Jōsō (常総市) is a city in Ibaraki Prefecture, Japan, with a population of approximately 62,000 people. It was established in 2006 through the merger of the towns of Mitsukaido and Ishige. The city is known for its agricultural produce, particularly rice and vegetables, and features various cultural and historical sites, including the Mitsukaido Tenman Shrine. Jōsō also offers a range of public services and facilities, supporting community life and local development.

💻 Jōsō City Official Government Website

Districts and Postal Codes in Jōsō

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
Ainoyamachi 〒303-0002
Azumacho 〒303-0011
Araigimachi 〒303-0016
Izaemon Shindenmachi 〒300-2525
Uchimoriyamachi 〒303-0043
Uchimoriyamachi Kinunosato 〒303-0046
Osakimachi 〒303-0012
Osawa 〒300-2727
Osawa Shinden 〒300-2745
Otsukadomachi 〒303-0045
Onogo Shindenmachi 〒300-2526
Onogomachi 〒300-2521
Owamachi 〒300-2512
Okada 〒300-2743
Okishindenmachi 〒300-2504
Obokawa 〒300-2703
Kawasakimachi 〒300-2503
Kuramochi 〒300-2722
Kuramochi Shinden 〒300-2723
Kuriyama Shinden 〒300-2734
Konoyama 〒300-2746
Konoyama Shinden 〒300-2732
Kossho 〒300-2741
Koyamadomachi 〒303-0006
Gorobee Shindenmachi 〒300-2524
Sakatemachi 〒303-0042
Sakibusa 〒300-2747
Sasatsuka Shindencho 〒300-2523
Saheita Shinden 〒300-2735
Tsunoyama 〒300-2721
Jukkamachi 〒303-0018
Jojamachi 〒300-2502
Shinishige 〒300-2706
Sugaomachi 〒303-0044
Sugiyama 〒300-2744
Sunouya 〒300-2713
Daibo 〒300-2716
Tategata 〒300-2704
Chosukemachi 〒303-0015
Tonohara 〒300-2717
Toyookamachi 〒303-0041
Toyoda 〒300-2705
Nakatsumamachi 〒300-2505
Nakanuma 〒300-2726
Nakayamamachi 〒303-0001
Hanashimamachi 〒300-2511
Hanyumachi 〒300-2513
Baba 〒300-2748
Baba Shinden 〒300-2733
Harajuku 〒300-2702
Hyomachi 〒303-0014
Fukujimachi 〒300-2501
Furumagi 〒300-2724
Furumagi Shinden 〒300-2731
Furumaginuma Shinden 〒300-2725
Heinai 〒300-2714
Heimachi 〒303-0017
Magatta 〒300-2712
Magobee Shinden 〒300-2736
Misaka Shindenmachi 〒300-2507
Misakamachi 〒300-2506
Mitsukaido Kameokacho 〒303-0025
Mitsukaido Kawamatacho 〒303-0032
Mitsukaido Koyamachi 〒303-0033
Mitsukaido Sakaecho 〒303-0024
Mitsukaido Suwamachi 〒303-0021
Mitsukaido Takaramachi 〒303-0023
Mitsukaido Tenmancho 〒303-0034
Mitsukaido Hashimotocho 〒303-0003
Mitsukaido Fuchigashiramachi 〒303-0022
Mitsukaido Honcho 〒303-0026
Mitsukaido Motomachi 〒303-0004
Mitsukaido Morishitamachi 〒303-0005
Mitsukaido Yamadamachi 〒303-0031
Minowamachi 〒303-0013
Mukoishige 〒300-2742
Musubimachi 〒300-2508
Motoishige 〒300-2707
Mototoyoda 〒300-2711
Yamaguchi 〒300-2715
Yokozone Shindenmachi 〒300-2522
Wakamiyado 〒300-2701

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

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