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FAQ: What is needed for successful geocoding with Address Finder Web Service?

Question

What is needed for successful geocoding with Address Finder Web Service?

Answer

For successful address matching (called geocoding) with Address Finder Web Service, the address must contain a certain combination of fields.

Possible combinations for successful geocoding at the house level:

houseNumber & street OR P.O. Box
OR
street & intersection

AND

city & state_prov
AND / OR
zone

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