Keeping you informed about classification and mailing standards of the United States Postal Service
International Service Suspension Notice – effective May 13, 2022
The Postal Service™ will temporarily suspend international mail acceptance for certain destinations due to service impacts related to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Effective May 13, 2022, the Postal Service will suspend international mail acceptance to
New Zealand until further notice due to unavailable transportation.
Customers are asked to refrain from mailing the following services to New Zealand until further notice:
- First-Class Package International Service (FCPIS) – effective 5/13/22
- Commercial ePacket (CeP) – effective 5/13/22
- International Priority Airmail (IPA) Packets – effective 5/13/22
- International Surface Air Lift (ISAL) Packets – effective 5/13/22
- Priority Mail International (PMI) – previously suspended 4/1/22
- Airmail M-bags – previously suspended 10/1/21
- International Priority Airmail (IPA) M-bags – previously suspended 10/1/21
- International Surface Air Lift (ISAL) M-bags – previously suspended 10/1/21
Unless otherwise noted, service suspensions to a particular country do not affect 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
The Domestic Mail Manual (DMM®), International Mail Manual (IMM®), and DMM Advisories are available on Postal Explorer® (pe.usps.com)
If you have any questions, please contact Customer Service via the Zendesk ticket system.