Postcode Address File®

The most accurate, up-to-date UK address database

The Postcode Address File®, or PAF, puts the latest, most accurate UK address data at your disposal. It can save you time and money, and enhance your brand experience.

At a Glance 

  • Accurate UK address data, constantly updated
  • Can be incorporated into many systems
  • Helps cut costs and improve customer service

What is PAF?

Britain’s towns and cities are constantly growing and evolving: business names change, single residences become apartments, new properties are built. And with more than 3,000 address changes each week, your database needs to keep up. Otherwise your business could fall behind.

PAF - the Postcode Address File – gives you access to 1.8 million UK postcodes and over 30 million residential and business addresses. These are constantly updated and verified by ninety thousand postmen and women, making updates to 3,500 records each day. In a fast changing business landscape, it’s the only UK address data you can rely on.

Access 1.8 million UK postcodes and over 30 million residential and business addresses.

What can PAF do for you?

A powerful business tool, PAF can be integrated into a range of systems and benefit your business in a number of ways.

  • Clean your customer database and mailing list
  • Get more letters and parcels to your customers first time
  • Spend less time and money processing returns
  • Reduce the number of abandoned online shopping baskets
  • Give your customers a better brand experience

Ready to harness the power of PAF?

Already, some 37,000 UK business rely on PAF-powered solutions to support the accurate delivery of some 15.5 billion letters and parcels every year. Care to join them?

Learn more about PAF


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