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2022 USPS Holiday Shipping Deadlines

Posted on September 16, 2022 by

The USPS has announced their 2022 holiday shipping deadlines. Below are the final dates to send items to be delivered prior to December 25th, 2022. For more carriers’ deadlines, head to our 2022 holiday shipping deadlines blog.

USPS Domestic Shipping Deadlines*

USPS ServiceShipping Deadline
Retail Ground™ Thursday, Dec. 17th, 2022
First Class Mail® Saturday, Dec. 17th, 2022
Priority Mail® Saturday, Dec. 19th, 2022
Priority Mail Express® Thursday, Dec. 23rd, 2022

Other Domestic USPS Options

Shipping to military addresses and to/from Alaska and Hawaii have slightly different wait times despite still being classified as domestic addresses. You can find more information on them below.

APO/FPO/DPO Shipping Deadlines*

To/From 
APO/FPO/DPO 
First Class MailPriority MailPriority Mail Express
AE ZIPs 090-092Friday, Dec. 9thFriday, Dec. 9thFriday, Dec. 16th
AE ZIP 093 Friday, Dec. 9thFriday, Dec. 9thn/a
AE ZIPs 094-099 Friday, Dec. 9thFriday, Dec. 9thFriday, Dec. 16th
AA ZIP 340 Friday, Dec. 9thFriday, Dec. 9thFriday, Dec. 16th
AP ZIPs 962-966Friday, Dec. 9thFriday, Dec. 9thFriday, Dec. 16th

From Hawaii*

From Hawaii ToFirst ClassPriorityPriority Express
US Mainland Sat, Dec. 17th, 2022 Wed, Dec. 21th, 2022Fri, Dec. 2nd, 2022
Hawaii Sat, Dec. 17th, 2022Wed, Dec. 21nd, 2022na

International Shipping Deadlines*

Shipping to international locations takes a little longer. Below are the final dates you can expect to be able to ship out packages to international recipients in the following locations.

Ship To RegionFirst Class Mail InternationalPriority Mail InternationalPriority Mail Express International
CanadaTuesday, Dec. 6th, 2022Tuesday, Dec. 6th, 2022Tue, Dec. 13th, 2022
MexicoTuesday, Dec. 6th, 2022Tuesday, Dec. 6th, 2022Tue, Dec. 13th, 2022
EuropeTuesday, Dec. 6th, 2022Tuesday, Dec. 6th, 2022Tue, Dec. 13th, 2022
Australia/New ZealandTuesday, Dec. 6th, 2022Tuesday, Dec. 6th, 2022Tue, Dec. 13th, 2022
Asia/Pacific RimTuesday, Dec. 6th, 2022Tuesday, Dec. 6th, 2022Tue, Dec. 13th, 2022
Central & South AmericaTuesday, Nov. 29th, 2022Tuesday, Nov. 29th, 2022Tuesday, Dec. 6th, 2022
CaribbeanTuesday, Dec. 6th, 2022Tuesday, Dec. 6th, 2022Tuesday, Dec. 13th, 2022
AfricaTuesday, Nov. 29th, 2022Tuesday, Nov. 29th, 2022Tuesday, Dec. 6th, 2022
Middle EastTuesday, Dec. 6th, 2022Tuesday, Dec. 6th, 2022Tuesday, Dec. 13th, 2022

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