Postal codes in the Netherlands

Postal codes in the municipality of Amsterdam
A postal code in the Netherlands consists of four figures followed by a space and then two capital letters. It mostly represents ten or twenty addresses.

Example: An address could look like this:

Emmastraat 1,
1071 JA Amsterdam.

In the Centrum district of Amsterdam there are 2800 postal codes, from 1011 AA to 1019 XH. In addition to that there are postal codes for PO boxes and freepost.

Please remember that postal code 1118 AX contains the entrance of both the Schiphol Airport and the Schiphol railway station, the taxi stand and the bus stops. This might be helpful in the door to door planner or route planner.

Just fill in the four numbers and two letters in and you will see the exact location of the postal code. Click on the 'tear drop' and click in the balloon that then will appear on Street View.

Click here for the postal code if you know the address, or for the address if you know the postal code.
The result of your search is a table of six columns: Postcode, Street / P.O. box, Range, City and Extra.
After clicking on the icon on the right side in the Extra column, you will see the position of the postal code in a google map. Then, after clicking on the blue text in the balloon Street View of Google will appear.

At the left you see a postbox in the street. The slit on the right is for letters to Amsterdam and the vicinity (postcodes 1000 t/m 2199). The slit on the left is for the rest of the world. Overige postcodes means: Other postal codes.