Ichikawa (市川市) is a city in Chiba Prefecture, Japan, located within the Greater Tokyo Area. It has a population of approximately 492,749 as of January 2024. Ichikawa is known for its historical significance, with archaeological sites dating back to the Paleolithic period. The city features a blend of residential, commercial, and industrial zones, with notable sites such as the Nakayama Hokekyō-ji Temple and Satomi Park. Ichikawa is a major transportation hub, well-connected by multiple rail lines and highways, facilitating easy access to Tokyo and other parts of Chiba.

💻 Ichikawa City Official Government Website

Districts and Postal Codes in Ichikawa

Click on the district name for the complete Japanese address, the complete English address, how to write a Japanese address, the postal code, the map location, and more.

District Postal Code
Ainokawa 〒272-0143
Arai 〒272-0144
Isejuku 〒272-0106
Ichikawa 〒272-0034
Ichikawa Minami 〒272-0033
Inagoshi 〒272-0831
Irifune 〒272-0134
Osu 〒272-0032
Onomachi 〒272-0805
Omachi 〒272-0801
Owada 〒272-0025
Oshikiri 〒272-0107
Onigoe 〒272-0022
Onitaka 〒272-0015
Kakemama 〒272-0142
Kashiwaimachi 〒272-0802
Katō Shinden 〒272-0124
Kamimyoden 〒272-0112
Kawara 〒272-0101
Kandori 〒272-0141
Kita Kata 〒272-0815
Kita Kokubun 〒272-0836
Gyōtoku Ekimae 〒272-0133
Kōnodai 〒272-0827
Kōya 〒272-0013
Kōya Shinmachi 〒272-0011
Kokubun 〒272-0834
Saiwai 〒272-0123
Shiohama 〒272-0127
Shioyaki 〒272-0114
Shimajiri 〒272-0145
Shimokaizuka 〒272-0821
Shimoshinshuku 〒272-0102
Shimomyōden 〒272-0113
Shinden 〒272-0035
Suehiro 〒272-0121
Sugano 〒272-0824
Suwada 〒272-0825
Sekigashima 〒272-0105
Soya 〒272-0832
Takaishigami 〒272-0814
Takahamamachi 〒272-0125
Takara 〒272-0122
Tajiri 〒272-0014
Chidorichō 〒272-0126
Tōkagi 〒272-0024
Tomihara 〒272-0115
Nakakokubun 〒272-0835
Nakayama 〒272-0813
Niihama 〒272-0136
Baraki 〒272-0004
Higashi Owada 〒272-0026
Higashi Kokubun 〒272-0833
Higashi Sugano 〒272-0823
Higashi Hama 〒272-0003
Hinode 〒272-0135
Hirata 〒272-0031
Hiro 〒272-0146
Fukuei 〒272-0137
Futamata 〒272-0001
Futamata Shinmachi 〒272-0002
Hōmemachi 〒272-0803
Bokkemachi 〒272-0811
Horinōchi 〒272-0837
Hongyōtoku 〒272-0103
Honshio 〒272-0104
Mama 〒272-0826
Minato 〒272-0131
Minato Shinden 〒272-0132
Minami Ono 〒272-0804
Minami Gyōtoku 〒272-0138
Minami Yawata 〒272-0023
Miyakubo 〒272-0822
Myoden 〒272-0111
Motokita Kata 〒272-0816
Yawata 〒272-0021
Wakamiya 〒272-0812

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 Ichikawa 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 Ichikawa, along with mail handling for Japanese properties (e.g., akiya, Airbnb, minpaku, etc.)

There are two types of PO boxes available in Ichikawa. The first type of PO box is provided by Ichikawa 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 Ichikawa 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 Ichikawa 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.