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

On-Premises Developer Guide

On-Premises Developer Guide

CASS Certification Values

CASS Certification Values

The following table describes the values and data indicators that Informatica Address Verification can return when you verify a United States address in certified mode:
Field
Property
Description
Barcode
BarCode
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
CarrierRoute
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:
  • Bnnn = PO box
  • Hnnn = Highway contract
  • Rnnn = Rural route
  • Cnnn = City delivery
  • Gnnn = General delivery
Concatenation of DPV Footnotes*
DPVFootnoteComplete
All data values from the populated DPV Footnote fields in a single string.
Congressional District
CongressionalDistrict
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).
Default Flag
DefaultFlag
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
DeliveryPoint
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
DeliveryPointCheckDigit
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*
DPVConfirmation3553
Indicates whether to add the address to the total number of addresses recorded in the ZIP + 4/DPV Confirmed column on form 3553:
  • Increment the total number of addresses.
  • Do not increment the total number of addresses.
DPV CMRA Indicator*
DPVCMRA
Indicates the result of the call to the DPV CMRA (Commercial Mail Receiving Agent) hash table:
  • Y =Address was found in the CMRA table.
  • N =Address was not found in the CMRA table.
  • Blank = Address was not presented to the hash table.
DPV Confirmation Indicator*
DPVConfirmation
Indicates the result of the call to the Delivery Point Validation (DPV) Confirmation hash table:
  • Y =Address was DPV confirmed for both primary and (if present) secondary numbers.
  • D =Address was DPV confirmed for the primary number only, and secondary number information was missing.
  • S = Address was DPV confirmed for the primary number only, and secondary number information was present but unconfirmed.
  • N =Both primary and (if present) secondary number information failed to DPV confirm.
  • Blank = Address was not presented to the hash table.
DPV Door Not Available*
DPVDNA
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:
  • Y = Address does not have a door available for postal delivery.
  • N = Address has a door available for postal delivery.
  • Blank = Address was not presented to the hash table.
DPV False Positive Indicator*
DPVFalsePositive
Indicates the results of the call to the DPV False Positive hash table:
  • Y = Address was found in the False Positive table.
  • N = Address was not found in the False Positive table.
  • Blank = Address was not presented to the hash table.
DPV Footnote 1*
DPV Footnote 2*
DPV Footnote 3*
DPVFootnote1
DPVFootnote2
DPVFootnote3
The footnote(s) returned for an address from DPV processing:
  • AA - Input address matched to the ZIP + 4 file.
  • A1 - Input address did not match to the ZIP + 4 file.
  • BB - Input address matched to DPV (all components).
  • CC - Input address primary number matched to DPV, but secondary number did not match (present but not valid).
  • F1 - Input address matched to a military address.
  • G1 - Input address matched to a general delivery address.
  • N1 - Input address primary number matched to DPV, but the address is missing a secondary number.
  • M1 - Input address primary number is missing.
  • M3 - Input address primary number is not valid.
  • P1 - Input address Post Office, Rural Route, or Highway Contract Box number is missing
  • P3 - Input address Post Office, Rural Route, or Highway Contract Box number is not valid.
  • PB - Input address matched to a PO Box Street Address (PBSA).
  • RR - Input address matched to CMRA and Private Mailbox (PMB) designator is present.
  • R1 - Input address matched to CMRA, but PMB designator is not present.
  • R7 - Input address matched to a physical address that does not receive delivery from the USPS (R777).
  • TA - Input house number includes a trailing alphabetical character and cannot DPV confirm. However, the address DPV confirms without the trailing alphabetical character.
  • U1 - Input address matched to a unique ZIP code.
DPV No Secure Location*
DPVNSL
Identifies an address that does not provide a reliable mailbox or reception point for mail:
  • Y = Location is not secure.
  • N = Location is secure.
  • Blank = Address was not presented to the hash table.
DPV PBSA*
DPVPBSA
Indicates that the address is a Post Office Box Street address (PBSA):
  • Y =Address was found in the PBSA table.
  • N =Address was not found in the PBSA table.
  • Blank = Address was not presented to the hash table.
Address Verification also returns the footnote PB for a PBSA address.
DPV Throwback Indicator*
DPVThrowBack
Indicates a valid street address for which the USPS forwards mail to a Post Office Box:
  • Y = The address is a Throwback address.
  • N = The address is not a Throwback address.
  • Blank = Address was not presented to the hash table.
