Service Alerts

Last updated: February 23rd, 2024

Passport is committed to helping our customers navigate changes to international shipping. Here, you will find detailed service disruptions to all countries. Please check this page regularly to stay updated with the latest developments.


To our brand partners:

Please turn off shipping to all countries where international service has been suspended. These shipments will not leave the United States until the suspensions have been lifted and, in some instances, may be returned to sender. View the complete list of country suspensions below.

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New Service Updates: February 19 - February 23

 

Canada

Delays Due to Inclement Weather

We have been informed of delays due to inclement weather in the Maritime region of Canada, impacting New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and Prince Edward Island. Minor delays of 1-2 days are expected.

 

Thailand

Delays Due to Makha Bucha Day

Thailand will be celebrating Makha Bucha Day from February 24th to February 26th. Government offices may be closed and parcel transit may be impacted. Regular services will resume on February 27th.

 

Destination Country Scanning Issues

Destination countries practicing contactless delivery have suspended written proof of delivery. As a result, proof of delivery information may be unavailable.

This applies to parcels bound for Australia, Canada, Hong Kong, The Netherlands, Lithuania, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, and Russia.

Service Alert Updates

Partial or Full Service Suspension

The following countries have shut down service for some or all of the country. Please view recently lifted suspensions on our country suspensions sheet for convenient reconciliation.

Partial Service Suspension

Please Turn Off DDP Service to the Following Country

Ukraine

Effective April 29th, 2022, we will suspend international DDP mail acceptance to Ukraine, where transportation is widely unavailable due to widespread cancellations and restrictions into the area. DDU service is still available to Ukraine, however delays of 3 to 4 weeks should be anticipated.

Full Service Suspension: Please turn off shipping to the below areas.

The Postal Service will continue to accept and process mail destined for these countries; however, these parcels will be held within the United States’ postal network and delivered only once service is restored.

Afghanistan

Effective August 20, 2021, the Postal Service will suspend international mail acceptance to Afghanistan where transportation is unavailable due to widespread cancellations and restrictions into the area.

Belarus

Effective July 22, 2022, the Postal Service™ will temporarily suspend international mail acceptance to Belarus until further notice, due to unavailable transportation as a result of widespread cancellations and restrictions into the area.

Brunei

Effective May 22, 2020, the Postal Service will temporarily suspend international mail acceptance to Brunei, where transportation is unavailable due to widespread cancellations and restrictions into the area.

Central African Republic

Effective Friday, February 16th, 2024 we will suspend international mail acceptance to Central African Republic, where transportation is unavailable due to widespread cancellations and restrictions into the area.

Myanmar

Effective June 2, 2023, the Postal Service will temporarily suspend international mail acceptance to Myanmar, where transportation is unavailable due to widespread cancellations and restrictions into the area.

Palestinian Territories: Gaza Strip

Effective Friday, October 27th, 2023 we will suspend international mail acceptance to Palestinian Territories: Gaza Strip, where transportation is unavailable due to widespread cancellations and restrictions into the area.

Russia

Effective March 11, 2022, the Postal Service will suspend international mail acceptance to Russia, where transportation is unavailable due to widespread cancellations and restrictions into the area.

Sudan

Effective May 19, 2023, the Postal Service will suspend international mail acceptance to Sudan, where transportation is unavailable due to widespread cancellations and restrictions into the area.

Syria

Effective June 11, 2021, the Postal Service will suspend international mail acceptance to Syria, where transportation is unavailable due to widespread cancellations and restrictions into the area.

Yemen

Effective April 17, 2020, the Postal Service will suspend international mail acceptance to Yemen, where transportation is unavailable due to widespread cancellations and restrictions into the area.

Delays

The following countries have warned of delivery delays.

Argentina

11-6-23
We have been advised that Monday, November 6th is a public holiday in Argentina. Delays of up to one week are anticipated due to business closures.

Australia

2-16-24

We have been informed of shipping delays in Australia due to flooding and inclement weather, particularly in the regions of Queensland and Victoria. While difficult to predict, delays of up to two weeks are anticipated.

2-9-24

We have been informed of shipping delays in Australia due to flooding and inclement weather, particularly in the regions of Queensland and New South Wales. While difficult to predict, delays of up to two weeks are anticipated.

2-1-24

We have been informed of shipping delays in Australia due to flash flooding and inclement weather, particularly in the regions of Queensland and Victoria. While difficult to predict, delays of up to two weeks are anticipated.

1-25-24

We have been informed of shipping delays in Australia due to flooding and inclement weather, particularly in the regions of Queensland and Victoria. Expect transit delays of up to one week. 

