DOTS Address Validation - International

Ensure Deliverability with
Real-Time Address Validation

One in five addresses contain errors that can result in late or undeliverable mail and shipments. Our Address Validation – International service verifies and corrects addresses for 250+ countries, ensuring addresses are valid and deliverable, avoiding costly shipping and customer service issues.

Accurate and Up-to-Date
Global Address Validation

Improve deliverability, compliance, and customer engagement with Address Validation — International. Our global address engine validates, appends and standardizes addresses in over 250+ countries and includes the ability to deliver to the apartment or suite level in major countries. Address Validation – International coverage also includes:

  • Street-level or better accuracy for 88% of the world’s countries
  • Building-level or better accuracy for over half of the world
  • Apartment-level accuracy for developed countries, including US, Canada, Australia, Hong Kong and the EU
Global addresses are accurately corrected to the distinct postal address formats of each country helping optimize operational efficiency and customer satisfaction.


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Features and Benefits of
Address Validation – International

International Coverage to the Suite Level

When you need to reach the world with your product or messaging, accuracy matters. That’s where international address validation service comes in.

  • Instantly corrects, standardizes and appends addresses for 250 countries, dependent areas and territories
  • Achieves industry-leading accuracy rates to the suite, apartment or unit level
  • Validates addresses to a country’s postal standards for delivery accuracy and postal discounts
  • Realize significant postal discounts and eliminate the cost of returned mail
  • Improve customer outcomes while reducing customer service inquiries

Synced with Global Postal Authorities

Combining 20 years of address expertise with authoritative postal and supplemental data, our service ensures your mail can confidently reach over 90% of the world. Our near-perfect match rates and derived from:

  • Continually adding new data sources that are synced with global postal authorities to ensure we’re working with the most up-to-date and accurate address data
  • Advanced matching capabilities that enable us to provide the most accurate address data available for each country

Instant, Accurate & Up-to-Date

Address Validation – International is updated daily, accessing multiple global data sources ensuring that you have the most up-to-date and precise data available.

With sub-second response times, the service is perfect for real-time applications including web forms and ecommerce checkouts.

Supports Multiple Languages for Better Personalization

Our Address Validation service converts addresses with global characters and alphabets to Roman characters, so your addresses can be stored in a common format. The service supports transliteration for Cyrillic, Hellenic, Hebrew, Kanji, Simplified Chinese, Arabic, Thai and Hangul.

International address validation service recognizes over 25,000 alternate country names, improving match rates and simplifying standardization.

How Address Validation – International Works

Validates Addresses for 250+ Countries

Instantly validates, appends and standardizes address data to correct postal formats for over 250 countries and territories worldwide.

Provides Building and Apartment Level Accuracy

Provides building level accuracy for a majority of countries and sub-premise (apartment/suite) level accuracy for much of the developed world.

Converts to Local Postal Formats

Returns line-by-line addresses displayed in a destination’s local text and format, as well as parsing the addresses for further processing.

Address Conversion for Local Languages

Returns translated addresses in Roman characters for Cyrillic, Hellenic, Hebrew, Kanji, Simplified Chinese, Arabic, Thai and Hangul addresses.

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Why choose Service Objects for your
Global Address Validation needs?

Service Objects is a trusted provider of Customer Data Validation, including global address verification solutions that help businesses improve the accuracy and completeness of their global customer data. Service Objects is known for:

High accuracy: Service Objects’ Address Validation – International uses a multi-step verification process to ensure that global addresses are valid and deliverable. This process includes address parsing, standardization, and validation against multiple authoritative international postal databases. As a result, Service Objects’ Address Validation – International has a high accuracy rate, minimizing false positives and false negatives.

Comprehensive coverage: Service Objects’ Address Validation – International covers over 250 countries and territories, including nations with less sophisticated postal systems. This comprehensive coverage ensures that businesses can validate addresses from around the world.

Customizable solutions: Service Objects offers customizable global address verification solutions that can be tailored to meet the specific needs of businesses. For instance, businesses can choose to validate addresses at different stages of the customer journey, such as during sign-up or checkout, to optimize their processes.

Data security: Service Objects takes data security seriously and has implemented robust security measures to protect customer data. This includes encryption of data in transit and at rest, access controls, and regular security audits.

Service Objects does not store your data.

Exceptional customer support: Service Objects’ team of experienced customer support professionals is available to assist customers with any questions or issues they may have. With 24/7 support and a commitment to customer satisfaction, Service Objects is a reliable partner for businesses looking to improve their global Address Validation processes.

Address Validation – International and Customer Data Validation

Address Validation – International is an essential part of Customer Data Validation for businesses that have a global customer base. When collecting customer data, including addresses, it is crucial to ensure that the data is accurate and complete to effectively communicate with and deliver products or services to customers around the world.

Address Validation – International verifies that the address provided by the customer is a real, valid address that can receive mail and packages in the country of destination. This process includes standardizing the address to conform to the format used by the country’s postal service and validating it against international, authoritative postal databases. Validating international addresses can be challenging due to differences in language, formatting, and postal regulations across countries.

By validating international addresses as part of Customer Data Validation, businesses can improve their global shipping processes, reduce delivery errors and delays, and improve customer satisfaction. Validated global addresses can also provide businesses with valuable insights into customer demographics and regional trends, which can inform marketing and sales strategies.

Additionally, accurate and complete customer data can help businesses comply with international regulations, such as data privacy laws and anti-fraud regulations. By ensuring that customer data is accurate and up-to-date, businesses can reduce the risk of fraud and protect customer privacy.

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