Zagreb - Post Report Question and Answers

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

Pouch and DPO. Easy to send and receive mail through the embassy. - Jan 2023

APO/DPO/Pouch. The mailroom in the embassy is super helpful. They can provide you boxes to ship, but you must buy your shipping online and print it before sending it; they do not sell stamps or process shipping. - Jul 2018

Embassy APO or pouch address. - Apr 2016

Diplomatic Post Office or Diplomatic Pouch. Shipping times varied and we experienced the typical problems around the holidays but both were generally reliable. - Aug 2014

Through the Embassy. - Jun 2014

Yes, there is DPO and pouch mail at the Embassy and it usually arrives pretty quickly. Pouch tends to take about 13-15 calendar days and I've seem DPO take less than 5, but I've also seen things get lost and show up weeks/months later. So the rule of thumb is if you need it fast, but can risk losing about 3% of your packages, use DPO. If you need to make sure it arrives within 2 weeks, use Pouch. Also note the restrictions for each. Pouch = NO liquids over 16 ounces, limited lithium battery support (smart Phones, tablets, and laptops are cool), and nothing over 70 inches total dimensions (w+l+h) and nothing over 70 lbs. DPO = No weapons, a lot of places won't ship to DPO, but you can use shipping forwarding services like - Feb 2014

Things from the States we get through the US Embassy Pouch, but if you are sending or receiving in the country, Croatian mail is reliable. - Oct 2010

We have an APO. - Mar 2009

Post offices are efficient. - Mar 2009

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