Kushiro (釧路市), located in Hokkaido, Japan, is the largest city in Kushiro Subprefecture and serves as its administrative center. With a population of around 157,288 as of January 2024, Kushiro is known for its significant port, which remains ice-free throughout winter. The city is also famous for the Kushiro Wetlands, Japan's largest marshland, which is home to diverse wildlife including the endangered Japanese crane. Established as a city in 1922, Kushiro has a rich history and plays a key role in the fishing and paper industries. The city is well-connected by Kushiro Airport and the Ōzora limited express train service.

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Districts and Postal Codes in Kushiro

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District Postal Code
Aikoku γ€’085-0062
Aikoku Higashi γ€’085-0058
Aikoku Nishi γ€’085-0057
Aoyama γ€’085-0252
Akatsukicho γ€’085-0054
Akancho Akanko Onsen γ€’085-0467
Akancho Akubetsu γ€’085-0238
Akancho Asahimachi γ€’085-0212
Akancho Okurushube γ€’085-0468
Akancho Kamiakan γ€’085-0245
Akancho Kamishitakara γ€’085-0221
Akancho Kamiteshibetsu γ€’085-0235
Akancho Kamininishibetsu γ€’085-0202
Akancho Kitashinmachi γ€’085-0216
Akancho Kitamachi γ€’085-0217
Akancho Kinooka γ€’085-0244
Akancho Kyowa γ€’085-0206
Akancho Shitakara γ€’085-0220
Akancho Shimoshitakara γ€’085-0211
Akancho Shimoteshibetsu γ€’085-0231
Akancho Shimoninishibetsu γ€’085-0204
Akancho Shimofubushinai γ€’085-0223
Akancho Shinmachi γ€’085-0218
Akancho Soshi γ€’085-0234
Akancho Taisho γ€’085-0232
Akancho Chichappu γ€’085-0225
Akancho Chuo γ€’085-0215
Akancho Teshibetsu Chuo γ€’085-0237
Akancho Toei γ€’085-0205
Akancho Nakaakan γ€’085-0241
Akancho Nakateshibetsu γ€’085-0236
Akancho Nakaninishibetsu γ€’085-0203
Akancho Nakamachi γ€’085-0213
Akancho Nishiakan γ€’085-0243
Akancho Nishiteshibetsu γ€’085-0233
Akancho Ninishibetsu γ€’085-0201
Akancho Higashishitakara γ€’085-0242
Akancho Fujimi γ€’085-0214
Akancho Fubushinai γ€’085-0222
Akancho Yubetsuyokoyama γ€’085-0224
Asahimachi γ€’085-0011
Ashino γ€’085-0061
Iriecho γ€’085-0008
Irifune γ€’085-0846
Urami γ€’085-0835
Okawacho γ€’085-0837
Omachi γ€’085-0847
Okotsu γ€’085-0811
Otanoshike γ€’084-0917
Otanoshike Kita γ€’084-0918
Otanoshike Nishi γ€’084-0916
Otanoshike Minami γ€’084-0915
Onbetsucho Akebono γ€’088-0122
Onbetsucho Asahi γ€’088-0117
Onbetsucho Onbetsugenyakisen γ€’088-0104
Onbetsucho Onbetsugenyanishi γ€’088-0126
Onbetsucho Onbetsugenyahigashi γ€’088-0109
Onbetsucho Kaiko γ€’088-0114
Onbetsucho Kawahigashi γ€’088-0123
Onbetsucho Kitanashibetsu γ€’088-0134
Onbetsucho Kyoei γ€’088-0125
Onbetsucho Shakubetsu γ€’088-0133
Onbetsucho Chanbetsu γ€’088-0107
Onbetsucho Kyokubetsu γ€’088-0135
Onbetsucho Nakaonbetsu γ€’088-0102
Onbetsucho Nakazono γ€’088-0116
Onbetsucho Nupukibetsu γ€’088-0106
Onbetsucho Notoro γ€’088-0131
Onbetsucho Pashikuru γ€’088-0101
Onbetsucho Pashikurukohan γ€’088-0111
Onbetsucho Furen γ€’088-0113
