Brazil

6-8-21

Brazil Post advises that a number of COVID-19 cases have been confirmed among operational staff at the Curitiba international mail processing center. Quarantine and other public health measures have been implemented, resulting in a reduction in the workforce. Expect delays in processing, customs clearance and delivery of all inbound letter-post items.

3-30-21

Brazil’s post advises that the cities of São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro and their respective metropolitan regions have declared an emergency 10-day holiday from March 26 to April 4 due to a critical COVID-19 situation in the country.

3-23-21

Brazil’s post advises that the city of Sao Paulo has declared an emergency 10-day holiday from March 26 to April 4 due to a critical COVID-19 situation in the country. Postcode areas affected are 01000-000 to 05999-999 and 08000-000 to 08499-999. The post cannot guarantee service delivery standards for letters, parcels and express mail service items in these postcodes.

12-18-20

Brazil’s post advises that its case of force majeure due to COVID-19 impacts will end Dec. 31. Beginning Jan. 1, postal operations will be back to normal. The post will still follow safety guidelines. All items normally requiring signature upon delivery will continue to be handed over without signature.

8-10-20

Brazil’s post advises that it is unable to send letters, parcels and express mail service items to various countries. The COVID-19 pandemic continues to have a major impact on its operations and quality of international inbound and outbound services. The situation of force majeure remains in place.

3-23-20

Brazil’s post has introduced measures to minimize spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19). Until further notice, mail items requiring signature on delivery will no longer be signed for at the moment of handover to the recipient. In addition, due to suspension of flights, transit services will be temporarily unavailable. Customers are advised there may be a severe impact on service quality for international inbound and outbound services. Consequently, service delivery standards cannot be guaranteed and a situation of force majeure is invoked.