Updates on postal services to certain destinations

2020.11.20

Hongkong Post today (November 20) announced that postal services to the destinations listed below will resume from tomorrow (November 21) as airlines have gradually scaled up their air traffic capacity and some postal administrations abroad have resumed acceptance of transit mail. Notwithstanding this, postal operations are still under the influence of the pandemic and mail delivery services may be subject to delay. The list of service types that will be available for destinations concerned is set out as follows:

Destinations Service types that will be available
(From November 21, 2020)

Asia

Korea

  • e-Express service*
  • All surface mail postal services
Malaysia
  • Speedpost service
  • All surface mail postal services
Myanmar
  • All surface mail postal services

Africa

Algeria

  • All surface mail postal services
Cameroon
  • All surface mail postal services
Ghana
  • All surface mail postal services
Seychelles
  • All surface mail postal services
Sierra Leone
  • All surface mail postal services

Central and South America

Argentina

  • Speedpost service
  • Airmail postal services
  • All surface mail postal services
Colombia
  • Speedpost service
  • All surface mail postal services
El Salvador
  • Air parcel service
  • All surface mail postal services
Guatemala
  • Air parcel service
  • All surface mail postal services
Paraguay
  • All postal services (except Speedpost service)

Europe

Bosnia and Herzegovina

  • All surface mail postal services
Croatia
  • All postal services (including Speedpost service)
Estonia
  • All postal services (including Speedpost service)
Latvia
  • All surface mail postal services
Romania
  • Speedpost service
  • Airmail postal services
  • Surface letter and packet services
Serbia
  • All postal services (except Speedpost service)
Slovenia
  • All postal services (including Speedpost service)

Oceania

Christmas Island (Indian Ocean)

  • All postal services
Cocos (Keeling) Islands
  • All postal services
Norfolk Islands
  • All postal services (except Speedpost service)

*e-Express service provides basic mail tracking data (acceptance at counter, handed over to the carrier/left for destination, arrival at overseas mail processing centre and successful delivery) and will be treated as priority mail by the destinations. The weight limit is 2 kilograms.

In addition, as advised by postal administrations abroad about their suspension of transit services, airmail services (including Speedpost) to Bhutan, air letter and packet services to Democratic People's Republic Of Korea, surface letter and packet services to Dominica, Tonga and Ukraine, surface parcel service to Mariana Islands and surface mail services to Guam will be suspended from tomorrow.

Members of the public may visit the web page of Hongkong Post at www.hongkongpost.hk/en/about_us/whats_new/notices/index_id_1007.html to refer to the service types currently available for overseas destinations.

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