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Postal Operations During the 2023 Lunar New Year Period in Asian Countries

April 7, 2023

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

Country Lunar New Year period Exchange
Operations 1
Operations 2
Operations 3
Cambodia Fri., Apr 14 - Sun., Apr 16 × × × ×
Thailand Thu., Apr 13 - Sun., Apr 16 × × 4
Myanmar Sat., Apr 8 - Mon., Apr 17 × × × ×
Laos Fri., Apr 14 - Tue., Apr 18 × × × ×

○…handled  ×…not handled


  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.
  4. The international inquiry unit will be closed until 17 April.

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.


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