ZIP code is an acronym for Zone Improvement Plan code a 4-digit number that is added to your address to help speed up the delivery process. It is a system of postal codes used by the Philippine Postal Corporation.
It is intended to make mail delivery more efficient and faster. Zip Code is also known as Postcode or Postal Code.
What is the use of Zip Code?
Zip codes are used when sending out letters or packages via snail mail. The zip code helps the post office to determine where the letter or package is supposed to go.
How do I use Zip Code when sending a letter or package?
When sending out a letter or package, the sender must put the zip code of the recipient on the envelope. The zip code is usually written on the lower left-hand corner of the envelope after the address. Here’s the sample format:
Name Unit/Floor + House/Building Name + Street Number + Street Name Barangay/District + City ZIP Code + Metro Manila
Is Postal Code the same as Zip Code in the Philippines?
Yes, Zip codes and Postal codes are the same things. They both refer to the system of postal codes used by the Philippine Postal Corporation.
List of Philippine Zip Codes
Metro Manila Zip Codes
Provincial Zip Codes
Agusan del Norte
Agusan del Sur
Davao del Norte
Davao del Sur
Lanao del Norte
Lanao del Sur
Samar (formerly Western Samar)
Surigao del Norte
Surigao del Sur
Zamboanga del Norte
Zamboanga del Sur