Minato (港区) is a special ward in Tokyo, Japan, known for its central location and significant international presence. Established in 1947, it encompasses notable districts like Roppongi, Akasaka, and Odaiba, serving as a business and commercial hub with many corporate headquarters and embassies. Minato boasts diverse cultural attractions, such as the Tokyo Tower and various museums, and offers numerous parks and waterfronts. The ward focuses on sustainability and community welfare, providing extensive services and facilities for residents and businesses, promoting a high quality of life.

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Districts and Postal Codes in Minato

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
Asakasa 〒107-0052
Akasaka Akasaka ARK Hills/Ark Mori Building 〒107-6090
Akasaka Akasaka Park Building 〒107-6190
Akasaka Akasaka Biz Tower 〒107-6390
Akasaka Midtown Tower 〒107-6290
Azabujukuban 〒106-0045
Azabudai 〒106-0041
Azabunagasakachō 〒106-0043
Azabumamianachō 〒106-0042
Atago 〒105-0002
Atago Atago Green Hills MORI Tower 〒105-6290
Kaigan 〒105-0022
Kita Aoyama 〒107-0061
Kōnan 〒108-0075
Konan Shinagawa Intercity Building A 〒108-6090
Konan Shinagawa Intercity Building B 〒108-6190
Konan Shinagawa Intercity Building C 〒108-6290
Shiba 〒105-0014
Shibaura 〒105-0023
Shibakōen 〒105-0011
Shibadaimon 〒105-0012
Shirokane 〒108-0072
Shirokanedai 〒108-0071
Shinbashi 〒105-0004
Daiba 〒135-0091
Takanawa 〒108-0074
Toranomon 〒105-0001
Toranomon Kamiyacho Trust Tower 〒105-6990
Toranomon Shiroyama Trust Tower 〒105-6090
Toranomon Toranomon Hills Station Tower 〒105-5590
Toranomon Toranomon Hills Bushiness Tower 〒105-6490
Toranomon Toranomon Hills Mori Tower 〒105-6390
Nishi Azabu 〒106-0031
Nishi Shinbashi 〒105-0003
Hamamatsuchō 〒105-0013
Hamamatsucho World Trade Center Building Sōth Building 〒105-5190
Higashi Azabu 〒106-0044
Higashi Shinbashi 〒105-0021
Higashi -Shinbashi Shiodome City Center 〒105-7190
Higashi -Shinbashi Shiodome Media Tower 〒105-7290
Higashi -Shinbashi Dentsu Head Office Building 〒105-7090
Higashi -Shinbashi Tokyo Shiodome Building 〒105-7390
Higashi -Shinbashi Nippon Televishion Tower 〒105-7490
Mita 〒108-0073
Mita Sumitomo Real Estate Mita Twin Building West Building 〒108-6390
Minami Aoyama 〒107-0062
Minami Azabu 〒106-0047
Motoakasaka 〒107-0051
Motoazabu 〒106-0046
Roppongi 〒106-0032
Roppongi Izumi Garden Tower 〒106-6090
Roppongi Sumitomo Real Estate Roppongi Grand Tower 〒106-6290
Roppongi Roppongi Hills Mori Tower 〒106-6190

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

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