1-18-24

We have been informed of customs backlogs in Australia which are causing longer than usual transit times. While difficult to predict, delays of two to three weeks may be experienced for parcels undergoing formal clearance.

1-11-24

We have been informed of flash flooding and inclement weather conditions in Australia, particularly in the regions of Queensland and Victoria. While difficult to predict, parcel delays of one to two weeks are expected due to conditions.

1-5-24

We have been informed of severe flooding and inclement weather conditions in Australia which are resulting in longer than usual transit times.

Additionally, local sources have advised of a rail incident which occurred in Southern Australia which is impacting transit to and from Western Australia. While difficult to predict, parcel delays of up to two weeks are anticipated as a result of these weather and transportation related issues.

12-29-23

We have been advised that due to impacts caused by Hurricane Jasper, some parcels are experiencing longer than usual transit times.

Additionally, local officials have informed us of lengthy customs delays into Australia which are resulting in a backlog. While difficult to predict, parcel delays of two to three weeks are expected for parcels receiving formal clearance.

12-14-23

We have been advised of flooding and airport closures in Australia as a result of cyclone Jasper. While difficult to predict at this time, parcel delays of one to two weeks are expected.

12-7-23

We have been advised that due to backlogs stemming from heavy Black Friday and Cyber Monday volumes, parcels to Australia are experiencing delays of one to two weeks.

11-30-23

We have been informed of inclement weather conditions along the eastern seaboard of Australia and Adelaide. Delays are anticipated.

Additionally, brushfires in the area of Perth are effecting transportation through this area and causing longer than usual transit times. The situation is unpredictable at this time, however delays of one to two weeks are likely.

11-8-23

Media sources have advised of a widespread telecommunications failure which occurred in Australia on Wednesday, November 8th. The outage disabled cell phone communications, GPS, and internet capabilities for millions of Australia residents. Systems are now back online, however parcel delays are expected.

Additionally we have been advised that due to customs backlogs, parcels to Australia are experiencing delays of up to two weeks.

10-19-23

We have been advised that due to a major systems outage and a corresponding backlog with Australia's primary freight carrier, parcels to Australia are experiencing delays of up to two weeks.

10-6-23

We have been advised that due to limited availability of air transportation and a corresponding backlog, parcels to Australia are experiencing delays of up to two weeks.

9-21-23

Media sources report wildfire conditions in Australia, particularly in the area of New South Wales which are impacting transit times. While difficult to predict at this time, parcel delays of one to two weeks are anticipated.

9-14-23

Media sources report inclement weather conditions in Australia which are impacting transit times. While difficult to predict at this time, parcel delays of one to two weeks are anticipated.

8-25-23

We have been advised of parcel delays in Australia due to limited availability of air transportation. While difficult to predict, delays of one to two weeks are anticipated.

Austria

9-7-23

We have been advised of thunderstorms and inclement weather conditions in Austria which are impacting transit times. While difficult to predict at this time, parcel delays of one to two weeks are anticipated.

Belgium

2-7-24

Industry sources have advised us of a public worker strike in Belgium on February 7th, 2024. The situation is dynamic, however parcel delays of one to two weeks are expected.

2-1-24

Industry sources have advised us of a farmers protest in Belgium which is causing civil unrest and road blockages. The situation is dynamic, however parcel delays of one to two weeks are expected.

1-25-24

Industry sources have advised of snow and extreme cold conditions across Belgium. The situation is dynamic, however delays of up to one week are anticipated.

11-16-23

BPost has advised that due to IT systems issues, DDU parcels to Belgium may experience delays. While difficult to predict at this time, delays of one to two weeks are anticipated.

Bermuda

10-5-23

Local officials have advised of a cyber attack on the Bermuda government's IT systems, which is causing some delays. While difficult to predict at this time, parcel delays of one to two weeks are anticipated.

Bhutan

10-6-23

Effective Friday, October 6th, 2023 the Postal Service will resume acceptance of mail destined to Bhutan. Expect delays while service resumes.

Brazil

2-9-24
We have been informed of anticipated delays in Brazil due to the extended celebration of Carnival, February 10th through February 14th. While difficult to predict, parcel delays of up to one week may be experienced due to business and customs closures.

12-29-23
We have been advised that Monday, January 1st is a holiday in Brazil. Delays of up to one week should be anticipated due to business closures.

11-23-23
Correios Brazil has advised of a postal worker strike which began on November 23rd, 2023. While difficult to predict at this time, DDU delays of one to two weeks are anticipated.

11-16-23
Local sources have informed us that due to transportation backlogs, parcels to Brazil are experiencing delays of up to one week.

