Honduras

9-23-20

Honduras’ post advises that the country will remain in lockdown until Oct. 4. The post is unable to admit international mail. It asks countries that would usually send their mail to Honduras by air cargo or ‎commercial flights not to do so for the time being. Modified operating hours continue across the postal network, affecting mail sorting, distribution and delivery as well as timely messages and replies to online customer inquiries.

9-15-20

Honduras’ post advises that it is still unable to admit international mail at any of the country’s land and sea borders, or at Ramon Villeda Morales Airport in San Pedro Sula and Toncontin Airport in Tegucigalpa, in accordance with the government lockdown of the entire territory of Honduras until Sept. 20, 2020 (or a later date to be communicated in due course). It therefore asks countries that would usually send their mail to Honduras by air cargo or commercial flights not to do so for the time being; otherwise the mails will need to be stored in customs warehouses, generating significant extra costs.

Consequently, modified operating hours will continue to apply across the postal network, with an impact on mail sorting, distribution and delivery, as well as timely provision of EDI messages and replies to online customer inquiries.

9-11-20

Honduras’ post advises that due to the government lockdown extension, postal services will remain suspended across the entire postal supply chain until Sept. 13, 2020, or a later date to be communicated in due course (from admission of international mail at land and sea borders, and at Ramon Villeda Morales Airport in San Pedro Sula and Toncontin Airport in Tegucigalpa). It therefore asks countries that normally send their mail to Honduras by air cargo or commercial flights not to do so for the time being; otherwise the mail items will need to be stored in customs warehouses, generating significant extra costs. An exception may be made for humanitarian aid, which Honducor is able to process with the knowledge and prior authorization of the Honduran Government.

Correos de Honduras is in the first phase of reopening, which includes opening dispatches and sorting and delivering items that were received before the government first declared the lockdown on March 16, 2020.

8-25-20

Honduras’ post advises its suspension of postal services is extended until Sept. 6 to comply with a government lockdown of the country. This affects admission of international mail. The post asks countries that normally send their mail to Honduras by air cargo or commercial flights not to do so for the time being. An exception may be made for humanitarian aid with prior authorization of the Honduran government.

8-13-20

Honducor advises that postal service across the entire postal supply chain remains suspended until until Aug. 23, 2020 or a later date to be communicated in due course (from admission of international mail at land and sea borders, and at Ramon Villeda Morales Airport in San Pedro Sula and Toncontin Airport in Tegucigalpa), in accordance with the government lockdown of the entire territory of Honduras to minimize the spread of COVID-19. It therefore asks countries that normally send their mail to Honduras by air cargo or commercial flights not to do so for the time being; otherwise the mails will need to be stored in customs warehouses, generating significant extra costs. An exception may be made for humanitarian aid, which Honducor is able to process with the knowledge and prior authorization of the Honduran Government.

Additionally, Honducor received government authorization to proceed with the first phase of reopening on July 30, 2020, and staff are gradually returning to work. Initially, the focus will be on opening dispatches received prior to the declaration of curfew on March 16, 2020, and sorting and delivering those items.

8-10-20

Honduras’ post advises that service across the postal supply chain remained suspended through Aug. 9 in accordance with a government lockdown. The post asks countries that normally send their mail to Honduras by air cargo or commercial flights not to do so for the time being. An exception may be made for humanitarian aid that is authorized by the Honduran government. The post is proceeding with the first phase of reopening and employees are gradually returning to work. Initially, the focus will be on opening dispatches received prior to March 16, and sorting and delivering those items.

7-30-20

Honduras’ post advises that its services remain suspended until Aug. 2 to comply with a government lockdown. The post asks countries that normally send their mail to Honduras by air cargo or commercial flights not to do so for the time being. An exception can be made for humanitarian aid authorized by the government.

7-25-20

Honduras Post (Honducor) advises that its services remain suspended to comply with a government extended lockdown until July 26. The post asked countries that normally send their mail to Honduras by air cargo or commercial flights not to do so for the time being. An exception can be made for humanitarian aid that is authorized by the government.

7-21-20

Honduras’ post advises that its services remained suspended to comply with a government-extended lockdown until July 19. The post asked countries that normally send their mail to Honduras by air cargo or commercial flights not to do so for the time being. An exception can be made for humanitarian aid that is authorized by the government.

7-2-20

Honducor advises that the first stage of the smart resumption of normal activities was cancelled owing to the rapid spread of the virus in zone 3, as a result of which all postal activities were once again suspended.

Postal service across the entire postal supply chain remains suspended in accordance with the extended government lockdown of the entire territory of Honduras until July 12, 2020, or a later date to be communicated in due course (from admission of international mail at land and sea ‎borders, and at Ramon Villeda Morales Airport in San Pedro Sula and Toncontin Airport in ‎Tegucigalpa). It therefore asks countries that normally send their mail to Honduras by air cargo or ‎commercial flights not to do so for the time being; otherwise the mail pieces will need to be stored in ‎customs warehouses, generating significant extra costs. An exception may be made for humanitarian ‎aid, which Honducor is able to process with the knowledge and prior authorization of the Honduran ‎Government‎.

6-17-20

Honducor advises that postal service across the entire postal supply chain remain suspended in accordance with the government lockdown of the entire territory of Honduras until June 28, 2020, or a later date to be communicated in due course (from admission of international mail at land and sea ‎borders, and at Ramon Villeda Morales Airport in San Pedro Sula and Toncontin Airport in Tegucigalpa). It therefore asks countries that normally send their mail to Honduras by air cargo or commercial flights not to do so for the time being; otherwise the mails will need to be stored in customs warehouses, generating significant extra costs. An exception may be made for humanitarian aid, which Honducor is able to process with the knowledge and prior authorization of the Honduran Government.

