The Saint Helena Post Office & Philatelic Bureau
In true St Helenian style, we extend to you a very warm welcome to our
We are St Helena's only Post Office, situated in the main street of the
capital, Jamestown, some 200 yards from the sea-front.
St Helena Post Office, Jamestown
The Post Office is a Department of the St Helena Government, under the
management of the Postmistress, who is supported by a staff of 10 fulltime
members and four part-time employees. Our philatelic service is the largest
revenue earning section of the Post Office.
We provide several services for the island which include:
- Counter service
- Delivery service
- Mail posting and collection
- Postage stamps
- Commemorative coins
- Private post boxes
- Postal Orders
- Statistical publications and cards.
We also provide support for the Ascension
Island Post Office.
A Stamp Advisory Committee meets regularly to ensure that issues of stamps
incorporate designs of an historical, geographical, economical, constitutional
or thematic nature which is of interest to the stamp collector.