What is it?
A list of SAPO-owned and Retail Postal Agency (RPA) post offices across South Africa including location, contact and service information.
- Over 1500 SAPO-owned post offices
- Over 840 RPA post office agencies
- Address and GPS coordinates
- Average monthly transaction volumes
Why is it Important?
Aside from the delivery of letters and parcels, post offices provide important additional services for many residents of South Africa such as low-cost banking, social grants and license renewals.
How can it be accessed and used?
Data on post offices can be downloaded from the SAPO website locations page as a single XSLX file with two main worksheets:
- SAPO-owned post offices: List of post offices owned by SAPO.
- RPA post offices: List of post office service nodes owned by agencies and normally situated in a supermarket or similar space.
Both worksheets include detailed information on each post office from location and contacts to operating hours and type of post office.
Post Offices - SAPO
Post Offices - RPA
- social services
Where else has the resource been used?