These are the release notes for Experian Address Validation:

V1 (2021)

11th November 2021

New features
  • Introduction of ISO 3166-2-compliant country and regional codes *

* Customer requested updates

9th October 2021

New features
  • Introduction of additional address elements for Australia and New Zealand to provide additional accuracy and granularity of address validation. Elements include address types, deliverability indicators, household identifiers and barcode information. *

* Customer requested updates

20th July 2021

New features
  • Introduction of delivery type for United Kingdom to indicate whether address is residential or business.
  • Introduction of "Just Built" date for United Kingdom to indicate newly activated Royal Mail delivery points *
  • Introduction of PAF Address Key for United Kingdom
  • Support for permitted URLs and IP whitelisting via EDQ Self Service portal *
  • Introduction of a higher accuracy Eircode dataset for Ireland. Eircodes Address Database (ECAD), sourced from the most authoritative data source, includes over 2.2M Ireland addresses, including aliases and additional delivery points. (Other Ireland datasets will also continue to be supported.)

* Customer requested updates

24th March 2021

New features
  • Introduction of delivery type in the United States to indicate whether address is residential or business *.

* Customer requested updates

3rd February 2021

New features
  • Introduction of two additional datasets for validating addresses in the United Kingdom (Multiple Residence and Not Yet Built), containing over 1.3M new data points *.
Enhancements
  • Ellipses no longer appears for GBR addresses in the search suggestions *.
Bug fixes
  • Resolved issues pertaining to queries with incorrectly placed dot character *.
  • Fixed issue with missing building information for certain addresses in France *.
  • Improved error handling for requests containing incorrect or missing country codes.

* Customer requested updates