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When will my post arrive?

When to expect the arrival of a letter (application in this case)

Important timeline information to note when sending your applications through the Post Office:

1. How long does a letter take to reach its destination when posted locally?


- Letters generally take two days within the same town or city to reach their destination,

- three days between two cities in the same province,

- and four days between cities in different provinces.

2. My letter or parcel is very urgent! How fast can it get to its destination?

Answers: Speed Services option to have your item delivered the next day or, at an extra fee, the same day.

NB: What about Fastmail?


- is a letter service in South Africa with a one-day delivery standard in the same city or town,

- a two-day delivery standard for all other destinations.

These standards do not include the day of posting.

3. What is the standard delivery time for a local registered letter?

Answer: The delivery time is 4-7 working days


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