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

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The most extensive global coverage available
Returns apartment or suite (subpremise) level for 15 countries
Provides up to 99.5% match accuracy

Our real-time International Address Validation API verifies and corrects global mailing addresses to the unique requirements of each country’s postal address formats and cultural idiosyncrasies. Our fuzzy matching logic delivers exceptional match and correction rates from the city to subpremise level.

In addition, ISO2 and ISO3 country codes can be used as inputs and supports over 25,000 alternate country names and variations in different languages. The service also can perform transliteration for most of the 250+ countries, dependent areas and territories that are covered.

With continual updates from country-specific postal authorities, our data is always up-to-date with genuine and accurate addresses, helping your business remain GDPR compliant.

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International Coverage

Maintaining global address accuracy is complicated by multiple address formats, languages, and character sets, not to mention the varying levels of postal service sophistication found in each country.

Our International Address Validation service simplifies this into a single, real-time API call. Hover over a country to see the level of resolution our service can return.

Country CityPostcodeStreetPremiseSubpremiseDPV
CountryCTPSPSPDPV
Afghanistan    
Aland Islands  
Albania   
Algeria   
American Samoa  
Andorra  
Angola   
Anguilla    
Antarctica    
Antigua and Barbuda   
Argentina  
Armenia  
Aruba   
Australia 
Austria  
Azerbaijan  
Bahamas  
Bahrain  
Bangladesh   
Barbados   
Belarus   
Belgium  
Belize   
Benin   
Bermuda   
Bhutan   
Bolivia   
Bonaire, Saint Eustatius and Saba     
Bosnia and Herzegovina  
Botswana  
Bouvet Island    
Brazil  
British Indian Ocean Territory    
British Virgin Islands   
Brunei  
Bulgaria  
Burkina Faso   
Burundi   
Cambodia    
Cameroon   
Canada 
Cape Verde   
Cayman Islands  
Central African Republic   
Chad   
Chile  
China  
Christmas Island    
Cocos Islands  
Colombia  
Comoros   
Cook Islands   
Costa Rica  
Croatia  
Cuba   
Curacao    
Cyprus  
Czech Republic  
Democratic Republic of the Congo   
Denmark 
Djibouti   
Dominica   
Dominican Republic   
East Timor    
Ecuador  
Egypt  
El Salvador   
Equatorial Guinea   
Eritrea   
Estonia  
Ethiopia   
Falkland Islands   
Faroe Islands  
Fiji  
Finland  
France  
French Guiana  
French Polynesia   
French Southern Territories    
Gabon   
Gambia   
Georgia   
Germany  
Ghana   
Gibraltar  
Greece  
Greenland   
Grenada   
Guadeloupe  
Guam 
Guatemala   
Guernsey 
Guinea   
Guinea-Bissau   
Guyana   
Haiti   
Heard Island and McDonald Islands    
Honduras   
Hong Kong 
Hungary  
Iceland  
India   
Indonesia  
Iran    
Iraq    
Ireland  
Isle of Man 
Israel  
Italy  
Ivory Coast   
Jamaica   
Japan  
Jersey 
Jordan  
Kazakhstan  
Kenya   
Kiribati   
Kuwait  
Kyrgyzstan  
Laos    
Latvia  
Lebanon  
Lesotho  
Liberia   
Libya   
Liechtenstein  
Lithuania  
Luxembourg  
Macao  
Macedonia  
Madagascar   
Malawi   
Malaysia  
Maldives   
Mali   
Malta   
Marshall Islands  
Martinique  
Mauritania   
Mauritius   
Mayotte  
Mexico  
Micronesia  
Moldova  
Monaco  
Mongolia   
Montenegro  
Montserrat    
Morocco  
Mozambique   
Myanmar    
Namibia  
Nauru    
Nepal   
Netherlands  
Netherlands Antilles    
New Caledonia  
New Zealand 
Nicaragua   
Niger   
Nigeria   
Niue   
Norfolk Island  
North Korea    
Northern Mariana Islands  
Norway 
Oman  
Pakistan    
Palau  
Palestinian Territory    
Panama  
Papua New Guinea   
Paraguay  
Peru  
Philippines  
Pitcairn    
Poland  
Portugal  
Puerto Rico 
Qatar  
Republic of the Congo   
Reunion  
Romania  
Russia  
Rwanda   
Saint Barthelemy  
Saint Helena   
Saint Kitts and Nevis   
Saint Lucia   
Saint Martin  
Saint Pierre and Miquelon   
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines   
Samoa   
San Marino  
Sao Tome and Principe   
Saudi Arabia  
Senegal   
Serbia  
Seychelles   
Sierra Leone   
Singapore  
Sint Maarten   
Slovakia  
Slovenia  
Solomon Islands    
Somalia    
South Africa  
South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands    
South Korea 
South Sudan   
Spain  
Sri Lanka   
Sudan    
Suriname  
Svalbard and Jan Mayen  
Swaziland   
Sweden  
Switzerland  
Syria    
Taiwan  
Tajikistan   
Tanzania   
Thailand  
Togo   
Tokelau   
Tonga   
Trinidad and Tobago   
Tunisia  
Turkey  
Turkmenistan   
Turks and Caicos Islands   
Tuvalu   
U.S. Virgin Islands 
Uganda   
Ukraine  
United Arab Emirates  
United Kingdom 
United States
United States Minor Outlying Islands  
Uruguay  
Uzbekistan  
Vanuatu   
Vatican  
Venezuela   
Vietnam  
Wallis and Futuna   
Western Sahara    
Yemen    
Zambia   
Zimbabwe  
Legend: CT = City, P = Postcode, S = Street, P = Premise, SP = Subpremise

