Nuevo Laredo - Post Report Question and Answers

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

We had a USPS post office box and another address for larger items, both in Laredo Texas. The mailroom would send over a collection driver twice per week and we received on Tue and Fri. This was very convenient for incoming packages, notably stuff like Amazon. Two minor inconveniences. First, this didn't work so well on shipping outbound. I'm sure it could have, but I never bothered, and just took outbound packages to Texas when going over to shop or something and shipped from there. Secondly, boxes over a certain size won't fit through the scanner, and thus create a bit of chaos in terms of them being brought to the Consulate for you to pick up. When this happened the mail team was accomodating and helpful, but it was awkward. I have high regard for the mail/shipping team, they were always nice and friendly and helpful. - Dec 2022

Mail service through the Consulate, and visiting the post office in Laredo TX (typically long lines, no self-service machines -- best to print postage online and just drop off packages). - Jun 2018

We cross the border or send it through our office outbox. - Apr 2017

The Consulate has addresses in Laredo for letters and packages; they are picked up for you and brought to the Consulate. - Feb 2016

We have a PO Box for letter mail and a warehouse address for boxes. Those are picked up in Laredo by Consulate personnel and brought back to the Consulate. - Dec 2015

We have a PO BOX in Laredo TX so add one day to traditional U.S. shipping. It's great. - Jun 2014

We have a PO Box in the U.S. Mail delivery is five days a week. - Nov 2011

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