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  1. Preface
  2. Part 1: On-Prem Operations
  3. Part 2: Parameter and Element Reference
  4. Appendix A: JSON Schema
  5. Appendix B: Geocode Countries
  6. Appendix C: Certified Mode Values

Developer Guide

Developer Guide

Result Quality

Result Quality

The ResultQuality property is a general estimate of the likelihood that a mail carrier can deliver mail to an address. Use the result quality value with other status values, such as the process status value, to evaluate the address quality and deliverability.
The following table describes the result quality values:
Value
Summary
Description
6
Completely confident
Indicates that Address Verification verified all postally relevant elements.
5
Very confident
Indicates that Address Verification cannot completely verify the address. For example, Address Verification may be unable to verify secondary delivery information such as sub-building data. Or, the address might be a high-rise default address.
4
Secondary delivery point not verified
Indicates that Address Verification can check the primary delivery identifier but cannot verify the secondary delivery information in the address record.
3
Primary delivery identifier not verified
Indicates that Address Verification cannot check the primary delivery identifiers such as house number and P.O. Box number. In countries where the house number information is not available, the primary delivery identifier might be a building name.
2
Delivery information not verified
Indicates that Address Verification cannot find a match for the input street or delivery service information within the reference data. The address is verified to locality level.
1
Incomplete or contradictory address
Indicates that Address Verification cannot find a match for the address in the reference data. This can occur when locality information is not available in the reference data or the address includes contradictory postal code data.
0
Not an address
Indicates that the input is not a deliverable address.