Global Sourcebook for International Data Management

                                         by Graham Rhind

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Street address formats with building numbers asked separately

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Street address formats with building numbers asked separately

NOTE: A second street address line has only been shown for countries below where it is a certain requirement. It is, however, good practice always to allow two lines for an address for any country, in this way:


NOTE: The field labels used in the examples are to show the expected contents of the fields and should not necessarily be used as field labels on a web form. Field labels should vary by country and language.

NOTE: These forms also do not show required fields by country. They do, however, show as drop downs those fields where a mutually exclusive and complete list of options might be presented for the customer.

Format Number by Country

Country Format number
Afghanistan A30
Åland Islands A1
Albania A25
Algeria A2
American Samoa A7a
Andorra A1
Angola A10
Anguilla none
Antigua and Barbuda none
Argentina A1
Armenia A41
Aruba A10
Ascension Island none
Australia A7a
Austria A44
Azerbaijan A41
Bahamas none
Bahrain A8
Bangladesh A12
Barbados A9
Belarus A44
Belgium A1
Belize A8
Benin none
Bermuda A9
Bhutan A51
Bolivia A10
Bonaire A37
Bosnia-Hercegovina A1
Botswana none
Brazil A11
British Antarctic Territory none
British Virgin Islands none
Brunei Darussalam A9
Bulgaria A42
Burkina Faso none
Burundi none
Cambodia A43
Cameroon none
Canada A7a
Cape Verde A1
Cayman Islands A38
Central African Republic none
Chad none
Chile A1
China A2, A9
Christmas Island A7a
Cocos (Keeling) Islands A7a
Colombia A12
Comoros none
Congo (Democratic Republic of - Kinshasa) A2
Congo (Republic of the - Brazzaville) A8
Cook Islands A27
Costa Rica A21
Croatia A1
Cuba A1
Curaçao A37
Cyprus A1, A2
Czechia / Czech Republic A1
Denmark A1
Djibouti none
Dominica A8
Dominican Republic A1
East Timor A9
Ecuador A22
Egypt A23
El Salvador A24
Equatorial Guinea none
Eritrea A10
Estonia A1
Ethiopia none
Faeroe Islands / Faroe Islands A1
Falkland Islands A17
Fiji A8
Finland A1
France A2
French Guiana A2
French Polynesia A2
Gabon none
Gambia A8
Georgia A2
Germany A1
Ghana none
Gibraltar A17
Greece A1
Greenland A1
Grenada A8
Guadeloupe A2
Guam A7a
Guatemala A47
Guernsey A3
Guinea none
Guinea-Bissau A1
Guyana A8
Haiti A1
Holy See A7
Honduras A7
Hong Kong A13
Hungary A4
Iceland A1
India A28
Indonesia A9, A12
Iran A2
Iraq A17
Ireland A5
Isle of Man A3
Israel A2
Italy A7
Ivory Coast none
Jamaica A14
Japan A15
Jersey A3
Jordan A9
Kazakhstan A4
Kenya none
Kiribati A54
Kosovo A1
Kuwait A1
Kyrgyzstan A4
Laos A2
Latvia A12
Lebanon A9
Lesotho none
Liberia A2
Libya A10
Liechtenstein A1
Lithuania A1
Luxembourg A2
Macao A10
Madagascar A1
Malawi none
Malaysia A46
Maldives A9
Mali A10
Malta A6
Marshall Islands A7a
Martinique A2
Mauritania none
Mauritius A9
Mayotte A2
Mexico A16
Micronesia A7a
Moldova A1
Monaco A2
Mongolia A9
Montenegro A1
Montserrat none
Morocco A2
Mozambique A1
Myanmar A34
Namibia none
Nauru none
Nepal A9
Netherlands A1
New Caledonia A2
New Zealand A18
Nicaragua A45
Niger none
Nigeria A39
Niue none
Norfolk Island A7a
North Macedonia A1
Northern Mariana Islands A7a
Norway A1
Oman none
Pakistan A28
Palau A7a
Panama A29
Papua New Guinea A35
Paraguay A1
Peru A53
Philippines A19
Pitcairn Islands name only required
Poland A1
Portugal A1
Puerto Rico A7a
Qatar none
Reunion A2
Romania A1
Russia A30
Rwanda none
Saba A37
Saint-Barthélemy A2
Saint Helena none
Saint Kitts and Nevis A20
Saint-Martin A2
Saint Lucia A9
Saint Pierre and Miquelon A2
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines A17
Samoa A17
San Marino A7
Sao Tome and Principe A10
Saudi Arabia A2
Senegal A2
Serbia A52
Seychelles A27
Sierra Leone A8
Singapore A9
Sint Eustatius A37
Sint Maarten A37
Slovakia A1
Slovenia A1
Solomon Islands none
Somalia A7a
South Africa A17
South Korea A9
Spain A7
Sri Lanka A17
Sudan none
Suriname A10
Swaziland none
Sweden A1
Switzerland A1
Syria A8
Taiwan A36
Tajikistan A1
Tanzania A2
Thailand A31
Togo none
Tokelau A49
Tonga none
Trinidad and Tobago A9
Tunisia A1
Turkey A1
Turkmenistan A32
Turks and Caicos Islands A27
Tuvalu none
Uganda none
Ukraine A32
United Arab Emirates none
United Kingdom A3
United States of America A7a
United States Virgin Islands A7a
Uruguay A1
Uzbekistan A33
Vanuatu A50
Venezuela A12
Vietnam A9
Wallis and Futuna A40
Western Sahara A2
Yemen A8
Zambia none
Zimbabwe A8

