The Chinese postal service prefers the 6-digit postcode (postal code)
before the province name.
(But it seems many Chinese don't write this format, at least not presently!)
MR. ZHIMIN LI [honorific + name of person] 63 RENMIN LU, QINGDAO SHI [number + street name, city] 266033 SHANDONG [postcode + province] CHINA [country]
When mailing from the United States, CHINA is enough for the country name. Several other versions of the country name will also work.
MAO MIAO [name of person] DEPT OF PROMOTION OF SPICY FISH CENTER FOR INTERNATIONAL COMMERCE & BUSINESS ROOM 305 (The Center is located inside Room 305.) ZODIAC EXTRAS COURT (This is the name of a building or portion of a building complex?) 36 BAOSHAN JIUCUN, BAOSHAN DISTRICT [street address, district within city] (Don't be confused by the street name including the district name in this case.) 201900 SHANGHAI [postal code + province] (Every PRC postal code is 6 digits. Shanghai is its own province.) P.R. CHINA [country] (P.R. stands for "People's Republic")A less modernized, less standardized form of the above address, so you can see some differences:
MAO MIAO [name of person] DEPT OF PROMOTION OF SPICY FISH CENTER FOR INTERNATIONAL COMMERCE, BUSINESS, AND PRODUCT SOURCING ROOM 305 (The Center is located inside Room 305.) ZODIAC EXTRAS COURT (This is the name of a building or portion of a building complex?) NO. 36 BAOSHAN JIUCUN (street address) BAOSHAN DISTRICT SHANGHAI [district within city + city name (are on same line in this older-style example)] SHANGHAI 201900 [province name + postal code] (Shanghai is its own province. Every PRC postal code is 6 digits.) CHINA
MRS. JIAYING WONG [honorific + name of person] 8 XUJIAZHAI, HUAQIAOCUN [number + locality name, village] XINZHONG XIANG, TIANTAI XIAN [county's subdivision, 'county city'] 266033 ZHEJIANG [postcode + province] P.R. CHINA
LANCE MULTILINGUA-EBEL [name of person] FOREIGN TEACHERS' MAILBOX [delivery information internal to recipient institution/organization/business] LIANGANG MIDDLE SCHOOL [instiution/organization/company] LOUDI, HUNAN 417009 [city, province + postal code] (not really the most modern standardized format) PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF CHINA [country]
Fortunate Trade & Manufacturing Partnership for Growth Example Traveling Investment Co. 87/F Jiu Shi Fu Xin Mansion (Some addresses can include floor number, suite, building name, etc., preferably on a line above the street address.) 123 Huaihai Zhong Road SHANGHAI 200020 (Notice people are not conformists about order of city, province, and 6-digit postal code.) PRC
South Tower Rainbow Plaza 14 Dongsuan Huan Beilu, Chao Yang District 100026 BEIJING CHINA
Beijing Friendship Hospital 95 Yong An Road 100050 BEIJING PEOPLE'S REP OF CHINA Directorate General of Posts 13 West Chang An Street 100804 BEIJING PEOPLE'S REP OF CHINA
Exception: USPS Global Express Guaranteed requires the entire address in English.
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