Address Standardization Error Codes

When an invalid address appears in your data we return an error code.

This error code can provide helpful information about what might be wrong with your input address.

The table below contains the possible error codes, as well as a brief description of what each error code means.

Error CodeDescription
E101Last line is bad or missing
E212No city and bad ZIP
E213Bad city and no ZIP
E214Bad city and bad ZIP
E216Bad ZIP, can't determine which city match to select
E302No primary address line parsed
E412Street name not found in directory
E413Possible street name matches too close to choose
E420Primary range is missing
E421Primary range is invalid for street/route/building
E422Predirectional needed, input is wrong or missing
E423Suffix needed, input is wrong or missing
E425Suffix & directional needed, input wrong or missing
E427Postdirectional needed, input is wrong or missing
E428Bad ZIP, can't select an address match
E429Bad city, can't select an address match
E430Possible addr. line matches too close to choose one
E431Urbanization needed, input is wrong or missing
E439Exact match in EWS directory
E500Other Error
E501Foreign
E502Input record entirely blank
E503ZIP not in area covered by partial ZIP+4 Directory
E504Overlapping ranges in ZIP+4 directory
E505Matched to undeliverable default record
E600Marked by USPS as unsuitable for delivery of mail
E601Primary number does not DPV confirm, ZIP+4 removed

 

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