Emirates Post is the official postal operator for the United Arab Emirates. It is a subsidiary of Emirates Post Group Holding.
It was opened on August 19, 1909, being managed by the Indian Post Office Services until India’s independence in 1947. The postal services were finally established as the General Directorate of Postal Services under the Ministry of Communications in 1972, following the formation of the UAE.
Emirates Post Group was established in 2007, with Emirates Post, Empost, EDC and Wall Street Exchange becoming subsidiaries of the Group.