Transit restrictions


Afghanistan - AF

Documents, Small Goods, PostPac International PRIORITY/ECONOMY and URGENT: the service remains suspended until further notice.


Aland Island - AX

Documents, small goods, PostPac International PRIORITY / ECONOMY and URGENT: Due to the measures taken to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus, the published transport times cannot be met.


American Samoa - AS

URGENT: Until further notice there is no service possible.


Antarctica - AQ

Documents, small goods and PostPac International PRIORITY / ECONOMY: Due to the lack of transport capacity, postal traffic is suspended until further notice.


Australia - AU

Documents, small goods, PostPac International PRIORITY / ECONOMY and URGENT: Due to limited transport possibilities, the published transport times cannot be met.
Lithium batteries/rechargeable batteries for the operation of electronic devices are not permitted in letters/parcels PRIO/ECO.
PostPac International ECONOMY Due to limited transport options, ECONOMY services are not available.


Austria - AT

Documents, small goods, PostPac International PRIORITY / ECONOMY, URGENT and Swiss Post GLS: Due to the measures taken to prevent the spread of the new corona virus, the published transport times can no longer be met. Swiss Post GLS: Shipments to business customers (B2B) may only be sent if the sender has made sure that the recipient can accept the shipment. No more deliveries or collections may be made in areas blocked by the authorities.


Belarus - BY

URGENT: Until further notice there is no service possible.


Bhutan - BT

URGENT: Until further notice there is no service possible.


Bonaire, Sint Eustatius, Saba - BQ

Documents, small goods, PostPac International PRIORITY / ECONOMY and URGENT: Due to the measures taken to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus, the published transport times cannot be met.


Bouvet Island - BV

URGENT: No service. PostPac International: No service.


Brazil - BR

Due to bottlenecks in processing import customs clearance, the delivery times for small goods containing merchandises cannot be always adhered to.
Documents, small goods, PostPac International PRIORITY / ECONOMY and URGENT: Due to limited transport possibilities, the published transport times cannot be met.


British Indian Ocean Territory - IO

URGENT: No service. PostPac International: No service.


Bulgaria - BG

Documents, small goods, PostPac International PRIORITY / ECONOMY and URGENT: Due to limited transport possibilities, the published transport times cannot be met.


Cambodia - KH

URGENT: Until further notice there is no service possible.


Canada - CA

Any items that contain goods but do not provide full details of the sender are refused by the Canadien customs. Such items are either confiscated or returned to the sender.
Documents, small goods, PostPac International PRIORITY / ECONOMY and URGENT: Due to limited transport possibilities, the published transport times cannot be met.


China (People's Republic OF) - CN

URGENT: Due to the measures taken to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, there is no service to the Shanghai, Jiangsu, Zhejiang, Anhui and Jiangxi region until further notice.
Documents, small goods, PostPac International PRIORITY / ECONOMY and URGENT: Due to limited transport possibilities, the published transport times cannot be met.


Christmas Island (Indian Ocean) - CX

PostPac International ECONOMY Due to limited transport options, ECONOMY services are not available.


Cocos (Keeling) Island - CC

PostPac International ECONOMY Due to limited transport options, ECONOMY services are not available.


Colombia - CO

Documents, small goods, PostPac International PRIORITY / ECONOMY and URGENT: Due to limited transport possibilities, the published transport times cannot be met.


Comoros - KM

URGENT: Until further notice there is no service possible.


Congo (Republic) - CG

URGENT: Until further notice there is no service possible.


Croatia - HR

Documents, small goods, PostPac International PRIORITY / ECONOMY and URGENT: Due to limited transport possibilities, the published transport times cannot be met.


Cuba - CU

URGENT: Until further notice there is no service possible. Documents, small goods and PostPac International PRIORITY / ECONOMY: No restrictions.


Cyprus - CY

Documents, small goods, PostPac International PRIORITY / ECONOMY and URGENT: Due to limited transport possibilities, the published transport times cannot be met.


Czech Republic - CZ

URGENT: Delivery times cannot be guaranteed in all cases.


Egypt - EG

Owing to the political situation it may not be possible to adhere to the published delivery times.


Equatorial Guinea - GQ

URGENT: Until further notice there is no service possible.


Eritrea - ER

URGENT: Until further notice there is no service possible.


Eswatini - SZ

Documents, small goods, PostPac International PRIORITY / ECONOMY and URGENT: Due to limited transport possibilities, the published transport times cannot be met.


Falkland Islands - FK

URGENT: Until further notice there is no service possible.


France - FR

Documents, small goods, PostPac International PRIORITY / ECONOMY, URGENT and Swiss Post GLS: Due to the measures taken to prevent the spread of the new corona virus, the published transport times can no longer be met. Swiss Post GLS: Shipments to business customers (B2B) may only be sent if the sender has made sure that the recipient can accept the shipment. No more deliveries or collections may be made in areas blocked by the authorities.


