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