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Advanced Address Correction for Undeliverable Contact Records

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Real-time API fixes fatal addressing errors
Uses fuzzy logic & available data to append address data
Includes CASS-Certified USPS address verification

This real-time, fuzzy matching, API web service uses any available data points as clues to determine and append accurate address data. Then the matched address is verified against our CASS™ Certified USPS® address verification database, and a confidence score is returned for each updated address.

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How Address Detective Works

Please select an address to see how our service detects difficult address errors and appends corrected address information.

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Postal Code
Business Name
Phone Number
Full Name

Real-Time API Responses

See below for the full response from our Address Detective service.

Service Response CORRECTED       APPENDED

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Address133 E De La Guerra St
CitySanta Barbara
DPV DescYes, the input record is a valid mailing address
DPV Notes26, 28, 38, 44
DPV Notes DescThe input address matched the ZIP+4 record,
The input address matched the DPV record,
Street address,
The input address did not include a PMB and matched a CMRA
Corrections1A, 1B, 4A
Corrections DescStreet name corrected,
Suffix corrected,
Zip corrected
Barcode Digits931012228336
Carrier RouteC006
Congress Code24
County Code083
County NameSanta Barbara
Fragment House133
Fragment Pre DirE
Fragment StreetDe La Guerra
Fragment SuffixSt
Fragment Post Dir
Fragment Unit
FragmentPMB Prefix
FragmentPMB Number
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For Developers

Our services are built API-first with a focus on data quality and ease of integration.
We support REST, SOAP, GET and POST requests over HTTP/S outputting in XML and JSON formats.

Our API web services are compatible with all major programming languages and we have over 200 pieces of sample code (both snippets and full solutions) available to help with your integration.

Programming languages - Php, Java, C#, .net, ASP, Ruby on Rails, Python, Cold Fusion, Apex

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Features and Benefits

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  • Name and phone number assisted address validation
  • Designed to salvage addresses in your contact database that would normally be discarded
  • Uses proprietary fuzzy matching algorithms for hard-to-find addresses
  • Validates completed address against CASS™-Certified database of over 165 million US records
  • Provides a confidence score of 1-100 based on data match points after verification process
  • Searches and cross-references contact data from multiple proprietary databases
  • Fixes addresses with missing spaces and problematic alpha to standardize to USPS®
  • DPV data returned with every mailing address
  • Response time as fast as 0.75 seconds
  • Real-time API or batch service available

Additional Resources

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