In addition, Correos de Honduras is one of the government corporations engaged in restarting the national economy. The smart resumption of normal activities began on June 8, 2020, with the reopening of the Toncontin main exchange office (HNTGUA). It is opening and sorting dispatches received up until the week of March 9 to 15, 2020, and making the items available for collection at the office to addressees who are permitted to go out on that day (based on the last digit of their identity card).

6-11-20

Honduras’ post has extended the suspension of all postal services until June 14 as part of an extended government lockdown. It asks countries that normally send their mail to Honduras by air cargo or commercial flights not to do so for the time being. An exception may be made for humanitarian aid if authorized by the government.

6-3-20

Honduras’ post advises all postal services remain suspended in compliance with a government lockdown until June 7. It asks countries that normally send their mail to Honduras by air cargo or commercial flights not to do so for the time being. An exception can be made for humanitarian aid that is authorized by the government.

5-27-20

Honduras’ post advises services are suspended until May 31 and asks countries that normally send their mail to Honduras by air cargo or commercial flights not to do so for the time being. An exception can be made for humanitarian aid with the knowledge and prior authorization of the Honduran government.

5-21-20

Honducor advises that it has suspended service across the entire supply chain, in accordance it the government lockdown of the entire territory of Honduras will until May 24, 2020 or a later date to be communicated in due course, (from admission of international mail at land and sea borders, and at Ramon Villeda Morales Airport in San Pedro Sula and Toncontin Airport in Tegucigalpa). It therefore asks countries that normally send their mail to Honduras by air cargo or commercial flights not to do so for the time being; otherwise the mails will need to be stored in customs warehouses, generating significant extra costs. An exception may be made for humanitarian aid, which Honducor is able to process with the knowledge and prior authorization of the Honduran Government.

5-6-20

Honducor advises that it has extended until May 17, 2020, its suspension of services across the postal supply chain, including admission of international mail at land, air and sea borders, to comply with a government lockdown. It therefore asks countries that normally send their mail to Honduras by air cargo or commercial flights not to do so for the time being; otherwise the mails will need to be stored in customs warehouses, generating significant extra costs. An exception may be made for humanitarian aid, which Honducor is able to process with the knowledge and prior authorization of the Honduran Government. Service delivery standards cannot be guaranteed and a situation of force majeure has been declared until conditions return to normal.

4-29-20

Honducor advises that it has extended until May 3, 2020, its suspension of services across the postal supply chain, including admission of international mail at land, air and sea borders, to comply with a government lockdown. It therefore asks countries that normally send their mail to Honduras by air cargo or commercial flights not to do so for the time being; otherwise the mails will need to be stored in customs warehouses, generating significant extra costs. An exception may be made for humanitarian aid, which Honducor is able to process with the knowledge and prior authorization of the Honduran Government. Service delivery standards cannot be guaranteed and a situation of force majeure has been declared until conditions return to normal.

4-22-20

Honduras’ post advises it has extended until April 26 its suspension of services across the postal supply chain, including admission of international mail at land, air and sea borders, to comply with a government lockdown. The post is asking countries that normally send their mail to Honduras by air cargo or commercial flights not to do so for the time being. An exception may be made for humanitarian aid. Service delivery standards cannot be guaranteed and a situation of force majeure has been declared until conditions return to normal.

4-16-20

Honduras’ post has suspended services across the postal supply chain, including admission of international mail at land, air and sea borders, until April 19, or a later date if extended, to comply with a government lockdown. The post is asking countries that normally send their mail to Honduras by air cargo or commercial flights not to do so for the time being. An exception may be made for humanitarian aid. Service delivery standards cannot be guaranteed and a situation of force majeure has been declared until conditions return to normal.

4-1-20

Temporary Service Suspension The U.S. Postal Service received notice that various postal operators are no longer able to process or deliver international mail or services originating from the United States due to service disruptions related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

As a result, the Postal Service is currently unable to accept items destined for Honduras at any Post Office or postal facility location, effective April 3 until further notice. Customers are asked to refrain from entering items addressed to Honduras into the USPS system effective immediately.

These service disruptions affect Priority Mail Express International® (PMEI), Priority Mail International® (PMI), First-Class Mail International® (FCMI), First-Class Package International Service® (FCPIS®), International Priority Airmail® (IPA®), International Surface Air Lift® (ISAL®), and M-Bag® items.

For any returned item bearing a customs form, the Postal Service will, upon request, refund postage and fees on mail returned due to the suspension of service. For all other returned items not bearing a customs declarations form, the Postal Service will, upon request, refund postage and fees on mail returned due to the suspension of service, or the sender may remail them with the existing postage once service has been restored. When remailing under this option, customers must cross out the markings “Mail Service Suspended — Return to Sender.”

Unless otherwise noted, service suspensions to a particular country do not affect delivery of military and diplomatic mail.

3-31-20

Honduras’ post advises that it has suspended postal service across the entire postal supply chain until April 12, or a later date if extended. It asks countries that normally send their mail to Honduras by air cargo or commercial flights not to do so for the time being. An exception may be made for humanitarian aid. Service delivery standards cannot be guaranteed and a situation of force majeure has been declared until the situation has returned to normal.