Gotō (五島市), located in Nagasaki Prefecture, Japan, is a city encompassing several islands in the Gotō Archipelago. Known for its stunning natural beauty, the city is a popular destination for tourists seeking scenic landscapes, clear waters, and rich cultural heritage. Gotō is famous for its historical Christian sites, including hidden Christian villages and churches, which are part of the UNESCO World Heritage sites. The city's economy is supported by fishing, agriculture, and tourism, with local specialties including seafood and traditional handicrafts.

💻 Goto City Official Government Website

Districts and Postal Codes in Gotō

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District Postal Code
Akashimachō 〒853-0062
Ikedamachi 〒853-0018
Inokichō 〒853-2174
Ifukichō 〒853-2481
Egawamachi 〒853-0006
Ōshimachō 〒853-0061
Ōarechō 〒853-0032
Okūrachō 〒853-0053
Odomarichō 〒853-0025
Kamiōdzuchō 〒853-0013
Kamisaki Yamachō 〒853-0023
Kishikumachi Kawara 〒853-0702
Kishikumachi Kishiku 〒853-0701
Kishikumachi Kusuhara 〒853-0703
Kishikumachi Kōmu 〒853-0704
Kishikumachi Tōsennōra 〒853-0706
Kishikumachi Toginokubi 〒853-0705
Kishikumachi Nakadake 〒853-0312
Kishikumachi Nihongusu 〒853-0311
Kishikumachi Matsuyama 〒853-0313
Kōdachō 〒853-0043
Kobachō 〒853-0033
Komoribuchichō 〒853-0041
Konyamachi 〒853-0016
Saiwaimachi 〒853-0004
Sakaemachi 〒853-0001
Sakanōe 〒853-0065
Shimōodzuchō 〒853-0011
Shimosaki Yamachō 〒853-0021
Shinminatomachi 〒853-0063
Suehiromachi 〒853-0005
Daienjichō 〒853-0066
Tanōrachō 〒853-2173
Tamanōramachi Arakawa 〒853-0501
Tamanōramachi Itsukuyama 〒853-0502
Tamanōramachi Ogawa 〒853-0503
Tamanōramachi Kaminohira 〒853-0506
Tamanōramachi Daihō 〒853-0413
Tamanōramachi Tachiya 〒853-0412
Tamanōramachi Tamanōra 〒853-0411
Tamanōramachi Tanna 〒853-0504
Tamanōramachi Tontomari 〒853-0507
Tamanōramachi Nakasu 〒853-0505
Tamanōramachi Nunōra 〒853-0508
Chūōmachi 〒853-0002
Tsutsumichō 〒853-0044
Togichō 〒853-0054
Tomiemachi Karitate 〒853-0205
Tomiemachi Kuroshima 〒853-0208
Tomiemachi Kurose 〒853-0211
Tomiemachi Shigejiki 〒853-0204
Tomiemachi Shokunin 〒853-0215
Tomiemachi Tao 〒853-0203
Tomiemachi Take 〒853-0213
Tomiemachi Tsuchitori 〒853-0214
Tomiemachi Tomie 〒853-0201
Tomiemachi Nagamine 〒853-0207
Tomiemachi Matsuo 〒853-0202
Tomiemachi Yamashita 〒853-0212
Tomiemachi Yamate 〒853-0206
Nagatechō 〒853-0012
Narumachiura 〒853-2201
Narumachiō Kushi 〒853-2202
Narumachi Tomari 〒853-2203
Narumachi Funamawari 〒853-2204
Nishikimachi 〒853-0003
Nonokirechō 〒853-0024
Hamachō 〒853-0026
Higashi Hamamachi 〒853-0015
Hisakachō 〒853-2171
Hirazōchō 〒853-0051
Fukuechō 〒853-0007
Bukeyashiki 〒853-0017
Masudachō 〒853-0027
Matsuyamachō 〒853-0052
Miirakumachi Ushinōra 〒853-0606
Miirakumachi Ōkawa 〒853-0602
Miirakumachi Kaitsu 〒853-0604
Miirakumachi Kashiwa 〒853-0603
Miirakumachi Saganoshima 〒853-0611
Miirakumachi Shiomizu 〒853-0613
Miirakumachi Takasaki 〒853-0612
Miirakumachi Take 〒853-0607
Miirakumachi Hasama 〒853-0608
Miirakumachi Hamasako 〒853-0605
Miirakumachi Hamanokuri 〒853-0601
Miirakumachi Fuchinomoto 〒853-0609
Miono 〒853-0064
Mionochō 〒853-0014
Mukaechō 〒853-0022
Motogamachō 〒853-2482
Yoshikugichō 〒853-0031
Yoshidachō 〒853-0042
Warabichō 〒853-2172

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

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