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  1. Version 10.1
  2. Version 10.0
  3. Version 9.6.1
  4. Version 9.6.0

Address Validator Transformation

This section describes the new Address Validator transformation features.
Support for locality and neighborhood identification codes in Belgium addresses
Effective in version
9.6.1
HotFix 3
, you can configure the Address Validator transformation to return a code that uniquely identifies the neighborhood that contains a Belgium address. To return the code, select the NIS Code output port. Find the port in the BE Supplementary port group.
The NIS Code port returns the five-digit NIS code that identifies the locality and a four-character code that identifies the neighborhood within the locality. The national statistics directorate in Belgium defines the codes.
To return the data on the NIS Code port, the Address Validator transformation reads supplementary address reference data for Belgium. To verify that the Address Validator transformation can read the supplementary data, add the Supplementary BE Status output port to the transformation. Informatica adds the NIS Code port, the Supplementary BE Status port, and the BE Supplementary port group in version
9.6.1
HotFix 3
.
Support for Federal Information Addressing System identifiers in Russian Federation addresses
Effective in version
9.6.1
HotFix 3
, you can configure the Address Validator transformation to return the Federal Information Addressing System identifier for an address in the Russian Federation. To return the identifier, select the FIAS ID output port. Find the port in the RU Supplementary port group.
The FIAS ID port returns up to 36 characters. The Federal State Statistics Service of the Russian Federation maintains the identifier data.
To return the data on the FIAS ID port, the Address Validator transformation reads supplementary address reference data for the Russian Federation. To verify that the Address Validator transformation can read the supplementary data, add the Supplementary RU Status output port to the transformation. Informatica adds the FIAS ID port, the Supplementary RU Status port, and the RU Supplementary port group in version
9.6.1
HotFix 3
.
Support for unique property reference numbers in Great Britain addresses
Effective in version
9.6.1
HotFix 3
, you can configure the Address Validator transformation to return the unique property reference number for an address in Great Britain. The number uniquely identifies the plot of land that contains an address in the United Kingdom. To return the unique property reference number, select the UPRN output port. Find the port in the UK Supplementary port group.
The unique property reference number contains 12 digits. The Ordnance Survey of Great Britain maintains the unique property reference numbers.
To return the data on the UPRN port, the Address Validator transformation reads supplementary address reference data for the Great Britain. To verify that the Address Validator transformation can read the supplementary data, add the Supplementary UK Status output port to the transformation. Informatica adds the UPRN port in version
9.6.1
HotFix 3
.
Ability to remove locality and province descriptors from China and Japan addresses
Effective in version
9.6.1
HotFix 3
, you can configure the Address Validator transformation to remove locality descriptors and province descriptors from addresses in China and Japan. For example, the Address Validator transformation can return Chaoyang instead of Chaoyangqu and Beijing instead of Beijingshi in Chinese addresses.
To remove the descriptors, configure the Preferred Language property and the Preferred Script property on the transformation.
Ability to validate Bulgaria addresses in Cyrillic script
Effective in version
9.6.1
HotFix 3
, you can validate Bulgaria addresses in the Cyrillic script. By default, the Address Validator transformation returns the results in the Cyrillic script.
To receive the results in the Latin script, configure the Preferred Script property on the transformation.
Ability to validate Slovakia addresses that contain street name abbreviations
Effective in version
9.6.1
HotFix 3
, you can validate Slovakia addresses that contain major street name abbreviations.
The transformation replaces the abbreviations with the names that the postal authority specifies in the valid address output.
Ability to retrieve province ISO codes in batch, interactive, and fast completion modes
Effective in version
9.6.1
HotFix 3
, the Address Validator transformation extends support for ISO 3166-2 province codes to the following countries:
  • Canada
  • France
  • United States
For example, the transformation returns the province code NC, which identifies North Carolina, for the following address:
15501 WESTON PKWY STE 150 CARY 27513 USA
For more information, see the
Informatica
9.6.1
HotFix 3
Address Validator Port Reference
and the
Informatica
9.6.1
HotFix 3
Developer Transformation Guide
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Updated April 09, 2019