We use USPS postal service to verify all addresses. In some cases, USPS may define your address in a way that's slightly different than what you're used to.
Sally lives in at 123 Main Street in Ferrisburgh, Vermont. USPS views different areas in Ferrisburg as separate districts and defines Sally's address as t 123 Main Street North Ferrisburgh, Vermont. Sally must input in 'North Ferrisburgh' instead of 'Ferrisburgh' in order to pass the address validation.
How to determine your USPS standardized address
- Visit the USPS address validator and enter your address as you know it
- Press 'Validate'
- Your USPS standardized address will display in the results. Enter this version of your address on Wealthsimple to finish opening your account