Number:  A000051
Creation Date:  2014-12-31
Effective Date:  2019-03-11
Last Reviewed:  2019-02-15
Version:  2
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 a postal code identified in an address, shared among GoA applications.  This standard applies to exchange of postal code information.  It is also recommended for storage and the display of a postal code.​

Keywords: Data Exchange, Application, Development, Postal Code, Mailing Address, Postal Address

Download:  Postal Code (PDF)