Pricing & Classification DMM Advisory

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

November 6, 2020

UPDATE 102: International Mail Service Updates Related to COVID-19

On November 6, 2020, the Postal Service™ received a notification from Hellenic Post (ELTA), the designated operator of Greece, advising that effective Saturday November 7, 2020, a lockdown will be implemented throughout the country in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. As a result, there will be a direct impact on the collection and delivery of inbound and outbound mail.

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