Sending & Receiving Mail in Nicaragua
The process of securing a post office box in San Juan del Sur was super quick and easy.
With a photocopy of my passport in hand I made my way to our local post office.
After completing a simple form I handed over the copy of my passport and C$240 ($8.99 USD) and that was it — Gordon and I were officially able to receive mail in Nicaragua.
Our new address is PO Box 203, San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua. That’s it, that’s all — no postal code required.
Postage in Nicaragua — like many other goods and services here — is inexpensive.
It costs just 37 cents to send a regular sized letter or postcard to North America and 52 cents for regular letter postage to Europe. And if you’re mailing a letter in country the cost is just 15 cents!
Other than sending the odd postcard or small package or two back to Canada our experience with the Nicaraguan Postal Service (Correos de Nicaragua) has been limited.
So who wants to be the first to send us a postcard?
Posted on April 21, 2015, in Daily Life and tagged correos de Nicaragua, mail, new address card, Nicaragua, Nicaraguan postal service, post office, postal box, receiving mail, sending mail. Bookmark the permalink. 12 Comments.