Pricing & Classification DMM Advisory

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

July 28, 2020

UPDATE 68: International Mail Service Updates Related to COVID-19

On July 28, 2020, the Postal Service™ received a notification from Hongkong Post advising that the previously announced special working arrangements have been extended until August 2, 2020, and will continue to affect the processing and delivery standards of all types of services, including outbound and inbound letter-post, parcel-post and EMS services.

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

This service update 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 provide updates as they are received. For a full list of international service disruptions, please visit