Chōshi (銚子市) is a city located in Chiba Prefecture, Japan, known for its dramatic coastline along the Pacific Ocean. Established as a city on February 11, 1933, it has a population of approximately 59,174 as of December 2020. Chōshi is historically significant for its fishing industry and soy sauce production, with major companies like Yamasa and Higeta based there. The city is also noted for landmarks such as the Inubōsaki Lighthouse. Chōshi experiences a humid subtropical climate with mild winters and warm summers.

💻 Chōshi City Official Government Website

Districts and Postal Codes in Chōshi

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District Postal Code
Akazukamachi 〒288-0844
Ashikajimachō 〒288-0005
Ashisakichō 〒288-0861
Atagochō 〒288-0007
Araoichō 〒288-0056
Awashimachō 〒288-0034
Iinumachō 〒288-0051
Inubōzaki 〒288-0012
Inuwaka 〒288-0015
Imamiyachō 〒288-0804
Uenochō 〒288-0805
Uematsuchō 〒288-0071
Uchibamachō 〒288-0068
Ohashichō 〒288-0046
Okanodaichō 〒288-0852
Obamachō 〒288-0821
Oyadachō 〒288-0823
Kakinemachi 〒288-0835
Kakinemiharashidai 〒288-0833
Kasagamichō 〒288-0004
Kasugadaimachi 〒288-0816
Kasugachō 〒288-0814
Karakochō 〒288-0801
Kawaguchichō 〒288-0001
Kita Ogawachō 〒288-0037
Kimigahama 〒288-0011
Kiyokawachō 〒288-0817
Kurohaichō 〒288-0003
Konagachō 〒288-0866
Kobatakeshinmachi 〒288-0021
Kobatakemachi 〒288-0022
Gohanchō 〒288-0064
Kobunakichō 〒288-0864
Saiwaichō 〒288-0073
Sakaechō 〒288-0812
Sakakichō 〒288-0006
Sakuraichō 〒288-0876
Sasamotochō 〒288-0873
Sarudachō 〒288-0855
Sangenchō 〒288-0045
Shiomichō 〒288-0025
Shinobichō 〒288-0867
Shibasakimachi 〒288-0842
Shimizuchō 〒288-0063
Shōmyojichō 〒288-0856
Shiraichichō 〒288-0853
Shinchichō 〒288-0067
Shinchō 〒288-0825
Jinyachō 〒288-0055
Suehirochō 〒288-0042
Daimachi 〒288-0813
Takagamiharamachi 〒288-0027
Takagami Higashi Machi 〒288-0023
Takagami Nishi Machi 〒288-0026
Takadachō 〒288-0862
Takanomachi 〒288-0834
Takechō 〒288-0062
Tanakachō 〒288-0065
Chabatakechō 〒288-0854
Chuochō 〒288-0041
Tsukamotochō 〒288-0868
Tennodai 〒288-0024
Torichō 〒288-0075
Tokawadaimachi 〒288-0016
Tokawamachi 〒288-0014
Tokoyodachō 〒288-0824
Tomigawachō 〒288-0871
Toyosatodai 〒288-0874
Naaraimachi 〒288-0035
Nakajimachō 〒288-0858
Nakachō 〒288-0077
Nagasakimachi 〒288-0013
Nagatsukamachi 〒288-0837
Nagayamachō 〒288-0865
Nishi Ogawachō 〒288-0036
Nishi Shibachō 〒288-0044
Nojirichō 〒288-0863
Hashimotochō 〒288-0074
Hamachō 〒288-0052
Babachō 〒288-0054
Higashi Ogawachō 〒288-0032
Higashi Shibachō 〒288-0043
Higashi Chō 〒288-0053
Futabachō 〒288-0048
Funakichō 〒288-0857
Honjōmachi 〒288-0831
Honchō 〒288-0076
Maejukuchō 〒288-0031
Matsugi-Shimachi 〒288-0836
Matsugi-Shi Miharashidai 〒288-0832
Matsumotochō 〒288-0802
Mikadochō 〒288-0851
Misakichō 〒288-0815
Minatochō 〒288-0061
Minami Ogawachō 〒288-0033
Minami Chō 〒288-0038
Miyakemachi 〒288-0845
Miyabarachō 〒288-0877
Myokenchō 〒288-0811
Myojinchō 〒288-0002
Moritochō 〒288-0872
Moromochichō 〒288-0875
Yagichō 〒288-0822
Yayoichō 〒288-0072
Yahatachō 〒288-0803
Yokkaichibadai 〒288-0843
Yokkaichibamachi 〒288-0841
Yoyamamachi 〒288-0846
Wakamiyachō 〒288-0047
Wadachō 〒288-0066

