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By simplifying address validation at point of entry or in batch, you can:
Approximately 20% of postal addresses entered online contain errors - spelling mistakes, wrong house numbers, incorrect postal codes, formatting errors that don’t comply with a country’s postal regulations. This can result in late or undeliverable shipments, a big and costly concern for companies doing business domestically and across the globe.
Melissa’s Global Address Verification and Validation service verifies addresses for 240+ countries and territories at the point of entry and in batch to ensure only valid billing and shipping addresses are captured and used in your systems.
1 Capture Address
Autocompletes and/or verifies a postal address at point of entry so bad data never enters your system.
2 Parse Address
Uses proprietary lexicons & rules to parse an address into its component parts.
3 Standardize Address
Conforms an address to USPS standards or local country format.
4 Verify Address
Uses authoritative, in-country reference datasets to check the validity & deliverability of a physical address with our address validation service.
5 Transliterate Address
Transforms foreign languages into Latin characters so an address can easily be validated with our address validation tool.
6 Output Validated Address
A clean, deliverable postal address checked & ready for mailing, order fulfilment, or analytics.
Utilize Melissa address check for fast, accurate address capture at point of entry. Our Express Entry solution powers your web forms and CRM with type-ahead address autocompletion – ensuring only a verified, standardized and complete address enters your database.
For over 30 years, Melissa has been a leading address management and mailing solutions provider. We have decades of experience handling the irregularities and common mistakes that arise when people write addresses. As a USPS CASS-certified provider, we utilize the following to keep your addresses correct, up-to-date and deliverable:
Melissa also provides a wealth of proprietary capabilities including RBDI (residential or business delivery indicator), AddressPlus® (adds known apartment numbers to residences), Non-USPS data (5+ million addresses not supported by USPS) and MAK® persistent address identifier key technology which tracks all changes to addresses over time.Request Demo Now
The Melissa global address verification service empowers you to verify and correct addresses in a single country or in 240+ countries around the world – from a single interface. We’ve done all the heavy lifting to combine the varied addressing systems internationally so you can quickly and accurately verify an address in real-time, at point of entry. When you submit an address, our solution performs advanced lexicon and parsing for each country and we can return the address as either:
Transliterating address data improves deliverability & reduces costly errors by ensuring international mail pieces arrive at the correct address.
We support multiple language scripts, including:
Yes, Melissa's address verification solutions allow you to verify postal addresses from 240+ countries. Our tool will parse, standardize, and verify addresses before they’re entered into your database, so you never have to worry about bad data in your system. Plus, Melissa can transliterate addresses from multiple language scripts to create validated output in Latin characters.
Some online services don’t have access to official government data for address verification. Melissa relies on CASS (USPS), SERP (Canada Post), PAF (Royal Mail), and other postal-certified data to update and correct records.
Whether you do business in the U.S. or abroad, you need accurate address information to reach your customers. An address verification service checks all your customer records to ensure they are correct and complete, improving data quality and saving your business time and money.
Address verification services offer many advantages, including:
Validation is the process of confirming that a specific address exists. Verification goes an extra step: it compares an address against trusted reference data to confirm that mail can be delivered to the address. The verification process can also make corrections to the address and standardize the format. Melissa Data’s solutions provide both address validation and verification.
Address verification tools are software solutions that businesses use to check, correct, and standardize the format of a set of mailing addresses. Companies use these tools to verify their customer records.
Melissa’s global address verification service allows you to verify and correct addresses from over 240 countries around the world, using one single, user-friendly interface. For pricing information or to request a demo of our address verification software, contact us today.