UPS address validation level options details [Information]

Modified on Mon, 23 Nov 2020 at 09:09 PM

When processing orders, you might want to verify the addresses you're shipping the orders to for different reasons.


WARNING: Residential validation is provided by UPS for US addresses only. Canadian orders will fail when trying to get validated for Residential addresses.


These are the possible options to choose from:



The details are as follows:


  • No validation: The addresses are not validated at all
  • Basic validation
    • Validates city/zip/province/country are correct
    • Does not validate if the address is residential
    • Does not validate if the address is in the UPS database, if it's not, it does not error out

  • Residential check and basic validation
    • Validates city/zip/province/country are correct
    • If UPS indicates the address is residential, the Residential Flag is applied; 
    • If UPS indicates the address is not residential, the shipment will be processed without residential flag
    • Does not validate if the address is in the UPS database, if it's not, it does not error out

  • Residential check and street validation
    • Validates city/zip/province/country are correct
    • If UPS indicates the address is residential, the Residential Flag is applied; 
    • If UPS indicates the address is not residential, the shipment will be processed without residential flag
    • Does validate if the address is in the UPS database, if it's not, it errors out
  • Street validation without residential check
    • Validates city/zip/province/country are correct
    • Does not validate if the address is residential
    • Does validate if the address is in the UPS database, if it's not, it errors out


WARNING: Techdinamics does not run a proprietary address validation system. Street and Residential validation results are subject to UPS's database. Any discrepancies, outdated information complaints and claims are to be filed and requested to UPS directly.



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