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

DOTS Address Validation International

The leading real-time International Address Validation service with response times as fast as 200 milliseconds and match accuracy rates up to 99.5%. Instantly verify, correct and/or append address information to contact records from over 250 countries, dependent areas and territories.

Our real-time (API) International Address Validation service verifies and corrects international mailing addresses to the unique requirements of each country’s postal address formats and cultural idiosyncrasies. Our continually updated databases are from the country-specific postal authorities, ensuring our data is genuine, accurate and up-to-date.

Using our fuzzy matching logic, we have exceptional match and correction rates with difficult and alternative names. For example, it supports:

  • City/locality names and sub-named areas such as Rio, Rio de Janeiro, Município do Rio de Janeiro, Guanabara Bay.
  • Over 280 variations for the United Kingdom, such as: England, British Isles, Karalyste, Birtaniya, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, and 英国 (Chinese for United Kingdom).
  • Unconventional address formats like those found in Japan and the United Kingdom.

Over 25,000 alternate country names and variations in different languages as well as ISO2 and ISO3 country codes can be used as inputs to validate addresses.

Sample

I/O

Sample Request URL

JSON OUTPUT
https://trial.serviceobjects.com/AVI/api.svc/JSON/GetAddressInfo?Address1=283+Ave+Teyser&Address2=&Address3=&Address4=&Address5=&Locality=AllBBi&AdministrativeArea=&PostalCode=54321&Country=FRA&OutputLanguage=English&LicenseKey=[YourKey]
XML OUTPUT
https://trial.serviceobjects.com/AVI/api.svc/XML/GetAddressInfo?Address1=283+Ave+Teyser&Address2=&Address3=&Address4=&Address5=&Locality=AllBBi&AdministrativeArea=&PostalCode=54321&Country=FRA&OutputLanguage=English&LicenseKey=[YourKey]
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Four ways to use our services
REAL-TIME API INTEGRATION

Integrate any of our easy-to-program contact verification APIs directly into your systems for real-time cleansing, appending and fraud protection.

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AUTOMATED LIST PROCESSING

Implementing an automated FTP batch for your data quality needs is the perfect way to cleanse data from one of your systems on a scheduled time of day or month.

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LOOKUPS

Our Quick Lookups are the perfect way to get the job done fast! Access-from-anywhere data validation tools will come in handy for quick contact lookups.

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Plans start as low as $289 per month
    • Standardize and/or verify addresses in over 250 countries, dependent areas and territories
    • Corrects addresses and formats them to the each country's postal standards
    • Address correction services for local languages as well as transliteration between local and English language data.
    • Returns parsed postal codes, address lines, country, city/locality and country codes
    • Response time as fast as 200 milliseconds
    • Exceptional match and correction rate especially with alternative names and fuzzy matching logic
    • Unconventional address formats found in places like Japan and the United Kingdom
    • Over 25,000 alternate country names and variations in different languages as well as ISO2 and ISO3 country codes can be used as inputs to validate addresses
    • Updated daily
    • Real-time API or Batch service available
    • RESTful service supports both XML and JSON
    • Supporting all standard encoding systems (incl. 16-bit Unicode, 32-bit Unicode and UTF-8), as well as country-specific encoding systems like:
      • Cyrillic for Russia
      • Greek letters for Greece
      • Half-Width Katakana for Japanese contact data
      • GB in China
      • Big Five in Taiwan
      • KS in South Korea
    • Supports the SOAP protocol
    • Supports HTTP and HTTPS
    • Unlike other international address validation services, Service Objects does not charge for checking 'gibberish' addresses, (addresses that do not provide a discernible country and at least some Line 1 address details).
  • DOTS Address Validation - International helps companies improve the efficiency of their global mailings as well as improve overall customer satisfaction by ensuring addresses are genuine, accurate and up-to-date. Our address validation tool runs in real-time, allowing for instant address verification of 250 countries, dependent areas and territories at the point of entry. The address verification API also uses fuzzy logic to match addresses and turn them into a clean unified data set making for better data analysis and data governance. For example, if a customer accidentally transposes the numbers in the street address, the address check tool will recognize the address mismatch. By comparing the contact data with an extensive series of databases, our international address verification service can quickly find the correct address for that contact and correct the entry. As a result, the global address verification API allows you to reduce costs associated with lost, undeliverable, and returned mail.

