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USPS Eligible Countries 2024

The United States Postal Service or USPS is the most famous mail delivery service in the world. The USPS eligible countries or countries that are eligible to receive mail through this service include almost every country on Earth. There are 193 United Nations member countries in the world, and the USPS will deliver mail to more than 180 of those countries, with some exceptions.

The most disruptive exceptions for USPS have been during the peak of the COVID-19 pandemic. At one point, the USPS was forced to suspend its international mail to 22 countries including:

As of April 2022, there are still many countries on the list of countries USPS has suspended mail to as a result of Covid-19. The USPS will also suspend mail delivery to countries for other reasons, such as when a country is under sanctions or during times of war.

Sanctioned Countries Not Eligible for USPS Delivery

Customers of the USPS may not ship mail to sanctioned countries without first obtaining a license to do so. The license must be a specified export license and must include authorization from a federal control agency.

The following countries are not eligible for USPS delivery without that license:

Covid-19 Suspensions for USPS Mail Delivery

Mail delivery was completely suspended for a number of countries during the Covid-19 pandemic. At one point, there were over 22 countries on that list. As of April 2022, there were 19 countries not eligible for USPS mail delivery, temporarily, as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic.

The countries temporarily suspended from receiving USPS mail delivery due to the pandemic are as follows:

Additionally, the USPS had temporarily suspended some guarantees of mail, particularly with Priority Mail Express International Service. As of April 2022, mail can still be delivered to these countries, but guaranteed arrival has been temporarily suspended for the following:

Priority Mail Express International Suspensions

As of October 25, 2021, airline disruptions had forced temporary suspensions of Priority Mail Express International, or at least the guaranteed delivery. The countries impacted by this included:

War Suspensions for USPS Mail Delivery

In addition to temporary Covid-19 delivery suspensions, the USPS will temporarily suspend mail deliveries to international destinations that are directly connected to war.

As of March 8, 2022, the following countries were suspended from Global Express Guaranteed Mail Service as a result of the war between Russia and Ukraine:

  • Listed suspensions current as of September 2023. Suspensions may begin or end without notice.
  • In addition to the listed service suspensions, mail delivery may be disrupted on a shorter-term basis due to events such as disease outbreaks, floods, wildfires, or other natural disasters.

