The Barbados Post Office operates as a department of the Government of Barbados and reports to the Ministry of Home Affairs. The Barbados Postal Service (B.P.S.) is currently headed by the Postmaster General, who is responsible for maintaining the island’s postal services, subject to the laws of the land.
There are 19 postal counters located in Barbados. These include the General Post Office at Cheapside, the Post Office at Grantley Adams International Airport and the Post Office at the Bridgetown Cruise Terminal.
The function of the District Post Offices is to provide reliable and efficient service to the residents of the communities which they serve. The Postmen operating from these offices provide delivery to 161 routes around Barbados.
A variety of services are offered by most of the Post Offices, for which the hours of business are 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. on Mondays, and 8:00 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. Tuesday to Friday. Business hours for the General Post Office are 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.