Georgia - GE

URGENT: Delivery times cannot be guaranteed in all cases.


Gibraltar - GI

Documents, small goods, PostPac International PRIORITY / ECONOMY and URGENT: Due to limited transport possibilities, the published transport times cannot be met.


Great Britain - GB

Documents, small goods, PostPac International PRIORITY / ECONOMY and URGENT: Due to limited transport possibilities, the published transport times cannot be met.


Greece - GR

Documents, small goods, PostPac International PRIORITY / ECONOMY and URGENT: Due to limited transport possibilities, the published transport times cannot be met.


Guernsey - GG

Documents, small goods, PostPac International PRIORITY / ECONOMY and URGENT: Due to limited transport possibilities, the published transport times cannot be met.


Guinea-Bissau - GW

URGENT: Until further notice there is no service possible.


Haiti - HT

Please be advised that URGENT in Haiti is resuming service in a 100% capacity.
Documents, small goods and PostPac International PRIORITY / ECONOMY: Due to the lack of transport capacity, postal traffic is suspended until further notice.


Heard AND McDonald Islands - HM

URGENT: No service. PostPac International: No service.


Hong Kong - HK

Documents, small goods, PostPac International PRIORITY / ECONOMY and URGENT: Due to limited transport possibilities, the published transport times cannot be met.
Lithium batteries/rechargeable batteries for the operation of electronic devices are not permitted in letters/parcels PRIO/ECO.


Hungary - HU

Documents, small goods, PostPac International PRIORITY / ECONOMY and URGENT: Due to limited transport possibilities, the published transport times cannot be met.


India - IN

Documents, small goods, PostPac International PRIORITY / ECONOMY and URGENT: Due to limited transport possibilities, the published transport times cannot be met.
Lithium batteries/rechargeable batteries for the operation of electronic devices are not permitted in letters/parcels PRIO/ECO.


Indonesia - ID

Lithium batteries/rechargeable batteries for the operation of electronic devices are not permitted in letters/parcels PRIO/ECO.


Iran - IR

URGENT: Until further notice there is no service possible. Documents, small goods and PostPac International PRIORITY / ECONOMY: No restrictions.
Lithium batteries/rechargeable batteries for the operation of electronic devices are not permitted in letters/parcels PRIO/ECO.


Iraq - IQ

URGENT: Delivery times cannot be guaranteed in all cases.
LETTERS: the letter traffic of up to 2 kg is re-established. There is no service possible for goods.


Ireland - IE

Documents, small goods, PostPac International PRIORITY / ECONOMY and URGENT: Due to limited transport possibilities, the published transport times cannot be met.
Letter/PostPac International: Customs authorities require a customs tariff number on consignments with goods. List of customs tariff numbers www.tares.ch


Island OF Man - IM

Documents, small goods, PostPac International PRIORITY / ECONOMY and URGENT: Due to limited transport possibilities, the published transport times cannot be met.


Italy - IT

Letters and PostPac International PRIORITY / ECONOMY, URGENT, Swiss Post GLS: Due to the measures taken in Italy to prevent the spread of the new corona virus, the published transport times can no longer be met. Swiss Post GLS: Shipments to business customers (B2B) may only be sent if the sender has made sure that the recipient can accept the shipment.


Japan - JP

Delivery of post to the prefectures of Aomori, Iwate, Miyagi, Fukushima and Ibaraki (postcodes beginning with 02, 03, 30, 31, 96, 97, 98) is severely restricted. The Japanese postal service is doing everything it can to locate mail recipients in this region and to deliver postal items. Undeliverable mail will be returned to sender. The delivery address must match the recipient's place of residence and the mobile phone number should be added to the address if possible. Delivery of post to the remaining parts of the country is guaranteed, however the published delivery times may not be met. The published delivery times for URGENT items may not be met in isolated cases.
Documents, small goods, PostPac International PRIORITY / ECONOMY and URGENT: Due to limited transport possibilities, the published transport times cannot be met.
Lithium batteries/rechargeable batteries for the operation of electronic devices are not permitted in letters/parcels PRIO/ECO.


Jersey - JE

Documents, small goods, PostPac International PRIORITY / ECONOMY and URGENT: Due to limited transport possibilities, the published transport times cannot be met.


Kenya - KE

URGENT: Owing to the political situation it may not be possible to adhere to the published delivery times in all cases.


Kiribati - KI

URGENT: Until further notice there is no service possible.


Korea, Democratic People's Republic of (North Korea) - KP

URGENT: Until further notice there is no service possible.


Korea, Republic of (South Korea) - KR

Documents, small goods, PostPac International PRIORITY / ECONOMY and URGENT: Due to limited transport possibilities, the published transport times cannot be met.
Lithium batteries/rechargeable batteries for the operation of electronic devices are not permitted in letters/parcels PRIO/ECO.


