Postal services to certain destinations subject to delay


Throughout the pandemic, Hongkong Post has been putting our best efforts to minimise the disruptions to our services. However, owing to insufficient air flight and sea container capacity, we regret that extra time may be required for conveyance of your mail items (including Speedpost) to the destinations despite the completion of local processes after posting. Please find the information in the table below. In addition, delivery operations of our overseas counterparts may also be affected due to the pandemic.

Air mail - Destinations Extra time required in waiting for air allotment
Asia Mainland China Around 3 weeks
Singapore Around 1 week
Europe Certain destinations* Around 1 week
Switzerland Around 1 week
United Kingdom Around 1 week
North America United States of America Around 1 week

*Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Romania, Spain and Sweden.

Surface mail - Destinations Extra time required in waiting for sea container capacity**
Asia Mainland China# Around 2 weeks
Japan Around 3 weeks
Europe France Around 1 week
Germany Around 2 weeks
Italy Around 2 weeks
Netherlands Around 2 weeks
Switzerland Around 2 weeks
United Kingdom Around 2 weeks
North America Canada Around 3 weeks
United States of America Around 3 weeks
Oceania Australia Around 3 weeks

**Generally speaking, mail despatches will be shipped within 10 - 15 days of the latest date of posting. The above listed are the extra time required.
# Surface packet and parcel services to Guangdong Province are under suspension.

Members of the public may visit the web page of Hongkong Post at on the service availability for overseas destinations.

Thank you for your patience.