USPS Holidays

Keep Post Office Holidays in Mind As You Prepare Your USPS Mailings & Shipments.

Except for postal holidays, the USPS is at your service. Be aware of the federal holiday structure so you can plan your shipment schedule accordingly.

The USPS follows a federal holiday structure in which Post Office buildings are closed and shipping services are not available. Since postal holidays may differ from other bank, school and local government holidays, make sure to take note of the following and plan your shipping needs around them.

US Post Office Holidays, 2020

HOLIDAY DAY DATE
New Year’s Day Wednesday January 1, 2020
Martin Luther King Jr.’s Birthday Monday January 20, 2020
Washington’s Birthday Monday February 17, 2020
Memorial Day Monday May 25, 2020
Independence Day Saturday July 4, 2020
Labor Day Monday September 7, 2020
Columbus Day Monday October 12, 2020
Veteran’s Day Wednesday November 11, 2020
Thanksgiving Day Thursday November 26, 2020
Christmas Day Friday December 25, 2020
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Note: When a federal holiday falls on a Saturday or Sunday, the legal public holiday will be the closest weekday to the actual holiday. For example, in 2017, New Year’s Day fell on a Sunday so the following day, Monday, January 2, was treated as a holiday; USPS did not operate on that day.

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Stamps.com customers can continue to print postage on USPS holidays, however the software will automatically use the next day’s date for when their mail pieces are collected.


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