Lebanon - LB

Documents, small goods, PostPac International PRIORITY / ECONOMY and URGENT: Due to the measures taken to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus, the published transport times cannot be met.


Lesotho - LS

URGENT: Until further notice there is no service possible.
Documents, small goods, PostPac International PRIORITY / ECONOMY and URGENT: Due to limited transport possibilities, the published transport times cannot be met.


Libya - LY

Documents, small goods and, PostPac International PRIORITY/ECONOMY: the service remains suspended until further notice. URGENT: Delivery times cannot be guaranteed in all cases.
Documents, small goods and PostPac International PRIORITY / ECONOMY: Due to the lack of transport capacity, postal traffic is suspended until further notice.


Madagascar - MG

PostPac International PRIORITY/ECONOMY: Owing to the political situation it may not be possible to adhere to the published delivery times in all cases.


Malaysia - MY

Documents, small goods, PostPac International PRIORITY / ECONOMY and URGENT: Due to limited transport possibilities, the published transport times cannot be met.
Lithium batteries/rechargeable batteries for the operation of electronic devices are not permitted in letters/parcels PRIO/ECO.


Malta - MT

Documents, small goods, PostPac International PRIORITY / ECONOMY and URGENT: Due to limited transport possibilities, the published transport times cannot be met.


Mexico - MX

LETTERS, URGENT and PostPac International PRIORITY / ECONOMY: Because of the damages caused by earthquakes, the published delivery times cannot be respected and delays are to be expected.
Documents, small goods, PostPac International PRIORITY / ECONOMY and URGENT: Due to limited transport possibilities, the published transport times cannot be met.


Micronesia (Federated States OF) - FM

URGENT: Until further notice there is no service possible.
URGENT: no service to Kosrae and Chuuk.


Mongolia - MN

Documents, small goods, PostPac International PRIORITY / ECONOMY and URGENT: Due to the measures taken to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus, the published transport times cannot be met.


Montenegro, Republic - ME

URGENT: Companies with inbound traffic have to be registered by the customs of Belgrad.


Myanmar (Union of) - MM

URGENT: Until further notice there is no service possible.


Nauru - NR

Documents, small goods and PostPac International PRIORITY / ECONOMY: Due to the lack of transport capacity, postal traffic is suspended until further notice.


Nigeria - NG

Documents, small goods, PostPac International PRIORITY / ECONOMY and URGENT: Due to limited transport possibilities, the published transport times cannot be met.
Lithium batteries/rechargeable batteries for the operation of electronic devices are not permitted in letters/parcels PRIO/ECO.


Niua - NU

URGENT: No service. PostPac International: No service.


Norfolk Island - NF

PostPac International ECONOMY Due to limited transport options, ECONOMY services are not available.


Pakistan - PK

URGENT: Owing to the political situation it may not be possible to adhere to the published delivery times in all cases.
Documents, small goods, PostPac International PRIORITY / ECONOMY and URGENT: Due to limited transport possibilities, the published transport times cannot be met.
Lithium batteries/rechargeable batteries for the operation of electronic devices are not permitted in letters/parcels PRIO/ECO.


Palestine - PS

URGENT for Palestine: Documents available up to 2 kg. There is no service possible for goods.


Panama - PA

Documents, small goods, PostPac International PRIORITY / ECONOMY and URGENT: Due to limited transport possibilities, the published transport times cannot be met.


Philippines - PH

Documents, small goods, PostPac International PRIORITY / ECONOMY and URGENT: Due to limited transport possibilities, the published transport times cannot be met.
Lithium batteries/rechargeable batteries for the operation of electronic devices are not permitted in letters/parcels PRIO/ECO.


Pitcairn - PN

URGENT: Until further notice there is no service possible.


Poland - PL

Documents, small goods, PostPac International PRIORITY / ECONOMY and URGENT: Due to limited transport possibilities, the published transport times cannot be met.


Portugal - PT

URGENT: Delivery times cannot be guaranteed in all cases.


Qatar - QA

Lithium batteries/rechargeable batteries for the operation of electronic devices are not permitted in letters/parcels PRIO/ECO.


Romania - RO

Documents, small goods, PostPac International PRIORITY / ECONOMY and URGENT: Due to limited transport possibilities, the published transport times cannot be met.


Russian Federation - RU

URGENT: Until further notice there is no service possible.
Documents, small goods and PostPac International PRIORITY / ECONOMY: Due to limited transport possibilities, the published transport times cannot be met.


Saudi Arabia - SA

Documents, small goods, PostPac International PRIORITY / ECONOMY and URGENT: Due to limited transport possibilities, the published transport times cannot be met.
Lithium batteries/rechargeable batteries for the operation of electronic devices are not permitted in letters/parcels PRIO/ECO.


