A List of 24hr Post Offices in Japan

Most of the small post offices in Japan close early (around 6pm) on weekdays and do not open on weekends and holidays. However, there are post offices that are open 24/7. Those are the big post offices that are usually near the major train stations and they have a counter called “Yu-Yu Window(ゆうゆう窓口 yu yu madoguchi)”. You can buy stamps, send packages, and collect packages you sent to the post office (*Explained below) at the Yu-Yu Window anytime.

*Kyokudome(局留め)
It's worthy to know that Japan Post allows you to receive parcels at any post office in Japan. The service is known as "kyoku dome"(局留め, literally means stop at the post office). For example, when you buy something online but don't know where you will be staying, you can have the package sent to a post office in the area you will be around and can pick it up once it is delivered to the post office. The package will be returned to the sender if it is not collected within 10 days. Remember that you need to show your ID to collect your package, so the recipient's name should be exactly the same as on your ID and not a nickname

Here is a list of the main post offices in Japan where a “Yu-Yu Window(ゆうゆう窓口)” is available 24 hours. You can click the post office's name for more Information (Japanese Only).

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・Hokkaido

Kushiro Central Post Office 13-2-1 Saiwai-cho, Kushiro, Hokkaido 085-8799
Sapporo Central Post Office 1-2-1, Kita6JoHigashi, Higashi-ku, Sapporo, Hokkaido 060-8799
Hakodate Central Post Office 1-6, Shinkawa-cho, Hakodate, Hokkaido 040-8799
Otaru Post Office 1-8-1 Ironai, Otaru, Hokkaido 047-8799

・Miyagi

Sendai Central Post Office 1-7 Kitamemachi, Aoba-ku, Sendai, Miyagi 980-8799

・Chiba

Chiba Central Post Office 1-14-1 Chuoko, Chuo-ku, Chiba, Chiba 260-8799

・Tokyo

Tokyo Central Post Office 2-7-2 Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 100-8994
Shinjuku Post Office 1-8-8 Nishishinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 163-8799
Asakusa Post Office 1-1-1 Nishiasakusa, Taito-ku, Tokyo 111-8799
Shibuya Post Office 1-12-13 Shibuya, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 150-8799
Nakano Post Office 2-27-1 Nakano, Nakano-ku, Tokyo 164-8799
Ginza Post Office 8-20-26 Ginza, Chuo-ku, Tokyo 100-8799
Shinagawa Post Office 5-23-34 Higashi-Oi, Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo 140-8799

・Kanagawa

Yokohama Central Post Office 2-14-2 Takashima, Nishi-ku, Yokohama, Kanagawa 220-8799

・Aichi

Nagoya Central Post Office 1-1-1 Meieki, Nakamura-ku, Nagoya 450-8998

・Kyoto

Kyoto Central Post Office 843-12, Higashishiokoji-cho, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto 600-8799

・Osaka

Osaka North Post Office 1-1-52 Oyodonaka, Kita-ku, Osaka 530-8799
Shin-Osaka Post Office 4-1-18 Shimaya, Konohana-ku, Osaka 539-8799

・Hiroshima

Hiroshima Central Post Office 1-4-1 Kokutaijimachi, Naka-ku, Hiroshima 730-8799

・Fukuoka

Fukuoka Central Post Office 4-3-1 Tenjin, Chuo-ku, Fukuoka 810-8799
Hakata Post Office 8-1 Hakataekichuogai, Hakata-ku, Fukuoka 812-0012

・Okinawa

Naha Central Post Office 3-3-8 Tsubogawa, Naha, Okinawa 900-8799

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Tuesday, August 2, 2016

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