This is the official provider of the South African postal services. It was established on the 1st of October 1991. It is a government-owned entity, meaning that the state is its sole shareholder. The entity is a monopoly in this industry with a record number of 2,486 postal branches countrywide. In addition to this, it has over 23,800 employees translating to the presence of a postal branch in every South African city and town.
The post office offers efficient domestic and international parcels, logistics, retail, electronic commerce, and mail services. South African Post Office has Postbank as its main subsidiary. Postbank is governed by Shaheen Adam and provides financial services.
The tracking number consists of 2 alphabetical letters followed by 9 specified digits and ends with 2 other letters. For example BC123456789FG
A:— The duration of posting an item from South Africa depends on the service used by the sender as they are limited. There are both the registered and the ordinary (insured) airmail (The EMS and surface mail). The EMS takes an average of 4 to 7 working days. For the airmail, the approximated delivery time is usually 10 to 14 working days. On the other hand, Surface mail has an approximated arrival period of between 8 weeks and 3 months.
A:— Please use your any of your desired third-party tracking system available in our webpage. Preferably, use order
tracking. This will give you timely and regular updates about your item on delivery. The link is available on our website.
For any queries on this, kindly contact our Customer Care Centre. Use any of the above-provided contact details. You can also get our free app by downloading from the Apple store and Google play store. This will enable you to make follow-ups on your item.
A:— They include flammables, medicine, precious stones, and fragile items. Please refer to the Dangerous and prohibited items on our website for more details on this.
A:— The rates vary depending on the region to which you intend to have your parcel delivered. The South African Post Office makes deliveries to various countries globally. The countries have been categorized into different zones. Each zone has its own delivery rate.
The international parcel delivery is convenient for both commercial and private purposes. For more insights on figures for the international rates, kindly visit our webpage. The documentation for customs purposes solely relies on the requirements of each country.
When posting abroad, you should consider the following.