DSF2 No Stats Indicator*
DPVNoStatIndicator
Indicates the results of the call to the DPV No-Stat table:
  • Y = Address was found in the No-Stat table.
  • N = Address was not found in the No-Stat table.
  • Blank = Address was not presented to the hash table.
DSF2 No Stats Reason*
DPVNoStatReason
A single-digit code that identifies the reason why an address returned a Y in the
DSF2 No Stats Indicator
field.
The code can have the following values:
  • 1 - IDA
    Internal Drop Address. The verified address does not physically receive mail. Instead, the USPS delivers mail to a 'drop' address associated with the verified address.
  • 2 - CDS
    The address identifies a new construction that cannot yet accept delivery. Or, the address lies on a Rural Route, Highway Contract Route, or Contract Delivery Service route and the delivery point is unoccupied for more than 90 days.
  • 3 - Collision
    The address does not DPV confirm. Address Verification users will not see the collision value, because address validation will change the NoStats indicator to N in this case and clear the NoStats Reason code.
  • 4 - CMZ
    The address is in a college, military, or other zone. A CMZ address is a ZIP+4 address that the USPS has added to the reference data.
  • 5 - Regular No-Stat
    The address is no longer deliverable or lies on an R777 route, Or, the address includes a Post Office Box that has never been rented or is not available to rent.
DSF2 Vacant Indicator*
DPVVacantIndicator
Indicates the results of the call to the DPV Vacant table:
  • Y = Address was found in the Vacant table.
  • N = Address was not found in the Vacant table.
  • Blank = Address was not presented to the hash table.
Early Warning System (EWS) Return Code*
EWSReturnCode
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.
eLOT Ascending/Descending
ELOTFlag
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
ELOTSequence
A number that indicates the order in which add-on codes are arranged within a given carrier route.
High-rise Default
HighriseDefault
A flag that indicates that the record is assigned to a default high-rise record.
High-rise Exact
HighriseExact
Identifies high-rise addresses that contain unit identifiers.
LACS Indicator*
LACSIndicator
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.
Return values:
  • L = Address matched to a LACS address in the ZIP + 4 file.
  • Blank = Address is not a LACS address in the ZIP + 4 file.
LACSLink Indicator*
LACSLinkIndicator
An indicator returned when the LACSLink hash tables are queried:
  • Y = The input record matched a record in the master file.
  • N = The input record did not match a record in the master file.
  • Blank = Address was not presented to the hash table.
LACSLink Return Code*
LACSLinkReturnCode
A return value from LACSLink processing:
  • A = LACS record match
    A new address can be furnished. The input record matched to a record in the master file.
  • 00 = No match
    A new address cannot be furnished. The input record cannot be matched to a record in the master file.
  • 14 = Found LACS record, but new address did not convert at run time.
    The new address cannot be converted to a deliverable address. The input record matched to a record in the master file.
  • 92 = LACS record, secondary number dropped from input address.
    The record is a ZIP + 4 street-level or high-rise match. The input record matched to a master file record, but the input address had a secondary number and the master file record did not.
Non-Delivery Days*
DPVNDD
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
PoBoxOnly
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
RecordType
An alphabetic value that identifies the type of data in the record. Record type codes include the following:
  • F = Firm
  • G = General delivery
  • H = High-rise
  • P = PO box
  • R = Rural route/highway contract
  • S = Street
Residential Delivery Indicator *
RDI
Indicates if the delivery point is residential:
  • Y = Indicates residential delivery.
  • N = Not residential delivery.
  • Blank = Did not query the Residential Delivery Indicator (RDI) data.
Rural Route Default
RuralRouteDefault
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
RuralRouteExact
Indicates if the address matches a rural route address in the USPS address reference data set.
SuiteLink Return Code*
SuiteLinkReturnCode
A return value of SuiteLink Processing:
  • A = SuiteLink Record Match
    The input record matched to a record in the master file. An improved business address can be furnished.
  • 00 = No Match
    Business address not improved. The input record cannot be matched to a record in the master file. An improved business address can not be furnished.
ZIPMove Return Code*
ZIPMoveReturnCode
A return value of ZIPMove processing:
  • Y = ZIPMove match was made.
  • N = ZIPMove match was not made.
Fields marked with * will only be populated for United States customers, as per USPS licensing restrictions.


Updated November 02, 2020