Address Verification (On-Premises) 5.16.2
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An 11-digit number that represents the delivery point for the record. It consists of the nine-digit ZIP+4 code and the two-digit Delivery Point Answer.
Carrier Route Answer
A four-character code assigned to a mail delivery or collection route within a 5-digit ZIP Code. The first character of the code is alphabetical and the last three are numeric:
Concatenation of DPV Footnotes*
All data values from the populated DPV Footnote fields in a single string.
A standard value that identifies a geographic area served by a member of the United States House of Representatives or Senate. If the address is an Army/Air Force (APO) address or a fleet post office (FPO) address, the field is blank. If there is only one member of congress within the state, the value is AL (At Large).
Indicates that the record matched to a high-rise, rural route, or street default record in the ZIP + 4 data. The flag has the value Y for a matching record.
Delivery Point Answer
The final two digits of the house/box number, or if a High-rise record is matched, the secondary unit number that represents the delivery point information. The Delivery Point Answer contributes to the 11-digit delivery point barcode (DPBC).
Delivery Point Check Digit Answer
A number that you can add to the sum of the other digits in the delivery point barcode (DPBC) to yield a number that is a multiple of ten. For example:
ZIP+4 code = 123456789
Delivery Point Answer = 01
Sum of digits (1+2+3+4+5+6+7+8+9+0+1) = 46
Check digit = 4 (46+4 = 50)
DPV 3553 Confirmation*
Indicates whether to add the address to the total number of addresses recorded in the ZIP + 4/DPV Confirmed column on form 3553:
DPV CMRA Indicator*
Indicates the result of the call to the DPV CMRA (Commercial Mail Receiving Agent) hash table:
DPV Confirmation Indicator*
Indicates the result of the call to the Delivery Point Value (DPV) Confirmation hash table:
DPV Door Not Available*
Identifies addresses that do not provide a door or entry point that the postal carrier can access. A Door Not Available (DNA) address might not provide a door for mail delivery, or the mailbox might reside behind a locked gate.
The DPV DNA indicator can contain the values of Y or N:
DPV False Positive Indicator*
Indicates the results of the call to the DPV False Positive hash table:
DPV Footnote 1*
DPV Footnote 2*
DPV Footnote 3*
The footnote(s) returned for an address from DPV processing:
DPV No Secure Location*
Identifies an address that does not provide a reliable mailbox or reception point for mail:
Indicates that the address is a Post Office Box Street address (PBSA):
Address Verification also returns the footnote PB for a PBSA address.
DPV Throwback Indicator*
An alphabetic value that identifies a valid street address for which the USPS forwards mail to a Post Office Box:
DSF2 No Stats Indicator*
Indicates the results of the call to the DPV NOSTATS table:
DSF2 No Stats Reason*
A two-digit code that identifies the reason why an address returned a Y in the
DPV No Stats Indicatorfield.
The code can have the following values:
DSF2 Vacant Indicator*
Indicates the results of the call to the DPV VACANT table:
Early Warning System (EWS) Return Code*
Indicates whether the address was found in the EWS data:
Y = Address was found in the EWS data, thus resulting in a ZIP + 4 No Match.
Blank = Address was not found in the EWS data.
The Enhanced Line of Travel (eLOT) order in which delivery points are delivered within a given add-on code.
For example, if the code is A (Ascending) and the house numbers are 1, 3, and 5, the carrier delivers 1, 3, and 5, in that order (low to high). If the code is D (Descending), the carrier delivers first to 5, then 3, and then 1 (high to low).
eLOT Sequence Number
A number that indicates the order in which add-on codes are arranged within a given carrier route.
A flag that indicates that the record is assigned to a default high-rise record.
Identifies high-rise addresses that contain unit identifiers.
Identifies an address that matched to a LACS address in the ZIP + 4 file. A LACS address is an address that was converted to the city-style address format so that emergency vehicles can more easily find the address location.
An indicator returned when the LACSLink hash tables are queried:
LACSLink Return Code*
A return value from LACSLink processing:
A seven-character code that identifies the day or days of the week on which an address cannot receive mail. The code contains a seven-character string that represents the days of the week from Sunday through Saturday.
Address Verification returns the first letter of a weekday in the corresponding position in the code if the address does not receive mail on that day. Address Verification returns a dash symbol in the corresponding position otherwise.
P. O. Box Only
Indicates if the address is located in a ZIP code that contains post office box addresses only.
Y = Address is in a PO Box only Delivery Zone.
Record Type Code
An alphabetic value that identifies the type of data in the record. Record type codes include the following:
Residential Delivery Indicator *
Indicates if the delivery point is residential:
Rural route Default
A flag that indicates that the record is assigned to a default rural route record. This occurs when the input house number does not match to the primary numbers in the reference data and there is a corresponding rural route record with no primary numbers.
Rural route Exact
Indicates if the address matches a rural route address in the USPS address reference data set.
SuiteLink Return Code*
A return value of SuiteLink Processing:
ZIPMove Return Code*
A return value of ZIPMove processing:
Updated September 30, 2021