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How International Address Validation Works

Please select from our sample addresses to see how our service corrects and appends International mailing addresses.

Input
Choose from our sample addresses
Address1
 
Address2
 
Address3
 
Address4
 
Locality
 
Administrative Area
 
Postal Code
 
Country
 
Request URL

https://trial.serviceobjects.com/AVI/api.svc/JSON/GetAddressInfo?Address1=283+Ave+Teyser&Address2=&Address3=&Address4=&Locality=AllBBi&AdministrativeArea=&PostalCode=54321&Country=FRA&OutputLanguage=English&LicenseKey=[YourKey]

https://trial.serviceobjects.com/AVI/api.svc/XML/GetAddressInfo?Address1=283+Ave+Teyser&Address2=&Locality=AllBBi&AdministrativeArea=&PostalCode=54321&Country=FRA&OutputLanguage=English&LicenseKey=[YourKey]

Real-Time API Responses

See below for the full response from our International Address Validation service.

Service Response CORRECTED       APPENDED

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StatusValid
Resolution LevelPremise
Address1283 Avenue Colonel Teyssier
Address281000 Albi
Address3
LocalityAlbi
Administrative AreaTarn
Postal Code81000
CountryFrance
CountryISO2FR
CountryISO3FRA
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Features and Benefits

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  • Standardizes and/or verifies addresses in over 250 countries, dependent areas and territories
  • Supports street level or better resolution for 88% of the countries in the world
  • Returns subpremise (apartment/suite) level for 15 GDP countries
  • Corrects addresses and formats them to each country's postal standards
  • Supports single address line entry
  • Returns parsed postal codes, address lines, country, city/locality and country codes
  • Handles unconventional address formats like those found in Japan and the UK
  • Exceptional match and correction rates, especially with alternative names
  • ISO2, ISO3 and over 25,000 alternate country names and variations in different languages can be used as inputs to validate addresses
  • Real-time verification allows for instant address validation and correction
  • 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
  • General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) compliant
  • Continually updated with response time as fast as 200 milliseconds

Additional Resources

Getting Started Video    |     Datasheet    |     Whitepaper    |     Country Table

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