Mexico has implemented special measures in place to reduce the spread of the coronavirus. As a result, Correos de México have reduced workforce and are unable to fulfil all mail services. Signature on delivery has also been suspended. Delivery delays are to be expected.
A landslide on 26th July has caused a full closure of the highway connecting Xalapa and Veracruz in Veracruz State in Mexico. Significant road disruption has been reported in the area.
Flooding following heavy rainfall has affected road traffic across Oaxaca State in Mexico. Many major routes have been flooded, particularly in San Juan Bautista Tuxtepec. Further updates to follow.
Correos de México has advised that new measure to strengthen import controls, in accordance with article 19 of the UPU Convention and article 3.7.1 of the General Rules of Foreign Trade of Mexico. These measures prohibit items in powder form, pharmaceutical products (pills, troches, tablets, granules, capsules and lozenges), and whey or serum proteins of animal origin. For a complete list of prohibited items, please consult: www.dof.gob.mx/nota_detalle.php?codigo=5545378&fecha=30/11/2018 (Spanish only).
In addition, importers of food supplements require a licence in the form of a health certificate issued by the Government of Mexico. Further information regarding this certificate can be found at www.gob.mx/cofepris/acciones-y-programas/registrossanitarios-89343 (Spainish only). In the case of items already in the possession of Correos de México, commercial senders are requested to ask the addresses to comply with the applicable health regulation requirements.