Is the Post Office Open on New Year’s Eve 2016 (December 31)

Is the Post Office 0pen on New Year’s Eve December 31, 2016? See the full schedule below.

Local Post Office Hours

Post Office locations will be open regular hours on New Year’s Eve, Saturday, December 31.

Post Office locations will be closed Sunday, January 1, and Monday, January 2, the observed federal holiday. All Post Office locations will be open on Tuesday, January 3, 2017.

USPS Collection Boxes

New Year’s Eve Pickup

Blue collection boxes with final collection times before 12 p.m. (noon) will not be affected by the early closing on December 31.

If boxes have final collection times after 12 p.m., their mail may be picked up earlier. For pick up on December 31, please put your mail into blue collection boxes by noon regardless of the final collection times posted on the box.

Customers requiring later pickups on December 31 should visit their local Post Office facility.

New Year’s Day Pickup

Mail will not be picked up from collection boxes on New Year’s Day, Sunday, January 1, or Monday, January 2, the observed federal holiday. Normal collection will resume Tuesday, January 3, 2017.

Regular Mail Delivery

  • Mail will be delivered as usual on New Year’s Eve.
  • Mail will not be delivered on New Year’s Day, Sunday, January 1, or Monday, January 2, the observed federal holiday, except Priority Mail Express. Priority Mail Express mail will be delivered on Sunday and Monday.
  • Regular mail delivery will resume on Tuesday, January 3, 2017.