Mail broadly means letters and anything else sent or received through the post by physical means. Once an item has been tendered for transmission through the Post Office or postal agents, it automatically enjoys;
Freedom of transit - free circulation of mail across boarders is guaranteed.
Ownership of postal item - a postal item remains the property of the sender until it is delivered to the rightful owner.
Respect - all the items are accorded due respect as we pretty well recognise the importance of the letter both to the sender and receiver.
Universality of the service - all segments of Malawian population regardless of their financial viability, enjoys the right to a Universal Postal service. Through the post, people can communicate with each other to every corner of Malawi and the whole world.
Malawi Posts Corporation offers both domestic and international mail service, which is sub divided into:
- Ordinary mail service.
- Premium mail service.
- Parcel service.
VALUE ADDED SERVICE
Malawi Posts Corporation provides doorstep collection and delivery of mail to its corporate customers, provided the customer provides the schedules (days, dates, time etc). Electricity Supply Commission of Malawi has already started enjoying this service.
POSTS INTERNET CAFÉ
Malawi Posts Corporation opened its first Internet café on 9th September 2002, offering Internet, typing, printing, photocopying, fax and many more. Posts Internet Café is situated behind Blantyre post Office opposite Claim Building.
The service is available to all posts offices and money is sent through telegraphic money order/ ordinary money order, postal orders and FastCash service.