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Nepal Postal Code

Nepal is a country which is completely surrounded by the land in the south Asia and bordered by the India and China. It is situated in the Himalayas and containing 8 out of 10 highest peaks in the world. Nepal is famous for the outdoor sports like hill climbing and the most hardest sport is diving from the Mount Everest.

Nepal is named as the no 1 tourist spot in the year 2017 and no 5th in the following year, thanks to the tourist experts who found this beautiful county as a tourism hotspot.


The total land area covered by Nepal is 147,516km2, which has ranked 93rd among the other nations in terms of land area.

Nepal has a boundary line of 2400km and is surrounded by the China to the north and India to the west east and south.

Water lands

Nepal is one of the countries which are rich in water resources and they’re totally surrounded by total of 6000 rivers in which 1000 of them are longer than 10km and 24 of them are 100km long. Water resources are abundant throughout the country in the form of snow covers, rivers, springs, lakes, and groundwater.


Nepal is totally surrounded by the mountains and there are a total of 1,310 mountains in Nepal which are 5500m/18,090ft to 8848m/29,028ft above sea level. Nepal has the highest mountain in the world, Mount Everest as well as 1,310 peaks over 6,000m height.


PIN = Postal Index Number

How to find a pin code?

Each administrative division maintains its own postal code for mail delivery purposes. Having the correct code is essential to your mails delivery.

Nepal pin code consists of 5 digit code and each digit contains a different indication which is shown below

  • The first digit in the Nepal pin code indicates the state region
  • The second and third digit in the pin code indicates the district
  • the last two digits indicates the destination point or the post office in the place of destination.

Postal stamps

Nepal has issued a total of 29 postal stamps from the begining to till the date which are listed below;

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Nepal postal stamps price starts from 1.20 annas (Nepal currency) and the most expensive stamp in Nepal goes up to 45$.

Postal and courier services which are used in Nepal

  • Nepal express and logistics and parcel pvt ltd
  • on time cargo and couriers (international services only)
  • Pacific Freight Nepal PVT LTD.
  • Speedex worldwide
  • Courier service association of Nepal
  • NepXpress Cargo and couriers
  • Ideal courier services
  • Fedex express
  • DHL Nepal courier services
  • Air supreme couriers private limited

Postal Code details for Major States in Nepal

Nepal Postcode
Postcode type and position 5 digits to the right of the locality name, separated from the latter by a dash.

103, Mittery Margs
Coding method XXXX
X ---> head post office of main region
XX ---> District
XX (Last 2 digit) ---> Baneshwore/Secondary post office
Address format In general the first digit represent the region. Second and third digits represent the district.The last two digits represent post office name.
Examples Mr.XXX addressee
103, Mittery Margs sub-office (area /street /village)
Baneshwore city (delivery post office)
KATHMANDU – XXXX locality - postcode

Frequently asked questions (FAQ) s

  • What is the official name of the postal service in Nepal?
    The official postal name of Nepal is Nepal Post.
  • How many postal codes does Nepal have?
    There are more than 918 postal codes in Nepal.
  • Do all villages in Nepal have postal codes?
    Almost all villages in Nepal have postal codes, but only very few villages don’t.
  • Give the alpha three-letter country code of Nepal?
    The three-letter country code of Nepal is NPL.
  • What is the postal code for the capital of Nepal?
    The capital city of Nepal is Kathmandu and its postal code is 44600.
  • How many digits are found in the Nepal postal code?
    There are five digits found in the Nepal postal code.