Recipient Information

Element Multiple Occurrence Description
RequestedShipment/Company No Required if Contact name is blank.
RequestedShipment/Contact No Required if Company name is blank.
RequestedShipment/ StreetLines Yes At least one street address line is required.
RequestedShipment/City No Required.
RequestedShipment/ StateOrProvinceCode No Required only if recipient country is U.S. or Canada, or if EEI applies and country is Mexico (MX).
RequestedShipment/ PostalCode No Required only if recipient country is a postal aware country.

See Postal-Aware Countries and Formats for a list of postal aware countries.

RequestedShipment/ UrbanizationCode No Relevant only to addresses in Puerto Rico, where multiple addresses within the same postal code can have the same house number and street name. When this is the case, the urbanization code is needed to distinguish them.
RequestedShipment/ CountryCode No Identifies the recipient country code.
RequestedShipment/ PhoneNumber No Required.
TaxpayerIdentification/ TinType/ No Identifies the category of the taxpayer identification.

Valid values are:

  • BUSINESS_NATIONAL
  • BUISNESS_STATE
  • BUSINESS_UNION
  • PERSONAL_NATIONAL
  • PERSONAL_STATE
TinType/TinNumber No Tax Identification Type and Tax Identification Number. Specify the Employer Identification Number (EIN). Required if duties, taxes, and fees are billed to recipient.
Address/Residential No This element is optional for shipments to the U.S. and Canada. However, to receive an accurate rate quote, this element must be included in the ProcessShipment request.
RequestedShipment/ ShipTimeStamp No Required. Time of shipment based on shipper’s time zone. Defaults to CDT.

The date format must be YYYY-MM-DDTHH:MM:SS-xx:xx. The time must be in the format: HH:MM:SS using a 24-hour clock. The date and time are separated by the letter T (e.g., 2009-06-26T17:00:00). The UTC offset indicates the number of hours/minutes (e.g. xx:xx) from UTC (e.g., 2009-06-26T17:00:00-04:00 is defined as June 26, 2009 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time).

See Time Zones or more information about time zones.

RequestedShipment/Date No Required. Date of shipment. For FedEx Express International shipments, this value can be the current date or up to 10 days in the future.