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Christmas Last Postal Dates 2020+

Millions of people all over the world are using post to send Christmas letters and parcels to loved ones. While these are the last dates of posting, this year is like no other and we advise customers to post early.


The latest posting dates to ensure delivery before Christmas. 
Direct Mail
Publicity Post November 30
To have your Publicity Post mailing delivered the week commencing November 30 an application must reach the Direct Mail Team by Friday, November 20.

PostAim December 7
To have your PostAim mailing land before December 24, ensure your mailing is presented to the Mail Centre on the Friday December 7, before 12 noon.
To find out more about our direct mail media services email post.media@anpost.ie 

Service

Republic of Ireland

Northern Ireland Great Britain

Rest of Europe

USA Rest of the World
Standard Post Letters December 21, 2020 December 19, 2020 December 18, 2020 December 17, 2020 December 11, 2020 December 07, 2020
Standard Post Parcels December 21, 2020 December 19, 2020 December 18, 2020 December 12, 2020 December 07, 2020 December 07, 2020
Registered Post December 21, 2020 December 19, 2020 December 18, 2020 December 12, 2020 December 07, 2020 December 07, 2020
Express Post December 21, 2020 December 19, 2020 December 18, 2020 December 12, 2020 December 09, 2020 December 07, 2020
International Courier Service*     December 21, 2020 December 21, 2020 December 17, 2020 December 17, 2020
         


International mail delivery times are estimates and subject to local postal operator delays. 

Customers should note that there will be no mail collection on December 24th. There will be no mail delivery or collection on December 28th.

* International Courier Service is only available at selected Post Offices.

+Last Dates of Posting for 2020 may be impacted by on-going Covid-19 related events, including for international mail deliveries. Although no changes are foreseen at this time, An Post will endeavor to notify customers of changes as far in advance as is reasonably possible if events change.