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Global Address Verification

Clean, standardize and format international addresses

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Global Address Verification

Approximately 20 percent of addresses entered online contain errors: spelling mistakes; wrong house numbers; incorrect postal codes; and sometimes formatting errors that don’t conform to a specific country’s postal regulations. This can be a big, and costly, concern for companies shipping across borders.

Melissa’s Global Address Verification (GAV) Service verifies addresses for 240+ countries in real-time, at point of entry, to ensure only valid billing and shipping addresses enter your systems. GAV will:

  • Return a complete and standardized USPS® address including ZIP+4® using a CASS Certified engine
  • Correct international addresses by adding missing components such as postal codes, region, etc.
  • Standardize addresses to meet local country formatting rules
  • Transliterate many popular native character sets into Latin
  • Add precise lat/long coordinates to addresses for 40+ countries

Ways to Use our Address Verification Service

API Integration 

Data Cleansing 

Service Bureau /
Automated List Processing 

Data Cleansing For
Popular Programs 

Countries Covered

Verify, correct, transliterate, and format addresses from over 240+ countries all over the world. Supported countries currently include:

  • Australia
  • Belgium
  • Canada
  • France
  • Germany
  • India
  • Indonesia
  • Ireland
  • Korea
  • Puerto Rico
  • Turkey
  • Vietnam

And many more! Check out the complete list of countries we cover and the verification level here.

Melissa's Global Address Service verifies, corrects, transliterates, and formats addresses from over 240+ countries

How Global Address Verification Works

Our global address verification provides industry-leading power, speed, and ease of use to quickly verify any address around the world.

Verify Global Addresses

We correct address data for 240+ countries, standardize addresses to the local format of the country, and add missing components like postal codes, region, etc.


22382 Avenida Empresa
Rancho Santa Margarita

Autocomplete Global Addresses

We supply verified suggestions while users are typing to make entry fast and easy.


22382 Aven

22382 Lake Ave, Le Mars, IA, 51031

22382 Avenue 12, Madera, CA, 93637

22382 Avenida Empresa, RSM, CA, 92688

Autocomplete Global Addresses

We supply verified suggestions while users are typing to make entry fast and easy.

Geocode Global Addresses

We can convert international addresses for 40+ countries to precise (rooftop) latitude / longitude coordinates to power market segmentation, sales clustering, logistics.


Latitude: 33.6409 N
Longitude: 117.6031 W

Address Transliteration

Faced with the challenge of working with addresses in foreign languages like Russian, Greek, Chinese, or Japanese? Our Global Address Verification supports many different language sets and can transform non-Latin writing systems into Latin characters so addresses can be easily validated.

Our transliteration engine supports the following character sets and writing systems:

  • Mapping between 40 different character sets, including UTF-8, ISO 8859-1, GBK, BIG5, JIS, EBCDIC
  • Character filter on 'a'-'Z' and '0'-'9'
  • Correct "removal" of diacritics according to language specific rules
  • Non-Latin writing systems
  • Cyrillic (Russia)
  • Hellenic (Greece)
  • Hebrew (Israel)
  • Arabic (United Arab Emirates)
  • Kanji (Japan)
  • Simplified Chinese (China)
  • Hangul (South Korea)
  • Thai (Thailand)
International Address Verification API
After mapping the input data, we are able to transliterate to English, ASCII simplified and verify the addresses. Notice that Global Address Verification has identified and corrected the country for John Smith

A Wealth of Data Returned with Every Verified U.S. Address

Melissa’s Address Verification Service empower organizations to standardize, correct and validate any U.S. address in one step. The U.S. dataset is CASS Certified™ by the USPS® and includes DPV® (Delivery Point Validation), LACSLink®(Locatable Address Correction System), RBDI (Residential/Business Delivery Indicator), SuiteLink™, and eLOT®(enhanced Line of Travel).

The following return values are available:

  • Addressee
  • Delivery Line 1
  • Delivery Line 2
  • Delivery Point
  • Urbanization
  • Primary Number
  • Street Name
  • Street predirection
  • Street postdirection
  • Street suffix
  • Secondary number
  • Secondary designator
  • PMB designator
  • PMB number
  • City
  • State
  • ZIP Code
  • ZIP+4 Code
  • Delivery Point
  • Delivery Point Check
  • Record type
  • County FIPS
  • County name
  • Carrier route
  • Congressional district
  • Building default
  • RBDI
  • Latitude
  • Longitude
  • Time Zone
  • DPV match code
  • DPV footnotes
  • CMRA
  • Vacant
  • Active
  • EWS match
  • Footnotes
  • LACSLink code
  • LACSLink indicator

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