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Address verification

Our postal address verification uses up-to-date data from the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) to help you to check address data & improve hygiene, ensuring you have the correct address format and information

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What's address verification?

Address verification services enable your organization to feel more confident in the address data you have. Our mailing address verification solutions are based on delivery point validation, meaning that you can be sure you have accurate, deliverable data down to the subunit. Address verification helps you to save time and money by making sure addresses are correct when they enter your system so they don’t require manual correction later, and you prevent the costs associated with returned mail fees and unhappy customers.

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 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. Get in touch today to discuss the Experian Data Quality tool that's right for your business.

Whether you use the real-time address validation web service or bulk address verification, our solutions will help to improve the quality of your address data, easing communication, increasing efficiency, and reducing overall costs. With the rise of online shopping and increased shipping surcharges, it’s important to be sure you have accurate address data.

Our solutions enable you to verify address information as you collect it, or to conduct batch address verification at certain set intervals of time. If you have historic data that has never been validated, we can help you clean and update out-of-date addresses.

Validating addresses as they are entered means that only accurate addresses flow into your database. Our powerful verification tool uses USPS address data and even works with minimal information to recommend correct addresses in real time.

Verify addresses as you collect them

Have inaccurate information in your database? No problem. Our address cleansing tools can run on an as-needed basis, correcting bad contact information in batches without altering your existing processes.

Clean your address data

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Nearly half of organizations (49%) have strategies to maintain high quality data in order to increase efficiency. Verifying address data can help to significantly improve your organization’s data quality, while also improving efficiency.
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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)

What our customers say

Now we know if an address is invalid right away, while the caller is still on the phone. Rather than having to go back later and look things up in the phone book, we can simply ask for clarification. It saves an enormous amount of time.

Kathy Conti - Unemployment Insurance Program Administrator, Rhode Island Department of Labor and Training

Having accurate address data is only the first step to making effective data-driven decisions

To have a successful data quality management program, your organization needs to ensure that data is high-quality and ready to leverage for business intelligence initiatives. Discover how your organization can build a complete data quality strategy.
 

With address verification, you can get the most value out of your contact data. You can improve your brand loyalty among customers by enhancing the user experience with timely deliveries and relevant communication. You can reduce or eliminate costs associated with wasted postage and staff re-work. You can increase employee productivity by enabling them to enter customer address information efficiently, reducing the amount of time spent handling each customer. With address verification, your organization can achieve these business goals and more.