Logo

Track MyParcel   Postal Codes   Postal Rates   Buy Stamps  Virtual Post Office

China opens doors to mail from SA (and back)

22 June 2022
The air mail service between South Africa and China has resumed with immediate effect after the reopening of the Chinese borders. more/..

 

SA air mail extended to New Zealand, Germany suspended

20 May 2022
The SA Post Office expects large volumes of mail due to pent-up demand, as it reintroduced the airmail service to New Zealand. more/..

No more long queues at the Post Office - as the Post Office no longer pays SRD R350 grants from branches

10 May 2022
The new round of applications for the R350 Social Relief of Distress (SRD) grant has opened. The application app now includes an option where beneficiaries can receive their grant from any Pick n Pay, Boxer, Shoprite, Checkers or USave merchant. The SA Post Office strongly advises beneficiaries to include this option: Post Office branches will no longer pay out SRD grants. more/..


Do not pay to jump the queue, says Post Office

9 May 2022
The new round of applications for the R350 Social Relief of Distress (SRD) grant has opened. The application app now includes an option where beneficiaries can receive their grant from any Pick n Pay, Boxer, Shoprite, Checkers or USave supermarket and beneficiaries are encouraged to include this option. more/..


SA Post Office advises SASSA beneficiaries to use alternative channels

5 May 2022
The SA Post Office advises SASSA beneficiaries who plan to withdraw their grant during May 2022, and who normally do their transaction at a Post Office branch, to consider withdrawing their grant at a supermarket or ATM. Some Post Office branches will have insufficient cash, although it should be noted that the majority of SASSA grants for the month of May have been paid. more/..


Air mail from SA to China suspended, mail to Malta and Luxembourg added

4 May 2022
The SA Post Office has temporarily suspended the air mail service to China, as air connections to China are currently now available owing to travel restrictions. Parts of China are currently in lockdown to reduce the spread of Covid-19. Surface mail to China remains available.more/..


Post Office flooded with enquiries about scams

25 April 2022
The SA Post Office has again received enquiries arising from emails that appear to originate from the Post Office, but are fraudulent and designed to make the receiver pay money into a scam account. more/..


Stamp of approval for Earth Day

20 April 2022
International Earth Day is celebrated on 22 April, a day announced by the United Nations to emphasise the importance of reducing greenhouse gases. more/..


Donate to KZN flood victims at your nearest Post Office

19 April 2022
All Post Office branches in Gauteng have been designated as drop-off points for donations to flood victims in KwaZulu-Natal. more/..


SA Post Office extends mail service to more countries

29 March 2022
The SA Post Office now offers an air mail service to 34 countries and surface mail to 51 countries. Customers who order items from other countries should include their cell phone number with their address details so that the Post Office is able to send them an SMS when the item is ready for collection. more/..


SA Post Office improves transport connections

23 March 2022
The SA Post Office has taken steps to improve its transport network as it is changing over to a new transport provider, and informs its customers that delivery may take longer than usual in the interim. more/..

Post Office flooded with enquiries about scams

22 March 2022
The SA Post Office has seen a sharp rise in the number of enquiries arising from emails and text messages that appear to originate from the Post Office, but are designed to make the receiver pay money into a fraudulent account. more/..


Post Office reduces impact on the environment – and its balance sheet

18 March 2022
International Water Day is celebrated on 22 March, a day announced by the United Nations to emphasise the importance of fresh water. more/..


Don't falll victim to scams, says Post Office

10 March 2022
The SA Post Office has received numerous enquiries from members of the public who received emails that appear to originate from the Post Office, but are designed to manipulate the receiver to pay money into a fraudulent account. more/..


Post Office announces specific days for R350 grant in March 2022

2 March 2022
The Post Office has announced paydays at its branches for beneficiaries who collect their R350 social relief of distress grant. The days use the last three digits of the beneficiary’s ID number, and the system is designed to spread beneficiaries over the days of the week. more/..


SA Post Office suspends mail service to the Ukraine, Russia

2 March 2022
The SA Post Office has suspended the mail service to Russia, the Ukraine and Belarus. Air mail remains available to 33 countries and surface mail to 51 countries. more/..


Hundreds of thousands read in mother language thanks to Nal'ibali and Post Office

16 February 2022
21 February is International Mother Language Day, and the SA Post Office’s delivery partnership with the non-profit organisation Nal’ibali, now makes it possible for children, reading clubs, schools and libraries to collect their free reading material from 508 Post Offices all over South Africa. more/..


How to ensure a fast, fuss-free online renewal for your car licence

11 February 2022
The SA Post Office says the demand for renewing vehicle licences online at its website https://www.sapomvl.co.za remains high. At the same time it has advice for vehicle owners wanting to renew their vehicle licences online: A number of motorists upload documents that do not comply with legal requirements. more/..


Warm welcome for Secunda pensioners

4 February 2022
For old-age pensioners who receive a monthly grant from Sassa can withdraw their money on any day of the month, but they prefer going to their local post office on the very first payday. It is more than a payday – it is also an opportunity to catch up with old friends. more/..


SA Post Office making headway with issuing subsidised TV decoders in Limpopo, Mpumalanga

2 February 2022
Post Office branches in Limpopo and Mpumalanga are making good progress with issuing subsidised television decoders that are installed at local households that qualified for a subsidised decoder. more/..


Post Office announces SRD pay days for February 2022

1 February 2022
The SA Post Office has announced the pay dates for social relief of distress (SRD) beneficiaries who collect their R350 grant from their local Post Office. more/..

 

Post Office launches online licence renewals

31 January 2022
The SA Post Office has launched an online service for the renewal of motor vehicle licences from any mobile electronic device. The service is available on the website https://www.sapomvl.co.za. more/..

 

Caledon Post Office opens its doors for business

18 January 2022
The Caledon Post Office in Plein Street, Caledon opened for business on 17 January 2021 and offers the complete range of postal services, including a domestic courier service for urgent dispatches within South Africa. more/..


Mthatha’s Northcrest Post Office merges with Vulindlela Heights

18 January 2022
The SA Post Office has announced that the Northcrest Post Office in Mthatha has merged operations with the Vulindlela Heights branch, which is less than 5 km away and in the Pick ‘n Pay Complex, Errol Spring Avenue, Mthatha. more/..


Silver Lakes Post Office offers welcome venue for car license payments

18 January 2022
The Silver Lakes Post Office in the Silver Oaks Mall, Pretoria East, offers a welcome venue for renewing vehicle licences without paying any commission or having to return days later to collect the licence disk. more/..

 

Africa's postal administrations celebrate unity

16 January 2022
On 18 January 2022, the Pan African Postal Union (PAPU) and the whole of Africa will be commemorating the annual Africa Postal Day. The union has 43 member countries of which the SA Post Office plays a leading role. more/..

 

Towards a greener Post Office

16 January 2022
The SA Post Office made great strides in reducing its impact on the environment, among others by planting 5000 spekboom shrubs at its facilities and community schools during 2021. The spekboom was donated by the Department of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries in the Western Cape. more/..

 

Florida Hills Post Office offers welcome venue for car license payments

12 January 2022
The Florida Hills Post Office in the Flora Centre, Florida, saw record numbers of customers who renewed car licences in the first few days of reopening. The branch reopened on the first workday of January 2022. more/..

 

Air mail to USA and Australia now available

10 January 2022
The SA Post Office has reintroduced the air mail service to the United States and Australia with immediate effect after air freight connections to these countries became available. more/..

 

 



EMS


Postbank