Hokuto (北杜市) is a city in Yamanashi Prefecture, Japan, with a population of approximately 46,007 as of April 2024. The city was established in 2004 through the merger of several towns and villages and is known for its beautiful natural landscapes, including the Southern Alps and Yatsugatake Mountains. Hokuto boasts numerous hot springs and outdoor recreational opportunities. The region is also notable for its agricultural products, particularly highland vegetables. 

💻 Hokuto City Official Government Website

Districts and Postal Codes in Hokuto

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District Postal Code
Akenocho Asao 〒408-0201
Akenocho Asaoshinden 〒408-0205
Akenocho Uede 〒408-0204
Akenocho Ogasahara 〒408-0202
Akenocho Kamikandori 〒408-0207
Akenocho Sannokura 〒408-0203
Akenocho Shimokandori 〒408-0206
Oizumicho Nishiide 8240-1 〒407-0311
Oizumicho Nishiide 〒409-1501
Oizumicho Yato 〒409-1502
Kobuchisawacho 〒408-0044
Kobuchisawacho Kamisasao 〒408-0041
Kobuchisawacho Shimosasao 〒408-0043
Kobuchisawacho Shoko 〒408-0042
Sutamacho Anadaira 〒408-0111
Sutamacho Egusa 〒408-0103
Sutamacho Okura 〒408-0113
Sutamacho Obi 〒408-0101
Sutamacho Kamitsugane 〒407-0321
Sutamacho Kogoe 〒408-0104
Sutamacho Sakainosawa 〒408-0116
Sutamacho Shimotsugane 〒407-0322
Sutamacho Toda 〒408-0114
Sutamacho Higashimuki 〒408-0105
Sutamacho Hishi 〒408-0102
Sutamacho Mamyoda 〒408-0115
Sutamacho Wakamiko 〒408-0112
Sutamacho Kamikoshinmachi 〒408-0117
Takanecho Asakawa 〒407-0302
Takanecho Kamikurozawa 〒408-0016
Takanecho Kiyosato 〒407-0301
Takanecho Kurabara 〒408-0013
Takanecho Koike 〒408-0014
Takanecho Gochoda 〒408-0017
Takanecho Shimokurozawa 〒408-0015
Takanecho Tsutsumi 〒408-0004
Takanecho Nagasawa 〒408-0001
Takanecho Higashiide 〒408-0003
Takanecho Minowa 〒408-0012
Takanecho Minowashinmachi 〒408-0011
Takanecho Murayamakitawari 〒408-0002
Takanecho Murayamanishiwari 〒408-0018
Takanecho Murayamahigashiwari 〒408-0019
Nagasakacho Oigamori 〒408-0032
Nagasakacho Obatta 〒408-0034
Nagasakacho Koarama 〒408-0031
Nagasakacho Shibusawa 〒408-0023
Nagasakacho Shiroizawa 〒408-0033
Nagasakacho Tsukakawa 〒408-0022
Nagasakacho Tomioka 〒408-0024
Nagasakacho Nagasakakamijo 〒408-0021
Nagasakacho Nagasakashimojo 〒408-0025
Nagasakacho Nakajima 〒408-0037
Nagasakacho Nakamaru 〒408-0036
Nagasakacho Natsuaki 〒408-0035
Nagasakacho Hino 〒408-0026
Hakushucho Omukawa 〒408-0319
Hakushucho Kamikyoraishi 〒408-0318
Hakushucho Shimokyoraishi 〒408-0317
Hakushucho Shirasu 〒408-0315
Hakushucho Daigahara 〒408-0312
Hakushucho Daibo 〒408-0314
Hakushucho Torihara 〒408-0316
Hakushucho Hanamizu 〒408-0311
Hakushucho Yokote 〒408-0313
Mukawacho Kurosawa 〒408-0305
Mukawacho Shinoku 〒408-0304
Mukawacho Maginohara 〒408-0302
Mukawacho Mifuki 〒408-0301
Mukawacho Miyanowaki 〒408-0303
Mukawacho Yanagisawa 〒408-0307
Mukawacho Yamataka 〒408-0306

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

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