11-15-23
We have been advised that Wednesday, November 15th is a public holiday in Brazil. Delays of up to one week are anticipated due to business closures.

11-2-23
We have been advised that Thursday, November 2nd is a public holiday in Brazil. Delays of up to one week are anticipated due to business closures.

10-27-23

We have been advised that Friday, October 27th is a public holiday in Brazil. Delays of up to one week are anticipated due to business closures.

10-12-23

Local sources have advised of a public holiday in Brazil on October 12th, 2023. Delays of up to one week should be anticipated due to business closures

9-7-23

Industry sources have informed that due to customs backlogs and Brazil's Independence Day Holiday on September 7th, parcels to Brazil are experiencing delays.

Additionally, we have been advised of flooding and inclement weather conditions which are impacting transit. Parcel delays of up to two weeks are anticipated.

9-4-23

We have been advised of customs strikes in Brazil to take place beginning Monday, September 4th, 2023. While difficult to predict at this time, delays of up to 2 weeks are anticipated due to backlogs.

Bulgaria

11-30-23

Local sources have advised that due to IT systems issues, parcels to Bulgaria are facing delays of up to one week.

9-8-23

Media sources report flooding and inclement weather conditions in Bulgaria which are causing delays. Parcels in effected areas may face delays of up to one week.

Canada

2-23-24

We have been informed of delays due to inclement weather in the Maritime region of Canada, impacting New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and Prince Edward Island. Minor delays of 1-2 days are expected.

2-16-24

Local sources have advised of snow and inclement weather conditions in Canada, particularly in the region of Newfoundland. The situation is unpredictable at this time, however delays of up to one week are anticipated for parcels traveling through effected areas.

2-9-24

Local sources have advised of snow and extreme cold conditions in Canada, particularly in the regions of Quebec, Newfoundland and Nova Scotia. The situation is unpredictable at this time, however delays of up to one week are anticipated for parcels traveling through effected areas.

1-25-24

Industry sources have advised of snow and extreme cold conditions in Canada, particularly in the regions of British Columbia and Newfoundland. The situation is dynamic, however, delays of up to one week are anticipated.

1-18-24

Industry sources have advised of snow and extreme cold conditions across Canada. The situation is dynamic, however delays of up to one week are anticipated.

1-5-24

Industry sources have advised of snow and inclement weather conditions, particularly in the provinces of New Brunswick, Newfoundland, and Ontario. The situation is dynamic, however delays of up to one week are anticipated for parcels traveling to and through effected areas.

12-28-23

Local sources have advised of snow and inclement weather in Canada, particularly in the provinces of Newfoundland and New Brunswick.

Additionally, we have been advised that Monday January 1st is a holiday in Canada. Delays of one to two weeks should be anticipated due to business closures and weather conditions.

12-22-23

Sources have advised of snow and inclement weather in Canada, particularly in the provinces of Alberta, Quebec, Newfoundland, and New Brunswick. Nova Scotia and New Brunswick have also been experiencing intermittent power outages which may impact deliveries.

Additionally, we have been advised that Monday December 25th, and Tuesday December 26th are public holidays in Canada. Delays of one to two weeks should be anticipated due to business closures and weather conditions.

12-14-23

Local sources have advised of snow and inclement weather in Canada, particularly in the provinces of Alberta, Quebec, Newfoundland, and New Brunswick. Parcels traveling to and through effected areas may experience delays of up to one week.

12-7-23

Local sources have advised of flooding, freezing rain, and heavy snow conditions across Canada. Delays of up to one week should be anticipated for parcels traveling through effected areas.

11-30-23

We have been advised of snow and inclement weather conditions, particularly in the provinces of Quebec and Newfoundland. While difficult to predict, delays of up to one week are anticipated.

11-23-23

We have been advised of snow and inclement weather conditions, particularly in the provinces of Ontario, Prince Edward Island, and Nova Scotia. While difficult to predict, delays of up to one week are anticipated.

Additionally, we have been advised of a bridge closure which will effect parcels traveling from the east coast into Canada. The situation is fluid and unpredictable, however delays are expected.

11-13-23
We have been advised that Monday, November 13th is a public holiday in Canada. Delays of up to one week are anticipated due to business closures.

10-26-23

Local sources have advised of snow and inclement weather in Canada, particularly in the provinces of Alberta and Saskatchewan. While difficult to predict, parcel delays of up to one week are anticipated in effected areas.

10-9-23

Industry sources have informed us of continued wildfires which are occurring in the province of Alberta. Some minor delays are expected in effected areas.

Additionally, please be advised that Monday, October 9th is a public holiday in Canada. Delays of up to one week are anticipated due to business closures.

