Standards support and downloads
List of planned upgrades to PREDES V2.1 and EMSEVT V3
This list helps designated operators wishing to upgrade PREDES and EMSEVT to the latest versions communicate the upgrade date to partners. It is refreshed weekly. See UPU circular 2018/093.
Last update: 15 January 2019
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Mail subclasses and handling classes: purpose and usage
The purpose of this document is to describe and clarify the current situation both for mail subclasses and handling classes.
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S10 Check Digit Validation Tool
This tool checks the validity of an S10, 13-character identifier by calculating the check digit in character position 11.
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S18 program examples
S18 ID-tagging of letter mail items.
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S42 (ISO 19160-4) Postal Address Template Description Language (PATDL)
PATDL is defined according to the W3C XML Schema specification and is used to formally express address rendering rules.
More information about S42 can be found at: www.upu.int/en/activities/addressing/s42-standard.html
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S48 program examples
S48 Postal-4i: 4-state symbology and its user for the encoding of data on postal items.
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UPU EDI data elements
Last update: 22 February 2017
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UPU EDI Messaging – XML schemas and examples
M30 Electronic Data Interchange between postal handling organisations
M33 ITMATT V1
M42 eVN - Electronic verification notes
M43a CUSITM and M43b CUSRSP
M85 Data dictionary for messages based on UPU standard M30
S57 Statement of mailing submission
Last update: 29 October 2015
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