Start with the postal code, the prefecture, the city, the district, and then the number of the block and housing unit. Then end with the person’s name.
Here’s an example of how to write a Japanese address in English.
Ginza, Chuo-ku
Mr. Taro Tanaka

For more information on how to write a Japanese address, see this article.

To type the Japanese postal code, first type the character code '3012.' Then press ALT + X and Japan's postal code symbol will appear.

To obtain an address in Chōshi for receiving mail, sign up for a virtual address service like MailMate. MailMate provides you with a mailing address for receiving Japanese mail and packages. MailMate can also be used for company registration in Chōshi, along with mail handling for Japanese properties (e.g., akiya, Airbnb, minpaku, etc.)

There are two types of PO boxes available in Chōshi. The first type of PO box is provided by Chōshi Post and is only available for individuals with a daily volume of mail. The second type of PO box is provided by private services with no limits on daily mail volume. Learn more about how to open a PO box in Japan.

Japan Post offers Standard Mail for regular letters and small parcels, typically delivered in 2-3 days. Express Mail speeds this up to 1-2 days. Registered Mail adds tracking and insurance, requiring a signature on delivery. Yu-Pack handles larger parcels with tracking and insurance, delivered in 1-3 days. Letter Pack provides flat-rate options for documents and small items, with tracking available. EMS is for international express delivery, offering fast service to over 120 countries. Non-Standard Mail covers items exceeding standard size and weight limits. Private couriers like Yamato Transport's Takkyubin offer domestic and international parcel delivery with tracking. Sagawa Express provides similar services, including same-day delivery and refrigerated shipping. International couriers like DHL, FedEx, and UPS offer express delivery with tracking and insurance. Specialized services include Cool TA-Q-BIN for refrigerated items, Yu-Mail for books and CDs, and Smart Letter for small documents. These options cover varying needs for speed, cost, and security. For more information on international shipping options, check out this article.

To send mail or packages from Chōshi to your home country using Japan Post, costs vary based on the service type and parcel weight. For Airmail, rates range from ¥2,050 for a 1kg parcel to ¥64,850 for a 30kg parcel. Surface Mail is cheaper, starting at ¥1,800 for a 1kg parcel to ¥21,000 for a 30kg parcel, but it takes longer. Factors affecting costs include weight, distance, and chosen service. Discounted rates are available for bulk shipments. For detailed rates and more information, visit the article here.

For sending mail and packages from Chōshi via Japan Post, the weight limit is 30 kg for most services. The size restrictions include a maximum combined length and girth of 3 meters (300 cm). For smaller parcels, the combined length and girth should not exceed 2 meters (200 cm). Specific dimensions and weight limits may vary depending on the service chosen (Airmail, Surface Mail, etc.). For detailed information, refer to the article here.

To print an international parcel label for Japan Post, start by creating an account on Japan Post's International Mail My Page Service. Register both sender and recipient information, then select the desired shipping service, such as EMS or Airmail. Input the shipment details, including content description, shipping date, and parcel weight. After reviewing and confirming all entered information, use the provided printer icon to print the label. For more details, refer to this article.