9-28-23

Industry sources have informed us of continued wildfires which are occurring in the areas of northern Alberta and southern Northwest Territories. The situation is dynamic and unprecedented. Expect delays of up to one week are likely in the effected areas.

9-4-23

We have been advised of a public holiday in Canada on Monday, September 4th. Delays of up to one week are anticipated.

8-25-23

Industry sources have informed us of continued wildfires and poor air quality conditions which are occurring in the provinces of British Columbia and Northwest Territories. British Columbia has declared a state of emergency due to the conditions. 

8-18-23

Sources have informed us of continued wildfires and poor air quality conditions which are occurring in the provinces of Quebec, Northwest Territories and Yukon. While difficult to predict, parcel delays of one to two weeks are anticipated.

Chile

2-9-24
Media sources have informed us wildfires in Chile, particularly in the Valparaíso region. The situation is ever changing, however parcel delays of up to one week are anticipated.

12-29-23
We have been advised that Monday, January 1st and Tuesday, January 2nd are holidays in Chile. Delays of up to one week should be anticipated due to business closures.

12-17-23
Industry sources have informed us that Sunday, December 17th is a national voting holiday in Chile. Minor delays are anticipated as a result of business closures.

11-1-23
Industry sources have advised that Wednesday, November 1st is a public holiday in Chile. Delays of up to one week are likely, due to business closures.

10-27-23

Industry sources have advised that Friday, October 27th is a public holiday in Chile. Delays of up to one week are likely, due to business closures.

10-9-23

We have been advised that Monday, October 9th is a public holiday in Chile. Delays of up to one week are anticipated due to business closures.

9-18-23

We have been advised of public holidays in Chile to take place on September 18th and 19th. Delays of up to one week are anticipated due to holiday closures.

China

2-10-24

Please be advised, delays are expected in China due to Lunar New Year celebrations and holiday closures, which take place from February 10th through February 17th. While difficult to predict, parcel delays of one to two weeks are anticipated.

Colombia

1-6-24
We have been advised that Saturday, January 6th and Monday, January 8th are holidays in Colombia. Delays of up to one week should be anticipated due to business closures.

11-13-23
We have been advised that Monday, November 13th is a public holiday in Colombia. Delays of up to one week are anticipated due to business closures.

11-6-23
We have been advised that Monday, November 6th is a public holiday in Colombia. Delays of up to one week are anticipated due to business closures.

10-16-23

We have been advised of a public holiday in Columbia on October 16th, 2023. Delays of up to one week are likely, due to business closures.

Costa Rica

10-15-23

Industry sources have advised of a public holiday in Costa Rica on Sunday, October 15th, 2023. Delays of up to one week may be experienced due to closures.

Cyprus

12-14-23

We have been informed of a postal worker strike in Cyprus which is causing longer than usual transit times. The situation is dynamic, however DDU delays of one to two weeks are likely.

Denmark

1-5-24

We have been advised of extreme arctic weather conditions which are impacting transit times to Denmark. While difficult to predict, parcel delays of up to one week are anticipated.

Finland

2-2-24

Media sources have informed us of a public worker strike to take place in Finland on February 1st and February 2nd 2024. Parcel delays of up to one week are likely.

1-5-24

We have been advised of extreme arctic weather conditions which are impacting transit times to Finland. While difficult to predict, parcel delays of up to one week are anticipated.

France

2-9-24

Media sources have advised of ongoing civil unrest in France as a result of recent farmers protests. Some areas are temporarily impassable due to road blockages. The situation is ever evolving, however parcel delays of one to two weeks are anticipated.

2-1-24

Industry sources have advised us of a farmers protest in France which is causing civil unrest and limited transportation. The situation is dynamic, however delays of one to two weeks are expected.

1-25-24

Local sources have informed us of snow, ice and high winds in France, which are affecting transit and delivery. The situation is unpredictable, however, delays of up to one week are expected in affected areas.

11-16-23

Industry sources have advised of flooding and inclement weather conditions in France which are causing longer than usual transit times. The following postal codes are most affected: 59116, 59270-59299, 59670-59285, 59114-59181, 59173- 59232, 59189-59660, 62650-62560, 62990-62170, 62180-62600, 62570-62575, 62380-62570, 62500-62510, 62136-62350, 62120-62360, and 62179-62910. While difficult to predict at this time, delays of one to two weeks are anticipated in effected areas.

10-19-23

La Poste has advised of IT systems issues which are effecting some scans and tracking events for parcels to France. Parcels are still moving and delivering, however some tracking events may be temporarily unavailable.

10-6-23

Local French carrier Colis Prive has advised that due to limited availability of transportation, parcels to France are experiencing delays of up to one week.

