Pricing & Classification DMM Advisory

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

September 3, 2020

UPDATE 83: International Mail Service Updates Related to COVID-19

On September 3, the Postal Service™ received a notification from Philippine Postal Corporation, the designated operator for Philippines, advising that the period of community quarantine has been extended through September 30, 2020, for various areas. All previous measures remain in place.

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