Tsukuba (぀くば市), a city in Ibaraki Prefecture, Japan, is renowned as a center for scientific research and education. Home to the Tsukuba Science City, it hosts numerous research institutions and the University of Tsukuba. The city, with a population of around 248,000, is also known for its natural beauty, including Mount Tsukuba. Tsukuba promotes international exchange and has various facilities and services to support its residents, including public transportation, healthcare, and education. It is a vibrant city that blends cutting-edge technology with rich cultural and natural heritage.

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Districts and Postal Codes in Tsukuba

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District Postal Code
Akatsuka γ€’305-0062
Akeshi γ€’300-4203
Asahi γ€’305-0804
Ajiki γ€’300-4205
Ashiibino γ€’300-1261
Azuma γ€’305-0031
Amakubo γ€’305-0005
Amaboki γ€’300-1253
Arai γ€’305-0835
Aramakida γ€’305-0076
Ida γ€’305-0874
Ikeda γ€’300-4243
Ikenodai γ€’305-0901
Ikemukai γ€’300-1269
Izumi γ€’300-4235
Isobe γ€’300-4248
Ichinodai γ€’305-0073
Inaoka γ€’305-0071
Inarihara γ€’300-1259
Inarimae γ€’305-0061
Imaizumi γ€’305-0855
Imakashima γ€’300-2641
Ueno γ€’305-0002
Uenomuro γ€’305-0023
Usui γ€’300-4211
Umegaoka γ€’300-1275
Umezono γ€’305-0045
Urushijo γ€’300-4216
Enokido γ€’305-0853
Oo γ€’305-0016
Oi γ€’300-1243
Ogata γ€’300-4221
Okubo γ€’300-2611
Ojirahazama γ€’305-0845
Osuna γ€’300-2612
Ozone γ€’300-3253
Onuki γ€’300-4218
Ofunato γ€’300-1267
Oho γ€’305-0801
Owashi γ€’305-0851
Okamura Shinden γ€’305-0026
Oguki γ€’300-1255
Osagoya γ€’300-3265
Ozawa γ€’300-4215
Oda γ€’300-4223
Onigakubo γ€’300-2651
Onogawa γ€’305-0053
Onozaki γ€’305-0034
Omonoi γ€’300-2653
Gakuennomori γ€’305-0816
Gakuenminami γ€’305-0818
Kajiuchi γ€’305-0064
Kashimadai γ€’300-3254
Kasuga γ€’305-0821
Katada γ€’305-0877
Katsuraginesaki γ€’305-0824
Katoridai γ€’300-2657
Kaname γ€’300-2622
Kamiiwasaki γ€’300-1274
Kamioshima γ€’300-4351
Kamikayamaru γ€’305-0871
Kamikawa γ€’300-2668
Kamikawarazaki γ€’300-2661
Kamigo γ€’300-2645
Kamizakai γ€’305-0011
Kamisato γ€’300-2614
Kamisawa γ€’300-4246
Kamisugama γ€’300-4241
Kamihara γ€’305-0055
Kamihirooka γ€’305-0041
Kamiyokoba γ€’305-0854
Karima γ€’305-0822
Kangoori γ€’300-4212
Kannondai γ€’305-0856
Kise γ€’305-0022
Kitaota γ€’300-4232
Kitasato γ€’305-0811
Kitanakajima γ€’305-0072
Kitanakazuma γ€’305-0066
Kitahara γ€’300-3266
Kimijima γ€’300-4233
Kukizaki γ€’300-1272
Kunimatsu γ€’300-4354
Kumantsubo γ€’300-1262
Kurakake γ€’305-0024
Kurihara γ€’305-0001
Kenkyugakuen γ€’305-0817
Koizumi γ€’300-4236
Koya γ€’300-2642
Koyadai γ€’305-0074
Koyaharashinden γ€’300-4202
Kojirahazama γ€’305-0844
Goninuke γ€’300-2616
Konomata γ€’300-2644
Komagome γ€’300-1277
Koyama γ€’300-1276
Kowada γ€’300-4224
Konda γ€’305-0018
Sa γ€’300-3251
Saiki γ€’305-0028
Saigo γ€’305-0036
Sakaida γ€’305-0867
Sakaimatsu γ€’305-0864
Sakae γ€’305-0013
Sakura γ€’305-0003
Sakuragaoka γ€’300-1271
Sakuranomori γ€’305-0019
Sakemaru γ€’300-2637
Sasagi γ€’305-0043
Shinozaki γ€’300-3264
Shibasaki γ€’305-0004
