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From Austria to Zimbabwe: Instantly Validate Addresses in Over 250 Countries

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Validates International Addresses with up to 99.5% match accuracy
Instantly corrects, standardizes & appends addresses for over 250 countries
Verifies and corrects to country’s postal formats and cultural idiosyncrasies

Our real-time International Address Validation API service verifies and corrects global mailing addresses to the unique requirements of each country’s postal address formats and cultural idiosyncrasies. With continual updates from country-specific postal authorities, our data is always up-to-date with genuine and accurate addresses.

Our fuzzy matching logic delivers exceptional match and correction rates, especially with difficult and alternative names. In addition, ISO2 and ISO3 country codes can be used as inputs, as well as over 25,000 alternate country names and variations in different languages. The service also supports transliteration for most of the 250+ countries, dependent areas and territories that are covered.

Sub-Second Response Times
Sub-second response times
Global Address Validation covers 250 countries
Over 250 countries covered
Returns country specific formats
Country Specific
Returns country specific format
API available for mailing address validation
Enterprise-grade API

How International Address Validation Works

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Real-Time API Responses

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Service Result CORRECTED       APPENDED

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Resolution LevelPremise
Address1283 Avenue Colonel Teyssier
Address281000 Albi
Administrative AreaTarn
Postal Code81000
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  • Standardizes and/or verifies addresses in over 250 countries, dependent areas and territories
  • Corrects addresses and formats them to each country's postal standards
  • Returns parsed postal codes, address lines, country, city/locality and country codes
  • Handles unconventional address formats like those found in Japan and the UK
  • ISO2, ISO3 and over 25,000 alternate country names and variations in different languages can be used as inputs to validate addresses
  • Exceptional match and correction rates, especially with alternative names
  • Real-time verification allows for instant address validation and correction by customer
  • Fuzzy logic matches addresses and translates them into a clean, unified data set
  • Reduces costs associated with lost, undeliverable and returned mail and packages
  • Standardized addresses allow for better data analysis and data governance
  • Identifies addresses that reside within the European Union (EU) and helps with General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) compliance
  • Updated daily
  • Response time as fast as 200 milliseconds

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Four Ways to Use International Address Validation

Real-Time API Integration

Integrate our easy-to-program data quality APIs directly into your systems for real-time data validation, appending and data hygiene.

Cloud Connector

We have cloud connectors and web hooks for most major CRMs, eCommerce solutions, and marketing and sales platforms like Marketo and Salesforce.

List Processing

For lists under 5,000, try our PC-based data cleansing application, DataTumbler. For larger lists, you can securely upload your list and let us take care of the rest.

Quick Lookups

Our access-from-anywhere service is the perfect way to perform a few quick lookups and see how the service works with your data.

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