Saudi Arabia uses two postcode systems for:
- Home delivery as described in the first position.
- P.O. Box delivery as described in the second position.
Coding method for home Delivery
5 digits to the right of the locality followed by 4 digits giving additional building information, separated by a dash.eg:
1 2 2 3 3 - 7318
The first digit represents the postal region,the second digit represents the sector,the third digit represents the branch,the fourth digit represents the section,the fifth digit represents the block,and the last four digits represent the extended zip code.
Coding method for PO Box delivery
5 digits to the right of the locality.eg:
1 1 5 6 4
The first two digits represent the postal zone,the last three digits represent the delivery point.
PO Box delivery:
Mr. Ibrahim Mohamad P.O. Box 56577 RIYADH 11564 SAUDI ARABIA
Mr. Abdullah Nasser 3909 Abdullhamid Alkatib ST, Azahrah Dist. RIYADH 12987 - 7318 SAUDI ARABIA
|1||Al Jawf (or Jouf)||Sakaka|
|10||Al Bahah (or Baha)||Al Bahah|
The kingdom is divided into 8 postal regions. The division was based on the country's administrative regions. The numbering of the postal regions differs from that of the administrative regions in the kingdom. The Postal Division was based on the consideration of road connectivity network and other geographical factors. The below table shows the list of Postal Regions in the country:
|3||Eastern Provience Region|
|4||Madinah and Tabuk|
|5||Qassim and Ha'il|
|6||Asir, Najran, and Bahah|
|7||Northern Borders, and Jawf|
- Saudi Arabia Post website (Arabic)
- Saudi Arabia Post Inquiry
- Saudi Arabia zip inquiries （English）
- Saudi Arabia Postcode position Example (English, PDF file)