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SA Post Office is reinventing itself

13 October 2021

The SA Post Office is reinventing itself to a modern and self-sustaining organisation. The organisation acknowledges that it is facing challenges. more/..

SA Post Office mail service now extended to 46 countries

13 October 2021
More transport connections have become available under Covid-19 Lockdown Level 1 and the SA Post Office has been able to expand its international mail service to 46 destinations.  more/..

 

SA Post Office puts old social media video from 2018 in context

12 October 2021
The SA Post Office has noted an old video dating back to 2018 from the news website The Lowvelder, which was taken by a reader and submitted to the newspaper. The video is now being circulated on social media. Both former employees shown in the video plucking chickens were dismissed from the SA Post Office following a disciplinary procedure. more/..

 

Post Office asks public to report postal crimes

12 October 2021
The SA Post Office plans to significantly reduce postal crimes and it has launched a wide-ranging campaign to reduce crime related to anything postal. As part of this campaign, the organisation has requested customers, employees and members of the public to report postal crimes they become aware of. more/..

 

World Post Day 2021: Innovate to recover

7 October 2021
World Post Day is celebrated annually on 9 October, and it is a good time to reflect on the relevance of a postal service in a fast-changing world. The theme of this year’s World Post Day is “Innovate to recover”. more/..

 

Post Office exends drive to deliver parcels and offer new service to their clients

6 October 2021
The SA Post Office has found that a large number of parcels go to post office branches, but they are not collected by customers and eventually returned to the sender. The SA Post Office is now conducting a campaign to ensure that all parcels held for collection are collected. more/..

 

Post Office balances its branch network

5 October 2021
The SA Post Office has a widely distributed branch network consisting of 2,048 branches, extending into remote and rural areas generally not serviced by other businesses. The SA Post Office is an access point for government services such as social grants, chronic medication and motor vehicle licence renewals, providing ease of access to government services to citizens of South Africa. more/..


Renew your postbox now and save, says Post Office

4 October 2021
The SA Post Office has introduced an early bird special for postbox renewals. Customers who renew before the end of November can extend their rent for another year at the current rate.  more/..

 

All Post Office services available

30 September 2021
All services offered by the SA Post Office are available after its IT systems were restored to full functionality. The SA Post Office had suffered setbacks when its Data Centre was damaged. This affected a number of the SA Post Office’s services, countrywide. We are pleased to inform our customers that all these services are fully restored and available for their convenience. more/..

 

The new SA Post Office - Motor Vehicle Licencing moving with the times

29 September 2021
More than 3 million owners of motor vehicles chose the SA Post Office to renew their vehicle licences in the past year. This is amongst an array of other services offered by the SA Post Office. more/..

 

Post Office, Pick n Pay and Boxer announce more ways to collect R350 grant

21 September 2021
Only grant recipients who have received an SMS from SASSA confirming their collection pay-out point as either Pick n Pay or Boxer can use the new collections points. more/..

 

First payment of the R350 Grant commences more/..

25 August 2021
Payments of this grant are channelled through direct deposits into approved beneficiaries’ bank accounts, mobile money transfers through cell phones and through the South African Post Office. The payment process for all those approved will start as from 25 August 2021, but will be done over the coming days. Not everyone should be expected to be paid today. more/..

 

Second chance to mail to Australia

18 August 2021
Qantas, the Australian airline, has informed the SA Post Office that a second repatriation flight has been scheduled to Australia. This presents customers with another opportunity to send postal items Australia. more/..

 

Mail available to more countries

6 August 2021
The mail service has become available to and from more countries after more international transport connections became available. You can now send mail to and receive items from the following 40 countries: more/.. (48 kb PDF)

 

Growing demand for Post Office money transfer to other countries

2 August 2021
The service is particularly popular with migrant workers in South Africa who support their families back home as the money becomes available at the destination post office on the same day. No bank account is required to use the service. more/..


