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International mail activities
The address provides crucial information used by
La Poste to handle and distribute mail and parcels. The proper postal address format guarantees the speedy and efficient processing of your mail.
To ensure that this process goes smoothly, the address must be presented correctly and contain complete, up-to-date, valid information. The following guidelines are for informational purposes only and do not represent a binding contract for standard mail.
Sending mail to France
To make sure your mail hits its target, the most basic step is writing the address correctly. Find out more about French postal address standards here:
The National Address Management Service website is listed on our “Useful Links” page. Here, you’ll find both French postcodes
and an online guide to addressing your mail in keeping with French postal standards