Colombia

8-10-20

Colombia’s post advises that the government has extended mandatory preventive isolation until Sept. 1. This will impact operations, including causing significant delays for all inbound and outbound mail. The post is unable to send mail to various countries due to a continuation of force majeure, cancellation of international flights, closure of borders and other measures.

7-21-20

Colombia’s post advises that the government has extended a mandatory preventive isolation period until August 1. However, the postal service is exempt from restrictions on movement and will continue to provide domestic and international services with some impacts. There will be significant delays for all inbound and outbound international mail. Due to the continuation of force majeure, cancellation of international flights, closure of borders and internal measures taken by countries and their designated operators, the post is unable to send mail to various member countries. For more information, visit http://www.4-72.com.co/node/1761.

6-12-20

Colombia’s post advises that the government has extended an isolation period until July 1. However, as an essential service, the post is currently exempt from restrictions and will continue to provide domestic and international services. Previously communicated measures affecting operations will remain in place and continue to cause significant delays to all inbound and outbound international mail. Due to continuation of force majeure, cancellation of international flights, closure of borders and internal measures taken by other countries and their designated operators, the post is currently unable to send mail to various countries.

5-18-20

Colombia’s post advises that the government extended mandatory lockdown until May 25, 2020. As an essential service, however, the postal service is currently exempt from restrictions on movement, although this could change in the future. Additionally, they advise that the previously communicated measures affecting operations will remain in place, and will continue to cause significant delays to all inbound and outbound international letter-post, parcel- post and EMS items. Measures on operational and administrative teleworking and flexible working hours will also remain in place. Owing to the continuation of force majeure, the cancellation of international flights and the internal measures taken by countries and their designated operators, it is currently unable to send letter-post, parcel-post and EMS items to various member countries. For more information, please go to www.4-72.com.co.

4-16-20

Colombia’s post advises that previously communicated measures affecting operations remain and continue to cause significant delays for all inbound and outbound international mail. Additional measures have been taken to limit physical contact with customers at the point of delivery as a result of the health emergency caused by spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19). Due to the declaration of force majeure, cancellation of international flights and measures taken by countries and their designated operators, the post is unable to send letters and packages to various member countries. For more information, visit www.4-72.com.co. Colombia’s post will continue to provide services under the restrictions caused by this global crisis while taking measures necessary to protect employees and customers.

3-31-20

Colombia’s post advises that due to the emergency resulting from spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19), customers should expect significant delays in all international inbound and outbound mail services. There are a number of factors. Airlines have halted flights to Europe, Asia, Africa and certain countries in Latin America and the Caribbean until further notice, citing force majeure. Operations are subject to national government measures and restrictions that are affecting operations, processing and customer service. Delivery staff hours have been reduced and most administrative employees are working from home. In addition, temporary measures have been introduced to minimize human contact when delivering mail items that ordinarily require the recipient’s signature.