Don't fall victim to scams, even if your name is on it: Post Office

19 July 2021
The SA Post Office has become aware of emails, text messages and MMS messages meant to convince the receiver to pay money into a fraudulent account. more/..

 

Mail available to more countries

29 June 2021
The mail service has become available to and from more countries after international lockdown restrictions were eased. You can now send mail to and receive items from the following countries: more/.. (48 kb PDF)

 

Post Office engages SASSA to eliminate possible grant misuse

15 June 2021
Despite media reports to the contrary, it should be noted that no investigation was done to determine whether Post Office employees receive a social grant without being entitled to it, and nor was an investigation done to ascertain whether the individuals supplied fraudulent information to SASSA in their applications more/..

 

SA Post Office signs agreement with Mail Americas

1 June 2021
An agreement between the SA Post Office and Mail Americas will give online traders much better access into all of Southern Africa, including rural areas. To individuals who buy items online, it means greater choice, lower delivery charges and faster, simpler deliveries and customs clearances. more/..

 

Post Office sets out to right-size and right-shape its outlets

28 May 2021
The SA Post Office has set out to right-size and improve its extensive network of outlets across the length and breadth of South Africa. Roughly 1500 post offices are located all over South Africa, including very remote villages and towns. more/..

 

Don't fall victim to this scam, says Post Office

26 May 2021
The SA Post Office has become aware of emails meant to convince the receiver to pay money into a fraudulent account. more/..

 

SA Post Office’s strategic partnership with Wish comes into effect

9 May 2021
The SA Post Office’s strategic partnership with ContextLogic Inc., popularly known as the online trader Wish, has come into effect with the first consignment of Wish parcels arriving at OR Tambo International Airport on Friday 8 May 2021. more/..

 

Good news for consumers as Post Office branches re-open

8 May 2021
The SA Post Office is pleased to announce the reopening of most branches that were temporarily closed following extensive negotiations with landlords.  The Post Offices will re-open on Monday 10 May 2021 and will be trading normally.  Customers are therefore welcome to visit these post offices for collecting parcels, paying car licences or doing other postal transactions. The branches that will re-open, are: more/..

 

Post Office CEO responds to Auditor-General report

14 April 2021
The South African Post Office (SA Post Office) has taken note of the pronouncements by the AG, on the release of its 2019/20 annual financial results. Indeed, SA Post Office’s major challenges in the recent past, are well documented.  These have come about as a result of a number of factors - both exogenous and endogenous - including an obsolete business model. These were exacerbated by the advent of the COVID-19 pandemic. more/..

 

Mail available to more countries

9 April 2021
The mail service has become available to and from more countries after international lockdown restrictions were eased. We now send mail to and receive items from the following countries: more/.. (48kb PDF)

 

Post Office Board statement subsequent to annual general meeting

1 April 2021
The annual general meeting of the Board of the SA Post Office was concluded today 31 March 2021, with the Board and Minister reviewing the achievements, challenges and risks of the 2019/2020 financial year. more/..

 

SRD grants are in no danger, says Post Office

11 March 2021
The Post Office has moved to assure South Africans who receive the R350 SRD grant that all the money owed to them will be paid. Beneficiaries should also know that there is no deadline for them to collect their grant from the Post Office. The funds that are waiting for them do not expire and they can collect it later if it suits them. more/..

 

Post Office reserves specific days for R350 grant

3 March 2021
The Post Office is introducing a system to reduce waiting time for beneficiaries who collect their R350 social relief of distress grant in the Free State, Northwest Province, Mpumalanga and Limpopo. The system has already proven to be successful in the Eastern Cape and Gauteng. more/..

 

Post Office warns against 419 scam

2 February 2021
The SA Post Office has been approached by members of the public who received emails meant to convince members the receiver to pay money into the account of fraudsters. more/..

 

Post Office CFO resigns

14 January 2021
The Board of the South African Post Office herebyconfirms that its Chief Financial Officer (CFO), Mr Khathutshelo Ramukumba, resigned with effect 31 December 2020 for personal reasons. more/..

 



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