Greece

10-6-23

Media sources have reported extreme flooding and inclement weather conditions in Greece which will result in longer than usual transit times. While difficult to predict at this stage, parcel delays of one to two weeks are expected.

9-8-23

We have been advised of heavy flooding and inclement weather in Greece. While difficult to predict at this time, parcel delays of one to two weeks are expected.

8-25-23

Media sources report wildfire conditions in Greece, particularly in the region of Athens. The situation is dynamic, however parcel delays of one to two weeks are anticipated.

Guadeloupe

11-30-23

Local sources have advised us of a public worker strike in Guadeloupe. While difficult to predict at this time, delays of one to two weeks are expected.

Hong Kong

2-10-24

Please be advised, delays are expected in Hong Kong due to Lunar New Year celebrations and holiday closures, which take place from February 10th through February 17th. While difficult to predict, parcel delays of one to two weeks are anticipated.

10-12-23

We have been advised of a Typhoon and inclement weather conditions in Hong Kong which may cause longer than usual transit times. While difficult to predict at this time, parcel delays of up to one week may be experienced

9-14-23

Media sources have advised of flooding and inclement weather conditions in Hong Kong which are impacting transit and delivery of parcels. While difficult to predict at this time, parcel delays of up to one week are likely.

Iceland

2-9-24
Industry sources have advised us of continued volcanic activity in the southwestern region of Iceland, which is impacting parcel transit within the effected area. Parcel delays of up to two weeks are expected to continue.

1-18-24
Local sources have informed us of volcanic activity, particularly in the area of Grindavik, which are effecting transit and delivery. The situation is unpredictable, however delays of two to three weeks are expected in effected areas.

11-16-23
Media sources are advising that the Reykjanes Peninsula region of Iceland is experiencing high volcanic activity and an eruption is imminent. Sink holes are developing in the region and some areas and roadways may be impassable. While difficult to predict at this time, localized delays of up to two weeks are likely.

Indonesia

2-10-24

Please be advised, delays are expected in Indonesia due to Lunar New Year celebrations and holiday closures, which take place from February 10th through February 17th. While difficult to predict, parcel delays of one to two weeks are anticipated.

1-5-24

We have been informed that due to an IT systems issue, some detailed tracking events may be unavailable for parcels to Indonesia. Parcels are still moving and delivering, however some scan events may be temporarily unavailable.

10-26-23

Local sources have informed that due to implementation of new customs regulations and a corresponding backlog, parcels to Indonesia are experiencing delays of up to two weeks.

Ireland

1-25-24

We have been advised that due to inclement weather, parcels traveling to Ireland are experiencing transit delays. While difficult to predict, we expect delays of one week.

11-30-23
Industry sources inform that due to inclement weather conditions combined with heavy Black Friday volume backlogs, parcels to Ireland are experiencing delays of up to one week.

11-16-23
We have been advised of flooding and inclement weather conditions across Ireland, following the passage of storm Debi. The situation is dynamic, however parcel delays of one to two weeks are anticipated.

Israel

1-19-24

We have been advised that due to limited availability of air transportation and a corresponding backlog, parcels to Israel are experiencing lengthy delays of two to three weeks.

1-5-24

Local sources have advised that due to limited availability of air transportation and a corresponding backlog, parcels to Israel are experiencing lengthy delays of 3 to 4 weeks beyond delivery estimates.

12-22-23

Industry sources have informed us that extended delays continue to be observed for parcels into Israel due to the state of war and limited availability of flights into the area. Parcel delays of a minimum of 3 to 4 weeks are expected to continue.

12-1-23

We have been advised that due to limited transportation and ongoing backlogs in Israel as a result of the state of war, parcels are facing lengthy delays. The situation is difficult to predict, however delays of three to four weeks should be anticipated.

11-16-23

Industry sources have advised that due to the ever evolving situation in Israel, parcels to this country are experiencing longer than usual transit times due to a very limited number of flights available into the country. Shipments are still moving and delivering, however lengthy delays of 3 to 4 weeks should be expected.

10-12-23

Please be advised that due to the current situation in Israel, all parcels destined to this country will experience delays. Local carriers are making every effort to deliver parcels when and where it is safe to do so, and flights into the country are very limited.

Additionally, to avoid cyber attack, Israeli officials have disabled Israel Post tracking to outside sources, which will cause some tracking events and delivery confirmations to be be unavailable, but these parcels are still moving and delivering.

The situation is fluid and unpredictable at this time, however parcel delays of 2 to 3 weeks are anticipated in some areas due to the conditions.

Italy

2-16-24
We have been informed of a public worker strike in Italy that began on February 10th, 2024 which is still ongoing. Delays of up to one week are anticipated.