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Country
USPS Eligible
Additional Details
Confirmation Service Available
International Mail Service Suspensions
AfghanistanYes
Since 08/20/2021 due to COVID-19
Full Suspension
AlbaniaYes
AlgeriaYes
AndorraYes
AngolaYes
AnguillaYes
Antigua and BarbudaYes
ArgentinaYes
ArmeniaYes
ArubaYes
AustraliaYes
Express International Guarantee suspended
YesPartial Suspension
AustriaYes
AzerbaijanYes
BahamasYes
BahrainYes
BangladeshYes
BarbadosYes
BelarusYes
Since 07/22/2022 due to COVID-19
YesFull Suspension
BelgiumYes
Yes
BelizeYes
BeninYes
BermudaYes
BhutanYes
Since 07/23/2021 due to COVID-19
Full Suspension
BoliviaYes
BotswanaYes
BrazilYes
British Virgin IslandsYes
BruneiYes
Full Suspension
BulgariaYes
Burkina FasoYes
BurundiYes
CambodiaYes
CameroonYes
CanadaYes
Express International Guarantee suspended
YesPartial Suspension
Cape VerdeYes
Cayman IslandsYes
Central African RepublicYes
ChadYes
ChileYes
ChinaYes
Express International Guarantee suspended
Partial Suspension
ColombiaYes
ComorosYes
Costa RicaYes
CroatiaYes
Yes
CubaYes
CuracaoYes
CyprusYes
Yes
Czech RepublicYes
DenmarkYes
Yes
DjiboutiYes
DominicaYes
Dominican RepublicYes
DR CongoYes
EcuadorYes
EgyptYes
El SalvadorYes
Equatorial GuineaYes
EritreaYes
EstoniaYes
Yes
EswatiniYes
EthiopiaYes
Falkland IslandsYes
Faroe IslandsYes
FijiYes
FinlandYes
Yes
FranceYes
Express International Guarantee suspended
YesPartial Suspension
French GuianaYes
French PolynesiaYes
GabonYes
GambiaYes
GeorgiaYes
Yes
GermanyYes
Yes
GhanaYes
GibraltarYes
Yes
GreeceYes
Yes
GreenlandYes
GrenadaYes
GuadeloupeYes
GuatemalaYes
GuineaYes
Guinea BissauYes
GuyanaYes
HaitiYes
HondurasYes
Hong KongYes
Express International Guarantee suspended
YesPartial Suspension
HungaryYes
Yes
IcelandYes
Yes
IndiaYes
Yes
IndonesiaYes
Yes
IranYes
IraqYes
IrelandYes
Yes
IsraelYes
Express International Guarantee suspended
YesPartial Suspension
ItalyYes
Yes
Ivory CoastYes
JamaicaYes
JapanYes
Express International Guarantee suspended
YesPartial Suspension
JordanYes
KazakhstanYes
KenyaYes
KiribatiYes
KuwaitYes
KyrgyzstanYes
LaosYes
Since 11/27/2020 due to COVID-19
Full Suspension
LatviaYes
LebanonYes
Yes
LesothoYes
LiberiaYes
LibyaYes
LiechtensteinYes
LithuaniaYes
Yes
LuxembourgYes
Yes
MadagascarYes
MalawiYes
MalaysiaYes
Yes
MaldivesYes
MaliYes
MaltaYes
Yes
MartiniqueYes
MauritaniaYes
MauritiusYes
MexicoYes
MoldovaYes
MongoliaYes
MontenegroYes
MontserratYes
MoroccoYes
MozambiqueYes
MyanmarYes
Since 06/02/2023 due to unavailability of transportation
Full Suspension
NamibiaYes
NauruYes
NepalYes
NetherlandsYes
Yes
New CaledoniaYes
New ZealandYes
Express International Guarantee suspended
YesPartial Suspension
NicaraguaYes
NigerYes
NigeriaYes
NiueYes
Since 07/23/2023 due to unavailability of transportation
Full Suspension
North KoreaYes
Express International Guarantee suspended
Partial Suspension
North MacedoniaYes
NorwayYes
OmanYes
PakistanYes
PanamaYes
Papua New GuineaYes
ParaguayYes
PeruYes
PhilippinesYes
PolandYes
Yes
PortugalYes
Yes
QatarYes
Republic of the CongoYes
ReunionYes
RomaniaYes
Yes
RussiaYes
Since 03/11/2022 due to complications from the Russo-Ukrainian War
Full Suspension
RwandaYes
Saint Kitts and NevisYes
Saint LuciaYes
Saint Pierre and MiquelonYes
Saint Vincent and the GrenadinesYes
SamoaYes
San MarinoYes
Sao Tome and PrincipeYes
Saudi ArabiaYes
SenegalYes
SerbiaYes
SeychellesYes
Sierra LeoneYes
SingaporeYes
Express International Guarantee suspended
YesPartial Suspension
Sint MaartenYes
SlovakiaYes
Yes
SloveniaYes
Solomon IslandsYes
SomaliaService is not available
South AfricaYes
South KoreaYes
Express International Guarantee suspended
YesPartial Suspension
South SudanYes
SpainYes
Express International Guarantee suspended
Partial Suspension
Sri LankaYes
SudanYes
Since 07/25/2023 due to ongoing armed conflict
Full Suspension
SurinameYes
SwedenYes
Express International Guarantee suspended
YesPartial Suspension
SwitzerlandYes
Express International Guarantee suspended
YesPartial Suspension
SyriaYes
Since 06/11/2021 due to COVID-19
Full Suspension
TaiwanYes
TajikistanYes
TanzaniaYes
ThailandYes
Express International Guarantee suspended
YesPartial Suspension
TogoYes
TongaYes
Trinidad and TobagoYes
TunisiaYes
TurkeyYes
Yes
TurkmenistanYes
Turks and Caicos IslandsYes
TuvaluYes
UgandaYes
UkraineYes
Some addresses off limits due to Russo-Ukrainian War. Global Express Guaranteed Service suspended.
Partial Suspension
United Arab EmiratesYes
United KingdomYes
Express International Guarantee suspended
YesPartial Suspension
UruguayYes
UzbekistanYes
VanuatuYes
Vatican CityYes
VenezuelaYes
VietnamYes
YemenYes
Full Suspension
ZambiaYes
ZimbabweYes
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What countries is USPS available?

Of the 193 members of the UN, the USPS will deliver mail to about 180 of them. However, there have been instances where the USPS has suspended international mail in certain countries for a variety of reasons.

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