A1) For: Aland Islands; Andorra; Argentina; Belgium; Bosnia-Hercegovina; Cape Verde; Chile; Croatia; Cuba; Cyprus (Greek script); Czechia / Czech Republic; Denmark; Dominican Republic; Estonia; Faeroe Islands / Faroe Islands; Finland; Germany; Greece; Greenland; Guinea-Bissau; Haiti; Iceland; Kosovo; Kuwait; Liechtenstein; Lithuania; Madagascar; Moldova; Montenegro; Mozambique; Netherlands; North Macedonia; Norway; Paraguay; Poland; Portugal; Romania; Slovakia;Slovenia; Sweden, Switzerland; Tajikistan; Tunisia; Turkey; Uruguay

imageFormat A1

A2) For: Algeria; China (some); Congo (Democratic Republic of - Kinshasa); Cyprus (Latin script); France; French Guiana; French Polynesia; Georgia; Guadeloupe; Iran; Israel; Laos; Liberia; Luxembourg; Martinique; Mayotte; Monaco; Morocco; New Caledonia; Reunion; Saint-Barthelemy; Saint-Martin; Saint Pierre and Miquelon; Saudi Arabia; Senegal; Tanzania; Western Sahara

imageFormat A2

A3) For: Guernsey; Isle of Man; Jersey; United Kingdom

imageFormat A3

A4) For: Hungary; Kazakhstan; Kyrgyzstan

imageFormat A4

A5) For: Ireland

imageFormat A5

A6) For: Malta

imageFormat A6

A7) For: Holy See; Honduras; Italy; San Marino; Spain

imageFormat A7

A7a) For: American Samoa; Australia; Canada; Christmas Island; Cocos (Keeling) Islands; Guam; Marshall Islands; Micronesia; Norfolk Island; Northern Mariana Islands; Palau; Puerto Rico; Somalia; United States of America; United States Virgin Islands

imageFormat A7a

A8) For: Bahrain; Belize; Congo (Republic of the - Brazzaville); Dominica; Fiji; Gambia; Grenada; Guyana; Sierra Leone; Syria; Yemen; Zimbabwe

imageFormat A8

A9) For: Barbados; Bermuda; Brunei Darussalam; China (some); East Timor; India; Indonesia (some); Jordan; Lebanon; Maldives; Mauritius; Mongolia; Nepal; Saint Lucia; Singapore; South Korea; Trinidad and Tobago; Vietnam

imageFormat A9

A10) For: Angola; Aruba; Bolivia; Eritrea; Libya; Macao; Mali; Peru; Sao Tome and Principe; Suriname

imageFormat A10

A11) For: Brazil

imageFormat A11

A12) For: Bangladesh; Colombia; Indonesia (some); Latvia; Venezuela

imageFormat A12

A13) For: Hong Kong

imageFormat A13

A14) For: Jamaica

imageFormat A14

A15) For: Japan

imageFormat A15

A16) For: Mexico

imageFormat A16

A17) For: Falkland Islands; Gibraltar; Iraq; Saint Vincent and The Grenadines; Samoa; South Africa (not Afrikaans); Sri Lanka. For South Africa (Afrikaans) the building number follows the thoroughfare name.

imageFormat A17

A18) For: New Zealand

imageFormat A18

A19) For: Philippines

imageFormat A19

A20) For: Saint Kitts and Nevis

imageFormat A20

A21) For: Costa Rica

imageFormat A21

A22) For: Ecuador

imageFormat A22

A23) For: Egypt

imageFormat A23

A24) For: El Salvador

imageFormat A24

A25) For: Albania

imageFormat A25

A27) For: Cook Islands; Seychelles; Turks and Caicos Islands

imageFormat A27

A28) For: India; Pakistan

imageFormat A28

A29) For: Panama

imageFormat A29

A30) For: Afghanistan; Russia

imageFormat A30

A31) For: Thailand

imageFormat A31

A32) For: Turkmenistan, Ukraine

imageFormat A32

A33) For: Uzbekistan

imageFormat A33

A34) For: Myanmar

imageFormat A34

A35) For: Papua New Guinea

imageFormat A35

A36) For: Taiwan

imageFormat A36

A37) For: Bonaire, Curacao, Saba, Sint Eustatius, Sint Maarten

imageFormat A37

A38) For: Cayman Islands

imageFormat A38

A39) For: Nigeria

imageFormat A39

A40) For: Wallis and Futuna

imageFormat A40

A41) For: Armenia; Azerbaijan

imageFormat A41

A42) For: Bulgaria

imageFormat A42

A43) For: Cambodia

imageFormat A43

A44) For: Austria; Belarus

imageFormat A44

A45) For: Nicaragua

imageFormat A45

A46) For: Malaysia

imageFormat A46

A47) For: Guatemala

imageFormat A47

A48) Not currently required

imageFormat A48

A49) For: Tokelau

imageFormat A49

A50) For: Vanuatu

imageFormat A50

A51) For: Bhutan

imageFormat A51

A52) For: Serbia

image Format A52

A53) For: Peru

image Format A53

A54) For: Kiribati

image Format A54

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