Serbia, Republic - RS

Documents, small goods, PostPac International PRIORITY / ECONOMY and URGENT: Due to limited transport possibilities, the published transport times cannot be met.


Singapore - SG

Documents, small goods, PostPac International PRIORITY / ECONOMY and URGENT: Due to limited transport possibilities, the published transport times cannot be met.
Lithium batteries/rechargeable batteries for the operation of electronic devices are not permitted in letters/parcels PRIO/ECO.


Somalia - SO

URGENT: No service. PostPac International: No service.


South Georgia AND the south Sandwich Islands - GS

URGENT: Until further notice there is no service possible.
Documents, small goods and PostPac International PRIORITY / ECONOMY: Due to the lack of transport capacity, postal traffic is suspended until further notice.


South Sudan - SS

URGENT: Until further notice there is no service possible.


Spain - ES

Documents, small goods, PostPac International PRIORITY / ECONOMY, URGENT and Swiss Post GLS: Due to the measures taken to prevent the spread of the new corona virus, the published transport times can no longer be met. Swiss Post GLS: Shipments to business customers (B2B) may only be sent if the sender has made sure that the recipient can accept the shipment. No more deliveries or collections may be made in areas blocked by the authorities.


Sri Lanka - LK

Documents, small goods, PostPac International PRIORITY / ECONOMY and URGENT: Due to limited transport possibilities, the published transport times cannot be met.
Lithium batteries/rechargeable batteries for the operation of electronic devices are not permitted in letters/parcels PRIO/ECO.


St. Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha - SH

URGENT: Until further notice there is no service possible.
Documents, small goods and PostPac International PRIORITY / ECONOMY: Due to the lack of transport capacity, postal traffic is suspended until further notice.


St. Pierre and Miquelon - PM

PostPac International PRIORITY / ECONOMY: Due to the lack of transport capacity, postal traffic is suspended until further notice.


St. Tome and Principe - ST

URGENT: Until further notice there is no service possible.


Sudan - SD

URGENT: Until further notice there is no service possible.


Svalbard and Jan Mayen Island - SJ

URGENT: No service. PostPac International: No service.


Syria - SY

Documents, Small Goods, PostPac International PRIORITY/ECONOMY and URGENT: the service remains suspended until further notice.


Taiwan (Chinese Taipei) - TW

Documents, small goods, PostPac International PRIORITY / ECONOMY and URGENT: Due to limited transport possibilities, the published transport times cannot be met.


Tajikistan - TJ

URGENT: Until further notice there is no service possible.


Thailand - TH

Documents, small goods, PostPac International PRIORITY / ECONOMY and URGENT: Due to limited transport possibilities, the published transport times cannot be met.
Lithium batteries/rechargeable batteries for the operation of electronic devices are not permitted in letters/parcels PRIO/ECO.


Tokelau - TK

URGENT: Until further notice there is no service possible.


Turkey - TR

Documents, small goods, PostPac International PRIORITY / ECONOMY and URGENT: Due to limited transport possibilities, the published transport times cannot be met.


Turkmenistan - TM

URGENT: Until further notice there is no service possible.


Tuvalu - TV

URGENT: Until further notice there is no service possible.


Ukraine - UA

URGENT: Until further notice there is no service possible.
Documents, small goods and PostPac International PRIORITY / ECONOMY: Due to limited transport possibilities, the published transport times cannot be met.


United Arab Emirates - AE

Documents, small goods, PostPac International PRIORITY / ECONOMY and URGENT: Due to limited transport possibilities, the published transport times cannot be met.
Lithium batteries/rechargeable batteries for the operation of electronic devices are not permitted in letters/parcels PRIO/ECO.


United States Minor Outlying Islands - UM

URGENT: Until further notice there is no service possible.


United States of America - US

Documents, small goods, PostPac International PRIORITY / ECONOMY and URGENT: Due to limited transport possibilities, the published transport times cannot be met.


Uruguay - UY

Postal traffic is affected by strikes. It may not be possible to adhere to the published delivery times in all cases. The service URGENT is not affected.


Venezuela - VE

URGENT: Until further notice there is no service possible.


Vietnam - VN

Documents, small goods, PostPac International PRIORITY / ECONOMY and URGENT: Due to limited transport possibilities, the published transport times cannot be met.
Lithium batteries/rechargeable batteries for the operation of electronic devices are not permitted in letters/parcels PRIO/ECO.


Wallis and Futuna Islands - WF

POST INTERNATIONAL ECONOMY: Until further notice there is no service possible.


Western Sahara - EH

URGENT: No service. PostPac International: No service.


Western Samoa - WS

URGENT: Until further notice there is no service possible.


Yemen - YE

Owing to the political situation in Yemen, the postal service (documents, small goods, PostPac International PRIORITY/ECONOMY and URGENT) is temporarily interrupted.