PROGRAM OPERATIONS MANUAL SYSTEMPart NL – Notices, Letters and ParagraphsChapter 015 – Address DesignationsSubchapter 10 – Consular and Geographic CodesTransmittal No. 6, 07/27/2020
This is a Quick Action Transmittal. These revisions do not change or introduce new policy or procedure
Summary of Changes
NL 01510.010 Use of Army Post Office (APO), Diplomatic Post Office (DPO), and Fleet Post Office (FPO) 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.
Use the Zip code the beneficiary provided and locate it in the Division of International Operations (DIO) Military Post Office ZIP Codes and Locations found in the DIO Reference Library.
You can find a list of APO, DPO, and FPO Zip codes, and corresponding locations, on the DIO Home Page via the DIO Resource Kit, on the Military Post Office Zip Codes and Locations page.
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