Pricing & Classification DMM Advisory

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

April 30, 2020

UPDATE 32: International Mail Service Disruptions Due to COVID-19

On April 30, 2020, the Postal Service™ received a notification from Slovenska Pošta, the designated postal operator Slovakia, advising that effective April 23, 2020, collection of signature on delivery has resumed. Deliveries will not be made to customers who are quarantined. Effective May 1, 2020, standard collection arrangements will resume, but with a collection period of 18 calendar days. If it is not possible to deliver the item owing to quarantine measures, it will be returned to the sender with reason for return indicated as "quarantine".

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