Ideal Postcodes Connector

Automatically access and verify customers’ addresses based on post codes via built-in integration with the Ideal Postcodes platform.

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Connectors are simple, data point connections to external Saas providers, that are used to enrich internal customer data to help in onboarding and risk decision scenarios. API Connectors gather data from a collection of REST APIs with the purpose of merging them into a cloud-based data storage system. This process gives the possibility of filtering and transforming data into a proper format or structure for the purposes of querying and analysis.

Ideal Postcodes is a platform that provides UK address search solutions. The data returned is validated and up-to-date.The FintechOS Ideal Postcodes Connector aids financial institutions by accelerating and simplifying address verification processes when enrolling new customers. Once integrated in a digital journey, the API connector can be used to search and retrieve the following data:

  • Verified postal codes
  • Verified addresses
  • Partial address lookup
  • Verified Unique Property Reference Numbers (UPRN)

When accessed from a digital journey, the Ideal Postcodes Connector allows bank clerks to verify full or partial addresses from public records. It can be further enhanced via FintechOS Studio adapting it to business requirements. The result is a fully functional and personalized searching tool that collects the needed information in a few steps.

Business Pain Points

The Ideal Postcodes Connector is aimed at resolving some of the pain points when looking up addresses:

  • searching for valid addresses can be time consuming
  • requires verified and updated information
  • manually inputting addresses for legal entities or consumers take time and errors can appear

Key features

Once integrated in a digital journey, the Ideal Postcodes Connector solves these pain points by offering a simple way to collect the needed data.

  • The addresses are valid and up-to-date.
  • Easy to use. It can be added to a digital journey to simply the search and address validation process.
  • Time-efficient. The data no longer needs to be added manually.

The FintechOS Ideal Postcodes Connector offers the possibility of accessing and retrieving addresses stored in the Ideal Postcodes platform. This functionality allows financial institutions employees to look up full or partial addresses and postal codes in order to verify the customers’ address details.

The Ideal Postcodes Connector can be used only for UK customers. The information is retrieved from Royal Mail and Ordnance Survey databases.

By integrating this connector in a digital journey, it retrieves the needed information in real-time and displays accurate addresses, geolocations, Unique Property Reference Numbers (UPRN), and other details. Using this functionality helps speed up the registration of new customers and validate existing data by automatically filling in the address filelds.

FintechOS offers the possibility of accessing Ideal Postcodes databases through the Ideal Postcodes Connector. In order to have access to public records, the below digital journey is proposed.

More details here.


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Published on 29 October 2021 by FintechOS

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