal Service™ received notifications from various postal operators regarding changes in international mail services due to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

USPS International Mail Service Disruptions Due to COVID-19

USPS Continuity of Operations Update

The Postal Service has developed localized continuity of operations plans that are employed in the case of emergencies to help ensure that the nation's postal system continues to function for the American people.

USPS International Mail Service Disruptions Due to COVID-19

International Mail Service Disruptions Due to COVID-19-03

On March 19, 2020, the Postal Service™ received notifications from various postal operators regarding changes in international mail services due to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

USPS International Mail Service Disruptions Due to COVID-19

International Mail Service Disruptions Due to COVID-19- #2

On March 19, 2020, the Postal Service™ received notifications from various postal operators regarding changes in international mail services due to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

USPS International Mail Service Disruptions Due to COVID-19

International Mail Service Disruptions Due to COVID-19- #1

On March 18, 2020, the Postal Service™ received notifications from various postal operators regarding changes in international mail services due to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

USPS International Mail Service Disruptions Due to COVID-19

USPS Industry Alert

The United States Postal Service is closely monitoring the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) situation and continues to follow strategies and measures recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and public health departments.