Onbetsucho Midorimachi γ€’088-0124
Onbetsucho Muri γ€’088-0105
Onbetsucho Motomachi γ€’088-0115
Onbetsucho Wakakusa γ€’088-0121
Kaiun γ€’085-0023
Kaizuka γ€’085-0816
Kashiwagicho γ€’085-0824
Kasugacho γ€’085-0041
Katsurakoi γ€’085-0802
Kawakamicho γ€’085-0012
Kawakitacho γ€’085-0003
Kawabatacho γ€’085-0044
Kitaodori γ€’085-0015
Kitazono γ€’084-0908
Kitacho γ€’085-0043
Kyoei Odori γ€’085-0035
Kuroganecho γ€’085-0018
Koyocho γ€’085-0051
Kotobuki γ€’085-0026
Komabacho γ€’085-0048
Komamaki γ€’084-0927
Zaimokucho γ€’085-0815
Saiwaicho γ€’085-0017
Sakaemachi γ€’085-0013
Sakuragaoka γ€’085-0805
Sakurada γ€’085-0251
Shiundai γ€’085-0812
Jisuicho γ€’085-0055
Shunkodai γ€’085-0822
Showa γ€’084-0902
Showa Kita γ€’084-0901
Showa Chuo γ€’084-0910
Showacho γ€’084-0903
Showa Minami γ€’084-0909
Shirakabadai γ€’085-0804
Shiritocho γ€’085-0844
Shiroganecho γ€’085-0034
Shiroyama γ€’085-0826
Shineichō γ€’085-0032
Shinkawacho γ€’085-0047
Shinkushirocho γ€’085-0002
Shintomicho γ€’085-0004
Shinbashi Odori γ€’085-0046
Shinfujicho γ€’084-0904
Suehirocho γ€’085-0014
Suminoecho γ€’085-0045
Sumiyoshi γ€’085-0831
Takayama γ€’085-0807
Takaramachi γ€’085-0025
Chitosecho γ€’085-0825
Chiyonoura γ€’085-0823
Tsuruoka γ€’084-0926
Tsurugadai γ€’085-0821
Tsuruno γ€’084-0924
Tsuruno Higashi γ€’084-0923
Tottori Odori γ€’084-0906
Tottori Kita γ€’084-0907
Tottori Minami γ€’084-0905
Toyokawacho γ€’085-0053
Nakajimacho γ€’085-0031
Nakazonochō γ€’085-0052
Nakatsuruno γ€’084-0929
Nakahamacho γ€’085-0027
Naniwacho γ€’085-0021
Niino γ€’084-0925
Nishikicho γ€’085-0016
Nishiko γ€’084-0914
Nusamaicho γ€’085-0836
Hanazonochō γ€’085-0038
Hamacho γ€’085-0024
Harutori γ€’085-0813
Higashi Kawacho γ€’085-0056
Hirosato γ€’085-0064
Fujimi γ€’085-0832
Futabacho γ€’085-0006
Fumizono γ€’085-0063
Furukawacho γ€’085-0001
Bentengahama γ€’085-0843
Hokuto γ€’084-0922
Hoshigaura Odori γ€’084-0912
Hoshigaura Kita γ€’084-0911
Hoshigaura Minami γ€’084-0913
Horikawacho γ€’085-0007
Masuura γ€’085-0803
Matsuuracho γ€’085-0005
Mitsuura γ€’085-0801
Midorigaoka γ€’085-0814
Minato Machi γ€’085-0845
Minami Odori γ€’085-0841
Minami Hamacho γ€’085-0022
Minnou γ€’084-0921
Mihara γ€’085-0065
Miyamoto γ€’085-0833
Musa γ€’085-0806
Yanagimachi γ€’085-0037
Yamahana γ€’084-0928
Yayoi γ€’085-0834
Yonemachi γ€’085-0842
Wakakusacho γ€’085-0042
Wakatakecho γ€’085-0036
Wakamatsucho γ€’085-0033

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

There are two types of PO boxes available in Kushiro. The first type of PO box is provided by Kushiro 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 Kushiro to your home country using Japan Post, costs vary based on the service type and parcel weight. For Airmail, rates range from Β₯2,050 for a 1kg parcel to Β₯64,850 for a 30kg parcel. Surface Mail is cheaper, starting at Β₯1,800 for a 1kg parcel to Β₯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 Kushiro 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.