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:

http://ocoweb.ba.ssa.gov/oio/OIOResources/APO-FPO-Zip.asp

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:

Address

State and County Code

APO, DPO, or FPO AE

94001

APO, DPO, or FPO AA

95001

APO, DPO, or FPO AP

96001

AA = Central & South America (not including Canada)

AE = Canada, Middle East and Africa

AP = Armed Forces Pacific


To Link to this section - Use this URL:
http://policy.ssa.gov/poms.nsf/lnx/0901510010
NL 01510.010 - Use of Army Post Office (APO), Diplomatic Post Office (DPO), and Fleet Post Office (FPO) Addresses - 02/28/2013
Batch run: 02/28/2013
Rev:02/28/2013