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Postal Services

Postal Services, Home Deliveries and International Couriers

Japan Post offices handle not only mail, but also banking, insurance and other services.
Postage stamps are available at post offices, convenience stores, and shops marked with“ 〒” signs.

Domestic Mail Service

http://www.post.japanpost.jp/index_en.html

International Mail Service

http://www.post.japanpost.jp/int/index_en.html
(Japanese, English, Chinese, Korean, Portuguese)

Japan Post Service (Customer Service Center)

Tel: 0570-046-111(For English Inquiries)
If Calling from a mobile phone: 0570-046-666
Mon-Fri, 8:00-22:00; Sat, Sun, Holidays, 9:00-22:00
http://www.post.japanpost.jp/int/question/tel_en.html

Financial Service

JP (Yucho) Bank

You can open an account and set up automatic withdrawal for utility payments via your own bank’s ATM. However, Yucho bank does not accept remittances from overseas during the first six months of an account’s activity. If you are planning to receive your living expenses from overseas, it is recommended to open an account at another bank.

Tel: 0120-108420 (Japanese only)
Mon-Fri, 8:30-21:00; Sat, Sun, Holidays, 9:00-17:00
http://www.jp-bank.japanpost.jp/en_index.html

Home Delivery Services

Domestic Door-to-Door Delivery Services(Takuhaibin)

This service is useful for sending small parcels or packages within Japan. It is often less expensive than the post office and usually takes only one day. Most companies deliver suitcases between airports and homes before and after a trip, and handle special refrigerated and frozen deliveries.

Listed below are the major domestic home delivery service companies.

Contact Information for Inquires
Yamato Takkyubin Tel: 0120-01-9625(Japanese only), 8:00-21:00
http://www.kuronekoyamato.co.jp/en/
Yu-pack Tel: 0570-046-111
Mon-Fri 8:00-22:00; Sat, Sun, Holidays, 9:00-22:00
http://www.post.japanpost.jp/service/you_pack/index.html
(Japanese only)
Sagawa Express Tel: 0120-18-9595 (sgx Contact Center)
Mon-Fri, 9:00-19:00; Sat, 9:00-18:00
http://www.sagawa-exp.co.jp/english/service/

International Courier Services

These companies provide expedited overseas delivery services, and take full responsibility for your packages until their final delivery.

Listed below are the major international courier service companies.

Contact Information for Inquires
DHL Japan Tel: 0120-39-2580
Mon-Thu, 8:00-19:00; Fri &Previous days to Holidays, 8:00-20:00;
Sat & Holidays, 8:30-14:00
http://www.dhl.co.jp/en.html
Federal Express(FedEx) Tel: 0120-003200
Mon-Fri, 8:00-20:00; Sat, 8:30-17:30; Holidays, 9:00-18:00
http://www.fedex.com/jp_english/
Overseas Courier Service (OCS) Tel: 0120-627-012
Mon-Thu, 8:30-19:00; Fri & Previous days to Holidays, 8:30-20:00;
Sat, 9:00-16:00
http://www.ocs.co.jp (Japanese only)
UPS Japan Tel: 0120-27-1040
Mon-Fri, 9:00-18:30
http://www.ups.com/content/jp/en/index.jsx

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