Pricing & Classification DMM Advisory

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

April 14, 2020

UPDATE 22: International Mail Service Disruptions Due to COVID-19

On April 14, 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:

Cuba: Correos de Cuba has suspended all international mail operations due to the cancellation of flights to and from Cuba. Correos de Cuba cannot guarantee delivery times or comply with the established rules for the processing and delivery of letter-post, parcel-post or EMS items.

Peru UPDATE: Servicios Postales del Perú - SERPOST S.A, has extended the suspension of all mail services until April 26, 2020.

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

The following country has announced the resumption of mail services:

Saudi Arabia UPDATE: Saudi Post Corporation has advised that allpostal services have resumed effective April 12,2020. Until further notice, Saudi Post cannot guarantee quality of service for delivery times and other quality standards.

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