Real-Time (API) or List Address Verification
Integrate Precision Address Cleansing into your web or POS applications. Or, quickly scrub your list for use.
True Global Coverage
Global-Z parses, standardizes, verifies, cleanses and formats data for more 98.9% of the world’s population, dozens of languages, and nine character sets from Traditional and Simplified Chinese to Cyrillic, Greek, and Latin (Western European).
The Best Sources
Verify each address using accurate Postcode Address File (PAF) reference data for the specific country, which includes officially licensed sources such as the country’s postal authority, other government agencies, and third parties. Global-Z always uses the best sources available, even when they cost more than what our competitors use.
Fuzzy Error Correction
Corrects switched letters, missing words and letters, standardizes abbreviations, and handles missing or extra spaces.
Comprehensive Local Market Understanding
Localize and correct spellings, formats, and diacritics (accent characters). We format data according to each customer specification, including all UPU (Universal Postal Union) formats around the world.
Personal Name Cleansing
Flag fake and vulgar names. Identify phrases like “Do Not Mail” in multiple languages.
Phone Number Cleansing
Format phone number based on the local requirements. Remove illegal characters. Identifies or inserts country code and local area code. Validates against reference database. Verifies syntax (e.g., know that in Australia “26621” numbers must have exactly nine digits and that numbers in Germany may not start with “5188”).
Check the email format for compliance with internet standards (RFC 2822). Searches Domain Name System (DNS) to confirm that the domain exists. Corrects common domain errors.
Obtain precise latitude and longitude data down to the rooftop level.
Confidence In The Results
Determine which addresses meet your standards using our proprietary Address Quality Codes which classifies each address as valid, invalid, or undetermined.
Subject Matter Experts
Real people, each with over a decade of international address experience, continually inspect results to improve accuracy and performance.