Pricing & Classification DMM Advisory

Message board to keep postal customers informed of changes to mailing standards, services, and prices.

April 17, 2020

UPDATE 25: International Mail Service Disruptions Due to COVID-19

On April 17, 2020, the Postal Service™ received a notification from Instituto Postal Dominicano (INPOSDOM), the designated postal operator of Dominican Republic, indicating that they are declaring a situation of force majeure for letter-post and parcel-post items, until further notice. Delays in processing and delivery should be expected.

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.

The DMM Advisory will continue to update mailers regarding new service disruptions as they are received. For a full list of international service disruptions, please visit