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Table of Content

1. GENERAL INFORMATION
1.1 Hongkong Post Headquarters
1.2 Enquiries
1.3 Suggestions and Complaints
1.4 List of Post Offices
1.5 Exclusive Rights of the Postmaster General
2. SUMMARY OF PRINCIPAL SERVICES AND CHARGES
2.1 Local Mail
2.2 Air Mail
2.3 Overseas Surface Mail
2.4 Other Services
3. POSTAGE STAMPS, PREPAYMENT OF POSTAGE, PHILATELIC SERVICES
3.1 Postage Stamps and Postal Stationery
3.2 Miscellaneous Regulations on Stamps
3.3 Franking (Postage Meter) Machines
3.4 Postage: Prepayment in Money
3.5 Permit Mailing System
3.6 Postage: Deposit Account
3.7 Philatelic Services
4. POSTAL SERVICES
4.1 Categories and Supplementary Services
4.2 Limits of Weight and Size
4.3 Letters
4.4 Items for the Blind
4.5 Parcels
4.6 Postcards
4.7 Packets
4.8 Collection
4.9 Delivery
4.10 Non-delivery
4.11 Miscellaneous
5. SUPPLEMENTARY SERVICES
5.1 Bulk Airmail Service
5.2 Bulk Posting of Lightweight Items (Air & Surface)
5.3 Business Reply Service
5.4 International Business Reply Service
5.5 Certificate of Authority for the Reception of Correspondence
5.6 Compensation
5.7 Direct Agents Bag Service
5.8 Insurance
5.9 Poste Restante
5.10 Private (Locked) Bags
5.11 Private Post Office Boxes
5.12 Redirection
5.13 Registration
5.14 Reply Coupons
6. PACKING, ADDRESSING AND PROHIBITIONS
6.1 Method of Addressing
6.2 Packing and Make-up : Letter Post and Parcel Post
6.3 Prohibitions
7. PERFORMANCE PLEDGES
7.1 Performance Pledges
8. LOCAL POST
8.1 Local Post
9. OVERSEAS POST
9.1 General Information
9.2 Air Mail Services
9.3 Letters
9.4 Items for the Blind
9.5 Parcels
9.6 Postcards
9.7 Packets
9.8 Speedpost
9.9 Articles Liable to Customs Duty or Other Restriction
9.10 Import, Export and Currency Control
9.11 Services to Merchant Ship Abroad
9.12 Overseas Post office Service Information by Destination
INDEX
APPENDIX : OVERSEAS POST - SERVICE INFORMATION BY DESTINATION