AUGUST 18th, 2021 - USPS INTERNATIONAL SERVICE INTERRUPTIONS DUE TO COVID-19

 

DMM Advisory

 

Keeping you informed about classification and mailing standards of the United States Postal Service

 

International Service Suspension Notice – effective August 20, 2021

 

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

 

Effective August 20, 2021, the Postal Service will suspend international mail acceptance to destinations where transportation is unavailable due to widespread cancellations and restrictions in the area.

 

Customers are asked to refrain from mailing items addressed to the following countries, until further notice:

 

  • Afghanistan
  • Liberia

 

These service disruptions affect Priority Mail Express International® (PMEI), Priority Mail International® (PMI), First-Class Mail International® (FCMI), First-Class Package International Service® (FCPIS®), International Priority Airmail® (IPA®), International Surface Air Lift® (ISAL®), and M-Bag® items.

 

Unless otherwise noted, service suspensions to a particular country do not affect the delivery of military and diplomatic mail.

 

The Postal Service is closely monitoring the situation and will continue to update customers until the situation returns to normal. Please visit our International Service Alerts page for the most up to date information: https://about.usps.com/newsroom/service-alerts/international/?utm_source=residential&utm_medium=link&utm_campaign=res_to_intl

 

 

If you have any questions about this announcement, please reach out to Customer Service via this Zendesk ticket system.

 

~Linda Sorna, Client Care Manager

 

 

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