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Address Verification

Ensure only accurate, deliverable addresses enter your database and keep your system clean and up to date. Our best-in-class address validation solution plugs in to your existing applications and maintains the integrity of your contact information over time, cleansing your customer records against the latest U.S. Postal Service® (USPS) address data.

What is Address Verification?

How important is clean address data to you and your organization? If the address information you collect isn't kept accurate and up-to-date, your business can be impacted in ways you may not have considered. Research shows that 83% of companies believe that revenue is affected by inaccurate and incomplete customer or prospect data. With Address Verification from Experian Data Quality, you can be confident that the addresses that you are capturing are accurate and complete the first time they are entered. And because all you need to enter is minimal information, such as a ZIP code, you'll reduce around 80% of the key strokes it would normally take to enter a typical mailing address. Our address tools can also help you validate addresses already in your database, so you can be confident that the information you hold is accurate over time. So why does it matter? Most importantly, your customers will have a better experience. Quick and easy verification enhances the customer journey on your website and makes users more likely to submit forms and complete their purchases. You'll also reduce costs and improve efficiency, because less of your precious time is wasted manually correcting errors. Correct addresses also mean less returned mail and a greater ability to make accurate business decisions. Address Verification from Experian Data Quality is quick, easy-to-use and caters to different organizational requirements, large or small. Get in touch today to discuss the Experian Data Quality tool that's right for your business.

How Address Verification works

Our USPS® address validation offers industry-leading power, performance and ease of use. With the ability to quickly and efficiently cleanse any address, our solution was built with its end users in mind.

Address validation software provides complete and standardized USPS® addresses by appending ZIP + 4® data, prompting for missing address details, and correcting any spelling or formatting errors. Our address verification service is highly customizable regardless of the environment, allowing you to easily and instantly verify addresses everywhere you collect address data. 

Our data coverage

Our address verification covers 244 countries and provides relevant address insight, including county code, geolocation and more.

A+ Street or Building coverage for more than 98% of the country A Street, Building or Block coverage for major parts of the country B Locality and Postal Code (where used)

Benefits of Address Verification

Address accuracy is critical when managing customer information. Without this information, organizations expose themselves to operational inefficiencies, poor customer service, and incomplete customer insight. By using verification software to collect, manage and update address records, you can be sure that accurate customer data is available for business intelligence, customer experience and cost-cutting efforts.

Did you know...

of companies suffer from common data errors

of companies believe their bottom line is affected by inaccurate and incomplete data

see outdated contact data as the biggest issue

say the majority of data errors enter the business through the website

*Source: Global Data Quality Research 2014

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What our customers say

Experian Data Quality came out on top, both in terms of the quality of the tool and the ease of integration.

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