South Africa Post

South Africa Post Tracking

South Africa Post is the national postal service in South Africa

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Track South African Post shipments

South Africa Post

South Africa Post is the national postal service in South Africa owned by the South African government and was founded in October 1, 1991. South Africa Post is headquartered in Jeff Masemola St (entrance), cnr, Sophie de Bruyn St, Pretoria, South Africa.

According to last South African Post report, they have over 19,368 employees, 1096 delivery vehicles, 26 mail centers and 3.9 million mailboxes.

How do I track South African Post shipments?

To track a South African Post shipments, put the tracking number in the field above, click on "Carrier" button and select "South Africa Post", if you are not sure which carrier delivers your shipment, then leave the system to choose the carrier automatically on your behalf, after that click on "Track" button, then you will be redirected to the tracking results page where you will find detailed information about your shipment including locations and dates.

How does South African Post tracking numbers look like?

South African Post tracking numbers has 13 characters in length it starts with 2 letters A to Z followed by 9 digits followed by South Africa 2 letter country code "ZA" e.g. CV766985311ZA, TC256469241ZA, RJ611839559ZA.

How do I track South African Post EMS?

EMS is the fastest delivery service South African Post can provide, all EMS tracking numbers start with letter "E" for example EE100249748ZA, EK006554711ZA. To track EMS parcels, just put the tracking number at field above and click the track button and the system will automatically choose the carrier for you and show you the tracking results.

How long does it take for South African Post to deliver your shipments?

According to our statistics, domestic parcels of South African Post will take on average 1 to 7 days for the parcels to be delivered. sometimes up to 14 days.

For International parcels, South African Post will take 7 to 45 days for the parcels to be delivered. Sometimes it may take up to 90 days, depends on the location of the destination country, shipping method used and some other factors.

South African Post Tracking Status explaining

The following table shows each tracking status that your shipment may go through

Shipment Statusexplaining
AT OFFICE OF EXCHANGE OUTshipment is at the national office of exchange and is on its way out
AT OFFICE OF EXCHANGE IN The shipment is at the national office of exchange
AT DELIVERY OFFICE INThe shipment is at the destination post office
ATTEMPTED DELIVERYFirst notification to client
AT CUSTOMSShipment held at Customs. Please contact Customs on +27 11 961 6000 or if requested, send your invoice or proof of purchase to [email protected]
BULK ACCEPTANCEBulk mailer shipments acceptance scans
COMMENT, DISPATCH NUMBERComment left by scanner with a dispatch number.
COMMENT Comment left by scanner
CARD LEFTA card was left for the client
DOC CALLShipment was recalled (eg. misrouted or delayed etc.)
DETENTION NOTICESARS/Customs requires proof of purchase or invoice to clear the shipment - Please email the invoice to [email protected]
DELIVERED Shipments has been delivered to client
FINAL DELIVERYFinal notification to client
FINAL NOTIFICATIONFinal notification sent to client
FIRST NOTIFICATIONFirst notification to collect shipment sent to client.
HELD AT CUSTOMSCustoms is busy with assessment of your shipment
ITEM OUT POST OFFICEShipment left original post office
INSERT ITEM INTO BAG INShipment was accepted at original post office
INSERT ITEM INTO BAG OUTShipment was inserted into a bag and is on its way out
IN TRANSITShipment on its way to the destination office
IN OFFICEShipment at destination office
INCOMING INTERNATIONALShipment at International Mail Centre
OTHERPersonnel who should deliver the shipment , can leave a comment on why the shipment was not delivered
RETURN ITEM FROM CUSTOMSThe shipment is in process for inspection/assessment at the International Mail Centre
RETURN TO SENDERThe shipment has been returned to the sender
RETENTIONShipment withheld/in retention
SENT TO DEL OFFICE INShipment was sent to destination post office
TO CUSTOMSShipment at Department of Customs for inspection at International Mail Centre
TO DOHShipment at Department of Health for inspection at International Mail Centre