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State and Province Codes

Subj:  State and Province Codes
Date:  1 April 2002
Revised: 13 May 2005
  (removed Yugoslavia)
Revised: 08 June 2005
  (added NU for Canada)
  (added UPU links for address formats with states/provinces)
Revised: 19 June 2012
  (province no longer used for United Kingdom (GB))

Use the following codes for stateprovince for Canada and United States.

Provinces in Canada 

  ctry province description
  CA	AB	Alberta
  CA	BC	British Columbia
  CA	MB	Manitoba
  CA	NB	New Brunswick
  CA	NF	Newfoundland
  CA	NS	Nova Scotia
  CA	NT	Northwest Territory
  CA    NU      Nunavut
  CA	ON	Ontario
  CA	PE	Prince Edward Island
  CA	QC	Quebec
  CA	SK	Saskatchewan
  CA	YT	Yukon Territory

States/provinces in USA

  ctry	state	description
  US	AA	Armed Forces of America
  US	AE	Armed Forces of Europe
  US	AK	Alaska
  US	AL	Alabama
  US	AP	Armed Forces for Pacific
  US	AR	Arkansas
  US	AS	American Samoa
  US	AZ	Arizona
  US	CA	California
  US	CO	Colorado
  US	CT	Connecticut
  US	DC	District of Columbia
  US	DE	Delaware
  US	FL	Florida
  US	FM	Federated States of Micronesia
  US	GA	Georgia
  US	GU	Guam
  US	HI	Hawaii
  US	IA	Iowa
  US	ID	Idaho
  US	IL	Illinois
  US	IN	Indiana
  US	KS	Kansas
  US	KY	Kentucky
  US	LA	Louisiana
  US	MA	Massachusetts
  US	MD	Maryland
  US	ME	Maine
  US	MH	Marshall Islands
  US	MI	Michigan
  US	MN	Minnesota
  US	MO	Missouri
  US	MP	Northrn Marianas Islands
  US	MS	Mississippi
  US	MT	Montana
  US	NC	North Carolina
  US	ND	North Dakota
  US	NE	Nebraska
  US	NH	New Hampshire 
  US	NJ	New Jersey
  US	NM	New Mexico
  US	NV	Nevada
  US	NY	New York
  US	OH	Ohio
  US	OK	Oklahoma
  US	OR	Oregon
  US	PA	Pennsylvania
  US	PR	Puerto Rico
  US	PW	Palau
  US	RI	Rhode Island
  US	SC	South Carolina
  US	SD	South Dakota
  US	TN	Tennessee
  US	TX	Texas
  US	UT	Utah
  US	VA	Virginia
  US	VI	Virgin Islands
  US	VT	Vermont
  US	WA	Washington
  US	WI	Wisconsin
  US	WV	West Virginia
  US	WY	Wyoming 


For the United Kingdom (GB), provinces will no longer be used, and ignored if filled in.


The Universal Postal Union provides postal address formats 
for member countries.  It includes states/provinces 
for the following countries:
  Brazil

  Canada
  Great Britain
  Italy
  Malaysia
  Mexico
  Nigeria
  Papua New Guinea
  Somalia
  Spain
  United States of America




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