Pricing & Classification DMM Advisory

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

May 11, 2020

UPDATE 39: International Mail Service Disruptions Due to COVID-19

On May 11, 2020, the Postal Service™ received notifications from various postal operators regarding changes in international mail services due to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

The following countries have announced service disruptions:

Latvia UPDATE: Latvijas Pasts has advised that the Latvian Government has extended the state of emergency until at least June 9, 2020. Therefore, the situation of force majeure declared by Latvijas Pasts remains in effect and all previous announcements including no guarantee of service delivery standards and significant delays continue to apply until further notice.

Peru UPDATE: Servicios Postales del Perú - SERPOST S.A, has advised that due to the Peruvian Government decision to extend the state of emergency until May 24, 2020, the suspension of all postal operations remains in effect until that date.

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