2-9-24
We have been informed of a public worker strike to take place in Italy on February 9th, 2024. Delays of up to one week are anticipated.

11-24-23
Local sources have informed us of a public worker strike which occurred in Italy on November 24th, 2023. Delays of up to one week should be expected.

11-17-23
We have been advised of a public worker strike to take place in Italy on November 17th, 2023. While difficult to predict, parcel delays of up to one week are anticipated.

11-9-23
Industry sources have advised of flooding and inclement weather conditions in Italy which are causing longer than usual transit times. The following postal codes are most affected: 59025, 59011, 59015, 59013, 59016, 59021, 59024, 59026, 59025, 51035 and 51039. While difficult to predict, parcel delays of up to two weeks are anticipated.

10-5-23

Industry sources have advised of a public worker strike which took place in Italy on September 29th, 2023. Delays of up to one week are likely as a result of the strike.

9-7-23

Local sources have reported that due to customs backlogs resulting from IT issues, parcels to Italy may experience delays of up to two weeks.

Jamaica

10-30-23
Local sources have informed that due to an earthquake in Jamaica on October 30th, 2023, Parcels may experience delays of up to one week.

10-26-23

Jamaica Post has advised us of a fire which occurred at their central sorting office on October 23rd, 2023 which is causing longer than usual processing times. While difficult to predict at this time, parcel delays of up to one week are likely.

Japan

2-10-24

Please be advised, delays are expected in Japan due to Lunar New Year celebrations and holiday closures, which take place from February 10th through February 17th. While difficult to predict, parcel delays of one to two weeks are anticipated.

1-5-24

Industry sources have advised us of an earthquake in Japan which occurred on January 1st, 2024. Delays of one to two weeks are anticipated.

Laos

10-20-23

Effective Friday, October 20th, 2023 the Postal Service will resume acceptance of mail destined to the Laos. Expect delays while service resumes.

Libya

9-15-23

Industry sources have advised of heavy flooding and mass devastation in Libya following the collapse of dams near the city of Derna. Delays of up to two weeks are expected.

9-8-23

Industry sources have advised of a recent cyber attack to IT systems in Libya which is expected to cause parcel backlog and delays. The situation is dynamic, however delays of one to two weeks are anticipated.

Luxembourg

1-25-24

Media sources have advised that there are transportation delays caused by inclement weather in Luxembourg. The situation is dynamic, however, delays of up to one week are anticipated.

Macao

9-7-23

Media sources have reported a typhoon in Macao which is expected to cause postal delays. While difficult to predict at this time, delays of one to two weeks are likely.

Malaysia

2-10-24

Please be advised, delays are expected in Malaysia due to Lunar New Year celebrations and holiday closures, which take place from February 10th through February 17th. While difficult to predict, parcel delays of one to two weeks are anticipated.

Malta

11-16-23

Local sources have informed us that due to limited availability of air transportation, parcels to Malta are experiencing delays of up to one week.

10-12-23

Malta Post has advised that due to IT systems issues, DDU parcels to Malta are experiencing processing delays. While difficult to predict at this time, parcel delays of one to two weeks are expected.

Mauritius

1-19-24

Industry sources have advised that due to the effects of tropical cyclone Belal, parcels to Mauritius are experiencing delays of up to one week.

Mayotte

2-9-24

Industry sources have advised us of a public worker strike in Mayotte, which is impacting transit times. Delays of one to two weeks are anticipated.

Mexico

2-16-24

Industry sources have advised us of a public worker strike in Mexico, which is impacting transit times. Additionally, Mexican Customs have advised that they are experiencing a backlog. Delays of one to two weeks are anticipated.


12-14-23

Industry partners have advised that due to customs backlogs and clearance delays, parcels to Mexico are experiencing delays of approximately one to two weeks.

10-26-23

Media sources have reported extreme inclement weather conditions along the Pacific coast of Mexico as a result of hurricane Otis. Delays of up to two weeks are expected in effected areas.

9-16-23

Local sources have advised of a public holiday in Mexico to take place on September 16th, 2023. Delays of up to one week are anticipated due to holiday closures.

Montenegro

10-2-23

Media sources have advised of a postal worker strike which took place in Montenegro on October 2nd, 2023 over wage disputes. Delays of one to two weeks are anticipated.

Morocco

9-14-23

We have been advised of an earthquake which occurred in Morocco on September 8th, 2023. Several areas of the country are experiencing mass devastation and some areas are impassible. The situation is dynamic, however delays of up to two weeks are expected.

