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Ukrainian Postal Service (Public Joint Stock Company "Ukrposhta")
Government enterprise
Industry Postal and public services
Founded 1947[2] (reorganized in 1994)
Headquarters 22, Khreshchatyk st, Kyiv, Ukraine; Post code: 01001
Key people
Ihor Smilianskyi (Director)[3]
Services Mail, express mail, parcel post, commercial delivery, freight forwarding, third-party logistics, utilities payments, subscriptions and pensions distribution, money transfers[4]
Revenue Increase UA₴ 1,831 million (the first 6 months of 2015)[5]
Number of employees
73 000 (including: mail carriers – 32 000; operators – 13 700; sorters – 2 600;) [6]

JSC Ukrainian Postal Service or Ukrposhta (Ukrainian: Укрпошта) is the national state enterprise of Ukraine, a member of Universal Postal Union since 1947 and owner of national stamp issuing enterprise "Ukraine Stamps" (Ukrainian: Марки України).


Logo in 1992–2008
Logo 2009 to 2017

Ukrainian Postal Service "Ukrposhta" has been a member Universal Postal Union (UPU) since 1947. It started to operate as an autonomous economic unit since 1994, following Declaration of Independence of Ukraine. In July 1998 "Ukrposhta" was restructured by the government request. Now it is managed by the Ministry of Infrastructure of Ukraine and the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine Decrees. "Ukrposhta"'s activities are regulated by the Law of Ukraine "On Postal Service" (in force since 4 October 2001) and other laws including regulations of the UPU.


In 2016 "Ukrposhta" revealed company overview and statistics of 2015:

  • 27 Regional administrative directories;
  • 12 000 post offices (including 9 000 in rural areas);
  • 73 000 employees (Postmen – 32.0; operators −13.7; Sorters – 2.6)
  • 200.9 million of postal items annual processing and delivery, including:
15.4 million insured items;
11.1 million orders;
74.0 million pensions delivered;
  • Direct fetching to 15 million subscriber mailboxes;
  • Subscription distribution: 500.7 million copies a year;
  • Transporting 31 tons annually; total vehicles mileage covering 72 million km;

See also[edit]

Postage stamps and postal history of Ukraine


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