Pricing & Classification DMM Advisory

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

June 16, 2020

UPDATE 53: International Mail Service Disruptions Due to COVID-19

On June 16, 2020, the Department of Defense notified the Postal Service™ that effective June 18, 2020, the temporary service suspension to the DPO ZIP codes listed below will be LIFTED:



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Additionally, on June 16, 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 suspended certain mail services:

Indonesia UPDATE: Pos Indonesia has advised that the Jakarta office of exchange (IDKTC) will be temporarily closed for three days from June 15 – 17, 2020. This closure will lead to delays in the processing and delivery of inbound items, response to inquiries, RESDES messages and customs processes.

Jordan UPDATE: Jordan Post Company has advised that they are now able to send outbound letter and parcel mail to the following countries: Austria, Belgium, China (People's Rep.), Denmark, France, Germany, India, Ireland, Italy, Morocco, Netherlands, Norway, Oman, Pakistan, Portugal, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Spain, Sudan, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, and United States of America. Express Mail Service (EMS) is available to all international destinations. The COVID-19 pandemic continues to have a major impact on operations, and consequently on quality of service for all types of inbound and outbound mail (letter and parcel post).

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

This service disruption affects 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