Japan – Earthquake

02 January, 2024


Japan Post Co., Ltd, wishes to urgently notify Union member countries and their designated operators that the delivery of all types of inbound mail (letter-post, parcel-post and EMS items) is being delayed in the following areas, owing to damage caused by the earthquake that struck the Hokuriku region on 1 January 2024:

  • Niigata, Toyama, Ishikawa and Fukui prefectures: all areas;
  • parts of Hokkaido, Yamagata, Nagano and Hyogo prefectures.

There is no impact on international traffic and exchange office operations, including customs clearance. Japan Post is accepting  all inbound mails as usual.