Netherlands

8-31-23

Local sources have reported that due to a backlog caused by temporary customs rerouting, parcels traveling to the Netherlands may experience delays of one to two weeks.

Norway

1-5-24

We have been advised of extreme arctic weather conditions which are impacting transit times to Norway. While difficult to predict, parcel delays of up to one week are anticipated.

9-8-23

We have been advised of severe weather conditions in Norway which are impacting transit times. Delays of one to two weeks are expected in effected areas.

8-18-23

We have been advised of Flooding and inclement weather conditions in Norway which are causing road closures and transportation delays. The situation is dynamic, however parcels traveling in affected areas may experience delays of one to two weeks.

Palestine

10-26-23

Due to the current situation in Palestine, parcels to the West Bank are experiencing extreme delays. Road closures and blockades are making some areas impassable, and postal services are operating in emergency mode. The situation is ever changing and unpredictable, however parcel delays of 3 to 4 weeks are anticipated.

10-19-23

Due to the current situation in Palestine, all parcels destined to this country will experience delays. Carriers will make every effort to deliver parcels when and where it is safe to do so, however there are multiple road closures and not all areas of the country are readily accessible. The situation is unpredictable at this time, however delays of 2 to 3 weeks are expected.

Papua New Guinea

1-19-24

Media sources have advised that due to civil unrest and a state of emergency, parcels to Papua New Guinea are experiencing longer than usual transit times. While difficult to predict at this time, delays of one to two weeks are anticipated.

Peru

12-29-23
We have been advised that Monday, January 1st and Tuesday, January 2nd are holidays in Peru. Delays of up to one week should be anticipated due to business closures.

12-7-23
We have been advised that Thursday, December 7th and Friday, December 8th are national holidays in Peru. Delays of up to one week are anticipated due to business closures.

11-1-23
Industry sources have advised that Wednesday, November 1st is a public holiday in Peru. Delays of up to one week are likely, due to business closures.

10-8-23

We have been advised that October 8th and October 9th are public holidays in Peru. Delays of one to two weeks are anticipated due to business closures.

8-30-23

We have been advised of a public holiday in Peru on Wednesday, August 30th, 2023. Delays of up to one week are expected due to business closures during the holiday.

Philippines

2-10-24

Please be advised, delays are expected in Philippines due to Lunar New Year celebrations and holiday closures, which take place from February 10th through February 17th. While difficult to predict, parcel delays of one to two weeks are anticipated.

Portugal

2-9-24

Local sources have advised of temporary road blockages at the border to France which are impacting transportation into Portugal. While difficult to predict, parcel delays of one to two weeks are expected.

Scotland

11-30-23

Media sources have advised that Thursday, November 30th is a national holiday in Scotland. Delays of up to one week should be expected due to business closures.

10-26-23

We have been advised of flooding and inclement weather conditions in Scotland that are causing longer than usual transit times. The situation remains difficult to predict, however delays of one to two weeks are anticipated in effected areas.

Serbia

11-16-23
Industry sources have advised us of a public worker strike in Serbia which is causing longer than usual transit times. While difficult to predict, parcel delays of up to two weeks are anticipated.

Singapore

2-10-24

Please be advised, delays are expected in Singapore due to Lunar New Year celebrations and holiday closures, which take place from February 10th through February 17th. While difficult to predict, parcel delays of one to two weeks are anticipated.

9-1-23

Industry sources have advised that due to the Singaporean Presidential Election polling day on Friday, September 1st, parcel delays of up to one week may be experienced.

Slovenia

8-18-23

Local sources report flooding and inclement weather conditions in Slovenia which are impacting transportation and transit. Additionally, Slovenian officials have called a Day of Solidarity on August 14th, when businesses will be closed to allow workers to assist with relief efforts. While difficult to predict at this time, delays up to two weeks are expected.

South Korea

2-10-24

Please be advised, delays are expected in South Korea due to Lunar New Year celebrations and holiday closures, which take place from February 10th through February 17th. While difficult to predict, parcel delays of one to two weeks are anticipated.

Spain

2-9-24

We have been advised of temporary road blockages at the border to France which are impacting transportation into Spain. Parcel delays of one to two weeks are likely.

1-18-24

Local sources have informed us of a public worker strike in Madrid which is expected to impact transit times. The situation is fluid, however delays of up to one week are expected.

9-21-23

We have been advised of customs IT issues which are impacting customs clearance and transit times in Spain, primarily impacting Correos y Telégrafos DDU shipments. While difficult to predict, parcel delays of one to two weeks should be expected.

Sri Lanka

12-14-23

Local sources have advised of a postal worker strike in Sri Lanka. DDU delays of one to two weeks are expected as a result of the strike.

