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Postal and UGX Operations During the Lunar New Year Period in Asian Countries

January 24, 2017

Please be informed of the following postal and UGX operations during the Lunar New Year period in Asian countries and suspension of acceptance of EMS Time Certain items.

Postal Operations

Country/
Territory
Lunar New
Year Period
Exchange Office
Operations
1
Customs
Operations
2
Delivery
Operations
Inquiry
Operations
3
Remarks
Korea Fri., Jan 27 -
Mon., Jan 30
× × Exchange office operations (inbound mail items only) and Customs operations will be carried out only on 30th of January.
China Fri., Jan 27 -
Thu., Feb 2
× Inquiry operations will be carried out for inbound mail items only.
Taiwan Fri., Jan 27 -
Wed., Feb 1
All operations will be carried out only for EMS during the Lunar Year period.
Hong Kong Sat., Jan 28 -
Tue., Jan 31
× × Exchange office operations will be carried out only for inbound mail items.
Macau Fri., Jan 27 -
Thu., Feb 2
× × × ×
Malaysia Sat., Jan 28 -
Wed., Feb 1
× × × ×
Singapore Sat., Jan 28 -
Mon., Jan 30
× × × ×
Vietnam Thu., Jan 26 -
Wed., Feb 1
× × × ×

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.

UGX

Destination Affected dates
Korea Tue., Jan 24 - Fri., Jan 27
Taiwan Tue., Jan 24 - Sat., Jan 28
Vietnam Mon., Jan 23 - Mon., Jan 30
Malaysia Wed., Jan 25 - Thu., Jan 26
India Tue., Jan 24 - Thu., Jan 26

EMS Time Certain Items

Acceptance Area Destination Dates of Suspension
Tokyo and Osaka Hong Kong Tokyo
Monday, January 30, 2017
to
Thursday, February 2, 2017

Osaka
Monday, January 30, 2017
and
Tuesday, January 31, 2017
Shanghai Thursday, January 26, 2017
and
Monday, January 30, 2017
to
Thursday, February 2, 2017
Korea Thursday, January 26, 2017
and
Monday, January 30, 2017
Tokyo Taiwan Thursday, January 26, 2017
and
Monday, January 30, 2017
to
Thursday, February 2, 2017

Please be sure to confirm the holidays at the destinations.
http://www.post.japanpost.jp/int/ems/service/certain/holiday_en.html

Thank you for your understanding.



Japan Post Co., Ltd.


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