Sarajevo - Post Report Question and Answers

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

We have received items using UPS direct ship to our Bosnian address. The process is straightforward. Note that customs duties are of course necessary. We are also able to use Embassy mail systems, which work reasonably well. - Mar 2024

DPO and Pouch. During COVID, mail was stopped and never really returned to normal service. Before COVID, packages usually took two to three weeks. - Apr 2021

We use the DPO. - Dec 2017

Diplomatic pouch or DPO. - Sep 2017

U.S. Embassy. - May 2016

Pouch. - Aug 2014

The pouch. - Nov 2012

Pouch, the and post apparently has DPO now. - Aug 2011

Dip pouch. - May 2011

Dip pouch only. You can get packages in, but can't send them out. - May 2010

Diplomatic pouch. The mail center at the embassy will help you with a Fed-ex shipment if you need to do that. Mail is slow. - Jun 2009

Pouch. No APO. - Mar 2009

The local mail works ok, packages are treated in the best socialist manner with many officials putting stamps on lots of forms. - Dec 2008

Subscribe to our newsletter

New book from Talesmag! Honest and courageous stories of life abroad with special needs.

Read More