April 28, COVID-19 Update
Access Worldwide has contingency plans in place to handle these country suspensions. Any suspended countries will be diverted to a special hold area and kept by country and by day. Once the suspensions are lifted we will enter the mail at that time. Access Worldwide will continue to receive and hold all mail until such time when we are able to send it. We are set up to handle this country by country, so that we can release each country’s mail as soon as they are able to accept it.
The following countries have suspended certain mail services:
Nepal UPDATE: Nepal Post has advised that the suspension of all postal operations has been extended until May 15, 2020.Peru UPDATE: Servicios Postales del Perú – SERPOST S.A, has advised that the suspension of all postal operations has been extended until May 10, 2020.Unless otherwise noted, service suspensions to a particular country do not affect delivery of military and diplomatic mail.
The following countries have announced service disruptions:
Albania: Albanian Post advises that the Government of Albania has extended the state of emergency until June 26, 2020. As a result, Albanian Post is declaring a situation of force majeure with regard to all letter-post and parcel-post items. Customers should expect delivery delays for all items destined to Albania. Furthermore, Albanian Post has ceased to accept EMS items within its network, and letter-post and parcel-post items will be accepted only for those destinations where transport capacity is available.
Following is the complete list of temporarily suspended countries (effective on April 24, 2020):
Antigua & Barbuda
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Congo, Democratic Republic of the
Congo, Republic of the
Papua New Guinea
Trinidad & Tobago
Turks & Caicos
As always, we are available to discuss at your convenience. Please let us know if you have any questions or concerns about these new developments.