The DPV® Product identifies whether a ZIP + 4® coded address is currently represented in the USPS® delivery file as a known address record. It also allows users to confirm known USPS addresses, as well as, identify potential addressing issues that may hinder delivery.
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Who is DPV® for?
DPV® is for customers who have to confirm if a ZIP + 4 address is a USPS delivery point.
First Class Mail
Correcting potential addressing issues can reduce the amount of undeliverable-as-addressed (UAA) pieces, which in turn will result in more efficient mail processing and delivery. The DPV® Product identifies whether a ZIP + 4® coded address is currently represented in the USPS® delivery file as a known address record. The DPV® Product allows users to confirm known USPS® addresses as well as identify potential addressing issues that may hinder delivery.
What does DPV® do?
The DPV® Product confirms that:
- The known address has verifiable primary and secondary data.
- The known address has verifiable primary but not secondary data.
- The address cannot be verified as a known address.
The DPV® Product does not append any missing data or correct any address elements.
To become a licensed DPV® provider, applicant must be or in the process of becoming a CASS™ software manufacturer.
Annual License Fee: $11,500.00*
* The initial licensing year is prorated.
Once you have decided to apply to become a DPV® licensee, the next step is to complete the certification process. The process includes the completion of the following documentation:
- Confidentiality Statement
- Self-Certification Survey
- Key Personnel Listing
- Equipment/Software Product Information
Upon completion of these documents, the license must be executed, including the payment of licensing fees.
This document contains information on licensing and certification key personnel Form for DPV®.
This document contains the product interface application form for the DPV® product.
This document provides a contact list of licensees for DPV®.
This document contains the License Agreement for DPV®.
This document contains information about licensing fees for USPS® Licensed Products.
This document lists modifications to the DPV® license agreement and supporting documents.
Advertising technical guide for licensed products.
This document contains grading requirements for DPV®, DSF2®, and CASS™ products.
This document provides product licensee performance requirements for DPV®.
This document contains a guide to obtaining public record seeds.
For more information about DPV® or the licensing and certification process, please call the Move Update Support Department at 1-800-589-5766.