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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.