Shima γ€’305-0833
Shimana γ€’300-2655
Shimoiwasaki γ€’300-1273
Shimooshima γ€’300-4222
Shimokayamaru γ€’305-0872
Shimowarazaki γ€’300-2662
Shimohara γ€’305-0063
Shimohiratsuka γ€’305-0813
Shimohirooka γ€’305-0042
Shimobeppu γ€’300-2666
Shimoyokoba γ€’305-0075
Jiyugaoka γ€’300-1266
Shoei γ€’305-0014
Shiroyama γ€’300-1251
Jinba γ€’305-0847
Sugama γ€’300-1246
Suginoki γ€’300-4217
Suwa γ€’300-2658
Sengen γ€’305-0047
Daimachi γ€’305-0868
Taira γ€’305-0846
Takasaki γ€’300-1245
Takasuka γ€’300-2665
Takata γ€’300-2652
Takanohara γ€’305-0077
Takamihara γ€’300-1252
Takayama γ€’300-2669
Takarada γ€’300-2664
Takura γ€’300-2615
Takezono γ€’305-0032
Tachihara γ€’305-0802
Tateno γ€’305-0067
Tanaka γ€’300-4244
Tamatori γ€’300-3255
Tamiyama γ€’300-4251
Tsukuba γ€’300-4352
Tsukuho γ€’300-3257
Tsukuriya γ€’300-4204
Tsuchida γ€’300-2636
Tegomaru γ€’300-2647
Teshirogi γ€’305-0834
Teragu γ€’300-4201
Tennodai γ€’305-0006
Tonodai γ€’300-2635
Toohigashi γ€’300-2633
Toyosatonomori γ€’300-2648
Nakauchi γ€’305-0068
Nakasugama γ€’300-4242
Nakane γ€’305-0012
Nakano γ€’305-0873
Nakahigashi γ€’300-2639
Nakahigashihara Shinden γ€’300-2634
Nakabeppu γ€’300-2667
Nagamine γ€’305-0052
Nakayama γ€’300-1268
Nabenuma Shinden γ€’300-2663
Namiki γ€’305-0044
Nishioi γ€’300-1260
Nishionuma γ€’305-0054
Nishiohashi γ€’305-0831
Nishioka γ€’305-0832
Nishikuriyama γ€’305-0876
Nishigoya γ€’300-2613
Nishizawa γ€’300-2624
Nishinosawa γ€’305-0902
Nishihara γ€’305-0815
Nishihitatsuka γ€’305-0814
Ninomiya γ€’305-0051
Numazaki γ€’300-2631
Numata γ€’300-4353
Nesaki γ€’305-0865
Nobata γ€’300-2643
Hasunuma γ€’300-3262
Hachimandai γ€’305-0843
Hakke γ€’300-2638
Hassaki γ€’300-1264
Hanashima Shinden γ€’305-0875
Hanazono γ€’305-0029
Hanabatake γ€’305-0805
Hanamuro γ€’305-0025
Hanare γ€’305-0857
Hara γ€’305-0823
Harukazedai γ€’305-0007
Banpakukoennishi γ€’300-2659
Higashi γ€’305-0046
Higashi Arai γ€’305-0033
Higashi Oka γ€’305-0027
Higashi Hiratsuka γ€’305-0812
Higashi Maruyama γ€’305-0862
Hinosawa γ€’300-1242
Hirasawa γ€’300-4213
Fujimidai γ€’300-1263
Fujimoto γ€’305-0852
Furuku γ€’305-0021
Furudate γ€’305-0866
Hojo γ€’300-4231
Bouchi γ€’300-1278
Hoyodai γ€’300-1254
Hosomi γ€’300-1265
Horage γ€’300-4249
Honzawa γ€’300-2623
Maeno γ€’300-3267
Makizono γ€’300-1241
Mase γ€’300-2656
Matsushiro γ€’305-0035
Matsuzuka γ€’305-0015
Matsunoki γ€’305-0056
Matsunosato γ€’305-0903
Mizubori γ€’300-2654
Midorigaoka γ€’305-0863
Midorigahara γ€’300-2646
Midorino γ€’305-0881
Midorino Chuo γ€’305-0882
Midorino Higashi γ€’305-0883
Midorino Minami γ€’305-0884
MInami Nakazuma γ€’305-0065
MInamihara γ€’305-0803
Mimori γ€’300-4245
Miyukigaoka γ€’305-0841
Myojin γ€’300-1257
Morinosato γ€’300-1256
Yagihashi γ€’305-0842
Yatabe γ€’305-0861
Yamaki γ€’300-4234
Yamaguchi γ€’300-4214
Yamanaka γ€’305-0836
Yokomachi γ€’305-0017
Yoshinuma γ€’300-2617
Ryuseidai γ€’305-0008
Rokuto γ€’300-1258
Wakaguri γ€’300-1248
Wakaba γ€’300-1249
Wakamori γ€’300-3252
Wadai γ€’300-4247

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

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