Rules for Destination Postal Codes

Overview

The following table provides the best practices for entering destination postal codes (toAddress.postalCode) in the Create CBDS Shipment API.

Note: Some countries do not use postal codes.

Rules for Destination Postal Codes

Country Country Code
Postal Code Format Example
Australia AU 4 numbers 1987
Belgium BE 4 numbers 1150
Bulgaria BG 4 numbers 1415
Cambodia KH 6 numbers 120201
Canada CA

6 numbers and letters

Note:

  • City must match the region/state/province
  • Province/State/Region must match the postal code
  • Province/State/Region must be 2 digits
A1A 2A3
China, People’s Republic CN 6 numbers 325200
Colombia CO 6 numbers 110221
Croatia HR 5 numbers 52446
Cyprus CY 4 numbers 3010
Czech Republic, The CZ 5 numbers

Note: For DHL, include a space inside the numbers
160 00
Denmark DK 4 numbers 3450
Finland FI 5 numbers 11100
France FR 5 numbers 92270
Germany DE 5 numbers 64546
Greece GR 5 numbers

Note: For DHL, include a space inside the numbers
240 09
Guernsey GG 6 letters and numbers with a space in the middle GY1 1BP
India IN 6 numbers 110035
Israel IL 7 numbers 1751000
Italy IT 5 numbers 25017
Japan JP 7 numbers

Note: For DHL, include a hyphen inside the numbers
290-0007
Jersey JE 6 letters and numbers with a space in the middle JE3 1EX
Korea, Republic Of (South K.) KR 5 numbers 48298
Latvia LV 4 numbers 3118
Luxembourg LU 4 numbers 2628
Malaysia MY 5 numbers 57100
Mexico MX 5 numbers 11550
Monaco MC 5 numbers 98000
Netherlands, The NL 4 numbers 1102
New Zealand NZ 4 numbers 1071
Norway NO 4 numbers 0876
Philippines, The PH 4 numbers 1900
Poland PL 5 numbers

Note: For DHL, include a hyphen inside the numbers
87-100
Romania RO 6 numbers 077010
Russian Federation, The RU 6 numbers 141230
Singapore SG 6 numbers 248364
Spain ES 5 numbers 15004
Sweden SE 5 numbers

Note: For DHL, include a space inside the numbers
239 36
Switzerland CH 4 numbers 9000
Taiwan TW 5 numbers 60097
Turkey TR 5 numbers 48400
United Arab Emirates AE No postal code is required but the city needs must be spelled out  
United States US 5 numbers

Note: City must match the region/state/province
90210