Shinjuku (新宿区) is a major commercial and administrative center in Tokyo, Japan, known for its bustling atmosphere and diverse offerings. Home to the world’s busiest railway station, Shinjuku Station, the area is a key transportation hub. The district is famous for its skyscraper-filled skyline, vibrant nightlife in Kabukicho, and numerous shopping and entertainment options. Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden provides a serene escape from the urban hustle. The area also houses many government buildings, including the Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building. Shinjuku’s blend of modernity and tradition makes it a prominent part of Tokyo's landscape.

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Districts and Postal Codes in Shinjuku

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District Postal Code
Aizumichō 〒160-0005
Akagishitamachi 〒162-0803
Akagimotomachi 〒162-0817
Agebachō 〒162-0824
Arakichō 〒160-0007
Ichigayakagachō 〒162-0062
Ichigayakōrachō 〒162-0856
Ichigayasadoharachō 〒162-0842
Ichigayasanaichō 〒162-0846
Ichigayatakajōmachi 〒162-0848
Ichigayatamachi 〒162-0843
Ichigayadaimachi 〒162-0066
Ichigayachōenjimachi 〒162-0847
Ichigayanakanochō 〒162-0064
Ichigayahachimanchō 〒162-0844
Ichigayafunagawaramachi 〒162-0826
Ichigayahonmurachō 〒162-0845
Ichigayayakuōjimachi 〒162-0063
Ichigayayanagichō 〒162-0061
Ichigayayamabushichō 〒162-0857
Iwatochō 〒162-0832
Enokichō 〒162-0806
Okubo 〒169-0072
Kaitaichō 〒162-0802
Kaguragashi 〒162-0823
Kagurazaka 〒162-0825
Kasumigaokamachi 〒160-0013
Katamachi 〒160-0001
Kabukichō 〒160-0021
Kamiochiai 〒161-0034
Kaeadachō 〒162-0054
Kikuichō 〒162-0044
Kita Shinjuku 〒169-0074
Kita Machi 〒162-0834
Kita Yamabushichō 〒162-0853
Saikumachi 〒162-0838
Samonchō 〒160-0017
Shinanomachi 〒160-0016
Shimochiai 〒161-0033
Shimomiyabichō 〒162-0822
Shiroganechō 〒162-0816
Shinogawamachi 〒162-0814
Shinjuku 〒160-0022
Suidōchō 〒162-0811
Sugachō 〒160-0018
Sumiyoshichō 〒162-0065
Takadanobaba 〒169-0075
Tansumachi 〒162-0833
Daikyōchō 〒160-0015
Tsukijimachi 〒162-0818
Tsukudochō 〒162-0821
Tsukudohachimanchō 〒162-0815
Tenjinchō 〒162-0808
Totsukamachi 〒169-0071
Tomihisachō 〒162-0067
Toyama (3chōme 18・21) 〒169-0052
Toyama (Other) 〒162-0052
Naitōmachi 〒160-0014
Nakai 〒161-0035
Nakaochiai 〒161-0032
Nakazatochō 〒162-0804
Nakachō 〒162-0835
Nandomachi 〒162-0837
Nishi Ochiai 〒161-0031
Nishi Gokenchō 〒162-0812
Wakamiyachō 〒162-0827
Wasedatsurumakichō 〒162-0041
Wasedamachi 〒162-0042
Waseda Minami Chō 〒162-0043
Nishi -Shinjuku Shinjuku Island Tower (1st Floor) 〒163-1301
Nishi -Shinjuku Shinjuku NS Building (1st Floor) 〒163-0801
Nishi -Shinjuku Shinjuku L Tower (1st Floor) 〒163-1501
Nishi -Shinjuku Shinjuku Square Tower (1st Floor) 〒163-1101
Nishi -Shinjuku Shinjuku Sumitomo Building (1st Floor) 〒163-0201
Nishi -Shinjuku Shinjuku Center Building (1st Floor) 〒163-0601
Nishi -Shinjuku Shinjuku Dai-Ichi Seimei Building (1st Floor) 〒163-0701
Nishi -Shinjuku Shinjuku Nomura Building (1st Floor) 〒163-0501
Nishi -Shinjuku Shinjuku Park Tower (1st Floor) 〒163-1001
Nishi -Shinjuku Shinjuku Mitsui Building (1st Floor) 〒163-0401
Nishi -Shinjuku Shinjuku Monolith (1st Floor) 〒163-0901
Nishi -Shinjuku Sumitomo Real Estate Shinjuku Oak Tower (1st Floor) 〒163-6001
Nishi -Shinjuku Sumitomo Real Estate Shinjuku Grand Tower (1st Floor) 〒160-6101
Nishi -Shinjuku Tokyo Opera City (1st Floor) 〒163-1401
Nishi Waseda (2chōme 1-1-23, 2) 〒162-0051
Nishi Waseda (Other) 〒169-0051
Nijuysukimachi 〒162-0855
Haraikatamachi 〒162-0841
Haramachi 〒162-0053
Babashitachō 〒162-0045
Higashi Enokichō 〒162-0807
Higashi Gokenchō 〒162-0813
Hyakuninchō 〒169-0073
Fukuromachi 〒162-0828
Funamachi 〒160-0006
Bentenchō 〒162-0851
Minami Enokichō 〒162-0852
Minami Chō 〒162-0836
Minami Motomachi 〒160-0012
Minami Yamabushichō 〒162-0854
Yamabukichō 〒162-0801
Yaraichō 〒162-0805
Yokoteramachi 〒162-0831
Yochōmachi 〒162-0055
Yotsuya 〒160-0004
Yotsuyasakamachi 〒160-0002
Yotsuyasaneichō 〒160-0008
Yotsuyahonshiochō 〒160-0003
Wakaba 〒160-0011
Wakamatsuchō 〒162-0056
Nishi -Shinjuku 〒160-0023

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

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