Seoul - Post Report Question and Answers

How do you send and receive your letters and package mail? Are local postal facilities adequate?

DPO. I've never used local post facilities for mailing to the US, but for local mail, it is fast, efficient, and cheap! - Mar 2022

DPO. These days it takes 7-10 days. - Nov 2021

DPO/pouch. - Feb 2020

APO - Feb 2016

DPO - Feb 2016

Diplomatic pouch. Korea's postal service is surprisingly affordable, too. - Jul 2015

DPO through the Embassy. It is also nice to have the post office on base to mail packages so you don't have to take everything to the Embassy to send out. - Feb 2015

Army APO. - Jan 2014

Korean Post works just as fine as DPO/APO. - Sep 2013

Government employees use APO.FedEX and local mail services are also available. - Jan 2011

US diplomats have the APO, pretty reliable, but wrongly-routed mail is not unusual. Books can very very slow, over a month. - Dec 2010

US Government employees have use of an APO for US Mail. Fed Ex is available also. Other expats may use the Korean mail service and the usual courier services: Fed Ex, DHL, and UPS. - Sep 2009

APO available. - Jul 2008

I have APO. - May 2008

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