Sweden

1-5-24

We have been advised of extreme arctic weather conditions which are impacting transit times to Sweden. While difficult to predict, parcel delays of up to one week are anticipated.

Taiwan

2-10-24

Please be advised, delays are expected in Taiwan due to Lunar New Year celebrations and holiday closures, which take place from February 10th through February 17th. While difficult to predict, parcel delays of one to two weeks are anticipated.

Thailand

2-23-24

Thailand will be celebrating Makha Bucha Day from February 24th to February 26th. Government offices may be closed and parcel transit may be impacted. Regular services will resume on February 27th.

2-10-24

Please be advised, delays are expected in Thailand due to Lunar New Year celebrations and holiday closures, which take place from February 10th through February 17th. While difficult to predict, parcel delays of one to two weeks are anticipated.

1-25-24

Industry sources have advised that due to the relocation of the Laksi/Bangkok mail center, DDU parcels are expected to have processing delays. While difficult to predict, we expect delays of two weeks.

1-5-24

We have been informed of flooding and inclement weather conditions in Thailand which are causing longer than usual transit times. While difficult to predict at this time, parcel delays of one to two weeks are likely.

12-29-23

We have been advised that Monday, January 1st is a holiday in Thailand. Delays of up to one week should be anticipated due to business closures.

12-11-23

We have been advised that Sunday, December 10th and Monday December 11th are national holidays in Thailand. Delays of up to one week are anticipated as a result of business closures.

12-5-23

We have been advised that Tuesday, December 5th is a national holiday in Thailand. Delays of up to one week should be anticipated due to business closures.

10-19-23

We have been advised of flooding and inclement weather conditions in Thailand that are causing longer than usual transit times.

Additionally, local sources have informed that October 21st through October 23rd are public holidays in Thailand. Delays of one to two weeks are anticipated due to business closures.

Turkey

9-7-23

Industry Sources have advised of flooding and inclement weather conditions in Turkey. While difficult to predict, parcel delays of one to two weeks are anticipated.

Ukraine

1-5-24
Due to the continued deteriorating conditions as a result of the state of war in Ukraine, lengthy delays are expected. The situation remains ever changing, and so it is difficult to predict when conditions will improve. Parcel delays of 3-4 weeks beyond delivery estimates are likely.

United Kingdom

1-25-24

Local sources have informed us of high winds and flood warnings, particularly in the regions of North England and Scotland, impacting transit and deliveries in the affected regions. Expect transit delays of up to one week. 

1-19-24

Industry sources have informed us of a snow and icy conditions in the United Kingdom, which are impacting transit times. While difficult to predict, delays of up to one week are likely.

1-12-24

Media sources have informed us of a winter storm advisory in the United Kingdom, which may impact transit times. While difficult to predict, delays of up to one week are likely.

1-5-24

Media sources have informed us of flooding and inclement weather conditions, particularly in the southern regions of the United Kingdom. Delays of up to one week are expected in effected areas.

12-29-23

Media sources have informed us of inclement weather conditions as a result of winter storm Gerrit which are causing longer than usual transit times.

Additionally, we have been informed that Monday, January 1st is a public holiday in the UK. Parcel delays of one to two weeks are expected due to business closures and weather conditions.

12-22-23

Media sources have informed us that high winds and inclement weather conditions as a result of winter storm Pia are causing longer than usual transit times to the United Kingdom. Carriers are still moving and delivering when and where it is safe to do so, however delays should be expected.

Additionally, we have been informed that Monday, December 25th and Tuesday, December 26th are public holidays in the UK. Parcel delays of one to two weeks are expected due to business closures.

12-14-23

Industry sources have informed us of snow and inclement weather conditions in the United Kingdom which are causing longer than usual transit times. While difficult to predict, delays of one to two weeks should be expected.

8-25-23

Local sources have advised that Monday, August 28th is a bank holiday for the United Kingdom. Customs clearance and deliveries will not take place on this date. Services will resume on Tuesday, August 29th. Minor delays of up to one week should be expected.

United States

2-16-24

We have been informed of LTL Shipment Delays due to inclement weather in the Eastern United States. Minor delays of 1-2 days are expected.

Uruguay

11-2-23
We have been advised that Thursday, November 2nd is a public holiday in Uruguay. Delays of up to one week are anticipated due to business closures.

10-12-23

We have been advised that October 12th and October 16th are public holidays in Uruguay. Delays of one to two weeks are anticipated due to business closures.

Vietnam

2-10-24

Please be advised, delays are expected in Vietnam due to Lunar New Year celebrations and holiday closures, which take place from February 10th through February 17th. While difficult to predict, parcel delays of one to two weeks are anticipated.

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