Advice 1: How to know the index of the place of residence

Despite the fact that the exchange of paper letters has now been largely replaced email, people sometimes still have to enter your postcode, for example, when filling out official documents. In order to learn it, there are several ways.
How to know the index of the place of residence
The postcode is a special code designating the post office at place of residence. It is machine-readable: thus, the presence of the zip code on letters, postcards, parcels and other shipments significantly speeds up the process of shipment.

Receiving information about the index in the post office

The most obvious way to find out its index in the place of residence is a visit to the nearest post office: for sure you take a walk in your neighborhood, or rushing for groceries at the store, saw the entrance to it, marked white-blue sign of "Mail of Russia". The index of the post office will be written on the doors, however, if you are not sure that you have correctly identified the correct figures, ask any operator: it will provide you with the required information.

This method is simple and reliable, but has significant disadvantages: first, you will need to spend time on a visit to the post office, and secondly, if you decide to clarify the necessary information from the operator, you need to visit the institution during working hours. This may not be always convenient. However, there is another way to learn your index post.

To obtain information about the index online

It's about getting the right information through the Internet. Typing in the search line of any dedicated system request "postcode", you will receive links to a large number of sites containing the required information. However, the most reliable way to determine the index in online mode is to check this information directly on the website of "Mail of Russia".

In order to produce such a test, just go to the "Search post offices". To enter it from the home page: on the left, under the logo of "Russian Post", you will see an orange bar, "Services": select the link "Advanced search" underneath it which will allow you to find the right post office.

By clicking on the link, you will be able to find information about your office, including its index. For this you need to choose the "Search by address" and enter in search bar the address of your place of residence, and then click button "Find". As a result, you will see full information about your organisation: a combination of 6 digits which will be your index by place of residence, address and a phone number where you can get additional information if you need it

Advice 2: How to find zip code by address

The post index is needed to quickly determine the region that you want to send a letter. It is for post indexam our letters sorted automatically. If the mail index is not specified on the envelope, then the machine will not be able to correctly determine the address of the post office, who is in the recipient's address. Misspelled the index can lead to misidentification. A letter can easily get lost in the vast expanses of our homeland, so it is better to know the correct index of the recipient right and indicate it on the envelope. How to find the postal index for the address of the recipient if you did not provide?
How to find zip code by address
You will need
  • • the exact address of the recipient of your letter;
  • • a post office;
  • • access to the Internet.
It is easier to find the postal index for those who do not have access to the Internet, in the mail. If your post office does not have access to the Internet, the postal employee will be able to find the index of with special reference.
If you can go on the Internet to find the index easy. Type in a search engine query: "how to find postal index for the address". You immediately become the owner of a dozen links, with which you can easily find the desired index in the address.
For example, Here you need to select the region, then you will see the following list with settlements that are part of the selected region. Next you need from the newly opened list, select the city or district. A list of all the streets and smaller settlements (villages) with indication of the index.
Besides, on the website of the Russian post is exactly the same service with which you can easily find the postal index. It's very simple.
You need to go to the website of "Mail of Russia" ( On the home page there is a section called "Services". It contains two services.
In order to find the postal index, you need to know the details of the post office, which is engaged in the service', where the recipient of your letter. Click on the label "Search post offices" - window opens.
Here you can enter all the components ' in a single row with a drop-down menu. You can enter a known address in the line, located just below, commas and additional information (type, area, or building) to enter. All this in the string are separated by spaces, in this case you enter only the house number.
Once the data is entered, click on the "Find" button, which is located at the bottom of the page. You will get a full address including the index and a phone, you need the post office.

Advice 3: How to find out your postal addresses

When you write the address where you should send a package, parcel or letter, it is usually necessary to specify the postal address including the index. And it sometimes causes problems: their own index, you know not all.
How to find out your postal addresses
If you are in your own apartment – way receipts for utilities or phone bills: as a rule, there is a full address, including postcode.
Go to the nearest post office: in each of these has a Handbook that contains information about the service areas of all post offices of Russia. As a rule, it is the employees engaged in the acceptance of parcels and registered letters (they often have to specify the indexes). Just give your address and ask them to dictate a postcode.
Find information about the indexes and on the Internet: it is not a secret, but quite popular. Therefore, there are a number of sites where you can find the code at. The information presented on them, the same, and the principle of work with the database indexes are similar.
If you use a nationwide database of indices, first select the region and city where you are, and then in the alphabetical list – the letter or number that begins the name of the street on which you live. Then on the opened page, find the name of the street. Next to its name will be written in a six digit code – it matches your mailing address.
Quite often, houses located in the same street are served by different post offices have different indexes. In this case, the database will list several indexes and each one will be listed. As a rule, first the letter "H" or "H" (odd or even house numbers), then the range of numbers. For example, "Lermontov H(80-152), N(93-131) – 644001" means that this index applies to all even-numbered house numbers 80 to 152, inclusive, and even from 93 to 131 inclusive.

Advice 4: How to know the index at

When sending emails or any other information via postal transfer, the sender needs to know not only the address of residence of the recipient, but also its index. If you do not specify the index of the receiver, the sending may be executed incorrectly or not executed at all.
The index at
You will need
  • - address of recipient
To find the postal index by belonging to a particular address by applying to any post office of your city. This can be done in two ways: personal visit or call to the post office. Consider the pros and cons of each method.
A visit to the post office. You only need to approach any staff member to email and call the selected address, the postal index which you need to clarify. The advantages of this method include efficiency in the provision of information – almost immediately after you contact your employee email, you will receive the necessary data. If we talk about the cons of a personal appeal to the post office, then it can be attributed to the fact that you will have to defend the place, which is not always moving fast.
A phone call to the post office. Calling the post office to Refine the indexand you should call the city and address of the recipient. The advantages of this method are visible on the face – you don't need to go anywhere, stand in queues also do not have to. However, this method has its drawbacks: it is not always possible to get through the first call, when you call, it's possible that you will have to wait to switch to another specialist or to re-call on the given number.

Advice 5: How to work out which area is the house

There are cities in which there is no clear boundary between the districts, therefore the residents of certain houses often raises the question of what area is their place of residence. It is possible to find out through various agencies.
How to work out which area is the house
Please contact the management company or building society in your home. You can ask about what district is your home in both verbal and written form through a statement. The second form may be preferable in cases where the Charter of the organization provides for the disclosure of information to the citizens only by providing the reasons for the information. The statement will indicate the please indicate what district is your apartment house, for example, in connection with obtaining the exact address to send a letter, etc. Usually the term of consideration of such statements does not exceed 1-2 days.
Find out where is the nearest to you regional administration. As a rule, in its name provided the necessary information, for example, "the administration of the Central district." Call the Agency or visit in office hours. Usually representatives of the administration without delay report in which the district is a part of a particular residential house. Also if you know your postcode you can visit the appropriate post office and ask the staff to help you compile your detailed address, for example, to send an email or subscribe to various publications.
Enter the address of your home in one of the Internet search engines such as Google. So, you can find websites that provide detailed information about its location. Pay attention to official city resources – district administrations, the city administration, Duma, the Federal migration service, etc., because they contain the most accurate and reliable information.
Use the electronic directory 2GIS through the official website of the service or the app for your computer or phone. Download the map of your city. Reduce the map scale to minimum. Then you will see the boundaries of areas and will be able to determine which of them is your home.
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