Using Alias together with PAF enables businesses to identify and deliver to properties that have additional address characteristics, such as a name.

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Facts and Features

  • Includes more than 3m records

  • Brings building name and number data together

  • Includes County, Delivery Point, Thoroughfare and Locality records

Five ways PAF and our additional address products can help your business

The Postcode Address File – and its complementary products – offers a host of benefits to organisations of every size and in every sector. It does so in a multitude of ways; but here are five of the most common uses.

Making Online Transactions Easier

Reduce abandoned baskets and expensive returns by enabling fast and accurate automatic address completion.

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Delivering Mail Efficiently

Increase addressing accuracy, leading to added efficiency, reduced returns and improved customer experience.

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Verifying Customer Identities

Verify addresses in seconds, for a better customer experience and reduce the likelihood of losses due to fraud.

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Managing Databases Effectively

Remove errors, duplicates and gaps in customer address information to ensure your records are up to date and standardised.

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Identifying Addresses in a Specific Geographic Area

Optimise route planning and select specific postcode areas to improve operational efficiency and customer targeting.

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Complementary data sets

You can get even more out of the PAF® database when you add these
complementary data sets.

Our product prices

You can find more information about the price of our address products on our pricing page.

The Benefits of Alias

Discover more about the benefits of Alias.

Enables greater delivery accuracy

Identifies home businesses

Enables de-duping of 1 million records

Latest News

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