Post in Ho Chi Minh city

HCMC's French-style main post office
Add: 2 Cong Xa Paris
Tel:  829 6555
with its glass canopy and iron frame, is right next lo Noire Dame Cathedral. Built between 1886 and 1891, it is the largest post office in Vietnam and worth visiting just for its architecture.

Customers conduct their post and telecommunications business here under the benevolent gaze of Ho Chi Minh. To your right as you enter the building is the poste restante counter. Pens, envelopes, aerograms, postcards and stamp collections are sold at the counter to the right of the entrance, and outside the post office along D Nguyen Du.

Countless other post office branches are scattered around town and those in Pham Ngu Lao and Cholon are marked on the relevant maps. Like the main post office, many of these also keep late hours.

The following private carriers operate near the main post office:

Add: 2 Cong Xa Paris
Tel: 823 1525
Opened: 7.30am - 4.30pm Mon-Sat
Federal Express
Add: cnr Pasteur and Le Thanh Tong street
Opened: 7am - 8 pm Mon - Fri, 7am - 4 pm Sat
Tel: 829 0995
Website: www

Saigon Logistics
Add: 293 Pham Ngu Lao street
Tel: 837 3435
Opened: 8am - 5.30pm Mon-Sat
Deals in freight forwarding, if you've out-shopped yourself.

Add: 80 Nguyen Du street
Tel: 824 3597
Opened: 7.30am-4.30pm Mon-Sat