Address Formats for Europe

Austria | Belgium | Denmark | Finland | France | Germany | Greece | Iceland | Republic of Ireland |Italy | Luxembourg | Monaco | The Netherlands | Norway | Portugal Spain | Sweden | Switzerland

For information about how to format addresses correctly, please use the examples below. 

See also: how to correctly address mail for the rest of the world.

Austria 

Herr Franz Huber
Beethovenstrasse 12
1010 WIEN
AUSTRIA
 

Belgium 

Mr Willy Janssens
Lange Stationsstraat 352
3000 LEUVEN
BELGIUM

M. Emile Dubois
Rue du Diamant 215
4800 VERVIERS
BELGIUM
 

Denmark

Mr Thor Nielsen
Tietgensgade 137
8800 VIBORG
DENMARK

Mr Torben Raldorf
PO Box 100
COPENHAGEN
1004 VIBORG
DENMARK
 

Finland 

Mr Asko Teirila
PO Box 511
39140 AKDENMAA
FINLAND
 

France 

M. Robert MARIN
Rue de l’Eglise
Dunes
82340 AUVILLAR
FRANCE

Mme Marie PAGE
23 Rue de Grenell
75700 PARIS CEDEX
FRANCE

When addressing mail to France, write the addressee’s surname in CAPITAL letters.
 

Germany 

Mrs F Meier
Weberstr. 2
53113 BONN 1
GERMANY

Mr P Kunde
Lange Str. 12
04103 LEIPZIG
GERMANY

Germany has strict rules about receiving mail, which, if ignored, may result in your mail being returned to you with no attempt at delivery. When addressing mail to Germany, always:
• Use the new five-digit postcode (using an old four-digit postcode will cause delay)
• Put the postcode before the town name
• Put the house number after the street name
 

Greece 

Mr George Latsis
Alkamenou 37
117 80 ATHENS
GREECE
 

Iceland 

Mr Jon Jonsson
Einimel 80
107 REYKJAVIK
ICELAND
 

Republic of Ireland 

Mr Gerard Carey
45 O’Connell Street
DUBLIN 1
REPUBLIC OF IRELAND
(Only Dublin has postcodes)
 

Italy

Sig. Giovanni Masci
via Garibaldi 27
47037 RIMINI RN
ITALY
 

Luxembourg 

M. Jaques Muller
71 route de Longway
4750 PETANGE
LUXEMBOURG
 

Monaco

As France
 

The Netherlands

Mr J van Dieten
Morsstr 111
2312 BK LEIDEN
THE NETHERLANDS
(There should be a double space between the postcode and the post town)
 

Norway

Herr Hans Hansen
Svingen 22
9230 BEKKEHAUG
NORWAY
 

Portugal

Senhor Carlos Manuel Pereira
Av das A’Augsa Livres
Monte Trigo
7220 PORTEL
PORTUGAL

Rosalina Silva
R Conde Redondo 80
1192 LISBOA CODEX
PORTUGAL
 

Spain

Sra Ana Jimenez
Mimbreras 4
03201 ELCHE (Alicante)
SPAIN
(The province should be included in brackets after the town)
 

Sweden

Fru Inger Lilja
Vasavagen 3 4tr
582 20 LINKOPING
SWEDEN


Switzerland

M. Andre Perret
Schanzenstrasse 7
3030 BERNE
SWITZERLAND


Learn how to correctly address mail for the rest of the world.