Obtaining Carrier Route Codes

Carrier route codes are unique identifiers assigned to each mail carrier who delivers mail, allowing unique identification of each U.S. delivery route. ValidateAddress can return the code that represents an addressee's carrier route.

Note: Carrier route codes are available for U.S. addresses only.

To obtain carrier route codes, OutputRecordType must contain P. For more information on OutputRecordType, see Output Data Options.

Table 1. Carrier Route Code Output

Response Element



Carrier route code