Understand the Singaporean postal system, with information about post offices and postal agencies...
Postal services in Singapore are provided by Singapore Post Pte. Ltd. (SingPost).
SingPost has more than 60 post offices, about 80 authorised postal agencies, around 200 Self-service Automated Machines (SAMs), more than 660 stamp vendors and over 800 post boxes throughout Singapore. These outlets offer a wide range of postal, telecommunication and agency services.
Post offices are open from 08:30-17:00 on weekdays and 08:30-13:00 on Saturdays. Selected post offices are open until 21:30, and several remain open on Sundays and public holidays.
- For a full list of Singapore post offices with opening times: Click here
Stamps can be bought at any time from coin-operated automated postal machines.
|General Enquiries||Tel: 1605|
|Speedpost Bookings||Tel: 1800 222 5777|
|Corporate Sales & Marketing||Tel: 6845 8000|
The SingPost website contains comprehensive information regarding postal matters.
The main services are:
- Mailing services
- Logistics provides domestic and international door-to-door distribution services, including express delivery services (Speedpost) and warehousing and distribution services
- Retail (cards, some stationery and packaging)
- Payment services for Government related bills, such us payment of various motoring fines
- Payment of utility bills, telephone bills, credit card bills
- Mobile phone top-up cards and mobile pay-as-you-go sign up
- Car park coupons, lamination services, stamp collections
- IMB drop off and pick up of laptop repairs
- Sending money abroad, drafts, etc.
For full details see the website: Click here
vPOST, a shipping service provided by Singapore Post, provides members with a personalised shipping address in USA, Japan and Europe. This gives members access to online shopping from overseas websites which do not deliver abroad.
- To learn how it works: Click here
- For a step-by-step guide: Click here
- For information about the rates: Click here
Singapore Post Pte Ltd publishes a Postal Code Directory book. SingPost has an online postal code finder.
- To find a Singapore post code: Click here
StreetMap@Singapore is a free service provided by SLA for personal and non-commercial use. Use the forms to find a location map using an address, postal code, road name or the nearest MRT/LRT stations.
- To search a location: Click here
Singapore Postal Districts
There are no official "area" or "district" codes in Singapore although frequently properties that are for sale and rent are still referred to as being in a specific district (9, 10, 11 and so on). The postal codes replaced the district numbers some years ago. Here is a guide to the districts' numbering:
|Postal District||General Area|
|01 City Business District||Boat Quay, Chinatown, Havelock Road,
Marina Square, Raffles Place, Suntec City
|02 City Business District||Anson Road, Chinatown, Neil Road,
Raffles Place, Shenton Way, Tanjong Pagar
|03 Central South||Alexandra Road, Tiong Bahru, Queenstown|
|04 South||Keppel, Mount Faber, Sentosa, Telok Blangah|
|05 South West||Buona Vista, Dover, Pasir Panjang, West Coast|
|06 City - Business District||City Hall, High Street, North Bridge Road|
|07 City||Beach Road, Bencoolen Road, Bugis, Rochor|
|08 Central||Little India, Farrer Park, Serangoon Roa|
|09 Central - Orchard||Cairnhill, Killiney, Leonie Hill, Orchard, Oxley|
|10 Central - Near Orchard||Balmoral, Bukit Timah, Grange Road, Holland,
Orchard Boulevard, River Valley, Tanglin Road
|11 Central - Near Orchard||Chancery, Bukit Timah, Dunearn Road, Newton|
|12 Central||Balestier, Moulmein, Novena, Toa Payo|
|13 Central East||Potong Pasir, Machpherson|
|14 Central East||Eunos, Geylang, Kembangan, Paya Lebar|
|15 East Coast
||Katong, Marine Parade, Siglap, Tanjong Rhu|
|16 Upper East Coast||Bayshore, Bedok, Chai Chee|
|17 Far East||Changi, Loyang, Pasir Ris|
|18 Far East||Pasir Ris, Simei, Tampines|
|19 North East||Hougang, Punggol, Sengkang|
|20 Central North||Ang Mo Kio, Bishan, Braddell Road, Thomson|
|21 Central West||Clementi, Upper Bukit Timah, Hume Avenue|
|22 Far West||Boon Lay, Jurong, Tuas|
|23 North West||Bukit Batok, Choa Chu Kang,
Hillview Avenue, Upper Bukit Timah
|24 Far North West||Kranji, Lim Chu Kang, Sungei Gedong, Tengah|
|25 Far North||Admiralty, Woodlands|
|26 North||Tagore, Yio Chu Kang|
|27 Far North||Admiralty, Sembawang, Yishun|
|28 North East||Seletar, Yio Chu Kang|
The Singapore Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) has an online district guide.