    Our DOTS Address Validation - International service has outstanding parsing logic for the different parts of an address, which allows for clean field mapping, better data management and addresses that can then be formatted for output in a variety of different ways.

    At the same time, this address verification service ensures that customers receive their orders, correspondence, and special offers quickly without unnecessary delays. Companies use DOTS Address Validation - International to ensure that their marketing mailings, sensitive materials, packages, and other correspondence are promptly delivered with minimal delays due to incorrect or invalid addresses.

    As a real-time (API) address validation service, this address checking tool allows for instant address verification at the point of entry. In addition, you can validate global addresses with our batch service, this helps ensure that your mailing list is as accurate as possible despite changes of address.

    Our international address verification service quickly pays for itself by ensuring the deliverability of your entire postal mailing list. Each undeliverable mailing or package represents lost money and a missed opportunity. These problems can be avoided with our address validation API or by running an on-demand address check prior to mailing.

    With access to real-time international address validation web services and a regularly updated database of global street addresses, you can be certain that mail arrives the first time.

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Features
  • Standardize and/or verify addresses in over 250 countries, dependent areas and territories
  • Corrects addresses and formats them to the each country's postal standards
  • Address correction services for local languages as well as transliteration between local and English language data.
  • Returns parsed postal codes, address lines, country, city/locality and country codes
  • Response time as fast as 200 milliseconds
  • Exceptional match and correction rate especially with alternative names and fuzzy matching logic
  • Unconventional address formats found in places like Japan and the United Kingdom
  • Over 25,000 alternate country names and variations in different languages as well as ISO2 and ISO3 country codes can be used as inputs to validate addresses
  • Updated daily
  • Real-time API or Batch service available
  • RESTful service supports both XML and JSON
  • Supporting all standard encoding systems (incl. 16-bit Unicode, 32-bit Unicode and UTF-8), as well as country-specific encoding systems like:
    • Cyrillic for Russia
    • Greek letters for Greece
    • Half-Width Katakana for Japanese contact data
    • GB in China
    • Big Five in Taiwan
    • KS in South Korea
  • Supports the SOAP protocol
  • Supports HTTP and HTTPS
  • Unlike other international address validation services, Service Objects does not charge for checking 'gibberish' addresses, (addresses that do not provide a discernible country and at least some Line 1 address details).
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Benefits

DOTS Address Validation - International helps companies improve the efficiency of their global mailings as well as improve overall customer satisfaction by ensuring addresses are genuine, accurate and up-to-date. Our address validation tool runs in real-time, allowing for instant address verification of 250 countries, dependent areas and territories at the point of entry. The address verification API also uses fuzzy logic to match addresses and turn them into a clean unified data set making for better data analysis and data governance. For example, if a customer accidentally transposes the numbers in the street address, the address check tool will recognize the address mismatch. By comparing the contact data with an extensive series of databases, our international address verification service can quickly find the correct address for that contact and correct the entry. As a result, the global address verification API allows you to reduce costs associated with lost, undeliverable, and returned mail.

Our DOTS Address Validation - International service has outstanding parsing logic for the different parts of an address, which allows for clean field mapping, better data management and addresses that can then be formatted for output in a variety of different ways.

At the same time, this address verification service ensures that customers receive their orders, correspondence, and special offers quickly without unnecessary delays. Companies use DOTS Address Validation - International to ensure that their marketing mailings, sensitive materials, packages, and other correspondence are promptly delivered with minimal delays due to incorrect or invalid addresses.

As a real-time (API) address validation service, this address checking tool allows for instant address verification at the point of entry. In addition, you can validate global addresses with our batch service, this helps ensure that your mailing list is as accurate as possible despite changes of address.

Our international address verification service quickly pays for itself by ensuring the deliverability of your entire postal mailing list. Each undeliverable mailing or package represents lost money and a missed opportunity. These problems can be avoided with our address validation API or by running an on-demand address check prior to mailing.

With access to real-time international address validation web services and a regularly updated database of global street addresses, you can be certain that mail arrives the first time.

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