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

All our mail is done through the Embassy. There is DHL and FedEx which we have used a few times. - Aug 2019


We never sent any mail, only received mail through the Embassy. There are not any good local postal facilities, the only option is the Embassy. - Aug 2019


There is not a local postal system that I'm aware of. DHL is an expensive option in the event of necessity. I receive mail through my diplomatic mission mail system. - Aug 2019


We have US embassy privileges, the pouch used to be quick and reliable but recent changes mean we ware waiting much longer. I have used DHL as well which is quite expensive, $90 to send a letter to the UK. - Nov 2017


I use embassy mail services - I think that using the local mail is possible, but not reliable. - Jun 2016


The post office is unreliable, and there is no address system in the country. I managed to send some post cards to the U.S. and Europe, and those usually arrived at their destination but took a long time. Fedex, UPS and DHL are available, but rates are high. It is common for expats to ask around the expat community if anyone can take a small package to or from Liberia to the U.S. or Europe. - Aug 2015


I don't. Bring it with you or forget it. I bring a lot back when I go out of country. Some NGO folks or corporate types get it through their sponsors. Embassy people have their own mail service. - Dec 2013


I use our pouch address for the embassy. - Dec 2012


Diplomatic pouch. The Liberian postal system exists, and it supposedly does work. I was able to send postcards to the US, and others have used it to send packages out. I don't know if anyone has used it to send anything into Liberia. DHL and TNT and (I think) Fedex will deliver. - Aug 2010


Embassy personnel use the pouch. We do not have an APO.You cannot ship glass, liquids or aerosols through the pouch. - Jul 2009


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