Due to a new regulation in Japan, your transaction to Japan requires complete details of the recipient's address. Uncomplete address details may lead to rejection in your transaction. Here is an example of a recipient's address with complete details to create a transaction to Japan:
1. Details. If the address is in a flat or apartment, then it should have details of the floor and room number. If it's in a building or a villa, then it should have details of the door number.
2. Street Address. You should fill in the name of the street along with the numbers.
3. City. Commonly written with shi in Japanese, these administrative areas are under the province/prefectures.
4. Province/Prefectures. In Japan, provinces/prefectures are the first-level administrative regions that are directly under the central government. Japan has a total of 47 prefectures which includes the capital city of Tokyo, and important cities such Hokkaido, Osaka, and Kyoto.
5. Postal Code. The postal code should be written in a different field from the address for easy verification. The postal code has 7 numbers.
*Please contact the recipient and ask them to give you the complete information if you have difficulties in understanding the address details.