Writing Postal Address

How to Write a Sri Lanka Postal Mail Address.

Here we explain you how to write a postal mail address for quick and perfect delivery in time. Don't forget to affix the required amount of unused stamps on the postal mail cover. It is better to post in the post box located out side of your local post office.

On the front right side of the envelop write the person name with the correct suffix as Mr, Miss, Mrs, Messers, Ms, Rev, Father or other relevant one. If possible write the persons full name, then the house number followed by the street name in the same line. Then write down Post office name and the postal code.


Here is a smaple one.

Mr. David Brown,
63, East Drive Lane,
Colombo - 00600
Sri Lanka

You can write your name and address on the back of envelop in small letter will allow you to get the postal mail returned back if the person is not living in that address any more. There is no charge for the returned mail. If you didn't affix the required postal mail then the receiver will have to pay the fine when he receives the mail from the postman.

A Note to you

Public holidays, Sundays and Poya days are the best time to make low priced calls to any part of the world from Sri Lanka through out the day and night.

International country code of Sri Lanka is +94 or 0094.