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Handling of mail in Asian countries/territories during the Lunar New Year period

January 18, 2023

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/territories.
Our acceptance of various international mail items has been temporarily suspended due to the novel coronavirus pandemic. For details on the latest status concerning the acceptance of mail items destined to countries and territories worldwide and information about delivery delays of mail items and other matters, please check here.

Country/
Territory
Lunar New Year period Exchange
Office
Operations1
Customs
Operations2
Delivery
Operations
Inquiry
Operations3
Korea Sat., Jan 21 - Tue., Jan 24 × × × ×
China Sat., Jan 21 - Fri., Jan 27
Taiwan Fri., Jan 20 - Sun., Jan 29 EMS only EMS only EMS only ×
Hong Kong Mon., Jan 23 - Wed., Jan 25 × Other than
surface mail
× ×
Macau Sun., Jan 22 - Wed., Jan 25 × × × ×
Malaysia Sun., Jan 22 - Tue., Jan 24 × × × ×
Singapore Sun., Jan 22 - Tue., Jan 24 × × × ×
Vietnam Fri., Jan 20 - Thu., Jan 26 × × × ×

○…handled ×…not handled

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.
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