Clean, standardise, & format international addresses.
Approximately 20% 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 service verifies addresses for 240+ countries and territories at point of entry and in batch to ensure only valid billing, shipping, and contact addresses are entered and used in your systems.
- We host the cloud service and provide updates on a regular basis as well as new reference data that you can automatically access at any time .
- Correct international addresses by adding missing components such as postal codes, locality, and more
- Standardise addresses to meet local in-country formatting rules
- Transliterate to and from native country languages and Latin
- Add precise lat/long coordinates up to the rooftop level.
How Address Verification Works
Autocompletes and/or verifies an address at point of entry so bad data never enters your system.
Uses proprietary lexicons & rules to parse an address into its component parts.
Conforms an address to local country format.
- Address Line 1: 22382 Avenida Empresa
- City: Rancho Santa Margarita
- State: CA
- ZIP Code: 92688
Uses authoritative, in-country reference datasets to check the validity & deliverability of a physical address.
Transforms foreign languages into Latin characters so an address can easily be validated.
A clean, deliverable address ready for mailing, order fulfilment, or analytics.
Try Address Verification
Verify a national or international address. Output includes latitude/longitude coordinates.
Start with Address AutoComplete
utilise Melissa 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, standardised and complete address enters your database.
- Autocomplete addresses to speed up order entry with reduced keystrokes
- Real-time verification eliminates shipping costs due to incorrect addresses
- Autofill all address fields – misspellings are prevented, abbreviations completed and missing information is added
Access all countries and territories through a single interface
Our engine allows you to verify and correct addresses in a single country or in all countries across the world, all from a single interface. We have done all the hard work on combining the varied addressing systems across the world so that all you have to do to verify an address in a new country is to send it in.
Our engine gives you the address back as:
- Formatted in the standard set by the postal authority in mailing label or in database storage format.
- The parsed address fields like house number, thoroughfare, locality, postal code for categorisation and analysis
We support multiple language scripts, including:
- Cyrillic (Russia)
- Hellenic (Greece)
- Hebrew (Israel)
- Arabic (United Arab Emirates)
- Kanji (Japan)
- Chinese (China)
- Hangul (South Korea)
- Thai (Thailand)
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