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Postal Operations During the 2014 Lunar New Year Period in Asian Countries

January 27, 2014

Please note that there may be delays in deliveries of postal items because of holidays associated with the Lunar New Year period in the following Asian countries and territories.

Country/
Territory
Lunar New
Year Period
Exchange
Office
Operations
(※1)
Customs
Operations
(※2)
Delivery
Operations
Inquiry
Operations
(※3)
Remarks
Korea Thu., Jan 30 -
Sun., Feb 2
× × × ×  
China Thu., Jan 30 -
Wed., Feb 5
  • Mail for business addressee will not be delivered during the Lunar New Year period.
  • Inquiry operations for EMS are partially carried out.
Taiwan Thu., Jan 30 -
Tue., Feb 4
  • EMS is operating as usual throughout the Lunar New Year period.
  • Operation for letter-post items and postal parcels are suspended during the Lunar New Year period.
Hong Kong Fri., Jan 31 -
Mon., Feb 3
×  
Macau Fri., Jan 31 -
Tue., Feb 4
× × × ×  
Malaysia Fri., Jan 31 -
Mon., Feb 3
× ×
  • Exchange office and Customs operations are carried out from January 31to February 2.
Singapore Fri., Jan 31 -
Sun., Feb 2
× × × ×
  • Delivery operations for registered letter-post items are exceptionally suspended until February 3.
Vietnam Tue., Jan 28 -
Wed., Feb 5
× × ×
  • Customs operations are carried out on January 28.

Notes:

(1) Exchange office operations refer to the processing of international postal items sent from Japan or items addressed to Japan.
(2) Customs operations refer to customs clearance for international postal items.
(3) Inquiry operations refer to tracking and investigation for international postal items.

○: Operations are carried out as usual.  △: Operations are partially carried out.   ×: Operations are temporarily suspended.



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