Postal districts assign conveyance focuses inside of the United States, and the abroad stations of its military. There are additionally ZIP codes for free nations of the Federated States of Micronesia, Marshall Islands Republic, and Republic of Palau, each of which is incorporated into the U.S. postal framework under a Compact of Free Association. Numerous different nations have separate postal code frameworks, so the USPS requires that the last line of a thing sent locally yet tended to for the outside conveyance is the name of the country, written in English. The parts of the location over the nation name embrace the norms for residential conveyance in the destination nation, incorporating conceivably being composed in a dialect other than English or in a non-Latin script.
A few regions which are outside the territory traditions zone (and have their own particular ISO 3166 nation codes) might likewise show up as nation names, despite the fact that they additionally have household postal shortenings. Military mail is additionally tended to as though it were household mail, excluding the name of the nation where the APO/FPO is physically found.
Mail to the US discretionary missions abroad is tended to as though it were to a road address in the Washington, DC. The four-digit strategic pocket number is utilized as a building number, while the city in which the international safe haven or department is found is consolidated with the “spot” to shape a road name. Every mission utilizes a ZIP+4 code comprising of 20521 and the political pocket number.
For instance, the postage information of the US Embassy in New Delhi, India would be:
Government office of USA
9000 City New Delhi Place
Washington, DC 20521-9000
Types of Postal Districts
There are four sorts of Postal districts:
One of a kind: allocated to a solitary high-volume address
Post Office Box just: utilized just for PO Boxes at a given office, not for some other kind of conveyance
Military: used to course mail for the U.S. military
Standard: all other Postal districts.
Uses of postal divisions:
Postal divisions are utilized for the administrative organizations, colleges, organizations, or structures that get such to a great degree high volumes of the mail that they require their own particular Postal districts. Government cases incorporate 20505 for the Focal Insight Office in Washington, D.C.; 81009 for the Elected Subject Data Focus of the U.S. General Administrations Organization (GSA) in Pueblo, Colorado. Samples of the private location interesting Postal divisions incorporate the central command of Wal-Bazaar (72716) and the Realm State Building (10118).
An illustration of a PO Box just Postal division is 22313, which is utilized for PO Boxes at the fundamental mail station in Alexandria, Virginia, for example, those utilized by the United States Patent and the Trademark Office. In the region encompassing that mail station, home and business mail conveyance addresses use Postal division 22314, which is therefore a Standard Postal district.