Global Sourcebook for International Data Management

                                         by Graham Rhind

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Street address formats without building numbers asked separately

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Street address formats without 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 B23
Åland Islands B1
Albania B19
Algeria B1
American Samoa B7
Andorra B1
Angola B8
Anguilla none
Antigua and Barbuda none
Argentina B1
Armenia B1
Aruba B8
Ascension Island none
Australia B7
Austria B31
Azerbaijan B1
Bahamas none
Bahrain B8
Bangladesh B9
Barbados B9
Belarus B31
Belgium B1
Belize B8
Benin none
Bermuda B9
Bhutan B37
Bolivia B8
Bonaire B14
Bosnia-Hercegovina B1
Botswana none
Brazil B6
British Antarctic Territory B40
British Virgin Islands none
Brunei Darussalam B9
Bulgaria B29
Burkina Faso none
Burundi none
Cambodia B30
Cameroon none
Canada B7
Cape Verde B1
Cayman Islands B14
Central African Republic none
Chad none
Chile B1
China B1, B9
Christmas Island B7
Cocos (Keeling) Islands B7
Colombia B9
Comoros none
Congo (Democratic Republic of - Kinshasa) B1
Congo (Republic of the - Brazzaville) B8
Cook Islands B11
Costa Rica B15
Croatia B1
Cuba B1
Curaçao B14
Cyprus B1
Czechia / Czech Republic B1
Denmark B1
Djibouti none
Dominica B8
Dominican Republic B1
East Timor B9
Ecuador B16
Egypt B17
El Salvador B18
Equatorial Guinea none
Eritrea B8
Estonia B1
Ethiopia none
Faeroe Islands / faroe Islands B1
Falkland Islands B12
Fiji B8
Finland B1
France B1
French Guiana B1
French Polynesia B1
Gabon none
Gambia B8
Georgia B1
Germany B1
Ghana none
Gibraltar B12
Greece B1
Greenland B1
Grenada B8
Guadeloupe B1
Guam B7
Guatemala B23
Guernsey B2
Guinea none
Guinea-Bissau B1
Guyana B8
Haiti B1
Holy See B6
Honduras B6
Hong Kong B10
Hungary B3
Iceland B1
India B9
Indonesia B9
Iran B1
Iraq B12
Ireland B4
Isle of Man B2
Israel B1
Italy B6
Ivory Coast none
Jamaica B11
Japan B12
Jersey B2
Jordan B9
Kazakhstan B3
Kenya none
Kiribati B41
Kosovo B1
Kuwait B1
Kyrgyzstan B3
Laos B1
Latvia B9
Lebanon B9
Lesotho none
Liberia B1
Libya B8
Liechtenstein B1
Lithuania B1
Luxembourg B1
Macao B8
Madagascar B1
Malawi none
Malaysia B33
Maldives B9
Mali B8
Malta B5
Marshall Islands B7
Martinique B1
Mauritania none
Mauritius B9
Mayotte B1
Mexico B6
Micronesia B7
Moldova B1
Monaco B1
Mongolia B9
Montenegro B1
Montserrat B9
Morocco B1
Mozambique B1
Myanmar B26
Namibia none
Nauru none
Nepal B9
Netherlands B1
New Caledonia B1
New Zealand B12
Nicaragua B32
Niger none
Nigeria B18
Niue none
Norfolk Island B7
North Macedonia B1
Northern Mariana Islands B7
Norway B1
Oman none
Pakistan B21
Palau B7
Panama B22
Papua New Guinea B18
Paraguay B8
Peru B39
Philippines B6
Pitcairn Islands name only required
Poland B1
Portugal B1
Puerto Rico B7
Qatar none
Reunion B1
Romania B1
Russia B23
Rwanda none
Saba B14
Saint-Barthélemy B1
Saint Helena none
Saint Kitts and Nevis B42
Saint-Martin B1
Saint Lucia B9
Saint Pierre and Miquelon B1
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines B12
Samoa B12
San Marino B6
Sao Tome and Principe B8
Saudi Arabia B1
Senegal B1
Serbia B38
Seychelles B11
Sierra Leone B8
Singapore B9
Sint Eustatius B14
Sint Maarten B14
Slovakia B1
Slovenia B1
Solomon Islands none
Somalia B7
South Africa B12
South Korea B9
Spain B6
Sri Lanka B12
Sudan none
Suriname B8
Swaziland none
Sweden B1
Switzerland B1
Syria B8
Taiwan B27
Tajikistan B1
Tanzania B1
Thailand B24
Togo none
Tokelau B35
Tonga none
Trinidad and Tobago B9
Tunisia B1
Turkey B1
Turkmenistan B3
Turks and Caicos Islands B11
Tuvalu none
Uganda none
Ukraine B3
United Arab Emirates none
United Kingdom B2
United States of America B7
United States Virgin Islands B7
Uruguay B1
Uzbekistan B25
Vanuatu B36
Venezuela B9
Vietnam B9
Wallis and Futuna B28
Western Sahara B1
Yemen B8
Zambia none
Zimbabwe B8

