AddressValidationReply Elements

Any error conditions or address-checking issues are returned in the Address Validation reply. The following table describes Address Validation reply elements:

Element Description
AddressID Every verified address is assigned an ID to help you match submitted addresses with verified information.
ProposedAddressDetails/Score The Score element is used to rate the submitted address. If the Score is too low, the service returns the “Address Not Validated” message. The Score is an integer ranging from 0 to 100, with 100 being the highest and zero indicating failure.
ProposedAddressDetails/Changes Returned values are:
  • APARTMENT_NUMBER_NOT_FOUND
  • APARTMENT_NUMBER_REQUIRED
  • NORMALIZED
  • REMOVED_DATA
  • BOX_NUMBER_REQUIRED
  • NO_CHANGES
  • MODIFIED_TO_ACHIEVE_MATCH
  • STREET_RANGE_MATCH
  • BOX_NUMBER_MATCH**
  • RR_OR_HC_MATCH
  • CITY_MATCH
  • POSTAL_CODE_MATCH
  • RR_OR_HC_BOX_NUMBER_NEEDED
  • FORMATTED_FOR_COUNTRY
  • APO_OR_FPO_MATCH
  • GENERAL_DELIVERY_MATCH
  • FIELD_TRUNCATED
  • UNABLE_TO_APPEND_NON_ADDRESS_DATA
  • INSUFFICIENT_DATA
  • HOUSE_OR_BOX_NUMBER_NOT_FOUND
  • POSTAL_CODE_NOT_FOUND
  • INVALID_COUNTRY
  • SERVICE_UNAVAILABLE_FOR_ADDRESS

**If BOX_NUMBER_MATCH is returned in the reply, remember FedEx does not normally deliver to P.O. box addresses for U.S. addresses or for U.S. inbound shipments.

See Address Validation Coding Details for more information.

ProposedAddressDetails/ ResidentialStatus Returned values are:
  • UNDETERMINED
  • BUSINESS
  • RESIDENTIAL
  • INSUFFICIENT_DATA
  • UNAVAILABLE
  • NOT_APPLICABLE_TO_COUNTRY
ProposedAddressDetails/ DeliveryPointValidation Returned values are:
  • CONFIRMED
  • UNCONFIRMED
  • UNAVAILABLE
ProposedAddressDetails/CompanyName The company name as submitted for validation.
ProposedAddressDetails/Address The address as submitted for validation.
ProposedAddressDetails/ ParsedCompanyName The verified company name.
ProposedAddressDetails/ParsedAddress The verified address.
ProposedAddressDetails/ RemovedNon-AddressData Any information removed from the submitted address before validation.