Post Codes and the Postal System in the Philippines
Information on sending and receiving letters and parcels, mail services, finding a Philippines postal/ZIP code and how to write addresses in the Philippines...
Postal services in the Philippines are operated by the state-owned company, Philippines Postal Corporation, PHLPost. The website has information about their products and services, mail services and post office locations.
There are over 2,000 post offices in the Philippines. The main office is the Manila Central Post Office.
- Find a post office location in the Philippines
Postal codes in the Philippines are made up of four digits. The first two digits represent a town or city, or in the case of Metro Manila, the district, or barangay within the city.
- Find a ZIP code in the Philippines
Addresses in the Philippines
When writing addresses on letters and packages, the sender should include the recipient's name, unit or building number, street address, barangay (or district if within Manila), the city or municipality and the post code and province. It is not necessary to include the province within Metro Manila. Include the country name if sending mail from abroad
Unit 3, Eastwood Avenue
Bagumbayan, Quezon City
1135 Metro Manila
San Manuel, Palawan
5300 Puerto Princesa
Specific rates apply when sending domestic and international mail.
- Calculate rates for sending mail in the Philippines
Receiving parcels and packages from abroad
All parcels and packages sent to the Philippines have to go through customs clearance. Once a package has arrived a notice is delivered to the receiver who must then go and collect it from the nearest Post office. Proof of identity is required when collecting the item, and a fee has to be paid.