Number:  A000043
Creation Date:  2014-12-31
Effective Date:  2019-03-11
Last Reviewed:  2019-02-15
Version:  1
Scheduled Review Date:  
Security Classification:  Public
Status:  Approved


Data exchange standards are required to ensure the clarity and the accuracy of data exchanged among Government of Alberta applications. 

The standard below outlines the Government of Alberta (GoA) data standard for each portion of a person's name (first, middle, last, preferred, etc.) shared among GoA applications.  This standard applies to exchange of name information.  It is also recommended for storage and the display of a person's name.

Keywords: Data Exchange, Person, Name, First Name, Middle Name, Last Name, Application, Development

Download:  Person Name (PDF)