NL 01510.010: Use of Army Post Office (APO), Diplomatic Post Office (DPO), and Fleet Post Office (FPO) Addresses
Effective Dates: 02/28/2013 - Present
- TN 5 (02-13)
- NL 01510.010 Use of Army Post Office (APO), Diplomatic Post Office (DPO), and Fleet Post Office (FPO) Addresses
- A. Policy - use Zip codes for foreign addresses
- You must use Zip codes, rather than consular codes, for foreign APO, DPO, and FPO addresses.
- In addition, you must use specific State and County codes instead of geographic codes.
- B. Procedure – military post offices
- 1. Use the Zip codes
Use the Zip code the beneficiary provided and locate it in the Office of International Operations (OIO) Military Post Office ZIP Codes and Locations found in the OIO Reference Library.
- 2. Use of Military Post Office Zip Codes and Locations OIO Reference Library
You can find a list of APO, DPO, and FPO Zip codes, and corresponding locations, on the OIO Home Page via the OIO Resource Kit, and Military Post Office Zip Codes and Locations link:
- 3. Use of codes for APO, DPO, and FPO addresses
- Use the following State and County codes for foreign APO, DPO, and FPO addresses, depending on which list in the Military Post Office Zip Codes and Locations link you find the provided zip code:
- State and County Code
- APO, DPO, or FPO AE
- APO, DPO, or FPO AA
- APO, DPO, or FPO AP
- AA = Central & South America (not including Canada)
- AE = Canada, Middle East and Africa
- AP = Armed Forces Pacific
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