Pricing & Classification DMM Advisory

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

May 16, 2022

UPDATE 239: International Mail Service Updates Related to COVID-19

On May 16, 2022, the Postal Service received notifications from various postal operators regarding changes in international mail services due to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

Fiji UPDATE: Post Fiji Ltd has advised that postal services have returned to normal as of May 1, 2022.

Germany UPDATE: Deutsche Post has advised that, following the latest decisions of the German Government regarding the relaxation of public health measures throughout the country, most restrictions relating to COVID-19 have now been lifted.

New Zealand UPDATE: New Zealand Post has advised that, on April 13, 2022, the Government of New Zealand announced a nationwide move to the orange setting of the pandemic plan. As most restrictions relating to COVID-19 have now been lifted, New Zealand Post has decided to close its force majeure case.

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