B1) For: Aland Islands; Algeria, Andorra, Argentina; Armenia; Azerbaijan; Belgium; Bosnia-Hercegovina; Cape Verde; Chile; China (some); Congo (Democratic Republic of - Kinshasa); Croatia; Cuba; Cyprus; Czechia / Czech Republic; Denmark; Dominican Republic; Estonia; Faeroe Islands / Faroe Islands; Finland; France; French Guiana; French Polynesia; Georgia; Germany; Greece; Greenland; Guadeloupe; Guinea-Bissau; Haiti; Iceland; Iran; Israel; Kosovo; Kuwait; Laos; Liberia; Liechtenstein; Lithuania; Luxembourg; Madagascar; Martinique; Mayotte; Moldova; Monaco; Montenegro; Morocco; Mozambique; Netherlands; New Caledonia; North Macedonia; Norway; Paraguay; Poland; Portugal; Reunion; Romania; Saint-Barthelemy; Saint-Martin; Saint Pierre and Miquelon; Saudi Arabia; Senegal; Slovakia; Slovenia; Sweden, Switzerland; Tajikistan; Tanzania; Tunisia; Turkey; Uruguay; Western Sahara

imageFormat B1

B2) For: Guernsey; Isle of Man; Jersey; United Kingdom

imageFormat B2

B3) For: Hungary; Kazakhstan; Kyrgyzstan; Turkmenistan; Ukraine

imageFormat B3

B4) For: Ireland

imageFormat B4

B5) For: Malta

imageFormat B5

B6) For: Brazil; Holy See; Honduras; Italy; Mexico; Philippines; San Marino; Spain

imageFormat B6

B7) 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 B7

B8) For: Angola; Aruba; Bahrain; Belize; Bolivia; Congo (Republic of the - Brazzaville); Dominica; Eritrea; Fiji; Gambia; Grenada; Guyana; Libya; Macao; Mali; Sao Tome and Principe; Sierra Leone; Suriname; Syria; Yemen; Zimbabwe

imageFormat B8

B9) For: Bangladesh; Barbados; Bermuda; Brunei Darussalam; China (some); Colombia; East Timor; India; Indonesia; Jordan; Latvia; Lebanon; Maldives; Mauritius; Mongolia; Montserrat; Nepal; Saint Lucia; Singapore; South Korea; Trinidad and Tobago; Venezuela; Vietnam.

imageFormat B9

B10) For: Hong Kong

imageFormat B10

B11) For: Cook Islands; Jamaica; Seychelles; Turks and Caicos Islands

imageFormat B11

B12) For: Falkland Islands; Gibraltar; Iraq; Japan; Saint Vincent and The Grenadines; Samoa; South Africa; Sri Lanka

imageFormat B12

B13) For: New Zealand

imageFormat B13

B14) For: Bonaire; Cayman Islands; Curacao; Sint Eustatius; Sint Maarten

imageFormat B14

B15) For: Costa Rica

imageFormat B15

B16) For: Ecuador

imageFormat B16

B17) For: Egypt

imageFormat B17

B18) For: El Salvador; Nigeria; Papua New Guinea

imageFormat B18

B19) For: Albania

imageFormat B19

B21) For: Pakistan

imageFormat B21

B22) For: Panama

imageFormat B22

B23) For: Afghanistan; Guatemala; Russia

imageFormat B23

B24) For: Thailand

imageFormat B24

B25) For: Uzbekistan

imageFormat B25

B26) For: Myanmar

imageFormat B26

B27) For: Taiwan

imageFormat B27

B28) For: Wallis and Futuna

imageFormat B28

B29) For: Bulgaria

imageFormat B29

B30) For: Cambodia

imageFormat B30

B31) For: Austria; Belarus

imageFormat B31

B32) For: Nicaragua

imageFormat B32

B33) For: Malaysia

imageFormat B33

B34) Not currently required

NONE]Format B34

B35) For: Tokelau

imageFormat B35

B36) For: Vanuatu

imageFormat B36

B37) For: Bhutan

imageFormat B37

B38) For: Serbia

imageFormat B38

B39) For: Peru

imageFormat B39

B40) For: British Antarctic Territory

imageFormat B40

B41 For: Kiribati

imageFormat B41

B42 For: Saint Kitts and Nevis


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